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How Fast is the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged?

With a 0-60 mph time of just 4.6 seconds, the 2013 Range Rover Supercharged is the fastest car with a low-range differential that we’ve ever tested. The luxury SUV also finished the quarter-mile in 13.1 sec at 108.3 mph. Those numbers put the big Rangie solidly in sports car territory. ...
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Recharging EV Interest: GM, BMW Finish DC Fast Charger Testing

Quickly recharging electric vehicles is about to get much easier. BMW and General Motors engineers have finished testing on SAE Combo DC Fast Charge stations developed by different suppliers, making sure each is capable of providing a quick charge for electric vehicles including the BMW i3 and Chevrolet Spark EV. ...
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Thread of the Day: How Many Transmission Gears are Too Many?

The number of transmission gears is growing at an unprecedented rate. In the 1990s, four speed-automatic and five-speed manual transmissions were the norm. Today, most automatic and manual transmissions have six or more gears. The increase in transmission gears is driven by customer demand and government regulations to increase fuel ...
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Cocktail Chatter: April 19, 2013

What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. We were teased with a taste of summer-like temperatures here in Ann Arbor this week, so to fool ourselves ...
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Your Say: Top 10 Sub-$30,000 New or Used Summer Road Trip Car

Summer is finally here, and with it comes beach, barbeque, and road trip season. In a Thread of the Day earlier this week, we asked you to name the ultimate new or used summer road trip car with a price tag under $30,000. For today’s Your Say, we’re going to ...
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Your Say: Top 10 College Cars Under $10,000

A few weeks ago a forum member asked for suggestions on the coolest college cars under $17,000, new or used. It’s a relatively large budget for a student, which opened the car door to many choices. Some commenters, however, felt it was too much cash for a college student to ...
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Chevrolet Camaro Leads March Sports Car Sales

The Chevrolet Camaro is again the best-selling sports car in the U.S., edging out its crosstown pony car rivals at Ford and Dodge for first place. Together, the three American muscle cars lead the sub-$100,000 sports car segment, besting vehicles like the Scion FR-S and Nissan 370Z. Even though an updated ...
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Cocktail Chatter: April 26, 2013

What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. With summer weather drawing ever closer, we’re sipping on mango-peach sangria this week, from Food & Wine. Combine a ...
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MT Poll: For $55,000, Corvette Stingray, Shelby GT500, or Cayman?

We now know that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible will carry MSRPs of $51,995 and $56,995, respectively. While those base prices represent increases of just $1400 over the outgoing models, how well do they compare by the numbers with other sporty two-doors in the $55,000 range? We’ve ...
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March Sports Car Sales: Camaro Wins With Mustang Close Behind

We thought we’d try something new with our sales coverage this month; in addition to regaling you with tales of how the Hyundai Elantra almost outsold the Honda Civic or how the Nissan Altima outsold the Toyota Camry, we’re breaking down the sales of sports and sporty cars under $100,000. ...
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