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Monday, April 30, 2007

Elantra has much to offer

Hyundai Elantra (2007) Hyundai no longer surprises us with its continued march up the mountain of improvement. The South Korean automaker has been so consistent over the past few years in raising the bar with each new vehicle that...

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Avenger brings attitude to family sedan segment

Dodge Avenger (2007) The 2008 Dodge Avenger brings a swagger to the popular mid-sized sedan segment dominated by the mainstream Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. While the best-selling Camry is the quintessential mom and pop family hauler, the new...

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

2007 Shelby GT500 gets blood pumping with 500 horsepower, race-inspired styling

Ford Shelby (2007) There’s only one reason to put a 500-horsepower Mustang in your garage. It’s certainly not for fuel efficiency. It comes with an SUV-like gas mileage rating and a $1,300 gas guzzler tax. And it’s not because...

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Silverado moves to the head of the class

Chevrolet Silverado (2007) Two hundred and thirty thousand. That’s a lot of anything whether it’s money or marbles. And it’s definitely a lot of pickup trucks. That number represents the loss in U.S. sales of full-sized pickups from 2005...

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Volvo adds exciting driving experience to new version of S80

Volvo S80 (2007) Volvo has become known for its great seats and cutting-edge safety. Nothing has changed with the all-new 2007 S80 mid-sized luxury sedan. The seats are heavenly. And as the competition catches up to Volvo in safety...

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Acura adds performance to TL

Acura TL (2007) The Acura TL is one of our favorite vehicles with its combination of style, performance, impeccable fit and finish and remarkable bang for the hard-earned buck. More bang has been added this year, the fourth of...

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

New MKX crossover seems a perfect fit for the Lincoln brand

Lincoln MKX (2007) The all-new MKX crossover sport utility is the right vehicle at the right time for Lincoln. And Lincoln needs an infusion of right vehicles. We predict the MKX and the new MKZ sedan will have respectable...

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Retractable hardtop Eos injects fun into driving

Volkswagen Eos (2007) Steel top convertibles may not have the same panache as traditional soft top open-air machines. The so-called rag tops have a century of nostalgia on their side. Cloth has been the fabric of open-air automobiles since...