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Buick Excelle XT Debuts in China, Sedan Version Headed to the US

GM has unveiled the Excelle XT in Buick's biggest market, China. The Excelle XT is basically a rebadged version of the new Opel Astra. The Excelle XT will be available with three engine choices, a 181-hp 1.6L turbocharged four-cyl, 116-hp 1.6L and a 138-hp 1.8L engine. The Excelle is based on the same platform as the Chevy Cruze. "The Excelle...

2011 Ford Mustang Gets New 305-HP V6

As expected the 2011 Ford Mustang is going to get some changes under the hood to make it more competitive. Ford has announced the changes to the base Mustang, which for 2011 will be powered by a 3.7L V6. Currently the base Mustang is powered by a 4.0L V6. The 2011 Mustang gets a new 3.7L V6 that puts out...

LA 2009 Preview: 2011 Chevy Cruze US-Spec Officially Unveiled

GM has officially unveiled the US-spec version of the 2011 Chevy Cruze, which is going to debut at the LA Auto Show this week. The Chevy Cruze was unveiled more than a year ago and has already been on sale overseas. The US-Spec version will be powered by a choice of two engines, a 1.4L turbocharged four cylinder with 138...

CARandDRIVER Announces 2010's 10-Best Cars

For the 28th year in a row, CARandDRIVER has picked the 10 best cars. This year's list consists of a few returning models like the BMW 3 Series and Honda Accord, which have both been on the list 19 and 24 times, respectively. The publication tested 58 models worth $2.5 million total and logged a total of 12,000 test...

Koenigsegg Backs out of the Saab Purchase!

GM has announced today that Koenigsegg has terminated the agreement to buy Saab. GM released a very short press release about the termination and president and CEO Fritz Henderson stated "We're obviously very disappointed with the decision to pull out of the Saab purchase." This announcement obviously puts Saab's future in jeopardy. GM stated, "we will take the next several...

2011 BMW 5 Series Officially Unveiled

BMW has officially unveiled the 2011 5 Series. We've already seen the Gran Turismo body style of the new 5 Series, which is already on sale, but this is our first look at the sedan. The 2011 5 Series now shares its platform with the larger 7 Series and the upcoming Rolls-Royce Ghost. Overall the styling of the new...

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe Unveiled Ahead of Detroit

GM has officially taken the wraps off the much anticipated 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe. The CTS coupe only shares everything in front of the A pillar with the sedan although the coupe two inches lower and two inches shorter overall than the sedan. The CTS coupe will come standard with the 304-hp 3.6L V6 engine mated to either a...

Lexus Unveils the Second-Generation 2010 GX 460

Lexus has unveiled the second-generation 2010 GX 460, which gets a name change from GX 470. Although the last-generation had a bigger engine, note " GX 470", the new GX 460 has more power, putting out 301-hp and 329 lb-ft. of torque from its V8 engine. Even though there's more power the GX 470 is 13 percent more fuel...

Lexus LF-CH Could be Released by 2012 or Maybe Earlier

Lexus unveiled the LF-CH Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show and it previewed what a possible smaller Lexus could be like. Mark Templin, the general manger of Lexus recently spoke with TheDetroitBureau about the possibility of a new smaller Lexus and if it would be sold in the US. "There is a group of buyers growing up now who won't...

2010 Acura ZDX Starts at $45,495

Acura has announced the pricing for the 2010 Acura ZDX that will be available on December 15th. The 2010 ZDX has a starting price of $45,495. The ZDX will be available in three trim packages, ZDX; ZDX with Technology Package; and the ZDX with Advance Package. All versions are powered by the same 300 horsepower 3.7L V6 that is mated...

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