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2010 Kia Soul, 'A New Way To Roll,' Starts At $13,300
2010 Kia Soul, 'A New Way To Roll,' Starts At $13,300

As Scion's edginess ebbs, Kia is moving in for the kill with the five-passenger Soul, on sale now at Kia dealerships across the U.S. The base five-door, five-passenger Soul will begin at $13,300, moving to $14,950 for the Soul+, and $16,950 for both the Soul! and Soul sport. Gr8 model names...Read More»

Volkswagen Malibu Barbie New Beetle convertible
Volkswagen Releases Malibu Barbie New Beetle For Doll's 50th

Proving once and for all that the Volkswagen New Beetle is NOT a vehicle for manly men (or perhaps strictly for the closets of their secret mountain cabins), Volkswagen announces a proud, pink, rhinestone-bedazzled Malibu Barbie New Beetle convertible in honor of the dysmorphic doll's 50th. Said...Read More»

2010 Opel Insignia
Buick Uses Opel Insignia To Resurrect Regal for 2010

So says a "source familiar with GM's product plans," Buick will sell a version of Europe's Opel Insignia to resurrect the Regal nameplate for 2010. But isn't GM trying to spin much of Opel off to private investors as even foreign arms of the giant's sprawling operations face debilitating financial...Read More»

2010 Kia Sorento
2010 Kia Sorento Sports Fresh Styling, Rumored for New York

Site KiaWorld apparently nabbed the first photos of the 2010 Kia Sorento, rumored for a U.S. debut in April's New York Auto Show (on the heels of an international debut at the Seoul Motor Show). The new Sorento hews closely to the overall layout of the current-gen vehicle, but all the styling...Read More»

2007 TH!NK
TH!NK Thinks 112-Mile Range, 62 mph Max Will Resonate in U.S.

Sister site All Cars Electric today announced that Norwegian automaker TH!NK, purveyor of the TH!NK city electric car, is planning an aggressive move into the U.S. market. Recently the company nearly went bankrupt, but nonetheless they've sold many of their two-seat all-electrics throughout Europe...Read More»

Carbon Motors E7
Ultimate Cop Car Manufacturing RFP Sent To GA, IN, MI, NC, & SC

We told you about the strange, cool, and rather unbelievable Carbon Motors E7 police cruiser last fall: aluminum spaceframe, 50/50 weight distribution, four-wheel independent suspension, 420 lb-ft biodiesel-burning turbodiesel six, and a claimed 250,000-mile service life. The company is now in the...Read More»

2009 Lotus Exige S
Lotus Exige S Sports Improved Aerodynamics, Reduced Mileage

Looks like fuel price instability has had a permanent effect on automotive design, even where high performance cars are concerned. Lotus is no different, announcing at the Geneva Motor Show that its new Exige S now earns 26 mpg on the highway. The lightweight Exige has never been an extremely...Read More»

Aston Martin One-77
700 Hp Aston Martin One-77 Debuts At Geneva

Sexy and confident as Connery, but appropriately muscled up like Daniel Craig, Aston Martin's 007-mobile, a supercar dubbed One-77, makes its Geneva debut today. In the utmost proper British fashion, Aston claims the car "will be on display as an exposé throughout the show detailing the...Read More»

Kia cee\'d Hybrid
Kia cee'd Hybrid in Geneva: 49 mpg, 77 Lb-ft From Electric Motor

Kia is using the Geneva Motor Show to show a version of its cee'd car with a hybrid powertrain; it has produced a fleet of the hybrids for testing and evaluation in Europe. The cee'd Hybrid makes use of Kia's Gamma 1.6-liter four paired with a 15 kW AC electric motor, a CVT transmission, and Kia's...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Polo
New Volkswagen Polo: Safety Up, Weight And Consumption Down

We told you earlier about the next-gen VW Polo billboard advertisement hanging above a Geneva Motor Show exhibition hall. Volkswagen has released details of its latest-generation Polo, a tiny hatchback its maker is calling one of the safest cars in the world. VW makes a big deal about the safety of...Read More»

Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce
Lambo Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce Stomps Into Geneva

The Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce charges into Switzerland, bringing all of 670 hp in a lightened chassis to the Geneva Motor Show. A power-to-weight ratio of 5.1 lbs. per hp and all-wheel drive mean a 0-60 mph sprint in just 3.2 seconds on the way to a top speed of 212 mph. The LP...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Spark
2010 Chevrolet Spark Full Unveil Prior To Geneva Motor Show

Teased last month, official photos of the new Chevrolet Spark have now been released prior to its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Check out a slideshow of the Spark by clicking here. In direct opposition to GM's quickly-dying bigger is better philosophy, the Spark is a true microcar, set to do...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Pricing Announced - A Touch More Than Camry

Ford's 2010 Fusion, which has been earning accolades in hybrid form from car publications far and wide, will ring in under $20,000 when it goes on sale later in March. The base vehicle's MSRP will be $19,270, while the hybrid version will retail starting at $27,270. Ford is taking aim squarely at...Read More»

Mercedes SLS Spy Shot
Mercedes SLS Resurrects Spirit Of Iconic '50s 300SL

Mercedes is reviving the spirit of its hugely famous 300SL ("Gullwing") roadster of five decades ago in a new roadster set to debut in the fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show and go on sale mid-2010. This new car, the SLS, replaces the former McLaren joint-venture, the SLR, of which Mercedes will be...Read More»

VW Polo BillBoard Geneva Motor Show
New Volkswagen Polo Makes Geneva Debut

A huge billboard rounding a curve on the exhibition hall housing the Geneva Motor Show features an advertisement for the new Volkswagen Polo. According to WorldCarFans, the new Polo is still a very small car, its length has been extended by slightly over one inch. Quality and feel of the new model...Read More»

Audi TT RS
Audi TT RS: New Pics For Fans Of The Five

Last Friday we told you about Audi's new uber-powerful TT RS with - oddly enough - a five-cylinder turbocharged powerplant. But unlike fives of yore with their strangely-bleating sonics, Audi's new unit sounds ready to rumble (Audi provided a delicious audio clip of the TT RS idling, accelerating...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
Driven: 2010 Honda Insight

Climbing into the Clear Sky Blue (think Papa Smurf) 2010 Honda Insight, the first thing I noticed was the enthusiast-oriented gauge cluster, very similar to that found in the Honda Civic. The huge arc that circumscribes the entire affair is simple to read; despite the mass of eco-info presented in...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Early Production
Early Production 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS And LT Driven

Early production (as in a couple tweaks away from standard issue) 2010 Chevrolet Camaros have been delivered to lucky buyers Scott Settlemire, Cheryl Pilcher, and John Fitzpatrick. Their musclecars fresh from the Oshawa, Ontario assembly line, the proud new owners yielded their rides to the Camaro...Read More»

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX
Driven: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX

Rabid fans of the segment-defining Subaru Impreza WRX, which popped up around the turn of the millennium, were pretty bummed out last year when their favorite turbocharged rally-bred bad boy went all soft on them. While the interior was vastly upgraded, materials improved, and driving refinement...Read More»

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