BMW 1 Series Sedan to Be Front-Wheel Drive

BMW fanboys, you may want to take a seat. The German automaker known for building the world’s very best rear-wheel drive performance sedans is planning to offer a new entry-level four-door with wrong-wheel drive.

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2016 Honda CR-Z to Be Based on Civic Type R: Report

The next Honda CR-Z could wind up with real performance credibility courtesy of the new Civic Type R, even if the latter doesn’t make a trans-Atlantic leap.

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Ask AutoGuide No. 9 - Scion FR-S Vs. Ford Focus ST Vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school.

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Why Front-Wheel-Drive Cars Are More Efficient

Front-wheel drive dominates today’s automotive landscape, powering everything from subcompact hatchbacks to full-size SUVs. However, it wasn’t always this way. Back in the day rear-wheel drive was king, but over the last 30-odd years carmakers have made a dramatic shift from back to front. Why the flip-flop? No, they weren’t impersonating John Kerry; in reality, they didn’t have a choice.

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Cadillac Targets Livery Industry With Fleet-Focused XTS

Lincoln’s long-lived Town Car served fleet duty for decades, but the obsolete large sedan finally reached the end of the line about a year and a half ago. Now the competition is moving swiftly to fill the vacuum left behind by Ford’s departed “panther” car, including Cadillac. 

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Front Drive Not a Factor for Luxury Buyers Says Mercedes

Mercedes is going into uncharted territory with its cheapest model yet, the CLA-Class. Along with its low pricetag, the CLA is the first Mercedes in the US to be front-wheel drive.

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Mercedes CLA Dealer Order Guide Leaked

New information about the U.S.-bound Mercedes-Benz CLA compact sedan leaked today through a dealer order guide.

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Future MINI Lineup Details Previewed

Expected to enter production soon for a debut later this year as a 2014 model, the next-generation of MINI Cooper will bring with it a series of changes to kick off what will be a revamping of the entire brand.

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2014 Mercedes GLA Spied During Cold Weather Testing

Mercedes‘ new crossover based on its front-wheel drive platform, the GLA, was caught in spy photos during cold weather testing today. 

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BMW 1 GT Spy Photos Show First Front-Drive Bimmer

Spy photos of the BMW 1 GT reveal information about the brand’s first front-drive production car despite being completely covered in camo.

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Front-Drive BMW 1-Series to Debut at Paris Motor Show With 3-Cylinder Power

Rumor has it that a front-wheel drive BMW 1-Series GT model will be heading to this year’s Paris Auto Show, giving BMW enthusiasts a new entry-level model.

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Buick Riviera Rumored as GM Files for Trademark on Iconic Name

Buick is the latest brand to leave a breadcrumb trail for its future products by filing for a tradermark on May 3 to cover its Riviera moniker. While that doesn’t prove anything on its own, the company isn’t known for flippantly filing for trademarks on the off chance they might one day come true.

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Official: BMW Plans Front-Wheel-Drive Platform

Say it ain’t so, Bavaria! The Motoren Werke is finally abandoning their RWD-only stance, and will introduce a FWD compact BMW by 2015.

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BMW To Launch 13 Front-Drive Models By 2016

The thought of  a front-drive BMW was inconceivable less than 5 years ago, but the Bavarian luxury car maker appears to be planning an onslaught of front-drive models for launch by 2016, including a couple crossovers, a sports car and a new compact.

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Pogea Racing FIAT 500 Ferrari Dealers Edition Makes 264 Horsepower, Tons Of Torque Steer

Front wheel drive cars and big power are usually a winning formula to make a car handle like your worst nightmare. If well engineered cars from the factory, like the Mazdaspeed 3, have unpleasant torque steer from a 263 horsepower four-cylinder engine, how will a diminutive FIAT 500 deal with similar levels of power?

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