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  • List: What We Got For Christmas...And Really Liked (13106 views)

    By Rex Roy on January 05, 2010 2:11 p.m.

    If you know the right places to look, here's never a shortage of cool, automotive-themed gifts to give and receive. While the major gifting holidays are past, consider the following as a recommendations list for the rest of 2010.

  • Ask It: 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS On Winter Tires (11478 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on January 05, 2010 1:59 p.m.

    When you think of snowy, slushy, wintry driving, a Chevrolet Camaro isn't necessarily the first vehicle that comes to mind. Naturally, when General Motors offered us the opportunity to test a Camaro SS outfitted with Pierlli Scorpion Ice & Snow tires in the middle of January, we accepted the challenge.

  • Honda New Small Concept Unveiled In New Delhi (911 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on January 05, 2010 8:43 a.m.

    Honda has revealed a new small concept car, cleverly named the Honda New Small Concept, at the New Delhi Auto Expo. It is a compact, five-door commuter, which Honda intends to sell in India and Thailand beginning in 2011.

  • First Look: 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Is What We've Been Waiting For (4416 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on January 04, 2010 11:46 p.m.

    While the tagline of "The Caddy That Zigs" may not have worked too well for the all-but-forgotten Catera sedan from the late 1990s, we think it will be a very appropriate description for this hot little number. Cadillac just recently unveiled the new CTS Coupe bodystyle, and only one month after the two-door's official debut, we now have a much-anticipated V-badged variant, set to go on sale in the summer of 2010.

  • Nissan Gives The Axe To Slow-Selling Quest Minivan (858 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on January 04, 2010 2:54 p.m.

    Even though automakers like Toyota are looking to breathe some life into the minivan segment, there isn't that strong of a business case for the once-loved people movers that stole Americans' hearts over the past few decades. Because of this, Nissan will be stopping production on the much-overlooked Quest minivan.

  • Report: Mercedes-Benz Working On CLS Estate To Rival 5-Series GT, A7 Sportback (1935 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on January 04, 2010 1:39 p.m.

    The CLS Estate will take a lot of its design direction from the original Mercedes-Benz ConceptFASCINATION (shown above), and its underpinnings will be a heavily revised version of the E-Class platform. In speaking with Autocar, a source at Mercedes-Benz says that the CLS Estate has been in the works since around 2004, and that a concept version was originally supposed to be shown at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show.

  • Video: Old-Timey Snow Vehicle Concept (2595 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on January 04, 2010 11:26 a.m.

    This concept vehicle from 1924 looks like a heap of fun. The video below offers a demonstration of the Snow Vehicle concept, which is a hybrid of a Fordson Tractor and a Chevrolet automobile, built by Armstead Snow Motors.

  • Driven: 2010 Volkswagen Golf (27730 views)

    By Chris Martens on January 04, 2010 11:07 a.m.

    Driving enthusiasts of a certain age can perhaps remember the mid-1970s arrival of Volkswagen’s first front-wheel drive offering, the groundbreaking Rabbit. Compared to the rear-engine, air-cooled Beetles, Fastbacks, and Squarebacks that preceded it (cars that, while virtuous, were also quirky and past their prime), the Rabbit seemed as modern as tomorrow—a car that emphasized yet redefined VW’s core values. On one hand the Rabbit was perfectly sensible and practical, as the best VWs always are, yet it also had a soulful side, appealing to drivers with its taut handling, communicative steering, responsive drive train, and jaunty personality. Though not the ...

  • BMW Launches Free M Power Meter iPhone Application (1189 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on January 04, 2010 10:06 a.m.

    BMW launched the M Power Meter iPhone application, which measures and charts g forces speed, and other stats using the iPhone’s movement sensors.

  • Dodge Challenger Gets Performance Appearance Package, No Actual Performance Upgrades (1560 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on January 04, 2010 9:41 a.m.

    If you've ever wanted your brand new Dodge Challenger to look like an crazy-powerful muscle car, but don't want to actually have any more horsepower or torque to put to the wheels, Mopar has just the appearance kit for you. Chrysler's Mopar parts division is now offering its Performance Appearance Package for Challenger SE and R/T models.