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Archive: August 2008

2007 Honda S2000

Question: Has Honda's S2000 Hung On Too Long?

The Honda S2000 will soldier on for another year in its current form--but has it stayed at the sportscar party too long? Honda says the "performance icon" will get new paint colors for the 2009 model year, but the essentials--the 237-horsepower four-cylinder engine, six-speed manual transmission...

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2007 Ford Focus 4-door Wagon SES *Ltd Avail* Side Exterior View

Ten Ways to Become a Better "Eco-Driver"

Ford's latest push for greener pastures is "eco-driving"--teaching car owners and users how to elicit the maximum fuel economy from their vehicle without any savvy mechanical... read more August 28, 2008 by 1

2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Is This the Interior?

This could be a car interior designed by a group of rogue Apple engineers, trying to woo their way back into Steve Jobs' heart--or it could be the cockpit of the 2011... read more August 28, 2008 by 1

heated seats

Heated Seats Are the New Hot Tub

Those heated seats that warm your hocks so well in winter could be warming other parts of you that need to stay cooler to produce children. According to a study by New... read more August 28, 2008 by 1

2009 Lexus LS 460 L

2009 Lexus LS 460 Gets All-Wheel Drive

The 2009 Lexus LS 460 gets the same all-wheel-drive option found in the hybrid LS 600h L sedan, the Toyota luxury brand confirmed today. Both the long- and short-wheelbase LS... read more August 28, 2008 by 1

2007 Lexus IS 250 4-door Sport Sedan Auto RWD Open Doors

2010 Lexus IS Convertible Is Paris-Bound

Lexus is planning a convertible version of its IS sedan, but no coupe version is planned. A report in Autoblog, via eGMCarTech this morning, says that the Lexus SC... read more August 28, 2008 by 1

2010 Ford Mustang badge

2010 Ford Mustang Gets New Pony

Ford's Mustang is getting a new look--and there's a new badge to go along with it, one that updates the look of the icon that put the "pony" in "pony car." The differences... read more August 27, 2008 by 7

2009 Hyundai Genesis

NHTSA Gives Genesis Five Stars

Write it on your Phil Collins fansite: The Genesis has finally gotten a five-star rating. Of course, we're not talking about the "Sussudio" Genesis, but the 2009 Hyundai... read more August 27, 2008 by 0

2010 BMW X3

Spy Photos: 2010 BMW X3's spy photographers have snapped these photos of the 2010 BMW X3, in its clearest form yet--albeit with some crazy LSD-head vinyl coating applied to its... read more August 27, 2008 by 0

2008 Lamborghini Gallardo

Green Car of the Year Coming to L.A. Show

It probably won't be the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera shown here, but the 2009 Green Car of the Year will be announced in a few weeks at the Los Angeles auto show. The... read more August 27, 2008 by 0

2006 Dodge Viper 2-door Convertible SRT10 Angular Rear Exterior View

Dodge Viper on the Auction Block

Chrysler says it will explore options to sell the Dodge Viper--not as a 2009 model, but as a business unit that presumably no longer makes sense in its strategic plan. The... read more August 27, 2008 by 5

2010 Saab 9-5

Are You Ready for a New Saab 9-5?

Could it be--after a decade of living with the current Saab 9-5, is GM ready to commit to a new range-topper from Trollhattan? Motor Authority reports today that this sketch... read more August 27, 2008 by 0

Audi R8 Racing

Audi Takes the R8 Racing

Audi says its R8 supercar will be tuned to go racing. The Audi Sport motorsports division is taking the stock 420-horsepower R8 and transforming it into a GT3 edition... read more August 27, 2008 by 0

2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Picks Top Concept Cars, Too

You'll never get the chance to drive one--but GM, while it's naming its favorite production cars from its own stocks, is also putting pen to paper to list the best concept... read more August 27, 2008 by 2

1999 GM (Specialty Vehicles) EV1

GM Names Its Top 10 Production Cars

As it preps for its 100th anniversary celebration in a few weeks, General Motors has been digging through its archives to name its top 10 production cars built in its... read more August 26, 2008 by 11

2009 Ford Mustang

Ford: Is There a Script Doctor in the House?

Film fans who harbor secret dreams of stardom--Ford wants you. The automaker's teaming up with Web site Filmaka to get you to write the next chapter in the Mustang's... read more August 26, 2008 by 1



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