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    Review: 2009 Chevy Cobalt SS Turbo

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    The first-gen Cobalt SS failed to deliver with a supercharged 2.0L Ecotec four-cylinder producing 205 horsepower and a cast of supporting components that did little to hide the Cobalt's rental car roots. But then something ...

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    Review: 2008 Chevy Corvette Z06

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    I received an Indy 500 poster on my birthday in 1986 that featured a Yellow C4 Corvette pace car leading the pack. My dad hung the poster above my bed, and I can honestly say that I stared at it every night for years. The ...

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    Review: Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

    Lamborghini Murcielago LP460 – Click above for high-res image gallery As we all know, there are supercars, and then... there's the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640. It has been called old and overweight, it has been called impractical and overpriced, it has been called out for its propensity to ...

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    Review: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X MR

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    Here's a revelation: being stuck in traffic sucks. And it's even more infuriating behind the wheel of an Evo.Despite what some scribes might lead you to believe, the Evos of yore (VIII and IX) weren't deplorable daily ...

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    Review: Review: 2008 Hyundai Accent SE

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    Dismal little car. That's what you'd hear 20 years ago when the conversation turned to Hyundai. The Excel wasn't as terrible as a Yugo, or even as horrifically unreliable as sneering Peugeots, but it wasn't exactly welcomed ...

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    Review: 2009 Jaguar XF Supercharged

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    Ford Motor Company sent Jaguar packing this year when it sold the storied English automaker, along with Land Rover, to Indian mega corp. Tata. On its way out the door, Jaguar took something special: the XF sedan. Its ...

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    Review: KITT Shelby GT500 KR

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    At age 8, I had a bed time that ranged from 8:30-9:00 PM. That time went unmodified for years, until my dad decided that I could stay up once a week to watch a new show called Knight Rider. It featured my favorite new car at the ...

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    Review: 2009 Dodge Journey R/T

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    The 2009 Dodge Journey carries the size and shape of a typical crossover, and it has seating for seven and all the amenities you could possibly ask for at $30,000. On paper, the Journey has a plenty of things in its favor, yet ...

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    Review: 2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG [w/VIDEO]

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    There was a time when what we might call super-sedans were largely the province of a dedicated cadre of aftermarket tuners. Companies like Brabus, Alpina and, of course, AMG would generally start with mid-sized German sedans and ...

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    Review: 2008 Mercedes SLK55 AMG

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    It sits there, all tension and sinew, ready to pounce on lesser cars. Start it up and it barks with a clear V8 voice that thumps off the neighbor's house, setting them discreetly peeking from behind their lace curtains. This ...

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    Review: 2009 Ford Flex Limited [w/VIDEO]

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    When the Ford Fairlane concept bowed in Detroit in 2005, it proved that Ford could design a stylish crossover recognizable from a mile away. Unfortunately, Ford didn't exactly have a stellar record of bringing hot concepts to market, so ...

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    Review: 2009 Lincoln MKS

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    The 2009 Lincoln MKS may be the marque's last chance at establishing a distinct image after two decades of struggling to find its identity. At one time Lincoln, like its counterparts at Cadillac, stood apart from lesser vehicles with ...

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    Review: 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid [w/VIDEO]

    2009 Mariner Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery Ford took pride in being the first automaker on the planet to offer a hybrid utility vehicle when it introduced the first battery-assisted Ford Escape in mid-2004. The Escape hybrid has had mixed success over the past few years, ...

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    Review: 2008 Saab Turbo X

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    Turbocharging has been as much a part of Saab's DNA for the last three decades as jets. Saab didn't invent turbocharging, but the Swedish brand has probably embraced it more completely than other carmaker. With 2008 marking the 30th ...

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    Review: 2008 Toyota Yaris Liftback

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    Read a few car reviews and it's easy to walk away with the impression that we're a jaded lot; only interested in performance, luxury, and price. Any vehicle that doesn't have stupendous amounts of the first two for the tiniest pile ...

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    Review: 2008 Audi RS4

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    My buddy Chris was beaming as his body pressed into the two-tone Recaro on the passenger side. "This thing is completely unbelievable," he said, his voice a blend of awe and disbelief. Around us, the scenery flicked by as the crisp ...

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    Review: 2008 MINI Cooper Clubman

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    "You want a large for $.25 more?" That's what the popcorn drone behind the concession counter asks when you order a medium Coke at the movies. You may not need it, but hell, it's offered, so you pull the trigger. The same ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special

    Click on the image for more high-res shots of the Night Rod SpecialHarley-Davidson and the cruiser segment in general is currently being forced into the realization that such bikes are often considered playthings by their owners. Sure, there are plenty of die-hard HD fanatics who ride their bikes ...

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    Review: 2008 Suzuki XL7

    2008 Suzuki XL7 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Suzuki's swapped the ladder frame architecture of the past to create a more civilized XL7, a welcome change from the Vitara roots of the original. The XL7's unitized Theta II platform, on loan from General Motors, also serves as the ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2008 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Shelby GT500 Mustang Sometime around late 2003, I first saw the car that was at that time still known as Condor. Condor was the Ford internal code name for the SVT version of the yet to be publicly shown S197 Mustang. At that time, most everyone ...


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