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Mazda's Engineers Beg for More Rear-Wheel-Drive Models

Mazda's engineers are pushing for more rear-wheel-drive models in the Mazda lineup. Sadly rear-wheel-drive is becoming almost as rare as the manual transmission. With most automakers moving towards front-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive models, rear-wheel-drive is now being relegated solely to "performance" models. Even BMW has announced plans to move its small 1-Series to a front-wheel-drive platform. Well if Mazda's engineers have their way,...

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Starts at $25,995

Subaru has released the pricing for the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid, which is its first ever hybrid model. Subaru has released the pricing for the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid, which is its first ever hybrid model. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid arrives later this year and starts at $25,995. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is powered by a 2.0L boxer engine with...

Callaway Green Lights the Corvette Aerowagon

Callaway has announced that the concept Chevy Corvette Stingray Shooting Brake, dubbed the Corvette Aerowagon is going to go into production. Callaway has announced that the concept Chevy Corvette Stingray Shooting Brake, dubbed the Corvette Aerowagon is going to go into production. The concept debuted earlier this year and is basically the new Corvette Stingray with a wagon-like rear end. The...

Audi Q1 Crossover Coming in 2016?

According to the latest rumors, Audi is working on a new smaller crossover that will be smaller than the current Q3, dubbed the Q1. According to the latest rumors, Audi is working on a new smaller crossover that will be smaller than the current Q3. If the rumor is true it will likely be called the Q1 and will be...

2014 Hyundai Tucson Gets More Power

The 2014 Hyundai Tucson is getting a refresh, which includes new engines, more technology and a light restyle. The 2014 Hyundai Tucson is getting a refresh, which includes new engines, more technology and a light restyle. The big news is that the 2014 Tucson gets new 2.0L and 2.4L four-cylinder direct-injection engines. The new 2.0L generates 164 horsepower and 151...

Kia Confirms Soul Electric Vehicle will Launch in 2014 and Will be Kia's First EV in the US

Kia has officially confirmed plans to launch an electric version of the new Kia Soul. Kia has officially confirmed plans to launch an electric version of the new Kia Soul. The fully electric Soul will be Kia's first electric model in the U.S. when it arrives in 2014. Kia hasn't announced any performance specs or released any photos of the Soul...

Say Goodbye to the Aston Martin Cygnet

Aston Martin has confirmed that the Cygnet minicar has been discontinued. The Aston Martin Cygnet always looked a little odd in Aston Martin's lineup. Based on the Toyota iQ, the Cygnet was supposed to be the perfect city car for Aston Martin fans. Of course it never really made sense and now Aston Martin has confirmed that it is gone,...

2015 Cadillac Escalade's Interior Unveiled

Cadillac has unveiled the 2015 Escalade's interior. Cadillac is going to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade on Oct. 7, but Cadillac has released the first official photo of the new Escalade. This photo gives us a look at the new Escalade's interior. This single shot shows that the new Escalade will get an instrument panel that is similar to...

GM's New Full-Size Pickups Are in High Demand

GM's all-new 2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are in high demand and it's being reported that the automaker can't keep up with demand. GM's all-new 2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are in high demand and it's being reported that the automaker can't keep up with demand. The most popular version of the pickups is powered by...

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