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2013 Audi A4 Review – US News & World Reports

The 2013 Audi A4 has an attractive, upscale cabin, critics said, and its lively base engine and athletic handling make it a pleasure to drive. Most test drivers had no problem accelerating the 2013 Audi A4 up to highway speeds with its standard turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The 2013 A4 comes standard with front-wheel drive and […]
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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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BMW News

BMW Celebrates 40 Years of the 7-Series With Special Edition

It was in 1977 that BMW’s first 7-Series was launched. To celebrate the car’s 40th anniversary this year, BMW has introduced the 7-Series Edition 40 Jahre based on the current, sixth-generation model. Prior to the launch of the first 7-Series, known as the E23 to all the fans, BMW was known for small, sporty sedans and […]
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2014 BMW 3-Series Model Overview – Motortrend

The 3 Series range has always offered a little something for everyone. But with the 2014 3 Series, that might be truer than ever. Though the lineup loses coupe and convertible models to the 4 Series nameplate, the 2014 BMW 3 Series still offers three body styles and multiple drivetrain combinations. A new entry-level model, the 320i, […]
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Sports Sedan Showdown: BMW 3 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class – Consumer Reports

Consider yourself fortunate if you find yourself in the enviable situation where you face such a brutal decision: Which sports sedan should I buy? And if you’ve winnowed your options down to the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you have a tough choice to make. Both the BMW and Mercedes are finely honed cars, worthy […]
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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

Should You Buy a Used Lexus RX 350? – AutoGuide

  The last complete generation of Lexus’s popular RX crossover hit the market for model-year 2010 and ran until model-year 2015, before being replaced by an all-new unit for 2016. Standard V6 power was on board, as were two rows of seating and a flexible cargo area. Top-line luxury amenities and trimmings were applied for an upscale and versatile luxury driving experience. Both […]
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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

2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 Review – Car And Driver

The traditional patriarch of Mercedes-Benz’s S-class family finally has arrived. A few eyebrows were raised when Benz unveiled the V-12–powered S65 AMG at the L.A. auto show in November, all the while the non-Affalterbachian 12-cylinder S600 remained elusive to those outside of Stuttgart. Now that it’s bowed at the Detroit auto show, perhaps it’s easier to understand why: […]
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What is The Best Used Mercedes?

Mercedes-Benz is one of the most prestigious car manufacturers in the world, and with good reason. Its reputation for producing long-lasting cars that combine upmarket interiors with desirable technology and durable engineering precedes it, and in recent years it has also developed a name for spacious estates, stylish convertibles and rakish coupés. Of course, not […]
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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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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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