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    Review: 2009 Toyota RAV4 Sport strikes agreeable balance
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    2009 Toyota RAV4 Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The small crossover segment, where the neo-sorta-trucks live, is one of the hottest battlegrounds for consumer dollars. Small skirmishes go on in the border regions; confused vehicles don't know whether to be mud-slingers with brash ...

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    Review: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 goes to Hell and back
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    2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Torque is good. More torque is better. And when you have more than 600 lb-ft of the stuff at your disposal with just a tip of your right toe, life is fantastic. Now, if it would just stop raining, things would be perfect. ...

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    Review: 2009 Audi A4 3.2 Quattro, too good for its own good
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    2009 Audi A4 3.2 Quattro - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Like nearly every other automotive outlet on the planet, we've become increasingly enamored with Audi's recent product portfolio. From the A3 to the S8, the Q7 to the R8, with all the accolades Audi's received you'd think the crew ...

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    Review: 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track - but what if you don't have a track?
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    2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the 23 years since Hyundai first entered the U.S. market, the Korean automaker has come a long away. What began as a budget-oriented brand for those who couldn't afford the higher-priced products from Japan has ...

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    Review: 2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring
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    2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai has been batting a thousand of late, with new vehicles like the Genesis sedan and Genesis coupe shaking up their respective segments and leaving class leaders looking over their shoulders. The equally new Elantra ...

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    Review: 2009 BMW 750i
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    2009 BMW 750i – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The BMW 7 Series and the Mercedes-Benz S-class are two vehicles utterly defined by their birthplace. Each was spawned in Southern Germany, where massive stretches of autobahn honed their ability to cover boundless distances at high ...

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    The Joy of Six: 2010 Chevy Camaro V6 RS
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    2010 Chevy Camaro V6 RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The V6 Chevrolet Camaro. This is supposed to be a joke, right? The bent-six Camaro was Detroit's version of the triple-white Volkswagen Rabbit Cabriolet – only girly-girls needed apply. In the case of the ...

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    Review: 2009 Toyota Land Cruiser - A SUV good enough for Dr. Evil and his wife
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    2009 Toyota Land Cruiser - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Once upon a time, if you were expecting company and they drove a Toyota Land Cruiser, you'd have Teva prints in your carpet and the smell of patchouli filling your house. Their refrigerator cheese selection probably included one ...

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    Review: 2009 Nissan Maxima, return of the four-door sports car?
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    2009 Nissan Maxima - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Once upon a time, labeling anything other than a two-door, two-seater a "sports car" would have been anathema to enthusiasts. And calling a mid-size sedan by the same name would have been utterly absurd. But when Nissan originally slapped ...

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    Review: 2009 BMW 335d proves 'Efficient Dynamics' more entertaining than it sounds
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    2009 BMW 335d – Click above for high-res gallery
    In recent weeks, America's comparatively stratospheric price of diesel fuel has slid back down to achieve parity with the price of conventional gasoline. One might think this development means it's a great time to invest in a new oil-burner ...

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    One Night Stand: Taking home the 2010 Chevy Camaro SS
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    2010 Chevrolet Camaro - Click above for a high-res gallery
    You know you're off to a good evening when it starts with the delivery of a Victory Red pre-production 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS. I hadn't even pulled away from the parking garage where it was waiting for me, and it was already causing a ...

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    Review: 2009 Nissan Cube S is unbalanced, in a good way
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    2009 Nissan Cube S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    One of our favorite cars last year was a cream-colored, Japanese Domestic Market (JDM), second-generation Nissan Cube that the Japanese automaker loaned us for a few days of commuting and assorted daily driving duties. It was a ...

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    Review: 2010 Ford Fusion SE 6MT proves that sometimes less is more
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    2010 Ford Fusion SE 6MT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    What we have here is a rare breed. A mid-size sedan from a domestic automaker equipped with a manually actuated clutch. In fact, the 2010 Ford Fusion (and its rebadged brother, the Mercury Milan) are the last examples offered ...

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    Review: 2009 Mazda6 s Grand Touring
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    2009 Mazda6 s Grand Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With a tagline like "Zoom Zoom", Mazda has given itself the mandate that every one of its vehicles must be fun to drive. While that standard is more easily met with dedicated sports cars like the RX-8 and MX-5, infusing the ...

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    Review: 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4
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    2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Jeep Wrangler is designed to be one of the most capable vehicles on the planet. It can climb a 45-degree grade, tread through 30 inches of water and crawl down a rock-filled hillside – all with the ...

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    Review: 2009 Toyota Venza is one surprisingly slick wagonoid
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    2009 Toyota Venza - Click above for high-res gallery
    The wagons we all know, love and grew up with gradually fell out of favor as the minivan took hold in the '80s. Led by Chrysler's practical little boxes, the van became the king of Mt. People Mover, only to be usurped by the SUV, which took the ...

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    Review: 2010 Ford Mustang GT - A full week changes attitudes
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    2010 Ford Mustang GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We spent a few precious hours in the 2010 Ford Mustang GT toward the end of last year. More recently, we were able to get a Kona Blue model in the Autoblog Garage, and this time, we spent a full week exploring the car's metropolis ...

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    Review: 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
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    2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In many ways, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the best vehicles in Chrysler's lineup. Along with the Wrangler, it packs real off-road capabilities into an angular, no-nonsense body. It's an authentic Jeep, first and foremost, ...

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    Review: 2009 Nissan 370Z
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    2009 Nissan 370Z - Click above for high-res gallery
    The first Datsun 240Z rolled into American showrooms in 1969. Four decades later, we've got our hands wrapped around the thick, leather, multi-function steering wheel of its direct descendant, the all-new 370Z. With a 332 hp V6 and a six-speed ...

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    Review: 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid
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    2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid - Click above for high-res gallery
    At the LA Auto Show in November, Ford unveiled the updated 2010 Fusion and its hybrid stablemate to considerable fanfare. When we got the chance to drive the Fusion a month later we came away impressed, although some of you found the ...

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