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 |  Oct 05 2013, 11:02 AM

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Audi has reached a settlement on a class-action lawsuit over alleged defects with a continuously variable transmissions (CVT) used in thousands of Audi vehicles.

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 |  Aug 31 2011, 4:45 PM

Nissan North America has recently confirmed U.S pricing for the 2012 Maxima. The Maxima is being offered as either the 3.5 S or 3.5 SV model. The 2012 Maxima 3.5 S has been priced at $31,750 and the SV model has been priced at $34,450. Pricing has not increased for the 2012 model year despite a number of significant enhancements.

For 2012, the exterior has been refreshed including a new front grill design, new rear combination lights and new 18-inch and 19-inch aluminum-alloy rims. The interior features a new meter cluster illumination colour (white), new Dark Piano-hairline trim, a new Atlantic Cherry wood tone trim, a new metallic-finish trim, and a new Cafe Latte interior colour. The audio display has also been updated as well as new exterior colours including Java Metallic and Dark Slate.

A new special Limited Edition Package is also being offered on the 3.5 S model. The package includes: smoked appearance headlights, High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights, a compass in the rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum-alloy Dark Hyper Silver finish rims, a rear spoiler, dark satin chrome front grille, fog lights, outside mirrors with integrated turn signals and metallic trim. This package has been priced at $710. Both models come equipped with a 290-hp 3.5-liter V6 mated to an Xtronic CVT transmission.