Archive for April, 2012

Aerodynamics play a big part in a vehicle’s fuel economy.  Tricks like moon disks and even custom bodywork are popular in hypermiling communities dedicated to squeezing out every last MPG from a car.  Dodge has released a statement saying that the Aero package on the 2013 Dodge Dart will help the car get 41-mpg on […]

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The 2014 Mazda6 (concept car shown below) will only be available with a four-cylinder engine.  That’s right, the zoom zoomiest midsize sedan will lose its six-cylinder option, according to Autoblog.  The 2014 Mazda6 engine choices haven’t been officially announced, but a full suite of Skyactiv technology is expected, just like in the 2013 Mazda CX-5.  […]

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Toyota has finally released pricing for the TRD T|X Baja edition of the Tacoma (yes that is a pipe, not a slash.  I don’t know if the official pronunciation is Tee Pipe Ex or Tee Ex, so feel free to use whichever suits you).  The offroad ready Taco had been shown off at SEMA without […]

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Scion, Toyota’s youth brand, will drop the xB and xD from the lineup, a move that will bring the offshoot brand more in line with its original goals.   From the outset, Toyota claimed that Scion vehicles would be one-offs, meaning there would be no new generations of cars offering minor style changes to the existing […]

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The auto industry is concerned with more than just what vehicles sell the most.  That’s obviously one of the most important  gauges of a model’s worth to the company that builds it, along with the profit margin, but another very important piece of information is how long a model sits on dealer lots before selling.  […]

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the next generation 2014 Ford Mustang will ditch the popular retro styling for a new look based very obviously on Aston Martin’s styling.  The WSJ claims that Ford insiders have seen preliminary versions of the next Mustang and that it is very close to the Evos concept car from […]

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Mercedes-Benz has revised the G-Class SUV for 2013.  The revisions for Mercedes’ iconic offroader are few and far between, but that is to be expected.  The G-Class is in the same category as the Porsche 911 or Jeep Wrangler – vehicles that are so easily recognizable that to redesign them would actually anger fans and […]

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Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new 2013 GL-Class SUVs at the New York Auto Show.  The updates to the GL aren’t groundbreaking, but sleeker headlights and a bulkier grill give the SUV a more aggressive look, bringing it in line with the current SL-Class and C-Class styling-wise. There will be three entries into the GL-Class.  First […]

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The 2013 Viper has been revealed and if you were worried that the Chrysler supercar would be a huge departure from the venomous snake we all first fell in love with in 1992, don’t.  The 2013 Viper is instantly recognizable as the child of the Viper that first debuted 20 years ago.  Unlike it’s now-legal-to-drink […]

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The 2013 Ram 1500 has been revealed at the 2012 New York Auto Show.  While the half ton truck won’t be visually changed much for next year, it will get two very important powertrain updates.  Most importantly, the Ram 1500 will get a new eight-speed transmission on all engines.  That’s two more gears than most […]

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