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Five years ago, Chrysler's then-new 300 sedan walked into the ring and delivered a knockout blow to the rest of the full-size car market. Like any boxer with a chip on his shoulder, this nascent Chrysler carried itself with an air of brash cockiness...
When thinking about the all-new iQ microcar's origins, imagine engineers at Scion and parent company Toyota Motor Corp. grabbing a shrink ray and going to work downsizing a normal-size hatchback. They shrank the engine; they shrank the cargo space; they...
Los Angeles TimesThe car: 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid The power: 380 total horsepower and a maximum of 428 pound-feet of torque at any given time. A supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine makes 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque while an electric motor puts out 47...
If you were one of the 18 billion people who went to see "The Avengers"recently, you probably noticed the film concludes with Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark getting into a dark red Acura convertible and driving off with Bruce Banner. (Calm down, that's no...
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
The car: 2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Edition Volante The power: 510 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque from a 6.0-liter, naturally-aspirated V-12 engine. Power is routed to the rear wheels through a carbon fiber propeller shaft via a six-speed...
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The car: 2012 Bentley Continental GTC The power: 567 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque coming from a 6-liter, twin-turbocharged W-12 engine. Power is routed to all four wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and sport...
Tags: Bentley, Volkswagen, Passenger Cars, Hyundai, Luxury Vehicles
Los Angeles TimesThe car: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster The power: 563 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque from a 6.2-liter V-8 engine mated to a carbon-fiber driveshaft and a seven-speed, dual-clutch automated manual transmission moving the rear wheels The...
Money & CompanySaab Automobile has filed for bankruptcy, bringing the Swedish carmaker to the brink of shutting for good after failing to find investors to rescue the 74-year-old company. Nissan is recalling some 2010 and 2011 models of its Sentra small car for a...
The Verano is a new compact sedan from that near-luxury nameplate, Buick. It's an impressive, competitively priced car; a stellar cut from the quiet and comfortable motoring cloth. A great car in many respects, the Verano is also an unmitigated failure....
Los Angeles TimesThe car: 2013 Nissan GT-R The power: 545 horsepower and 463 pound-feet of torque coming from a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V-6 engine mated to a six-speed, dual-clutch transmission with magnesium paddle shifters. The photos: 2013 Nissan GT-R The...
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Sports Now'Big Daddy' Don Garlits, a three-time champion in drag racing's premier top-fuel class who also revolutionized the sport with a new car design in the 1970s, celebrated his 80th birthday Saturday....
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