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Chevrolet Volt and Audi A8 Lauded in 2012 J.D. Power APEAL Study

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Chevrolet and Audi should take a victory lap or two around the nearest track: J.D. Power has released the results of its yearly APEAL automotive study, and both automakers pulled ahead of their competitors in initial owner satisfaction. J.D. Power’s yearly Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout Study — dubbed APEAL — surveyed more than 74,000 people ...

Top 10 Quickest 0-60 MPH Vehicles Motor Trend Tested in 2012

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When it comes to chest-beating and proclamations of vehicular superiority, the 0-60 mph acceleration time is the go-to metric for straight-line enthusiasts worldwide. It’s hard to fault, really – there’s nothing quite like the brute force of launching a car from a dead stop to 60 mph. Which are both perfectly legal speeds in the ...

Thread of the Day: What is the Most Attractive Practical Car?

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Enthusiasts can get excited over a vehicle’s performance numbers or overall value, but today we want to know which vehicle best combines practicality with eye-catching style. A Toyota Sienna SE minivan may be practical, but even with 19-inch wheels and a body kit, few would argue it’s one of the most attractive vehicles on the ...

MT Poll: What’s Your Favorite Geneva Motor Show Debut?

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If the Geneva Motor Show is any indication, 2013 will be the year of the hypercar. The Ferrari LaFerrari, Lamborghini Veneno, and McLaren P1 all made their debuts at this year’s show. That’s more than 2400 horsepower and 32 cylinders between the three European supercars. And it gets better. Chevrolet, Spyker, Porsche, and others all ...

On the Money? Hagerty’s Top Future Collectibles List Includes VW GTI, Audi RS5

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Hagerty has released its annual “Hagerty Hot List” of the top 10 cars the insurance company believes will become collectible in 20 years. Hagerty’s list is comprised completely of 2013 model-year vehicles that the company thinks will still be desired by enthusiasts in 20 years. Unlike our own list of future collectibles, Hagerty’s rules are a ...

UPDATED: GM and Toyota Vehicles Dominate IntelliChoice’s 2013 Best Bets List

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Multiple Chevrolet and Lexus vehicles are featured on IntelliChoice’s 2013 Best Bets list, which features vehicles projected to have the lowest cost of ownership in different segments. Of the 15 models listed, General Motors and Toyota had five models each while Acura, Audi, Lincoln, Porsche, and Subaru each had one. The vehicles were evaluated against other ...

Thread of the Day: What Was Your Favorite 2013 Detroit Auto Show Debut?

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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. With the Detroit show being ...

Your Say: Top 10 Coolest New Car Names

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A unique and evocative name can transform a good car into one consumers form an emotional attachment with and later buy. But if automakers choose the wrong name, it could spell disaster for what otherwise might be a perfectly decent car. We already discussed the top 10 vehicles that should be renamed based on Motor ...

Consumer Reports Dings Ford and Chrysler, While GM and Audi Improve

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DETROIT – Ford and Lincoln quality ratings plummeted on the introduction of new models, continuing problems with Focus and Fiesta Powershift dual-clutch automatics, and consumer dissatisfaction with MyFordTouch/MyLincoln Touch, Consumer Reports announced to the Automotive Press Association here Monday. The non-profit magazine’s annual report on predicted reliability ranked Lincoln, number 26, and Ford, number 27, ...

Camaro 1LE vs. Mustang GT, LS Engine Swaps Debated on Wide Open Throttle

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Jessi Lang and other Motor Trend hosts answer questions about the Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE/Ford Mustang GT Track Pack comparison on the latest Wide Open Throttle episode. Additionally, Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Ed Loh, and Scott Mortara discuss the future of autonomous cars and talk about our recent top 10 list, asking which cars should ...