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Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

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The weather is warmer, the days are longer, spring has arrived, and we find ourselves once again lusting after a top-down road trip. While few of us can enjoy the glamor of, say, a Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (MSRP: $238,000), there are plenty of more affordable droptop cars. Here are the ten cheapest new ...

Rumors Video Roundup: Audi A3 Tease, Cherokee Hits the Rocks, Viper Sets Record

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John Varvatos Unboxes Chrysler 300 Detroit-born fashion designer John Varvatos takes delivery of 0001 of 2000 of his namesake limited-edition Chrysler 300 in this video. 2013 Buick Encore More Nimble Than Dinosaurs Dinosaurs staring in the Buick Encore’s first TV commercial show how nimble the compact crossover is compared to traditionally large luxury cars – like those ...

Cocktail Chatter: April 12, 2013

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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. With the arrival of warmer weather in most of the country, we’re celebrating the spring-like weather with associate web editor Donny Nordlicht’s favorite drink: ...

Addicted to Torque: Top 10 Diesels We Want in the U.S. Now

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Just a decade ago, the consumer diesel market in America was practically nonexistent. Aside from domestic full-sized trucks, Volkswagen was one of the only automakers catering to diehard diesel loyalists. Those Volkswagen TDI drivers may have been oil-burning oddballs, but they also lead the way to the resurgence of modern and clean diesel cars in ...

CAW Tentatively Strikes Deal With Ford; GM, Chrysler Not Out of the Water Yet

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As of last night, the labor contracts between the Canadian Auto Wokers union and Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler expired. Ford and the CAW have tentatively struck a new deal, but GM and Chrysler have yet to come to an agreement with the union. Ford is currently in the best shape – as of yesterday afternoon, ...

Top 10 Weirdest and Wildest Custom Cars of SEMA 2012

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The best part about SEMA isn’t the new concepts from the major automakers or the introduction of new go-fast aftermarket parts. Rather, it’s the weird and wonderfully quirky custom cars created by smaller operations. Based on our time roaming the auto show floor, we’ve collected our top 10 picks of the weirdest and most wonderfully ...

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

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Many of the vehicles we tested in 2012 made the 0-60 mph sprint feel more like a leisurely Sunday cruise. Not ever vehicle we test has an ultra-complex launch control system, but whether we’re talking about a small hybrid hatchback or an all-wheel-drive crossover, plenty of Motor Trend-tested vehicles took their time down the drag ...

Your Say: Top 10 College Cars Under $17,000

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From a used Infiniti G35 coupe to a Jeep Wrangler, good college cars can be found all over the automotive market. They must be versatile: under a tight budget, the ideal college car should be fun to drive and reliable, whether it’s new or used. A Motor Trend forum member recently posed a question about ...

Thread of the Day: Which Car Would You Drive Across the U.S.?

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Driving across the U.S. makes for a truly epic drive, but what car would you take? That’s the subject of today’s Thread of the Day. We’ve shared the top 10 vehicles with the longest range for Labor Day road trips and asked about your favorite epic drive; now it’s Frisky_Dingo‘s turn to provide a different question ...

Staff Picks: The Best and Worst Cars We Drove in 2012

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And just like that, we’re closing the book on 2012 and preparing to start 2013. Motor Trend staffers were lucky enough to drive a wide assortment of fantastic cars, with everything from the 74-hp Volkswagen Up! to the 691-hp Lamborghini Aventador passing through our garage. Of the hundreds of cars we’ve driven this year, these ...