Today at High Gear Media: New Chryslers, Paying Cash for Cars

September 14, 2010

The barrage of new Chryslers coming in 2011 hit Twitter this morning like a 140-character-count tidal wave. Luckily, a minivan held them all safe in its clutches. [TheCarConnection]

The Jeep Patriot's back for more off-road action, with touchy-feely interior bits and slight styling mods. When can we get a new engine? [TheCarConnection] 

Chrysler's new naming strategy appears to be a base-100 system. 300, 200...is a 100 truly up next? And does Gerard Butler have first refusal? [2011 Chrysler 200 Sedan (nee Sebring): First Look]

The quartet of Twitterbombs started this morning with the 2011 Fiat 500 Sport, which will be followed by Cabrio and Abarth models. [MotorAuthority]

Lamborghini's new manifesto means carbon fiber for all--all who can afford the $200,000 and up ubercoupes and convertibles, that is. [MotorAuthority]

Cash or credit: should you pay in real dollars for your next vehicle? Sometimes yes, we say.[Cash Or Credit: Five Things Vehicle Shoppers Should Consider]

We like the 2011 Hyundai Equus even more, now that we've had a crack at the U.S. version--and families may like it, too. [MotorAuthority, FamilyCarGuide]

Maybe the problem with the Smart Fortwo is that we don't get the diesel version. Discuss. [GreenCarReports]

GM is offering a free ride and a free 2011 GMC Sierra Denali to one lucky winner. We're not eligible, so you have to root for the Saints. [SocialCarNews]

How much electricity will your new electric car use? The expert backbillers at SoCal Edison have a good idea. [AllCarsElectric]

Two car dealers, two very different outcomes: here's a primer on how you can vet car salesmen without getting bullied. [BestCarBuyingAdvice]

Who knew we'd anoint the Buick Roadmaster as a cool college car? It's all about volumetrics and fake wood. [CollegeCarGuide]

If you knew Aston Martin's DBS Volante like we do, you'd be applying for a third mortgage already. [SportsCarMonitor]

Last up today: a week-long drive in the 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited proves you don't have to be a Lilith Fair fan to enjoy a pragmatic four-door. But it doesn't hurt. [7DayCarReviews]

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