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    Rumormill: Ferrari to unveil all-wheel-drive shooting brake in Geneva?

    We're anticipating a new Ferrari to be unveiled in a few months time at the Geneva Motor Show, but just what form – and arguably just as vitally, what technology – the new Prancing Horse will take has been the subject of much rumor and conjecture as of late. Based on Ferrari chief ...

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    BMW announces pricing for 2011 X3

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    We're about to drive the 2011 BMW X3, but before we get behind the wheel, BMW has announced pricing for its next-gen. cute 'ute, and as before, the new CUV will be offered in two trims. The base X3 xDrive28i, which features a 240 ...

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    Review: 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart takes aim at the competition

    2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There has always been a glaringly obvious gap in Mitsubishi's current Lancer lineup. On the bottom is the... Lancer, a biggish-for-its-class economy car that no one particularly likes – at least that's ...

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    Review: 2010 GMC Terrain - a tale of two engines

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    GMC's "Professional Grade" tagline works best when it's being used to upsell truck shoppers into Sierras instead of Chevy Silverados, but even wider mass-market success comes from snaring folks who couldn't care less about payload. ...

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    Beijing Preview: BMW adding all-wheel drive to Gran Turismo line

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    BMW has just announced that its 5-Series Gran Turismo will soon be available with the company's xDrive all-wheel drive system. The Bavarian automaker plans to show off the new running gear at the Beijing Motor Show at ...

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    Report: No AWD for Subaru version of FT-86 "Toyobaru" [w/poll]

    Toyota/Subaru Coupe test mule – Click above to enlarge
    Japan's Best Car (via 7Tune) apparently reports that development costs associated with Subaru's version of the Toyota FT-86 sport coupe have become so high that all-wheel drive is now being dropped from the equation. If true, this would ...

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    Toyota Exec: Hybrids too expensive for Scion, AWD possible

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    "Scion (is an) innovation laboratory and a chance to try new things," says Jack Hollis, vice president of Scion, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Naturally, when we think of Toyota and innovation, we think hybrids. And, moving another step ...

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    2010 Suzuki SX4 SportBack takes more to the streets, less to the fields

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    We've praised Suzuki's SX4 Crossover in these pages before. With its quasi-softroader abilities, surprisingly direct steering, segment-exclusive all-wheel drive and generous equipment levels, the cheap n' cheerful hatchback has ...

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    REPORT: 2010 Suzuki SX4 to gain front-drive SportBack trim, power boost

    Suzuki SX4 Crossover – Click above for high-res image gallery Suzuki's upstart SX4 Crossover has continually surprised and delighted the automotive press with perky driving dynamics and nifty features like standard pop-up navigation. While we enjoyed the SX4 Sport we tested last year, we ...

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    BMW announces 7 Series xDrive and M Sport models

    2010 BMW 7 Series M Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW introduced its first all-wheel drive 3 Series in the mid-80's, with an all-wheel drive variant of the 5 Series arriving on the scene several years later. Today, BMW has announced that its range-topping full-size 2010 7 Series ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Subaru Legacy improves commercial appeal, retains character

    2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For one reason or another, we've always thought that if you delved deep enough into the history of Subaru, you'd discover the Japanese automaker is, in fact, Swedish. One can imagine rifling through the company's dusty ...

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    Patent search confirms Ferrari working on all-wheel drive hybrid

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    We've known for quite some time that Ferrari was working on a hybrid sportscar, so it's not too surprising to see these patents for a new all-wheel-drive vehicle with hybrid propulsion filed by Ferrari back in ...

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    2010 Subaru Legacy to start from $20,690*

    2010 Subaru Legacy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Subaru has just stuck a Monroney on its 2010 Legacy, and the new all-wheel drive sedan will start at $20,690 (*$19,995 + $695 destination). According to the Japanese automaker, that's a handy $800 less than last year's model. For ...

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    BMW 335xi sedan on sale in March

    BMW's twin-turbo, 3.0-liter inline-six is turning out to be as exciting an engine as the automaker's lauded 5.0-liter V10. Though its horsepower rating is down a couple hundie compared to the V10, the experience of dropping the hammer on a perfectly balanced inline-six that's sucking in more air ...

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    Ford Fusion AWD begins at $23,430

    Ford announced today that its Fusion mid-size sedan equipped with all-wheel drive will have a base MSRP of $23,430 when it goes on sale at dealers this week. The upper level SEL model will base for $24,525. That base price comes in below its stable mate, the Mercury Milan AWD, which begins at ...

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    2006 Volvo S40 T5 AWD in the Autoblog Garage Day 5

    Much has been made in the comments about how much (or how little) the Volvo S40 and Mazda3 have in common. We think one particular comment by an Autoblog reader named Mike sums up our feelings on this debate: “Any comparison between the two must be coming from the unfamiliar.” ...

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    2006 Volvo S40 T5 AWD in the Autoblog Garage Day 1-2

    We in this country often complain that Europeans get their pick of fun-to-drive, premium compact cars while we’re force fed SUVs and full-size trucks. The Volvo S40 is a rolling rebuttal to that argument. Europeans, however, have become accustomed to paying a premium for small cars that ...

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    New York Auto Show: Expect a lot from Suzuki's XL-7

    Suzuki is not yet ready to go quietly into the night, but rather is set to make a major comeback that will depend on the current churning of its lineup. The new Grand Vitara has already been well received and the now the XL-7, which will for the first time not look like a grander Grand Vitara, is ...

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    Ford jumping on AWD opportunity

    Ford Motor Co., surprised by the popularity of the AWD versions of its Ford Five Hundred, Freestyle, and the Mercury Montego, forecasts sales of such equipped vehicles from automakers to reach 500,000 a year with eighty percent to be crossover vehicles (SUV or CUV). The company has plans to jump on ...


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