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September 25, 2013

2014 Kia Sorento

2014 Kia Sorento

From The Car Connection:

2014 Kia Sorento Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The redesigned three-row, seven-passenger 2014 Kia Sorento crossover has earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2014 Nissan GT-R

You don't have to be a Formula 1 demigod to extract every ounce of potential from the shock-and-awe Nissan GT-R--but it wouldn't hurt.

America's Favorite Food To Eat Behind The Wheel Is...

Like Lindsay Lohan and Jack Daniels or Mickey Rourke and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, eating and driving make a terrible pair. Hint: Sweet or salty wins the prize.

Psst, Want A Coda? Get One Cheap!

DIY Alert: If you're up for a little jury-rigging, you could get a half-finished all-electric ride for cheap. With Coda quickly fading from memory just four months after this electric-car startup's bankruptcy filing...that's all, folks.

2014 BMW M3 and M4 at the Nürburgring

2014 BMW M3 and M4 at the Nürburgring

From Motor Authority:

2014 BMW M3 Sedan & M4 Coupe: First Official Technical Details

Today, we can put many of the rumors about the upcoming BMW M3 Sedan (and M4 Coupe) to rest: these are the first official technical details of the next generation of BMW's iconic performance car.

Lamborghini Urus Headed To Production, Says CEO Winkelmann

The arrival of SUVs at ultra-luxury brands is a hot topic these days, with Bentley, Rolls-Royce, and Lamborghini all in the process of moving concepts toward production. And a production vehicle based on Lamborghini's concept could be one of the first.

2016 BMW 7-Series Spy Shots

Our spy photographers over at Motor Authority caught some shots of the upcoming 2016 BMW 7-Series, the next generation of the German automaker’s flagship sedan due in late 2015 or early the following year.

Screencap from Tesla website, included in complaint to California DMV from dealers

Screencap from Tesla website, included in complaint to California DMV from dealers

From Green Car Reports:

California Car Dealers Slam Tesla For Website Pricing Tricks

State and national auto-dealer groups have been battling Tesla Motors for four years now. Latest move: the California dealership association is accusing it of deceptive marketing and pricing practices.

Even Police Cars Can Get 30 MPG Now (Non-Pursuit, Highway Cycle)

Ford is adding its 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine to a "special service police" sedan that, the company says, will achieve best-in-class fuel economy.

Your Mileage May Vary; Dashboard MPG Readings Vary Too

Do you rely on yous instrument-panel trip computer to check your average mileage? A recent article notes that those readouts are about 5 percent too optimistic in most vehicles.



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