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    Review: 2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost turns it up to 11

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    We were headed on a road trip, because that's what you do when the summer draws to a close and something as gigantic as the Ford Flex rolls into your driveway. Destination: Brooklyn. Five miles into the journey, the Sony audio ...

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    Review: 2009 Audi Q5 3.2 Quattro is crossover magic - at a cost

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    Quality costs. Ask a recording engineer. For the same money you'll burn on a pile of inexpensive, non-serviceable gear whose greatest virtue is that "it works," you could alternatively purchase one channel's worth of serious equipment. ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Porsche Panamera a 4-door sedan 78 years in the making

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    Porsche invited us to Germany to be one of the first to drive its all-new Panamera, the company's first four-door sedan. We spent three days assailing the Bavarian Alps, streaking across the German Autobahn, and meandering ...

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

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    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: 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 Lexus IS F pursues perfection, might need more personality

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    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

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    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 Toyota RAV4 Sport strikes agreeable balance

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    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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    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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    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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    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 Toyota Land Cruiser - A SUV good enough for Dr. Evil and his wife

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    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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    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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    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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    Review: 2009 Nissan Cube S is unbalanced, in a good way

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    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: 2009 Mazda6 s Grand Touring

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    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 Toyota Venza is one surprisingly slick wagonoid

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    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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    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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    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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    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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