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About that Car: 2015 Scion FR-S
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About that Car: 2015 Scion FR-S

scion-fr-s-concept-photo-399011-s-1280x782DETROIT – Scion suffers from a malady that has affected a number of brands that are the smaller offshoots of major automotive powerhouses. As the designated youth brand of Toyota it is not clear whether Scion has established an independent presence in the market even though it has some top notch products.

Cars review: Volkswagen 2015 lineup
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Cars review: Volkswagen 2015 lineup

[caption id="attachment_22211" align="alignleft"]2015-e-golf2015 e-Golf[/caption]MIDDLEBURG, Va. – We came here to get a look at Volkswagen’s offerings for the 2015 model year. Normally, during these full-line previews there are a few tweaks here and some burnishing there. But VW did have a triad of new stuff that will help its presence in the U.S. market.

Car Review: 2015 Acura TLX
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Car Review: 2015 Acura TLX

2015-acura-tlx-frontPETOSK, Mich, – It has been a long time, more than a decade, since you could put Acura and fun to drive in the same sentence. But the Japanese automaker unleashed its engineers and let them create a car that is indeed a watershed.

Car review: 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD LT
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Car review: 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD LT

[caption id="attachment_21842" align="alignleft"]2015-chevrolet-tahoe2015 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD LT[/caption]DETROIT – There’s no other way to say it, the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe was big. Our test vehicle had a 116-inch wheelbase, its overall length was 204 inches, it was 80.5 inches wide and it was 74.4 inches tall or 6′ 2.”

Car Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger
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Car Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger

[caption id="attachment_21629" align="alignleft"]2015-dodge-challenger2015 Dodge Challenger[/caption]PORTLAND, Ore. – We came to the City of Roses to test drive the 2015 Dodge Challenger. But that was really a misnomer. Yes, we drove the Challenger, well three of them, but the real news here was brand expansion rooted in horsepower.

Car Review: 2015 Toyota Prius v
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Car Review: 2015 Toyota Prius v

2014-prius-vDETROIT – There are two ways to look at the Toyota Prius hybrid. Either the Japanese automaker dragged the rest of the U.S. market into gasoline-electric powered cars, the belief that if you want to compete with Toyota, you’ve got to have hybrids. Or, the automaker was out in front of the curve and saw that gas pump prices would eventually cause Americans to become a lot more sensitive to the fuel efficiency of their vehicles.

Car review: 2014 Toyota 4Runner
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Car review: 2014 Toyota 4Runner

[caption id="attachment_20927" align="alignleft"]2014toyota-4runner2014 Toyota 4Runner[/caption]DETROIT – The 2014 Toyota 4Runner is a throwback, one of the few true sport utilities on the market. That, is it has body on frame construction.

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