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|The official fuel economy numbers for the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco are in and they're good. Segment-leading good. It delivers an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway (manual transmission models), with equally impressive city fuel economy of 28 mpg. hot news today.|
Thursday, November 11, 2010
|Acura TSX Manual. It's a bit short on torque, with just 172 pound-feet (170 pound-feet with the five-speed auto), but with Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 all-season performance tires you'll reel off a 0-60 time of 7 seconds flat. Keep the pedal pressed and the 3338-pound small sedan eventually finishes the quarter-mile in 15.4 seconds at 90.3 mph. hot news today.|
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
|I recently had the pleasure of batting and booting the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG with the uncorked Performance Package option around the Hudson River Valley in Upstate New York. The twin-turbo, direct-injected 5.5-liter V-8 brawler of a motor serves up a spine-compressing 563 horsepower and an astonishing 664 pound-feet of torque. The car is so powerful it's silly. hot news today.|
|The Audi Quattro concept revealed at the Paris auto show is being seriously considered as a high-priced, low-volume boutique production car. "I want to do it," Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn told Motor Trend. It would cost the equivalent of $560 million to develop the new body onto an existing RS 5 chassis. He envisions the Quattro as a full range of cars with different engines, and a global annual volume of about 35,000 to keep the price affordable. hot news today.|
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 4MATIC Wagon. Other station wagon offerings on the market today come mostly from European brands—they are extremely popular in Europe, and there is also the relatively new Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon. The CTS Sport Wagon and the Audi A6 Avant are the closest in size to the E350, with the E's one slight advantage being the rear-facing third seat making it a 7-passenger. hot news today.
Kia's medium sized SUV, Sorento, has received a 2011 model year refresh across the range with a long list of enhancements ranging from Bluetooth technology to leather wrapped instrument cluster housing. Recommended Retail Pricing for the KIA Sorento.
The Fiat 500EV powertrain is comprised of three main systems: high power electric powertrain module, advanced lithium-ion battery and an EV control unit to manage power flows. All powertrain engineering and vehicle development will take place at Chrysler Group headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. hot news today.
Monday, November 8, 2010
the Jaguar XJ is Scotland's 2010 'Best Luxury Car', according to the judges of Scottish Car of the Year awards. The Jaguar XJ - a landmark for the revitalised Jaguar brand – was tested by motoring experts from the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) and beat the BMW 5 Series GT and the new Audi A8 to win the top Luxury Car prize. Hot news today.
Sunday, November 7, 2010
The NASCAR Car Wash Company Signs with Richard Miller of Sierra Car Wash to Own and Operate NASCAR Branded Car Wash Sites in Northern Nevada and Northern California
Model: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 4X4 Crew Cab LTZ. The Bottom Line: The Chevrolet Silverado 3500 isn't your daily commuter and it's a bear to park. But it is a capable workhorse with enormous carrying and towing capacity. If you're in the market for something this size, it's hard to overlook. Hot news today.
Friday, November 5, 2010
|The versatile and award-winning Citroën Berlingo range has been further extended with the introduction of a two-seater version of the best-selling Berlingo LX model from November production. Until now, Berlingo LX vans have only been available equipped with the multi-functional, modular Extenso occasional dual passenger seat. HOT NEWS TODAY.|
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
|For eight years in a row and 12 of past 13 years, Toyota's Camry has surpassed all other brands models to become the most popular midsize sedan sold in the U.S. Everyone knows there have been big issues and challenges recently at Toyota and in the auto business generally, but one thing remains the same, the Camry with its enviable reputation of quality and reliability is still the leader and the 2011 version is the best iteration yet.Its combination of styling, amenities, performance and pricing sets the category bench-mark, but the competition is heating up. There are many brands pushing Toyota to be the new leader. Hot news today.|
It's not going to be easy to convince truck buyers that they can have all the power, performance, and durability of a V-8 with just six cylinders, but that's the task in front of Ford with its new 3.5-liter V-6 EcoBoost engine for the new F-150. Maybe you've seen the first installment of Ford's torture test campaign, rolled out as a multipart Internet short-form documentary with the "Dirty Jobs" guy, Mike Rowe, highlighting all the tests Ford put the new engine through in six months. Hot news today.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
To start, Hyundai slightly revised its estimated fuel economy numbers for the Sonata Hybrid to 36/40 city/highway mpg — down 1 city and up 1 highway. Against the likes of the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid, the highway number is right at the top of the class. Then there's range. Given the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid's 17.2-gallon tank, you could theoretically roll more than 680 highway miles between fill-ups. latest news today.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Dodge today introduced the new Dodge Avenger 2011, totally overhauled for 2011 with an all-new interior, a redesigned exterior and performance attributes that put the "fun" in functional. A new powertrain lineup and completely redesigned and retuned suspension mean drivers will experience Dodge's fun-to-drive dynamics in a front-wheel-drive mid-size sedan.
The Avenger's fun-to-drive quotient rises exponentially for 2011 with a significantly upgraded suspension to give drivers agile, confident, handling performance in all driving situations, whether it's a spirited adventure on twisty roads or an emergency maneuver. Dodge engineers retuned or redesigned virtually every part of the suspension for 2011, including 26 of 30 suspension bushings. The suspension and the geometry were completely rethought. The track is an inch wider, tire width increased from 215 to 225 millimeters and the vehicle is 12 millimeters lower in the front and 6 millimeters in the rear for a more aggressive stance. Customers will feel more confident when driving the new Avenger because of less body roll, less vehicle shake, improved isolation, better steering precision, response and feel and the increased grip of new premium tires. breaking news today
A new and improved powertrain lineup also contributes to the 2011 Avenger's driving experience. The vehicles has a standard 2.4-liter World Gas Engine, which has been recalibrated and is now available mated to a new smooth-shifting six-speed transmission for an exceptionally fun and fuel-efficient driving experience. Avenger customers also can opt for the new Pentastar V-6 engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission that gives customers the best of both worlds – best-in-class 283 horsepower (an increase of 20 percent compared with the engine it replaces) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque (an increase of 12 percent) combined with competitive fuel economy. ferrari 458 italia review