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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 (Euro-spec car)

Mercedes Claims Its CLA Is The World's Most Aerodynamic Production Car

Common car design wisdom says that a low coefficient of drag is desirable to increase fuel economy and allow for engine downsizing. At highway speeds, up to 60-percent of the power produced by the engine is used just to move the vehicle through the air. Modern production cars typically have drag... read more

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2012 Lexus RX 450h

Will Lexus' Upcoming Compact Crossover Be Called The NX?

In September, prior to the Paris Auto Show, we caught word that Lexus was working on an all-new compact crossover. At the time, we expected the new grocery-getter model to... read more November 5, 2012 by 


 
2013 MINI Countryman

2013 MINI Countryman Preview

MINI’s first offering with available all-wheel-drive, the Countryman crossover, enters its third year on the market in 2013. That means it’s time for a bit of a... read more November 1, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volvo C30 Polestar Limited Edition

Volvo Kills Off Its C30 Compact Hatchback

If you want to get your hands on a Volvo C30 hatchback, we’d advise you not to wait much longer. In order to “better position Volvo for the future,” the... read more October 15, 2012 by 


 
2013 Buick Encore

2013 Buick Encore Crossover Priced From $24,950

If you’re planning on shopping for a compact crossover but think that luxury brands are out of your price range, think again. The 2013 Buick Encore will come... read more September 21, 2012 by 


 
2011 Infiniti Etherea Concept

Infiniti May Debut Family Of Small Cars Instead Of Single Model: Report

We know that luxury auto brand Infiniti is working on a compact model to take on the likes of the BMW 1-Series and the Audi A3. Based on the Etherea concept shown in 2011... read more September 11, 2012 by 


 
The 2013 Chevrolet Trax

2013 Chevrolet Trax Crossover Is Forbidden Fruit For U.S. Customers

At September’s Paris Motor Show, Chevrolet will roll out an all new compact crossover bound for global markets. Named the Chevrolet Trax, the new model features room... read more May 14, 2012 by 


 
Is this the 2013 Kia Forte sedan?  Image: Kia World

2013 Kia Forte Sketches Revealed?

The current Kia Forte sedan is a pleasantly styled and attractively priced compact alternative to the likes of the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. Penned in Kia’s... read more December 15, 2011 by 


 
2013 Dodge Small Car (Hornet) spy shots

New Compact Dodge Won't Be Named Hornet: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

If January’s Detroit Auto Show is like past events, there will be plenty of new model reveals and introductions from major manufacturers. One of the models revealed... read more November 21, 2011 by 


 
2012 Buick Verano

Buick Launches 2012 Verano Online Configurator

Buick is in the middle of a renaissance these days, reinventing itself from a purveyor of dull-but-quiet sedans for the AARP set, to a maker of near-luxury cars for the... read more November 7, 2011 by 


 
2009 lincoln c concept 006

Lincoln C-Segment Vehicle Still Coming, Reports Of Cancellation False

Yesterday, a report emerged at FordInsideNews that Lincoln's plan to build a luxury C-segment vehicle rivaling the likes of the Audi A3 had been canceled. Today, we have... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi Q3

Audi Still Debating Whether To Bring Q3 Crossover Stateside

Coming to America, it's not. Or maybe it is. Perhaps in three years. No, we're not talking about a remake of the Eddie Murphy '80s movie classic or a cover of one of Neil... read more September 20, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

First Mercedes-Benz U.S. Compact Luxury Vehicle To Debut At 2012 New York Auto Show

With the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class freshly unveiled in Frankfurt, there's a lot of talk within the company about premium compacts. Unfortuately, there's been no solid... read more September 14, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class teaser

2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Details, Images Released

The B-Class is priming itself not only for a completely revised model debut at Frankfurt this September, but also, possibly, for its first sales in the U.S. As something of a... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
2012 Subaru Impreza

2012 Subaru Impreza Sedan And Hatchback: 2011 New York Auto Show

The redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza Sedan and Hatchback made their respective debuts this week at the 2011 New York Auto Show and we have to admit that despite initial fears... read more April 21, 2011 by 


 
Fiat Cinquecento Prima Edizione launch party

2012 Fiat 500 Prima Edizione Deliveries Begin This Week

Five hundred lucky, patient Fiat 500 enthusiasts will get a special delivery this week: the first Fiats to be sold in the U.S. since 1984, in the form of the Prima Edizione... read more March 10, 2011 by 


 
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