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BMW 3 Series Leads Luxury Sports Sedan May Sales, S60 Beats TL

The BMW 3 Series swept the compact luxury sports sedan segment last year, selling nearly 18,000 more units than the second place Mercedes-Benz C-Class. While the 3 Series dominated the segment in May with 9307 units to the second place C-Class’s 8013 units, the compact Benz leads year-to-date sales by ...
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What Does That Do? Top 10 Car Features With Amusing Names

Our desktops are usually cluttered with features and spec charts full of info that rarely surprise us. But once in a while an item will make us pause and ask, “hmm, what the heck does that do?” Listed below are just 10 examples of car features with interesting names and ...
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2012 BMW 3 Series and 2013 Acura RDX Awarded IIHS Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the 2012 BMW 3 Series and 2013 Acura RDX as Top Safety Picks. Improved roof strength was key to both the 2012 3 Series and 2013 RDX earning IIHS Top Safety Pick titles. The previous-generation Acura RDX was only rated as ...
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MT Poll: Which 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender Will Win COTY?

It’s Car of the Year time again! Over the past two weeks we’ve been teasing new 2013 Car of the Year contenders every day. With the 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year announcement coming Monday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. EST, we thought it’d be fun to ask which ...
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January 2013 Sales: BMW 3 Series Falls to Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The never-ending fight for entry-level luxury/sport sedan sales supremacy continued in January 2013, but with a twist: amidst a pack with seven cars down by 20 percent or more, there emerged a winner: the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The C-Class pulled out a convincing win in January with 7214 sales, some 10.6 percent ...
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Your Say: Top 10 Cars That Should Be Renamed

There was a time when most automakers actually bothered to give their vehicles real names. Cars had elegant names like Continental and Fleetwood, while trucks had tough-sounding names like Bronco and Ram. More often than not nowadays cars get named random alphanumeric characters like FX50 and Z4 sDrive35is. Last week we ...
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MT Poll: Which 2013 Detroit Auto Show Concept is Your Favorite?

The 2013 North American International Auto Show has come and gone, leaving in its wake a trail of futuristic concept cars intended to stop show-goers in their tracks. Though this year’s Detroit show had far more production-ready concept cars than years past, there were still a few boldly styled concept ...
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Motor Trend’s Top 10 Most Popular Web Articles of 2012

Yes, ladies and gentleman, it’s already that time of year – the time for mistletoe and eleventh-hour overnight shipping; for social gatherings you’d rather not attend, and for family dishes you’ve waited a year to devour. For us, the end of December means reviewing all the work that we’ve produced ...
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MT Poll: Would You Ever Buy a Luxury Car Without All-Wheel Drive?

More luxury car buyers than ever are paying a premium for all-wheel drive, new reports claim. A few years ago, a large displacement engine was considered a prerequisite option on a luxury car; now all-wheel drive seems to be the latest “must have” feature, according to The Wall Street Journal. In ...
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Thread of the Day: What Was Your Favorite 2013 Detroit Auto Show Debut?

The 2013 Detroit auto show press days have come to a close, but not before showcasing some of the most anticipated vehicles such as the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Some automakers even came out of left field showing unexpected concepts, such as Ford’s Atlas concept, which previewed the 2015 F-150. ...
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