MINI Clubman Concept Video, First Look

MINI Clubman Concept Video, First Look
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MINI revealed an intriguing design study at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The Clubman Concept hints at a future “higher class” automobile from the famous British brand. Continue Reading...

MINI Clubman ‘Concept’ Unwrapped in Genveva

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MINI Clubman ‘Concept’ Unwrapped in Genveva
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Every vehicle seems to get bigger with each generation; it’s really news if something is lighter or more compact than its predecessor. Of course not even is MINI immune to this diabetic swelling; you could say it’s because they’re so sweet to drive. The company’s latest Hardtop is a good bit larger than its forebear…. Continue Reading...

Mazda Hazumi Concept Bounds into Geneva

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Mazda Hazumi Concept Bounds into Geneva
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Small cars are BIG, especially in places like Europe where space is at a premium. Foreshadowing an upcoming next-generation subcompact model the folks at Mazda revealed their Hazumi Concept here in Geneva. Continue Reading...

Volvo Concept Estate Proves Wagons can be Sexy

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Volvo Concept Estate Proves Wagons can be Sexy
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This beautiful vehicle is the Volvo Concept Estate and it just made its global debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. It may simply be a design study but what exactly is it? Is it a station wagon, a hatchback or a shooting brake? Volvo calls it a three-door sports wagon but we call it… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera 4S

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera 4S
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  Reese’s Puffs might be the single greatest invention since beer, the automobile or YouTube. They successfully marry candy and breakfast in a symphony of synthesized taste that makes ordinary corn-based cereal irrelevant. This stuff gives a new meaning to “most important meal of the day.” Putting General Mills’ chocolate salty balls aside for a… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Ford Fiesta Five-Door SE
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Smaller is better. Obviously this isn’t true in every situation but for many drivers a compact or sub-compact car will meet their needs just as nicely as a midsize sedan or even some crossovers. After decades of neglect, automakers have finally started to share some of their excellent B-Segment offerings with American motorists. If you’ve… Continue Reading...

Volvo Concept XC Coupe Video, First Look

Volvo Concept XC Coupe Video, First Look
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Volvo showcased a new two-door design study at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today and it’s called the Concept XC Coupe. Continue Reading...

AutoGuide.com 2014 Car of the Year Finalist No. 4 – 2014 Mazda3

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AutoGuide.com 2014 Car of the Year Finalist No. 4 – 2014 Mazda3
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The penultimate AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award finalist hails once again from Mazda. Yes this is the second car to be nominated from the SkyActiv company. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive
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The Panamera has undergone a lot of changes for 2014; enough for Porsche to claim this is the second generation of the four-door model.  The big news this year is that for the first time ever, the Panamera will be available in two body styles: regular and long-wheelbase “Executive.” Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Scion xB

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Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Scion xB
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When the Scion xB was first introduced in 2003, it was a funky looking little square box aimed at youths involved in the tuner car scene. However, like many vehicles of this era targeted at younger buyers, it never really caught on. Blame the lack of power, blame the quirky looks, blame an unknown brand,… Continue Reading...

Infiniti Q30 Concept Courts Younger Buyers

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Infiniti Q30 Concept Courts Younger Buyers
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In a mix of contemporary design and everyday practicality, Infiniti just released the first image of its Q30 concept bound for the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 10. Continue Reading...

Is the Volkswagen Scirocco Coming to America?

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Is the Volkswagen Scirocco Coming to America?
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It’s human nature to want what you can’t have. American car enthusiasts stare longingly across the Atlantic at all the cool and unusual products their European counterparts have access to. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Mazda3

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the 2014 Mazda3
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Zoom-Zoom, it’s what sets Mazda apart from other car companies. The small Japanese manufacturer focuses on driving dynamics far more than other mass-market automakers. The result of that relentless toil is a lineup of cars and crossovers that are more entertaining than their competition. Paraphrasing one of the company’s TV commercials, if it’s not worth… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 18 – Honda Civic Si vs. Dodge Dart GT vs. Ford Focus SE Hatchback

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Ask AutoGuide No. 18 – Honda Civic Si vs. Dodge Dart GT vs. Ford Focus SE Hatchback
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Another week, another opportunity to assist a struggling motorist; that’s what Ask AutoGuide is all about. Just like populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan we’re here for the people. Specifically, folks like Zach, who e-mailed us asking for help picking out a compact car. Continue Reading...

Designing the Future: 2014 Mazda3 Styling Explained

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Designing the Future: 2014 Mazda3 Styling Explained
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After years on the market, today’s Mazda3 is still one of the best C-Segment cars available, but it’s something of a controversial vehicle. It may be great to drive, exceedingly functional and built to last, but a lot of people take issue with its grille. The car’s front end looks like the face of a… Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Scion xD TRD

Five-Point Inspection: 2013 Scion xD TRD
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The thought of a performance version of the Scion xD may not set our souls on fire, or anyone’s really. Based on the Toyota Yaris platform, the xD starts out life lacking any performance DNA to speak of. And, with the current generation of the Scion xD having been on sale since 2008, the vehicle… Continue Reading...

Commute, Toy or Destroy – VW Corrado vs. Honda CRX vs. Ford Mustang

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – VW Corrado vs. Honda CRX vs. Ford Mustang
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We are back with this week’s instalment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’. Continue Reading...