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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Tested: Same Sting, More Rays 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Tested: Same Sting, More Rays
Pop open the electronically actuated door of any new Corvette Stingray and the odor of plastic resin greets you. Smelling like a martini made with counterfeit Chinese vodka, the C7 coupe can’t go al fresco quickly enough—via its standard removable roof panel—when it’s been sitting in the sun....
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2015 Hyundai Genesis V-6 RWD Tested: Lotus Tweaks and Newly Chic 2015 Hyundai Genesis V-6 RWD Tested: Lotus Tweaks and Newly Chic
In the early 1980s, the band Genesis pulled off one of the most difficult feats in show business: turning a critically revered nerd-rock outfit with lukewarm U.S. sales into a multi-platinum-selling household name. By the end of the decade, the band’s place in pop culture was secured. In the automotive...
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2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty Diesel Driven: The Meat in the Middle of Ford’s Truck Lineup 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty Diesel Driven: The Meat in the Middle of Ford’s Truck Lineup
Pickup buyers generally fall into one of two categories: Weekend Warriors and Heavy Haulers. While the former are primarily outdoorsy types, DIYers, and recreational-minded folks with toys to tug, people in the latter group rack up many thousands of miles trailering livestock, campers, and contracting...
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2014 Infiniti Q50S 2014 Infiniti Q50S
Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Infiniti, New Car Reviews, Luxury Ten years ago, nearly to the day, I took delivery of a brand-new 2004 Infiniti G35 6MT. The sporty rear-wheel drive sedan, equipped with its throaty 260-horsepower V6, slick manual gearbox and limited-slip differential replaced my 2001...
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2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta 2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Ferrari, New Car Reviews, Luxury Most cardiologists and physiologists maintain that a human’s maximum heart rate is calculated with a mathematical formula: subtract a person’s age from 220. But some leading doctors are now questioning the established academics,...
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2015 Dodge Challenger V-6 First Drive: Updated Visuals, Hardware Make It More of a Challenger 2015 Dodge Challenger V-6 First Drive: Updated Visuals, Hardware Make It More of a Challenger
From the “how ’bout that?” department comes this interesting fact: Dodge Challenger retail sales have doubled since its early days on the market in 2009, according to Dodge. This is in spite of the car receiving basically zero visual updates to its 1970-inspired styling and packing a cut-buck...
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2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and SRT 392 Driven: Not the Hellcat, but Still Hellacious 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and SRT 392 Driven: Not the Hellcat, but Still Hellacious
Now that the wicked 707-hp Challenger SRT Hellcat is out of the bag, it’s pretty hard to imagine ordering the Challenger any other way. Yet there are several other paths to Mopar bad-assery in the 2015 Challenger lineup. There’s the 305-hp SXT V-6, the 372- or 375-hp R/T model powered by a 5.7-liter...
2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and SRT 392 Driven: Not the Hellcat, but Still Hellacious »
2014 Jaguar XJL AWD 3.0 2014 Jaguar XJL AWD 3.0
Filed under: Sedan, Jaguar, New Car Reviews, Luxury A bit of British nobility floods the senses when piloting the 2014 Jaguar XJ. It’s an emotional rush, a perception based on physical surroundings that influence the mind in much the same manner that a stein of pilsner tastes best when consumed...
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2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale
Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Ferrari, New Car Reviews I wasted my last hour with the 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale pacing the polished concrete floor of Home Depot. My quest was to find an industrial-strength adhesive that would permanently bond me to the bright-red Italian’s carbon-fiber racing...
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2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Gran Turismo
Filed under: Hatchback, BMW, New Car Reviews, Luxury “The Ultimate Driving Machine” has been BMW’s tagline for nearly 40 years. Launched in the 1970s, the marketing campaign was a stroke of genius by ad firm Ammirati & Puris, as the phrase helped differentiate the imported Bavarian...
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