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Fun To Drive Family/Commuter Cars: 2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR
Fun To Drive Family/Commuter Cars: 2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR

Nissan Altima 3.5 SR: (Prices Starting at $24,520) Do you lust after a Nissan Z sports coupe but realize, heck, that car doesn't have a backseat and you have a wife and two kids under 5? Well, it must just be your lucky day because Nissan makes a sporting version of its Altima family sedan with the...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf
Volkswagen’s Future: Das Old GM

In 2009 General Motors went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Upon coming out the other side, Pontiac was dead, Saturn was up for sale, Saab was for sale, and Hummer was practically already sold. GM had lost, killed, or abandoned four of its eight brands sold in North America. While fans of these brands...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Genesis 4-door Sedan 4.6L V8 Side Exterior View
2010 Hyundai Genesis: A V-6 Gem

Not long ago, the name Hyundai was to luxury cars what plastic roses are to Valentine's Day.  The Korean brand didn't generate motoring passion. That's changed.  Like its mid-size Azera sedan, Hyundai's latest car shows that its designers, engineers and suppliers whip up a convincing alternatives...Read More»

2008 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Sedan Luxury 3.5L RWD Angular Rear Exterior View
Super Cadillac - One Wild Wagon

Rumor has it that Chrysler will soon be adding a Super Cadillac to its lineup.  The tremendous popularity of the Cadillac CTS Sedan has led Chrysler to develop the ultra powerful CTS-V Sedan and introduce the CTS Sport Wagon. When GM vice chairman, Bob Lutz announced that Cadillac will build a ...Read More»

2009 galant facelift 04
Did You Know Mitsubishi Still Sold the Galant? And it’s a Bargain!

I guess you can afford to offer bargain prices when your bread and butter family sedan hasn't been re-styled since the Y2K bug was still the big concern on everyones minds and not the Mayan Apocalypse of 2012. Yes everyone, Mitsubishi has released the new for 2010 Galant family sedan and it (drum...Read More»

2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R
Should You Pick a Subaru Legacy Over an Accord or Camry?

(Legacy 2.5i Starting at $19,995) In the past the Subaru Legacy was always the wacky cult option when it came to midsize sedan choices like the Camry, Accord and Altima. One of the main reasons was a lack of space--the old Legacy didnt have much rear legroom but that is all changed for the 2010...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Audi A8 Reveal In Miami, Rumored Ferrari 599 GTO: Today’s Car News

The all-new 2011 Audi A8 isn’t set to go on sale until late next year but the car is set for a public reveal at the end of this month. Audi has confirmed the car will make an appearance on November 30 at the Design Miami art and design exhibition. [Edmunds] In the same vein as the F430...Read More»

Affective Intelligent Driving Agent (AIDA) developed by MIT and Audi
MIT, Audi Develop Onboard Robot For Road-Trips & Guilt-Trips

Here at TheCarConnection.com, we see a lot of gadgets designed to enhance the driving experience. Like the Mercedes-Benz mbrace system we mentioned yesterday, most are telematics devices offering directions, traffic news, and other familiar data. But MIT's SENSEable City Lab envisions something...Read More»

Audi eSpira concept
Video: Audi's Entries For The 'YouthMobile 2030' Competition

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned the "YouthMobile 2030" design challenge associated with the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. At the time, we highlighted GM's "Car Hero" entry, but Audi's designs deserve mention, too. The company has submitted two vehicles, the eOra and the eSpira, both of which were...Read More»

2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Why Are There "Chick Cars," "Guy Cars," "Gay Cars," and "Lesbian Cars?"

How is it that the Mercedes SLK is not considered a chick car when there is a Neck Scarf that blows warm air over your hair and shoulders? Perfect for the young lady late for work for the second time this week, wouldn't you say? Granted, some men like Led Zeppelin rocker Jimmy Page sport long hair...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Uncovered: 2011 Buick Regal

Buick has based its newest Regal rendition on the European Opel Insignia, and now we have official photographs of what it will look like. This mid-sized sport sedan will use four-cylinder power plants and a selectable suspension system to compete with the best Japanese and German sedans on the...Read More»

2005 Ford Thunderbird 2-door Convertible Deluxe Open Doors
Shopping for My First Car - Lessons Learned Back in the Day

It was 1975, I was twenty, and Albuquerque at that time offered up a plethora of used automotive opportunities. I had a budget of $ 1,500 or less, and not much experience to draw on. A Plymouth Gold Duster with an automatic was my Drivers Ed chariot in New York, and a white 3-speed 1974 Camaro was...Read More»

GM's 'Car Hero' concept for the 'YouthMobile 2030' contest
L.A. Auto Show: Finalists In The 'YouthMobile 2030' Contest

The Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away, so now seems as good a time as any to skim through the submissions for its 6th Annual Design Challenge. This year's theme is YouthMobile  2030 -- the goal being to envision vehicles two decades down the road. Participating studios include Audi...Read More»

Bluetooth
TCC Tip: Buyer Beware, Your Bluetooth May Not Pair

This week, as we've sifted through TheCarConnection.com's email for your questions, we've found an interesting one concerning Bluetooth connectivity. We're big users of the hands-free frequency, though we do advocate that you make all calls from a parked car, not a moving one. We're also...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf
VW Golf 2010 - Love It and Hate It

I love VW cars, I hate VW cars. I think that is the way it has always been. In particular the new 2010 Golf -- I either love it or I recoil when I see it. Why? It's not what you'd think it is. It isn't the design of the new Golf. It is well proportioned and structured from an exterior design point...Read More»

2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS
Why The Hyundai Elantra Touring's $1800 "Price Decrease" Is a Total Misnomer

A price decrease happens goods or services are offered for a new, lower price. It is not a price decrease, however, when you strip all of the quality plastic, fabric and sound deadening out of a small car and then remove some many bits of content that it becomes an entirely new car. The Hyundai...Read More»

2008 Porsche Cayman
Five Cars I Want Today and Why I Need Them So Badly

There are some things like air and sunshine and water that most ordinary human beings need. As a car enthusiast my milky white pigmentation speaks volumes about how I would much rather read car magazines than go outside and enjoy the day. Truth is, the most sun I get is through a vehicles moonroof...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
911 Turbo Driven, A New Audi Spied And Ford Unleashed Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page The top story of the day is Executive Editor Marty Padgett's first drive of the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo over at Motor Authority, where he tells us how a 500-horsepower German-engineered...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 2500
Ford Hybrids Lead Sales, Dodge Rams Aren't Sheep: Today's Car News

Cheap is the new black, or so we're told--luxury-car buyers are opting for less features and lower prices as we begin to pull out of phase one of the Great Recession. [Automotive News, sub. req'd.] There's no MultiAir V-8 in the works for the Alfa Romeo brand, despite its new kinship with the Dodge...Read More»

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