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Porsche 918 Spyder Gets the Green Light

Porsche proved that it could design a hot hybrid sports car with the 918 Spyder Concept at this year's Geneva Motor Show. Shortly after it was officially unveiled rumors started to circulate that Porsche would eventually produce it. Well it has officially received the green light from Porsche's board. According to a statement from Porsche, "Reflecting the overwhelming response...

2011 Chevy Volt to Require Premium Fuel

GM officially announced the pricing for the 2011 Chevy Volt this week, with a starting price of $41,000. GM has boasted about the fact that the Volt can travel up to 40 miles without using any gasoline, but now comes word that the gasoline range extender requires premium fuel. The fact that the Volt requires premium fuel seems a...

GM Announces Pricing for Chevy Volt, Starts at $41,000 or as Low as $350 a Month

GM has officially announced the starting price for the 2011 Chevy Volt, which starts at $41,000 before any federal income tax credits. After the max credit of $7,500, the Volt will set you back $33,500. But if you dont want to buy the Volt, GM has also announced a special 36-month lease offer for the Volt at $350 a...

Ford Kills the Explorer Sport Trac

Now that the new Explorer has switched over to a unibody SUV, that means that one model is getting the axe, the half-pickup, half-SUV Sport Trac. After a decade being sold next to the Explorer, the Sport Trac is officially dead. Full Story: Drive On Related Stories: 2011 Ford Explorer Officially Unveiled with 2.0L EcoBoost Engine

Toyota FT-86 is Still on Track for Nov 2011

Toyota recently held a very private press event where the JDM only Noah and Voxy minivans were being displayed by G's, the sports division of Toyota Japan. Although the event was meant for the minivans, the FT-86 did come up in conversation. According to 7Tune, who was luckily enough to get an invite, the Toyota FT-86 is still on for...

2011 Ford Explorer Starts at $28,190

Yesterday Ford officially took the wraps off the all-new 2011 Explorer and Ford has already launched the online configurator which details all the pricing. The Explorer will be available in three trim levels: base, XLT and Limited. Pricing: -Base: $28,190 (FWD), $30,190 (AWD) -XLT: $31,190 (FWD), $33,190 (AWD) -Limited: $37,190 (FWD), $39,190 (AWD) The 2011 Explorer can be powered by either the 290-hp 3.5L V6...

2011 Audi A7 Images Leaked

Audi is scheduled to officially unveil the A7 Sportback today, but that hasn't stopped the first official photos from being leaked out. Audi's new four-passenger four-door coupe has stayed very close to the concept and is largely based on the next-generation A6. Stay tuned for more details... Full Story: Carscoop

2011 Ford Explorer Officially Unveiled with 2.0L EcoBoost Engine

Well here it is! After what seemed like month's of weekly teaser photos, Ford has officially unveiled the all-new 2011 Ford Explorer. "The all-new Explorer will deliver today's SUV buyers the attributes they really want and value, and a few they might not even have dreamed of," said Mark Fields, Ford president of The Americas. "We're proud to introduce...

2012 Dodge Durango/Magnum Revealed on Twitter

Chrysler has yet to officially unveil the 2012 Dodge Durango (which may get a name change to Magnum), but thanks to a handy camera phone and the internet we have our first unofficial photo of the new SUV. The overall design is pretty simple and close to the drawings that surfaced a while back. The new Dodge SUV will hit...

Mitsubishi Lancer Earns Top Safety Pick Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer its top safety award. The Mitsubishi Lancer was also the first Mitsubishi to ever pass the new roll-over test. In order for a vehicle to be named a top safety pick it must earn the highest rating for front, side, rollover, and rear crash protection. Related Stories: Next-Gen Mitsubishi...




2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review: Finally a hot hatch?

Hyundai has been taking on nearly every segment in the industry, from the luxury segment with its Genesis brand, to the mainstream SUV segment...