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 |  Aug 20 2013, 11:02 AM

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It was only a matter of time until Ford offered its turbocharged V6 in the taller of its two law enforcement specials.

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 |  Aug 02 2013, 11:31 AM

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Crossovers and family sedans make up a huge part of the automotive market. These sensible, everyday vehicles are safe, spacious and efficient; in short they’re perfect for families, be them planned or… not. But for all their merits these cars are about as much fun as counting grains of sugar in a five-pound bag.

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 |  Jul 26 2013, 10:03 AM

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Our regular Ask AutoGuide feature is all about helping distressed shoppers find the perfect vehicle, be it a cavernous crossover, a sensible sedan or something else entirely. Patrons send us a list of what they need and we get to work separating gold nuggets from gravel to generate a list of recommendations. But this week things are a little different. James forwarded us a message asking for guidance choosing between two different vehicles. Making things easy for us he’s done all the hard work, now all we have to do is share our opinion.

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 |  Jun 24 2013, 9:38 AM

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There’s something powerful in store for the 2014 Cadillac XTS this August.

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 |  Apr 19 2013, 12:51 PM

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Fuel economy… who needs it? Luggage capacity, rear-seat legroom, creature comforts, they’re more overrated than all the bacon memes on Facebook put together and raised to the power of Justin Bieber. That’s one hell of a confusing math problem, but it’s true. Needless add-ons and frou-frou features waste more time and energy than a month-long filibuster in the U.S. Senate. Anyone up for reading the phonebook?

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 8:32 AM

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Acura will reveal its brand-new 2014 MDX at the New York International Auto Show this afternoon, but a photo of the luxury crossover has leaked onto the internet well ahead of its big unveiling.

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 |  Mar 06 2013, 12:44 PM

The Camaro is Chevrolet’s red, white and blue ponycar. It’s as American as gun ownership and obesity and it’s just been confirmed that a refreshed version of this rear-wheel-drive performance machine will debut at the New York International Auto Show in just a couple weeks.

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 |  Mar 01 2013, 12:15 PM

Welcome to the first installment of “Ask AutoGuide!” a brand-new weekly feature where we help you find the right new car or truck. Think of it as internet community service, our way of giving back to the loyal people who share so much with us. Best of all the advice comes from the heart since it’s not court-ordered and we don’t have to check in with a parole officer.

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 |  Feb 05 2013, 2:45 PM

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This week, Autoguide.com takes a look at Mercedes’ GLK350 small crossover. The boxy trucklette  gets mild styling updates for 2013 and promises mildly improved fuel economy over last year’s model. But what else is important about the square-looking Benz?

 |  Jan 30 2013, 6:15 PM

BMW will soon offer a new kind of M car, at least in name. The 2014 M4 will be the range-topping version of the new 4 Series, which is a migration of the brand’s 3 Series coupe and convertibles in name.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 3:27 PM

While it isn’t the first time this has happened, BMW’s M3 will be a sedan when the next generation arrives and the latest spy photos show it in its most recent prototype.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 1:51 PM

Debuting its new naming structure, Infiniti just unveiled its Q50 sport sedan during the 2013 Detroit Auto Show this week. 

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 |  Jan 14 2013, 8:45 AM

Dropping the cloth from what’s the first to fall under the brand’s new naming structure, the 2014 Infiniti Q50 kicked off the 2013 Detroit Auto Show with a little help from Cirque Du Soleil.

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 |  Jan 08 2013, 8:31 AM

With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate.

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 |  Nov 16 2012, 9:01 AM

Speaking at a media event in Detroit today Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed suspicions that there will be more versions of the company’s award-winning Pentastar V6.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 6:32 PM

Chrysler made a series of big announcements today at its Mack I Engine Plant in Detroit. 

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 |  Oct 03 2012, 12:01 PM

Today, the 2013 Nissan Quest arrived at dealerships priced from $26,815, including delivery, with a short list of price adjustments and updates.

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 |  Sep 26 2012, 3:14 PM

Officially re-entering the sports car market for the first time since its E-Type left it in 1974, the 2014 Jaguar F-Type made its official debut today ahead of the Paris Motor Show.

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 |  Sep 19 2012, 6:13 PM

Honda just launched the online configurator to let buyers tinker with building their next purchase.

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 |  Sep 13 2012, 3:40 PM

With the oil crisis of the ‘70s many predicted the death of the V8 engine, but it has continued to solider on. With Chrysler and Infiniti execs recently commenting that there’s no place for eight-cylinder cars in the future of their respective brands, this time, are the V8 engine’s days finally numbered?

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 |  Aug 21 2012, 1:01 PM

Kia is planning to launch a four-door coupe based on the GT concept (seen above) from last year’s Frankfurt Auto Show with crosshairs set on the Mercedes CLS.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 6:25 PM

Making yet another spy photo appearance, the 2014 BMW M3 which will drop from a V8 to a V6 was caught running round the Nurburgring.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 11:53 AM

Information on Land Rover’s 2013 Range Rover is expected very soon, but photos that seem like they might very well be legitimate have already surfaced online.

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 |  Aug 13 2012, 12:41 PM

A small portion of Chrysler’s one-size-fits-all Pentastar V6 engines are reported to have faulty cylinder heads, which are being replaced by the automaker under warranty. 

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