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Vitamin D-A-D: Top 10 Convertibles to Keep Dad Happy

To celebrate Father’s Day, we’ve collected a list of 10 cars that should keep dad happy. Not only are the following set of wheels fun to drive, but they have tops that fold away (or come off), giving dad plenty of access to sunlight, which happens to be a great ...
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Building a BMW V-8-Powered 1928 Ford Model A Pickup

Hot rodding in its early days was all about being innovative and resourceful with what was available at the time. Prior to 1955, the ubiquitous availability of the Ford flathead V-8 made it the engine of choice of hot rodders. But the Chevrolet small-block V-8 took the crown in 1955, ...
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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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2014 Subaru Forester, 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Get Top Safety Pick+ Rating

The 2014 Subaru Forester and 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport are the only compact SUVs of thirteen tested recently by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a Top Safety Pick+ rating. In this round of testing, the agency crashed a number of crossovers: the 2013 Buick Encore, the 2013 BMW ...
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Ford, Volkswagen Win in International Engine of the Year Awards

Ford is at the top of the newly released International Engine of the Year Award list. The company’s teensy 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder took top honors for the second year running. The awards are chosen by 87 judges from 35 different countries. Among the other award winners were two engines from ...
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Ford EcoBoost Voted International Engine Of The Year

Ford won the International Engine of the Year Award for the second year running. The tiny Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder took top honors this year and in 2012. The awards are chosen by 87 judges from 35 different countries. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost is turbocharged and has direct fuel injection. Its footprint ...
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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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Win a Custom Mustang, F-150, or 335i in Bilstein Contest

Shock absorber maker Bilstein has organized a contest in which one entrant will win a custom BMW 335i coupe, Ford Mustang GT, or a Ford F-150, as well as a trip to the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The sweepstakes allows gearheads to pick which car Bilstein builds, and ...
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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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