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The 5 Ugliest Cars of 2014 The 5 Ugliest Cars of 2014
We all can’t own beautiful cars, and that’s just a fact of life. There’s a reason the McLarens, Aston Martins, and Lamborghinis of the world come at such a high price. But just because everyone can’t own the best does not mean we have to settle for the absolute lowest...
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2015 Honda CR-V 2015 Honda CR-V
Filed under: Crossover, Honda, First Drives Predicting the future direction of Honda’s compact CR-V would have been difficult based on the Civic-derived model that first arrived on our shores for the 1997 model year. The newcomer, selling alongside the body-on-frame Passport (a hastily rebadged...
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Should Isuzu Have Another Chance at America? Should Isuzu Have Another Chance at America?
Our old Isuzu Rodeo rarely made it from home to school without breaking down. We never did determine exactly why the Rodeo would lose power while cruising on the highway, but every time it happened we were able to pull off to the shoulder and restart the engine without trouble. The process became...
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2015 Ford F-150: Too Much Truck? 2015 Ford F-150: Too Much Truck?
I think I figured out why midsize trucks are suddenly back in vogue. Remember when the Ford Ranger and Toyota Tacoma were small? Back in the 1980s and ’90s, those small trucks were significantly cheaper than their bigger brethren. By the 2000s, though, the Ranger faded away, and the Tacoma grew to...
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Ezra Dyer: Everybody Please Give a Big Warm Welcome to Me Ezra Dyer: Everybody Please Give a Big Warm Welcome to Me
Greetings, Earthlings. This is a momentous occasion, my debut column for Car and Driver. I told editor-in-chief Eddie Alterman that I want this first piece to be a sensation, the magazine equivalent of those Dodge Neon ads that said “Hi.” He replied, “You’re fired.” I’m kidding, of course....
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Name That Shifter, No. 198 Name That Shifter, No. 198
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to present this week’s shifter. You’ll have until midday Wednesday to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence this shifter came. The first person to respond correctly in the Backfires section below will win a Save the Manuals button, magnet,...
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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept: Flagship Aspirations, Coupe (and Coupelike) Intentions Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept: Flagship Aspirations, Coupe (and Coupelike) Intentions
After sitting on the sidelines of the full-size, premium sedan game for years, Infiniti looks set to suit up for action. The automaker’s opening salvo is this swoopy Q80 Inspiration concept, which is making its world debut at the 2014 Paris auto show. More than just show-stand candy, the sleek fastback...
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We Have a BMW i8 At Our Office Right Now: Ask Us Anything! We Have a BMW i8 At Our Office Right Now: Ask Us Anything!
Of BMW’s eco-friendly i3 and i8, guess which one strikes us as more interesting? If you guessed potato salad, well, you clicked the wrong browser window. Of course the low-slung, quick, and butterfly-doored i8 is our choice—the i3 is as technically fascinating, but it’s nowhere near as sexy....
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Well, This Sucks: Porsche 918 Spyder Goes Up in Flames at Toronto Gas Station [Video] Well, This Sucks: Porsche 918 Spyder Goes Up in Flames at Toronto Gas Station [Video]
Well, damn—what we have here is a 918 Spyder that went all GT3. Or NSX. Or Gallardo. Or, well, any supercar, because we’re pretty sure “burns to the ground with a fiery incandescence matched only by its ability to warp faces” is listed among the standard features for anything with more than...
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Mind-Blowing 1970 Ferrari Modulo Concept Bought from Pininfarina by Jim Glickenhaus Mind-Blowing 1970 Ferrari Modulo Concept Bought from Pininfarina by Jim Glickenhaus
The late 1960s and early ’70s were an important period for exotic-car design. Four cars defined the era and set the stage for the wedge-shaped supercars that would later symbolize the ’80s. Those show cars were the Alfa Romeo Carabo, the Lancia Stratos Zero, and the Lamborghini LP500 concept, all...
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