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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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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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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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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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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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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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April 2013 Sports Car Sales: Challenger Rises Again

They battle at the track and in showrooms too: Sports car sales are just as important to automakers as their performance is to enthusiasts. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at April sports car sales of vehicles that start at around $100,000 or less. Not surprisingly, ...
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April Sports Car Sales: Challenger is Only Muscle Car With Sales Increase

Automakers may profit the most from selling compact sedans and crossovers, but sports cars are what get people into showrooms and into the Camcords. So how did your favorite sports and sporty cars with starting prices around or under $100,000 sell in April? Not so hot, with sales for the ...
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