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2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

THE 2011 Sonata Hybrid: THE NEW STANDARD FOR MIDSIZE SEDANS Sonata Injects Emotion, Advanced Powertrains and Superior Quality into Bland Segment As global automakers work out implementation timing for new fuel-efficient powertrain technologies such as gasoline direct-injection (GDI), twin-scroll turbochargers,

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Video: Travis Pastrana’s last ever rally race

The last of a sideways era occurred when Travis Pastrana drove his final rally races behind the wheel of a Subaru this past weekend. We didn’t know it at the time, but the U.S. Rallycross championship double header held at

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2012 Kia Trackster Concept

What happens when a dream becomes reality? In the case of the Kia Trackster Concept unveiled at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, car enthusiasts begin to salivate. Amid the driving rhythm of heavy-metal music, smoke and blinding lights, Kia Motors

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

The Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L and Turbo were launched to great acclaim from both consumers and the media in 2011. At the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, VW will unveil the third model in the Beetle lineup: the fuel-efficient TDI Clean Diesel

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2012 Nissan Invitation Concept

Nissan has revealed the first details of a head-turning hatchback concept which previews the company’s next generation compact car, a mainstream B-segment contender to be sold alongside the Micra city car and innovative Juke B-segment crossover.

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2013 Fiat Strada

Fiat Strada will be available in Italian dealerships from the end of January 2012. Made in the FIASA plant in Betim (Brazil), the new model will follow in the footsteps of South America’s leading light transport vehicle. With no fewer

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2012 Subaru XV

The Subaru XV is a new type of crossover SUV that not only projects a great presence despite its compact sporty design, but also boasts a range of new features never seen before in an SUV. While the proportions of

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2013 Volkswagen Up 4-door

All signs point to a big future for the small up!. In Germany, the two-door city specialist immediately garnered first place in its class in registration statistics. Now Volkswagen is raising the bar by presenting the VW up! 4-door. In

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Concept

The JeepĀ® brand has introduced a new, production-intent concept version of its award-winning Grand Cherokee, a unique model with distinctive yet stealthy exterior cues designed to attract new Jeep Grand Cherokee enthusiasts and customers. Showing the vehicle publicly for the

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2013 Toyota Land Cruiser

The legendary Toyota Land Cruiser recently celebrated its 60th anniversary since its original launch in Japan and has remained constant in Toyota’s U.S. model lineup for more than 50 years. Toyota Land Cruiser has evolved over time from a basic

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