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 |  Jul 25 2014, 11:46 AM


Cadillac announced a list of upgrades today for the ATS including a power upgrade and new equipment.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 9:00 AM


With 290 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will make its North American debut in Detroit.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 10:02 AM


Mercedes’ newest and smallest AMG performance car is shaping up to be even faster than previously thought.

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 |  Jun 07 2011, 3:07 PM

Volkswagen has officially announced pricing for the 2012 Beetle. Pricing will start at $18,995 for the base model equipped with a 170-hp, 2.5-liter five cylinder engine ($19,765 including $770 in destination charges). The Beetle is capable of 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway when equipped with the standard five-speed manual transmission.

The 2.0-liter 200-hp turbocharged four-cylinder Beetle will cost $23,395 and achieve 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway when equipped with the optional DSG transmission. This model will also receive Bluetooth and iPod connectivity, larger brakes, a spoiler and metal pedals along with other features.

However, pricing has not yet been announced for the 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine which is good for 40mpg. This engine will produce 140-hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. VW stated this engine will make the 2012 Beetle the most efficient car in the nameplate’s history.

Three different trim levels, and the killer Fender audio system will also be available.