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2012 Audi A4 Test Drive Video Review

The 2012 Audi A4 is powered by a turbocharged and direct injected 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 211 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque. The A4 comes in either front wheel drive or all wheel drive formats. The AWD system is called Quattro which has been around since 1980. Transmission choices are a 6-speed […]
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The CarConnection 2013 Audi A4 Video Review

It’s the best-selling car in the German automaker’s lineup. Every other Audi sold today is an A4, and this year, the bread-and-butter sedan brings a new face to buyers, as well as new features and better fuel economy. The A4 competes with the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C Class, as well as the new Cadillac […]
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Video: Customer Says Technician at Audi Palo Alto Took Car On Joyride

A car dealership in Palo Alto is responding to a video showing one of its technicians on what looks like a joyride.  It appears to show the driver laughing, going dangerously fast and blasting the radio. Customer Brian Thornton shared video from his dashcam after he took his car in for service at Audi Palo […]
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BMW News

BMW M Congratulates Mercedes-AMG on 50th Anniversary With This Amusing Gift

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the sports car and performance brand Mercedes-AMG. The German luxurious automobile brand Mercedes-AMG is celebrating their “50 Years of Driving Performance” this 2017. To equal the brand’s decades of luxurious service, they have extended the AMG GT family of sports cars to the new Mercedes-AMG GT C. To honor […]
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BMW Fan? Four BMWs You Should Test Drive

BMW has made countless great cars over the years, many of them are near impossible for the Average Joe to drive, which is what makes them ‘bucket list’ type cars. So let’s go through some of the BMWs that, as a fan, you absolutely must drive! 5. BMW 2002 – The BMW 2002 arguably created […]
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The BMW 5 Series History: The 4th Generation (E39)

The 4th generation BMW 5 Series is a real model of success. Optically it differs completely from its predecessor. In the development of the 4th generation aerodynamics and lightweight construction played a major role. BMW insiders give you a glance behind the scenes of development and marketing. This film is the fourth part of the […]
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Breaking News

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Mercedes of Parts Fraud

A racketeering class action accuses Mercedes-Benz of defrauding customers by having a designated service shop install third-party parts at Mercedes prices. Lead plaintiff Steve Ferrari claims Mercedes-Benz “directly participated in the OEM scandal” by “keeping it an internal secret” and taking no corrective action to stop co-defendants Autobahn Motors and Sonic Automotive from using after-market […]
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General News

Under-Cover Camera Catches Car Dealer With A Deceiving Pitch

Getting a good used car can take some work. Consumers can save themselves a lot of time, money and hassle by following a few simple steps. Annette Martin didn’t follow all the steps when she bought a 2005 Hyundai Tucson from CMC Auto in Aurora. She did ask for vehicle history report and the dealer […]
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Tired of Sketchy Car Dealers? Here Are 5 Alternatives

Who doesn’t enjoy getting a new car?  It’s the time-consuming research and trying to find the best deal that comes with the shopping and buying process that tends to take the fun out of it. “The vast majority of consumers hate negotiating, according to a 2014 survey from, and that attitude is far more […]
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Average Dealer price is $320 (about 18%) higher than the Independent price – CarTalk Study

Average Dealer price is $320 (about 18%) higher than the Independent price – CarTalk Study The folks at CarTalk did a study comparing the average price for various repairs at dealerships vs. independent auto repair shops. Not surprisingly, their study found that the average total price at a dealership for service was $320 higher than […]
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Lexus News

2014 Lexus IS Review – US News

The 2014 Lexus IS is a solid used luxury car. It balances cornering agility with a pleasant ride. It also has a high-quality cabin, above-average reliability, and advanced safety features. It’s a good pick in this class, but it faces strong competition from sportier rivals. The Lexus comes with a 204-horsepower 2.5-liter V6 (IS 250) […]
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Mercedes News

2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Used Car Review – Autotrader

A new luxury car might be out of reach for most drivers, but you can save thousands buying a used 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and still come away with a world-class sedan that will make your neighbors green with envy.  You can get behind the wheel of a premium European sedan recognized around the world for its […]
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2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review – US News

Reviewers say the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a luxurious interior, a comfortable ride and plenty of cabin space. Powering the base 2015 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTEC is a turbodiesel four-cylinder engine that automotive journalists say is quiet, powerful and earns great fuel economy estimates. The EPA estimates that the E250 gets up to 28/42 mpg city/highway, […]
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Is the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class a Good Used Car? – US News

With a stellar reliability rating and one of the nicest and most spacious cabins in the class, the E-Class is very good used car. Just make sure you test out the COMAND infotainment system, as some find it frustrating. There are multiple powertrains in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup. Power ranges from 195 horsepower with the […]
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Video: Monty the Dog Driving a Mini Cooper

For the four-legged competitors, two months of hard work – and a fair few treats – ensured they were raring to get on the racetrack. So when the big day rolled around, the only ones likely to get hot under the collar were any bystanders who spotted a Mini hurtling towards them with a dog […]
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Video: How it’s made – MINI Cooper

With its compact design and undiluted driving fun, the first example of the classic Mini sparked a revolution in the car market when it entered the market in 1959. Then, in 2001, the new MINI emerged from the BMW Group stable to lead the premium compact class into the new millennium. MINI once again set […]
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See Photos of 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman

Mini is out working on a new generation of its Countryman crossover see photos of the prototype for the high-performance John Cooper Works version. The new Countryman is set to debut this year, most likely as a 2017 model, and we’re betting we’ll see the JCW version arrive alongside the standard lineup or shortly after. Pricing […]
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