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    Review: 2009 Nissan Frontier continues to blaze the small truck trail

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    Small pickups occupy an odd and oft forgotten spot in the over-hyped, Biggie-Sized truck segment, but making a case for their existence remains easy. Not everyone needs a larger vehicle or has the space for a full-size truck, and ...

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    Review: 2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost offers big American luxury with straight line speed

    2009 Lincoln MKS Ecoboost - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For more years than we care to remember, Lincoln has soldiered on without a competitive large car. Ford's luxury marque finally gave its high-end roster some love for the 2009 model year with the large-and-in-charge MKS. At 204 ...

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    Review: 2009 Ford Edge Sport offers big wheels, key improvements

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    Twenty-two inch wheels. A chocolate bar shy of two feet, the 2009 Ford Edge Sport has alloys the size of manhole covers. Despite being made of aluminum, these wheels pull the eyes of onlookers magnetically. The big rollers are ...

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    Review: 2010 Cadillac SRX charts a new course for thick part of the market

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    The first generation Cadillac SRX brought General Motors' premium brand into the crossover segment, providing better fuel economy compared to similarly sized SUVs while also delivering significantly improved driving dynamics. We ...

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    Review: 2009 Smart ForTwo Cabriolet undone by tricky transmission

    2009 Smart ForTwo Cabriolet – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Smart ForTwo isn't for shy people. Even though Smart USA has sold about 30,000 of these tiny two-seaters in the U.S., the little rollerskate attracts a lot of attention. On the road or in America's parking lots, the ...

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    Review: 2010 Honda Insight EX, familiarity breeds discontent

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    First impressions can be problematic, even more so when reviewing a vehicle. When the media gets its first shot at a new offering, the automaker typically invites journalists to a location of its choosing to drive under conditions ...

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    Review: 2009 Audi A6 3.0T suits high-speed cruising to a "T" - or is that an "S"?

    2009 Audi A6 3.0T – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 1982, Audi introduced its redesigned 5000 to the world and unwittingly influenced the shape of sedans to come. The 5000's smooth flanks, disk wheels and flush-mounted side glass were replicated by a generation of cars over the ...

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    Autoblog Comparo: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon vs. Hummer H3T

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    Last year, we compared the dirtside manners of the Hummer H2 and Toyota Land Cruiser. Both trucks did everything we asked of them, but at the end of the excursion we were left with another question ...

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    Review: 2010 Ford Fiesta Euro-Spec almost ready for U.S. arrival

    2010 Ford Fiesta (Euro-Spec) – Click above for high-res gallery
    For longer than we can remember, words like 'cheap', 'unattractive' and 'lousy' were used to describe America's domestic offerings in the compact car segment. General Motors, Ford and Chrysler have never figured out how to make ...

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    Review: Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe goes quick, just don't look back

    2009 Pontiac Solstice GXP Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Climb into the Pontiac Solstice Coupe and there's an unsettling feeling of familiarity. We've been here before. And after driving off, it all begins to gel, although it has nothing to do with our previous stints in the ...

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    Review: Yamaha FZ6R arrives as a rational sportbike

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    Before even throwing a leg over the new 2009 Yamaha FZ6R, we couldn't help but think that this bike fits neatly into the burgeoning entry-level sportbike category and is just the kind of motorcycle that most Americans would be better off ...

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    Review: 2010 Lincoln MKZ makes a name for itself in the middle

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    The Lincoln MKZ began life as the Zephyr. It was bland-looking and far too underpowered to compete in the increasingly competitive entry-level luxury class. Ford updated the mid-size sedan back in 2007 with a more powerful engine, some ...

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    Review: 2010 Roush 427R raises bar for Mustang tuners

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    During both our first drive and in our full review, we concluded that the 2010 Ford Mustang has raised the bar for modern day pony cars. The sculpted body, finely tuned suspension, higher quality interior and additional horsepower make ...

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    Review: 2010 Kia Soul deserves to be breakout hit for brand

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    Greeting the Kia Soul with low expectations didn't make sense. Perhaps the details of the funkwagon's story seemed overly familiar at first blush – Kia wants, nay, needs to be more than just the bargain-basement Hyundai store. ...

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    Review: 2009 Mini Cooper S Convertible adds open-air fun for a price

    2009 Mini Cooper S Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in 2001, BMW revived the Mini brand by unveiling a new Cooper model that updated the classic English design of the original while growing the car's trademark size just enough to fit the engineering, safety ...

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    Review: 2009 Lexus IS F pursues perfection, might need more personality

    2009 Lexus IS F – Click above for high-res gallery
    The Lexus IS F is the sole Japanese contender in a crowd of compact high-performance sport sedans. Boasting a full complement of performance upgrades, including a 5.0-liter V8 mated to a quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission, the ...

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    Review: 2009 Cadillac CTS-V offers supercar performance, everyday drivability

    2009 Cadillac CTS-V – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite recent products to the contrary, when much of America thinks "Cadillac," a lot of people still recall the land yachts of the '70s and '80s. Hoods and decks marginally shorter than your average aircraft carrier, and Sedan de ...

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    Review: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium retains edge, adds smoothness

    2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Adequate dynamics, very capable, super handy. That about sums up the last ten years of the Subaru Forester. And yet – once the sportier turbocharged version put rally-bred heat under the skinny pedal, the ...

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    Review: 2010 Toyota Prius a miser with new moves

    2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When car buyers think of hybrids, the name that most often springs to mind is the Toyota Prius since it was the first really practical hybrid to come to market and has sold more than any other examples. Yes, of course, the original ...

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    Review: 2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE is naughty by nature

    2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Land Rovers have always gone their own way – often literally. While off-roading demands a low center of gravity and muddy trails would seem to warrant hose-out interiors and body-on-frame-construction, the British ...


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