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    Quick Spin: 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet

    Four Rings, Four Seats, For Fun When my 758-mile (1,342 km) journey on the A3 TDI Challenge came to an end in Boulevard, CA, Audi had a very nice consolation prize waiting for me: the 2015 A3 Cabriolet you see here. And with miles left to drive before reaching my hotel in Coronado (just outside ...

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    Quick Spin: 2016 Audi S6

    Enhancements Improve, But A Gentleman's Character Prevails Minutes after spending time in the refreshed 2016 Audi A6 in Germany, we were tossed the keys to its enthusiast-tuned sibling, the Audi S6. In similar manner to its lesser brethren, the S6 has also been updated for the 2016 model year ...

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    Featured: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT [w/video]

    Wolverines, Whiskey And The Apogee Of Grand Touring At a Halloween party a couple of weeks ago, a rather inebriated new acquaintance of mine pulled a beautiful round flask out of his extravagant wolverine costume (the animal, not the X-Men character – I live in Ann Arbor) and offered me a ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T MT

    There are certain car manufacturers, which, upon hearing their name, conjure up specific images and perceptions. While many car brands have portfolios so vast and varied from economy cars to luxury SUVs, making it impractical to typecast their brand, Cadillac is one of the brands that have long ...

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    Quick Spin: The Porsche 959: Living proof the 80s Were Awesome

    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-837195{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-837195, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-837195{width:630px;display:block;} If you had posters of awesome cars on your bedroom wall when you were a kid, chances are the ...

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    Featured: Audi challenged us to drive the 2015 A3 TDI 1,342 KMS on one tank, here's what happened

    1,342 Reasons To Love A Diesel I officially gave up after 1,219 kilometres. The 24 or so kilometres leading up to this decision were spent in the right lane of Southern California's I-8 freeway, hazard lights blinking, climbing uphill at just over 60 kilometres per hour. After two days of ...

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    Review: 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS

    Bringing The Adventure Closer To Home Motorcycle trends come and go like fashion, and the latest two-wheeled style du jour is the adventure bike. Chunky and rugged, these (sometimes) dirt-ready rides often take cues from the massive, Armageddon-ready rigs you'd find on the Dakar Rally. In their ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

    Creamy Complex Powertrain Delivers The E-Assisted Goods Think of the electric motor in the facelifted 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid as the cream filling in an Oreo cookie. Under the hood of this plug-in hybrid crossover is a 333-horsepower, supercharged 3.0-litre V6 with a 95-hp synchronous ...

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    Quick Spin: 1991 BMW Z1

    Here at Autoblog Canada we love cars that come in all shapes and sizes, and the uber rare 1991 BMW Z1 you see before you might just be the coolest odd combination of "wow, what-the-heck-is-that" we've seen lately. Before we get to the part where we drive this bad boy with its top (and doors?!) ...

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    First Drive: 2016 Audi A6

    Boosted Power And New Gearbox Transform This Teutonic Sedan After dodging light traffic for more than 10 miles (16 kilometres) at speeds never exceeding 85 miles per hour (135 km/h), the left lane of the derestricted autobahn ahead of us finally opens wide. This is the opportunity we've been ...