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2010 Cadillac SRX Starts at $34,155

Cadillac has announced the pricing for the all-new 2010 Cadillac SRX crossover. The new SRX will be at dealerships this summer with a starting price of $34,155. For 2010 the SRX will be offered with a choice of two direct-injected V6 engines. Either a 260-hp 3.0L or a 300-hp turbocharged 2.8L. Both engines are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission....

Honda Fit Hybrid to be Released by Fall 2010

According to the newest reports Honda is set to release the hybrid version of its popular Fit by the fall of 2010, which is about a year and a half earlier than was originally planned. Honda had previously announced plans to release three new hybrids by 2012, following the release of the Insight earlier this year. The production version of...

Mitsubishi Announces the 403HP Lancer Evolution X FQ-400

Mitsubishi has announced the introduction of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 for the UK market. The new Lancer flagship is now the fastest version with 403 horsepower and 387 lb-ft. of torque pumping out of its 2.0L MIVEC engine. Mitsubishi estimates that the FQ-400 will reach 0-62 mph in 3.8 seconds and have a top speed of 155 mph....

New York's Time Square is Now Off Limits to Cars

New York's Time Square and Herald Square just got a little better thanks to a new ban on cars entering the area. Sections of Broadway from 47th to 42nd streets and 35th to 33rd streets have been closed to cars to help reduce pollution, traffic and pedestrian accidents. To celebrate the newly created pedestrian mall in Times Square a movie...

Honda S2000 Successor to Get AWD and Hybrid Powertrain?

The Honda S2000 has been on the market since the 2000 model year, but at the end of this year we will have to say goodbye to Honda's only sports car. Honda has announced that the 2009 model year will be the last. Japan's Best Car is reporting that in addition to the production version of the CR-Z hybrid...

2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Officially Unveiled

BMW has officially released the specs and more photos of the 2010 5 Series Gran Turismo. The 2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo doesn't stray far from the concept version that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. It basically gets smaller wheels and a more production friendly interior. According to BMW the 5 Series GT "combines...

VW Scirocco R Unveiled with 265 HP…Arg!

This fall VW is going to release a more powerful Scirocco, dubbed the Scirocco R. The more powerful Scirocco R gets the engine from the Audi S3, which thanks to a bigger turbo, uprated pistons, and high-pressure injectors puts out 265 horsepower. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual or the DSG. Unfortunately the power is still put...

Ford Confims the Return of the 5.0…400 HP "Coyote" V8 Slated for 2011 Mustang

The new 2010 Mustang is just beginning to hit the streets and for most Mustang enthusiasts the current engine lineup leaves much to be desired, especially compared to the new Camaro. Well before the 2010 Mustang was launched it was stated that the 2011 model would see changes to the engine lineup. Well it is now being confirmed that Ford...

Mercury Sable Hits the End of the Line this Thursday

The last Mercury Sable is expected to roll off the production line this Thursday. Even though Ford is releasing an all-new Taurus, Ford decided to not spend the money on a Mercury variant...so we're saying bye bye to the Sable once again. "The last Sable will roll down the line on Thursday," said Ford spokeswoman Angie Kozleski. The death of...

Toyota Receives 75,000 Orders for the 2010 Prius

Toyota has received 75,000 orders for the all-new Prius according to the Nikkei business daily, which means its going to be a fierce battle between the new Prius and the Honda Insight. The Honda Insight was launched in Japan in February and in three months Honda has sold almost 20,000 units, which has surpassed Honda's initial goals. The Insight was...

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