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2010 Volkswagen GTI: First Drive
2010 Volkswagen GTI: First Drive

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page There's a Volkswagen trio headed your way today from TheCarConnection.com--with the latest 2010 VW GTI, 2010 Golf, and a special drive of the subcompact that's coming to America soon, the...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
Preview: 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

What is it? The most powerful Porsche 911 Turbo ever The basics: 3.8-liter flat six with 500 hp; 0-60 mph in 3.2 sec, 194-mph top speed; seven-speed dual-clutch or six-speed manual transmission On sale: January 2010 Price: $132,800 (Coupe) and $143,800 (Cabriolet) With its world debut at the 2009...Read More»

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Sketch
This Week In Camaros: Z28 Not A Sure Thing, Dealers Get 2011 Convertible Preview

This week's informative GM Fastlane chat session with General Motors VP of Chevrolet Brand Brent Dewar tells us the Camaro Z28 isn't guaranteed for production--contrary to earlier reports--and the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible was shown off to dealers this week, and "will come out soon." The...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
Preview: 2010 Volkswagen GTI

  What is it?: Volkswagen's affordable hot-hatch version of the Golf. The basics: Turbo four-cylinder, front-wheel drive, three or five doors, 200 horsepower Price: $23,990-$25,690 (incl. destination charge) On sale: Now The 2010 Volkswagen GTI, previewed at last year's Paris Motor Show, is coming...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Driven: 2010 Porsche Panamera

Sports car handling, German engineering, Porsche styling and...four doors? The 2010 Porsche Panamera once again breaks the Porsche mold, straying outside its well-trodden sports car heritage to become one of the world's best sports sedans. High Gear Media recently got the chance to take the wheel...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 2500
Chrysler Officially Announces New Dodge Ram Brand For Trucks

Last week rumors that Chrysler might split the Dodge brand into separate car and truck divisions emerged, but today the company has confirmed: the Dodge Ram Brand will sell pickups and the Dodge Car Brand will sell passenger cars. The decision is part of Chrysler's ongoing restructuring and...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul
2010 North American Car Of The Year Short List Revealed

It's that time of year again: time to decide the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY). This time around, our own Executive Editor Marty Padgett is one of the jurors, and we're bringing you the insider's perspective on the process, as well as looking to hear what you have to say on...Read More»

2010 Genesis Coupe
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Gets Mid-Year Nav, Tech Update

Though the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is already arguably one the best performance bargains on the road, especially in its 2.0-liter turbo guise, Hyundai has decided to add a mid-year update to the available tech package to make the car even more of a steal. The main feature is an all-new optional...Read More»

2010 Audi TTS
2010 Audi TT Drops V-6

Interested in Audi's pert TT coupe and roadster? For 2010, you'll have to look elsewhere if you're only satisfied by V-6 power. For 2010, Audi's dropping the V-6 versions of the TT from its lineup as a part of a simplification across the board. Witness the also-new 2010 Audi A4 and 2010 Audi S4...Read More»

2010 Acura ZDX
First Drive: 2010 Acura ZDX

•    What is it? Acura’s take on the BMW X6 •    The basics: V-6 power, AWD, and plenty of luxury as standard •    On sale: This winter •    Price: Between $40,000 and $46,000 (est.) MORE: 2010 Acura ZDX photos, specifications, pricing and related news Toyota's Venza is fresh...Read More»

2009 Audi R8 e-Tron Concept
Frankfurt: Audi e-Tron Electric Car Has Awesome Torque, All-Wheel-Drive

Audi of America's President Johan de Nysschen may have put his foot in his mouth by calling buyers of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt "idiots," but Audi headquarters seems to like electric cars. Enough, at any rate, to trumpet the complete specs of its all-wheel-drive, all-electric e-Tron concept car...Read More»

2009 MINI Roadster Concept
2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: MINI Roadster Concept

With a new Coupe Concept already revealed, and a BMW X1-based crossover in the works, MINI needs another follow for its unique cult of speed. The next convert--actually, a convertible--arrives today at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show in the form of the 2009 MINI Roadster Concept. All but...Read More»

Lamborghini Reventon Roadster
Preview: Lamborghini Reventon Roadster

What is it?: The topless version of the rabid Reventon Coupe. The basics: All-wheel-drive, V12-powered, 650-horsepower supercar with jet fighter-inspired styling. On sale: October, 2009 Price: $1.6 million (€1.1 million) It doesn't look like there are many surprises left for Frankfurt, and we...Read More»

2011 Audi R8 Spyder
Preview: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder

With the 2009 Frankfurt auto show hours away from opening to the media, the embargoes continue to fall--and this time, it's the 2011 Audi R8 Spyder that's broken cover. The newest addition to the Audi supercar family arrives next summer with a fabric top, no sideblades, and the stunning powerplant...Read More»

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster
Compared: 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster Vs. Porsche Boxster / Cayman

Savages! Who would dare to compare the Porsche Boxster--it's only the reincarnation of the 550 Spyder, you know--to a Datsun? We would, and we're not the only ones. During the recent press preview for the 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, the Japanese carmaker's team laid it out in PowerPoint: the Z's a...Read More»

2009 Mini Coupe Concept
MINI 'Two Untamed' Video Previews Roadster, Coupe Concepts

We've known about the MINI Coupe and Roadster concepts for a couple weeks now, but they're still six days from their official debuts in Frankfurt. As the date draws nearer, MINI is working to keep the hype rising with a new, somewhat off-beat, preview video. With no direct shots of the cars...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe and 2010 Ford Mustang Convertible
Rematch: 2010 Ford Mustang GT vs 2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6

Some rivalries just keep on. And just as Coke and Pepsi fans continue to stand their ground, so do pony-car fans. We just brought you fresh driving impressions on the bargain-priced 2010 Ford Mustang V-6 Coupe, which for about $25,000 will get you head-turning looks all around, a pretty lengthy...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang
Second Drive: 2010 Ford Mustang V-6

When shoppers think about the Ford Mustang—or other pony cars like the Dodge Challenger or Chevy Camaro—they often forget about the V-6 models. That’s a shame, because in each of these cases less than $25k—well under the price of today’s average new vehicle—can get you tremendous...Read More»

2009 Mini Coupe Concept
Video: Designer Details MINI Coupe Concept

We're just weeks away from the automotive extravaganza known as the Frankfurt Auto Show, but MINI's 50th anniversary celebrations have been spilling onto the web through its Coupe Concept for days now. The latest addition to the party: a video with the design team leader explaining the car's roots...Read More»

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