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2012 In Review: Six Takeaways from the Mid-Size Melee

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The humble mid-size sedan doesn’t have a lot of thrills going for it–most are powered by four-cylinder engines and engineered for maximum comfort for mom or dad as they commute. Behind the scenes, however, the battle for four-door hegemony is fierce as manufacturers use every advantage to bring in new customers. With 2011′s mid-size market ...

Thread of the Day: What Car Did You Drive to Prom?

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It’s prom season, and you know what that means: Hummer limos packed with rowdy high school kids are hitting the road. Although massive stretch limos are a popular choice among some teens, others take the more traditional route and pick their hot dates up in a hot — or not so hot — ride. Since ...

Thread of the Day: Chevy Malibu Turbo, Ford Fusion EcoBoost, or Kia Optima Turbo?

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The midsize sedan segment is becoming increasingly competitive. We’ve already driven the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, but now that it’s available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, it’s right on par with other midsizers that have replaced V-6s with turbo-fours, like  the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, and Kia Optima. While we weren’t so impressed with the ...

Review: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 goes to Hell and back

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – Click above for high-res image gallery Torque is good. More torque is better. And when you have more than 600 lb-ft of the stuff at your disposal with just a tip of your right toe, life is fantastic. Now, if it would just stop raining, things would be perfect. Such is ...

Chevrolet, Barrett-Jackson Auctioning First 2014 Corvette Stingray This Weekend

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Want to be the first to own a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette? Be prepared to pony up a pretty penny – and be prepared to do so at this weekend’s Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. General Motors announced late yesterday that the first salable 2014 Corvette Stingray will be auctioned this coming weekend at Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale ...

Chevrolet C7 Corvette Spied Wearing Stripes—It Could Be Anything, Or Nothing

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We bring you a fun game of Name That Corvette, in the form of a Chevrolet C7 Corvette caught testing wearing a dapper yellow paint job with silver stripes. Our spy photographers seem to think they stumbled onto something more than a regular-grade C7 test mule, either the next Z06 or even a resurrected Grand ...

2013 Nissan Altima Earns Five-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the latest midsize sedan to earn from the NHTSA a five-star safety rating in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing. The previous-generation Altima only earned four stars from the NHTSA’s NCAP test, which has a five-star maximum rating. Inside, the 2013 Altima has driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact air bags, roof-mounted ...

Recall Central: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Suspension; 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze, Sonic, Buick Verano Airbags

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu The Problem: Some nuts in the rear suspension of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu may not have been torqued correctly. Initially this could cause suspension noise and some wayward handling; as the bolts become looser over time, they could eventually give way and cause what General Motors terms “sudden changes in vehicle handling” ...