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    Review: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Highline

    Volkswagen calls its 2015 Jetta "refined, redesigned," and countless man-hours have gone into its re-engineering, but you'd need to crawl all over the car, unbolt most of the body, drive it or spend some time on VW's website to fathom the changes. That's why we wrote, "2015 Volkswagen Jetta is ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk [w/video]

    There are two avenues to the world of off-roading. Arguably the more popular is to pick up a second- or third-hand Jeep, Land Rover or pickup truck and go wild with the aftermarket. The opposite approach, though, is to simply buy new, which brings a warranty along with the most up-to-date ...

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    First Drive: 2017 Jaguar XE

    Pouncing On The Wide-Open Compact Luxury Sports Segment For the first time in decades, the prize for the best-driving compact luxury sport sedan is very much up for grabs. BMW's 3 Series, the segment's longstanding archetype, has grown a bit soft, distant and pricy. Its Japanese rival from ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Jeep Renegade [w/video]

    Would it surprise you to hear that a strong, vocal and loyal owner base can sometimes be a hindrance to automakers? Of course, no brand would ever admit such a thing. And sure, on the surface, you might think that having people passionately champion a brand would provide nothing but perks. As ...

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    Review: 2015 Ducati Scrambler

    Just past the ping-pong table and the pop-up barbershop, a live graffiti artist splashes colour across a makeshift wall while Bruce Brown's On Any Sunday plays on a bigscreen. If it weren't for the odd motorcycles and accessories scattered within this carefully curated array of culture ephemera, ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350

    Introduced in 1996 as a 1997 model, the Mercedes-Benz SLK was a car that took the industry by surprise. It was one of the first two-seat roadsters widely available with a retractable hardtop for a reasonably affordable price. With keys to the latest SLK350 in hand, we pondered over the bright ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Ram ProMaster City Wagon [w/video]

    At the tail end of 2014, I had some time to sample Ram's slightly more civilized version of the Promaster Cargo Van - the ProMaster City Wagon. From the driver's seat forward, the Wagon and Tradesman (Ram's name for the cargo version) are practically the same, but the former trim is a lot ...

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    First Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

    Has Daimler's Ultralux Brand Gone From Overpriced To High Value? Imagine the audacity: during the salad days of the early 2000s, the company that invented the automobile – already synonymous with class-leading luxury – sought to further expand its portfolio by crashing the ...

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    Featured: Turbocharged Datsun 510 oozes old-school cool [w/video]

    According to gearhead and TV host Matt Farah, one of the best ways to find cool cars is, quite simply, to keep your eyes open when out driving yourself. In the case of this sweet custom Datsun 510 Coupe, we're not sure which sense is better: Sight, to take in its lovely blue hues and timeless ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 [w/video]

    Moving The C7 From Great To Genius I think I was supposed to be back hours ago. Driving northwest on State Road 190 with a final destination deep in the heart of the Death Valley National Park, it occurs to me that I might have agreed to return after an hour or so, instead of the four I'll end ...