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2008 Pontiac G8 Test Drive Coming Soon!

Hey everyone, GM invited me down to San Diego, CA to test drive the new 2008 Pontiac G8. I am going to be driving the car throughout the day. To get started here are the basic horsepower and engine stats for the two G8 models: The 2008 Pontiac G8 comes in two versions, the regular G8 and the G8 GT. The...

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco Exposed…Too bad the US Isn't Getting It!

VW is going to officially unveil the Scirocco next week at the Geneva Auto Show, but the embargo on the photos has already been broken. Here are the first two photos of the all-new VW Scirocco: IROC Concept: The actual production version of the Scirocco has changed a little bit from the IROC Concept in which the Scirocco is...

2009 BMW X6 Pricing Leaked…It Starts at $52,500

Pricing and the options list for BMW's all-new "sports activity coupe" the X6 has leaked onto the internet. The 300 horsepower X6 xDrive35i starts at $52,500 before options like Bluetooth and navigation are added. The 400hp twin-turbo 4.4L V8 BMW X6 xDrive 50i starts at $63,000. The xDrive35i could easily reach into the $60K price range once you start checking...

Ford is Recalling 470,000 Mustangs to Update the Airbags

Ford has announced that it is going to recall approx 470,000 Mustangs (2005-2008 MY) to update the airbag system, specifically the passenger side airbag. According to Ford spokesman Wesley Sherwood recent tests have shown that small unbelted passengers could be injured by the airbag, According to Sherwood there have been no reported injuries or accidents tied to the recall. Ford...

Audi Unveils 44mpg Audi TT 2.0TDI Quattro

Audi has unveiled the new TT 2.0 TDI quattro which is available in both the coupe and roadster. The Audi TT 2.0 TDI is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel engine that produces 170 horsepower and 258.15 lb-ft of torque, while also achieving 44.38mpg (42.77 for the roadster. The TT 2.0 TDI coupe also reaches 0-62 mph in 7.5 seconds. Who...

All-New 2009 Ford Flex is Going to Start Under $30K

The all-new 2009 Ford Flex is going to start at $28,995 when it goes on sale this summer. The 2009 Ford Flex is larger than the soon to be dead Ford Taurus X and it also replaces the Freestar minivan in Ford's lineup. Ford's largest crossover will come in three versions with either FWD or AWD configurations. The base...

All-New 2009 Subaru Forester Starts at $19,995

Subaru has announced the pricing for its all-new 2009 Forester, which starts at $19,995. The base Forester with the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine starts at just under $20K, which is a $1,200 drop from the 2008 model. The all-new Forester comes in three versions, X, X with Premium Package ($22,495) and the L.L. Bean Edition ($25,995). The turbocharged Forester comes in...

Geneva 2008 Preview: 440HP Maserati GranTurismo S Unveiled

Maserati has officially unveiled the new S version of its GranTurismo coupe that will make its first official appearance at the Geneva Auto Show next month. The GranTurismo S is powered by a 440 horsepower 4.7L V8 engine which is mated to an electro-actuated gearbox. The coupe also uses the brake system that was developed with Brembo and first introduced...

Geneva 2008 Preview: Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype S Officially Unveiled

Earlier this week photos of Mitsubishi's Lancer Prototype S leaked onto the internet, but now we have the official press release for the concept. The Prototype S is based on the Lancer sports sedan but with a new hatchback rear end. The car features a front-end that is very similar to the upcoming Lancer Ralliart with its inverted-slant nose with...

2009 Ford E-Series Gets Upgraded

Ford has unveiled the 2009 E-Series full-size van, which recieves many interior upgrades for the new model year. America's best-selling full size van gets a new integrated navigation system, SIRIUS Travel Link system and a new instrument panel with built in auxiliary switches. The new Ford Work Solutions system will help business owners run their businesses better. ...

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