Today at High Gear Media: Lincoln MKX, Oprah, and CT 200h

September 13, 2010
2011 Lincoln MKX

2011 Lincoln MKX

We've seen the 2011 Lincoln MKX, we've driven the 2011 Lincoln MKX. You, sir, are no Lincoln MKX. You might want to start with a stovepipe hat. [MotorAuthority]

Oprah could be giving away dozens of Chevrolet Traverse crossovers as we speak, as she kicks off a long broadcast-TV farewell. [SocialCarNews]

Are heavier cars safer that light ones? Ignore the lapse of taste in that segue. [TheCarConnection]

The safest mid-size sedans can be found right here at High Gear Media--courtesy of the IIHS. [FamilyCarGuide]

Why do I have to pay another $40 to run my iPod in my car? Because Apple says so. And it does not tolerate fools well. [TheCarConnection]

You can steer clear of the swoop and squat and other insurance-fraud scams--if you know how to recognize them. [AllCarAdvice]

When the 2010 Infiniti EX35 takes on the luxury-car establishment you know one thing for sure: it won't be carrying with it a lot of baggage. [InsiderCarReviews]

It shouldn't be anything new to you, but there are at least five cars your girlfriend likes better than you. [CollegeCarGuide]

The 2011 Lexus CT 200h will be rated at 42 mpg combined by the EPA. How will it be rated by High Gear Media? You'll have to wait a while longer to find out. [GreenCarReports]

Zipcar is launching a month-long, "low-car-diet" challenge. We can live with less driving, but if they actually meant something involving Doritos...oh, it's on. [TheCarConnection]

Who exactly is the 2011 Nissan LEAF's target buyer? We have some surprisingly accurate information, based on our in-house example. [AllCarsElectric]

While you're daydreaming at your dueling 22-inch monitors, tell us what your empty-garage dream car would be. It'll just take a minute. [MotorAuthority]

Exotic-car auctions mean high rollers with wads of cash. So it's fitting the next stop is in Las Vegas. [SportsCarMonitor]

MINI does a great job promoting its brand through ads, and these five YouTube clips show how the Countryman is getting the same treatment. [AmazingCarAds]

Finally today, we have the story of Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and his departure from prison in a Maybach--a cultural lesson for our times. That's to say, if you're going to make bail, make a scene, too. [CelebsAndCars]

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