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 1 Comment on 4 Types of Superchargers
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4 Types of Superchargers

To extract more power out of an engine something is for certain: you need more air. The larger the quantity…

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 3 Comments on Get Boosted! Supercharging vs. Turbocharging
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Get Boosted! Supercharging vs. Turbocharging

Most people with even the slightest interest in cars know how a regular car engine works, the most basic of…

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 1 Comment on Last Gas Hurrah: Lotus Emira
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Last Gas Hurrah: Lotus Emira

We’re gobsmacked by all things Emira. Say “farewell” to the Elise and the Exige and let’s bid a warm welcome…

 5 Comments on To the Manor Born in the All-New 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV
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To the Manor Born in the All-New 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV

Genesis hints at a new gilded age with the genteel GV80 SUV. The Genesis GV80 is one of the most…

 2 Comments on Handsome Wagon: 2019 Volvo V60
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Handsome Wagon: 2019 Volvo V60

The V60 is all new and handsomely designed at that. Just as some manufacturers are distancing themselves from cars, Volvo…

 4 Comments on Polestar Powered: 2019 Volvo S60
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Polestar Powered: 2019 Volvo S60

Fast times in a Polestar sedan. Electrification is now a significant part of what Volvo is all about. Indeed, the…

 16 Comments on On the Road With the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
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On the Road With the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Updated on Oct. 26, 2017, to reflect this model’s IIHS safety rating. Quality time with the all-new Volkswagen Tiguan. Those…

 2 Comments on Is the 2018 Volvo V90 the World’s Most Glamorous Wagon?
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Is the 2018 Volvo V90 the World’s Most Glamorous Wagon?

After a 20-year hiatus, the Volvo V90 returns. Station wagons dominated the American scene from the 1950s to 1970s, serving…

 3 Comments on Highlights of the 2018 Volvo Product Reveal
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Highlights of the 2018 Volvo Product Reveal

Updated Sept. 5, 2017, to reflect specification changes. Rejuvenated Volvo gains marketshare. Volvo Cars continue to transition away from old…

 3 Comments on Swank SUV: 2017 Audi Q7
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Swank SUV: 2017 Audi Q7

Audi presents the latest iteration of its largest SUV. The second-generation Audi Q7 has arrived, bringing with it a more…

 5 Comments on Forced Induction Phenomenon: 2017 Volvo S90
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Forced Induction Phenomenon: 2017 Volvo S90

Volvo’s largest sedan is a head turner. There aren’t too many times when I may urge shoppers to wait a…

 2 Comments on The 2017 Jaguar XE by the Numbers
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The 2017 Jaguar XE by the Numbers

The Jaguar XE is the latest model in this big cat’s repertoire. Not since Jaguar retired the X-TYPE in 2009…

 1 Comment on New Lexus IS Makes Global Introduction at Beijing Motor Show
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New Lexus IS Makes Global Introduction at Beijing Motor Show

Refreshed Lexus IS debuts at Auto China 2016. Lexus’ entry in the compact luxury market is the IS, a vehicle…

 0 Comment on Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline Debuts
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Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline Debuts

Shell United States has developed a new premium fuel, claiming that it will extend engine life and increase efficiencies. The…

 1 Comment on Ford Brings its EcoBoost Challenge to the Masses
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Ford Brings its EcoBoost Challenge to the Masses

The Ford Motor Company has a certain technology that it wants potential customers to know about. Called EcoBoost, it is…

 3 Comments on Sixth Generation Chevrolet Camaro Pulls Out All Stops
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Sixth Generation Chevrolet Camaro Pulls Out All Stops

GM bypassed the customary auto show venue to debut the sixth generation Chevrolet Camaro. The new model has sharper lines,…

 3 Comments on Volvo Intends to Stay, Thrive in the US
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Volvo Intends to Stay, Thrive in the US

At the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Routinely, automotive journalists and analysts look at the industry’s smaller players and posit…

 0 Comment on All Set: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Pricing
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All Set: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Pricing

The Volkswagen Golf may not be the most profitable model in the VW arsenal, but it is the most popular…

 1 Comment on Out of This World Mercedes A-Class Concept
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Out of This World Mercedes A-Class Concept

Mercedes is about to pull the veil off of an important subcompact car, its A-Class concept, which will be unveiled…