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    Quick Spin: 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
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    Despite the earnest efforts of Japanese automakers like Toyota and Nissan, the North American pickup truck scene remains wholly dominated by the likes of Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. This is not news. Part of the reason is because of the sheer number of variants offered by US automakers ...

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    Review: 2015 Subaru Outback
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    A Crossover Without Compromise Realistically, many enthusiasts give horrible, horrible car buying advice. They will recommend something bizarre, inappropriately high performance, compromised or utterly impractical for a given consumer's needs, and they'll almost never recommend something that ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe
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    Beauty Masks A Formidable Beast This is the most beautiful car currently offered by Mercedes-Benz. With apologies to the aggressive and undeniably attractive Mercedes-AMG GT, the brand-new successor to the supercar throne vacated by the dearly departed gullwinged SLS, the S-Class Coupe as seen ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster
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    Well-Seasoned Beauty Gets Shiftier Aston Martin previewed its most powerful, quickest-accelerating and fastest production roadster ever at this year's Pebble Beach Concours. The 2015 V12 Vantage S Roadster is essentially a convertible version of the V12 Vantage S Coupe, which we reviewed last ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Kia Soul EV
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    Progressing The Game, Just Not Changing It You'd be forgiven if you weren't fully aware of this vehicle's existence. While the Soul EV is a big deal for Kia, as it marks the Korean brand's first foray into the world of pure electric vehicles here in North America, it simply has not a been able to ...

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    First Drive: 2015 BMW X6
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    Most everyone would agree that BMW offers a range of very attractive and well-proportioned coupes, sedans, crossovers and wagons. Yet there is one member of its family that has always struck us as a bit odd: the X6. Proudly coined "The world's first Sports Activity Coupe" by its German maker, ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Tesla Model D test drive
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    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179{width:630px;height:444px;display:block;} With so much hype around the new AWD Tesla Model D, we caught up with our friends ...

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    Review: 2015 Audi A3
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    What Does Your Car Say About You? What kind of watch do you wear? Especially today, when wearing a wristwatch is practically obviated by the near-ubiquitous use of cellphones, the timepiece found on one's arm makes a statement about how people perceive themselves. A sport watch from Nike or ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Ford Focus 1.0L EcoBoost
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    Is A 1.0L EcoBoost Enough For The Blue Oval's C-Segment Fighter? Sitting down at the pre-drive briefing with Ford engineers ahead of sampling the refreshed 2015 Focus, water bottles clinked as we wet our whistles before Q&A. While pouring a glass, we noticed something stamped on the bottle ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II [w/video]
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    Your Reputation Precedes You Rolls-Royce Director of Global Communications Richard Carter tells me that his storied employer is "a company that does not chase volume." In a perfect world, mused Carter, the carmaker would sell "one less" of its ultra-luxury vehicles than the fast-expanding world ...

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