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  • Driven: 2009 Mini E (6077 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 29, 2009 3:34 p.m.

    Back in early November, we drove the all-new BMW 550i Gran Turismo around the hilly, tree-lined roads of northern New Jersey and southern New York. While we were out on the United States’ eastern seaboard, the good people of BMW brought along a slew of other cars for us to test, including the all-electric Mini E. We’ve driven (and loved) the full range of gasoline and diesel-powered Minis, but would our affection stand true to the battery-powered E?

  • First Look: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze (776 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 29, 2009 1:19 p.m.

    The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze is still many months from its on-sale date (third quarter of 2010). And even though we've seen camo-less studio shots of the Cruze before, we now have the official images and details about the U.S.-spec model that comes our way to replace the Cobalt next year.

  • Review: Chevrolet Cruze (227 views)

    By Winding Road Staff on November 29, 2009 12 a.m.

    This is the Master Landing Page for the Chevrolet Cruze. From now on, as we further review this car, we will be updating this page with whatever fresh content we create. Future drive reviews, updated specifications, videos, and other relevant information will all be found right here, in one convenient spot.

  • Keepers: Volkswagen Golf GTI Mark II—Community (1153 views)

    By Christopher Smith on November 26, 2009 12 a.m.

    There are but a handful of cars that truly enjoy a massive, worldwide enthusiast community, and the GTI is arguably at the top of that short list. It doesn’t matter where you are—Europe, Asia, Africa, North America; the GTI faithful are everywhere, driving the wheels off their little hatchbacks and loving every moment of it. As such, local and regional Volkswagen clubs are commonplace, and most of them have at least some sort of connection to a small online villa called VW Vortex.

  • Baby Kia, Born In Kia, Gets Free Kia (476 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on November 25, 2009 11:16 a.m.

    A Kia vehicle, a Carens to be precise, doubled as a delivery room recently in the UK. The baby girl, whom the parents named Kia, was born on the way to the hospital.

  • Video: 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Sets Lap Record At Laguna Seca (527 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on November 25, 2009 10:24 a.m.

    A 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR has set a new lap record for a production vehicle at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Its time of 1:33:915 beats the previous record by over one second.

  • 2010 Subaru WRX STI Special Edition will debut in Los Angeles (880 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on November 24, 2009 10:14 a.m.

    Subaru will be displaying the 2010 Impreza WRX STI Special Edition at the Los Angeles Auto show, as well as the 2010 Impreza WRX Limited.

  • Video: Underground Racing Creates A Monster With Its Twin-Turbo Lamborghini Gallardo (545 views)

    By John Beltz Snyder on November 24, 2009 9 a.m.

    Check out this video of Underground Racing’s TTG, a twin-turbocharged Lamborghini Gallardo, pulling really, really hard on a dyno. That terrifying noise is the sound of 1500 angry horses.

  • First Look: 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe (859 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 23, 2009 3:51 p.m.

    The speculation surrounding the Cadillac CTS Coupe finally comes to an end today. The official images and details of the two-door CTS have been released and the production car will hit showrooms in the spring of 2010. And while the coupe might look a lot like the sedan and wagon variants that we've already driven, it's important to know that only the instrument panel, console, front fenders, grille, and headlamps are shared with the sedan. The coupe rides on the same wheelbase, but is shorter by two inches and rides two inches lower to the ground.

  • First Look: 2010 Lexus GX460 (537 views)

    By Steven J. Ewing on November 23, 2009 3:34 p.m.

    Remember the Lexus GX470 -- the body-on-frame SUV that slots between the RX and LX in the premium automaker's lineup? Well, the near-forgotten 'ute enters its second generation for 2010, complete with up-to-date tech and a more powerful/efficient engine. A slight refresh to the exterior design isn't necessarily the prettiest thing we've ever seen, but it falls in line with the Lexus design language that we've seen on the RX crossover and LX full-size SUV.