Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 Kia Stinger In-Depth Review: Social Climber Succeeds ""

It’s no small task for a carmaker to insert itself successfully into an already well-established segment, but, as Tom Hanks reminded us in the baseball classic A League of Their Own, some things are worth doing because they are hard. Maybe Kia was riding a wave of Jimmy Dugan inspiration…

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Porsche 718 Cayman S Manual Tested: Excellence Delivered ""

What It Is: It’s the version of Porsche’s updated-for-2017—and newly turbo-fied—entry-level sports car with a fixed roof, a 350-hp engine, and a six-speed manual transmission. Along with its 718 Boxster convertible sibling, the 718 Cayman coupe offers one of the purest driving experiences available in any sports car, including within…

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$199 Lease Deals for January 2018 ""

For some, leasing is the best way to get into a new car, whether for inscrutable tax reasons or for the peace of mind that comes with never being outside the warranty period. For others, it’s a treadmill of renting that results in never owning a tangible vehicular asset. What’s…

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BMW X3 Diesel On its Way to U.S., and Another that Ends with M ""

After a year and a half of EPA holdups that have forced automakers to delay or cancel diesel models, BMW will once again sell a compression-ignition X3 in the coming months. A BMW executive confirmed the X3 diesel, which will be built in Spartanburg, South Carolina, alongside the gasoline xDrive30i and xDrive…

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The Horsey Electric: Ferrari to Build Electric Supercar ""

As the end of Sergio Marchionne’s tenure at the helms of FCA and Ferrari hurtles toward its conclusion, the besweatered Italian-Canadian executive has proclaimed that the house that Enzo Ferrari built on the back of V-12 engines designed by Gioacchino Colombo and Aurelio Lampredi will take its first stab at…

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