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Return of the Three-Cylinder Engine: the Answer to High Gas Prices

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Return of the Three-Cylinder Engine: the Answer to High Gas Prices
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With sky-high gas prices on the horizon and increasingly strict emissions standards for car manufacturers to live up to, consumers are constantly looking for more options when it comes to fuel economy, and automakers are equally eager to deliver. For those reasons manufacturers are continuing to downsize engines. It was a tough sell for car… Continue Reading...

Peugeot 208 GTI, Reinterpreted for the 21st Century: 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Peugeot 208 GTI, Reinterpreted for the 21st Century: 2012 Geneva Motor Show
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The Peugeot 208 GTi concept, revealed at Geneva, plays heavily on the old 205 theme, not only in the side glass window treatment, but also the brushed aluminum appliqué on each rear quarter panel. Continue Reading...

2013 Audi A6 Allroad Quattro Debuts at 2012 Geneva Auto Show

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2013 Audi A6 Allroad Quattro Debuts at 2012 Geneva Auto Show
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Audi debuted its A6 Allroad Quattro yesterday at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show to round off its line of A6 cars, though this variant is unavailable outside Europe. The car is available with four engine options: a 3.0L TFSI with 310-hp and 325 lb-ft of torque and three variants of the TDI powerplant produce 204-hp, 245-hp… Continue Reading...

Ford Fiesta ST Production Model to Bow at Geneva Motor Show

Ford Fiesta ST Production Model to Bow at Geneva Motor Show
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Earlier this year, Ford announced the official unveiling of its production B-MAX mini-MPV. Today, we learned that the company will release additional new models to join the B-MAX at Geneva — the European 2013 Ford Kuga and Ford Fiesta ST (pictured above).  The 2013 Ford Kuga is the European version of North America’s 2013 Escape…. Continue Reading...

MINI Clubvan Tipped as Official Name of MINI Cargo

MINI Clubvan Tipped as Official Name of MINI Cargo
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Someone spilled the beans on a MINI concept car coming to Geneva. They released a story that doesn’t actually have specifications, but confirms the Clubvan name and March 6 Geneva Auto Show premier. We reported on the first details behind this concept in early January, but at the time guessed it would be called the… Continue Reading...

2013 BMW X6 M50d Equipment Revealed

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2013 BMW X6 M50d Equipment Revealed
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Pricing and equipment details for the 2013 X6 M50d from BMW that won’t be coming stateside are now available. Don’t fret too much, though. Oil burners aren’t as popular here, at least not yet, and the X6 M which you can have is pretty much the blue print for the euro-only SAV. The standard equipment list… Continue Reading...

Pagani Zonda Crashed in Hong Kong

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Pagani Zonda Crashed in Hong Kong
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If you had twelve children every year, would you love them all the same? It might be hard to keep track, but as is true with any parent, seeing one of your babies hurt would be tragic. While it’s a bit much to think of cars as children, and some people do, the Pagani Zonda… Continue Reading...

Volvo Searching For New Small Car Partner

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Volvo Searching For New Small Car Partner
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Swedish automaker Volvo is looking to shack up with a new mate in the hopes of making a fresh set of small cars. Their current compact, the C30 (above), is based on technology from former parent company Ford. However, Ford dumped Volvo almost two years ago, passing them off to Chinese Geely Holding Group for $1.8… Continue Reading...
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