Today at High Gear Media: SUV Values, Volvo S60 and Deer Season

October 4, 2010
2010 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta

2010 Ferrari 599 SA Aperta

Our road warriors have returned triumphant, with survivors' merit badges from the 2010 Paris Auto Show and the 2010 Fireball Run. Los Angeles is next--get psyched, bring permission forms. [MotorAuthority]

A parting shot from the Eiffel Tower, first: a take on the five most wanted cars from Paris. [SportsCarMonitor]

Our college-car guy is having serious Paris envy still, especially over everything Lotus. [CollegeCarGuide]

Which five SUVs give you the most bang for your buck? The ones with fireworks from that place in South Carolina, first, but second, these five. [TheCarConnection]

Ad spending on new cars and car insurance is soaring. Do they know something we don't? [TheCarConnection]

Meanwhile, it's time for deer season. Which means it's time for car crashes, too. [AllCarAdvice]

Our 2011 Volvo S60 review is live--and while we love its sweet powertrain, we'd also like some shift paddles, please. [TheCarConnection]

Our love affair with the 2011 Hyundai Sonata only grows deeper with the $24,145 pricetag affixed to the 274-hp 2.0T turbo model. [MotorAuthority]

Is your Tesla Roadster a fire risk? If it's one of these 439 examples, it's entirely possible. [MotorAuthority]

The California Air Resources Board's new quixotic mission: cut down emissions by cutting down the miles driven by Golden Staters. [GreenCarReports]

Subaru brings mediocrity to TV's TNT network tonight. It is not bringing back the front-drive XT coupe. This is something entirely different, marketing-wise. [SocialCarNews]

In celeb news, Mad Men's John Slattery is hawking Lincoln's MKX and MKZ Hybrid, which kind of have a swinging-Sixties vibe to them. [CelebsAndCars]

And from sports, Lance Armstrong took delivery of his 2011 Nissan Leaf last week. It's nice. We could do without the gold rim detail. [AllCarsElectric]

Are the finalists for the 2011 North American Car of the Year good for families? [FamilyCarGuide]

Finally, today, if there's one complaint we had with the Dodge Challenger SRT8, it's "not enough cylinders." Really? How about an upgrade to ten? [InsideMuscleCars]

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