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2015 Audi A7

Audi Abandons CVTs, Focuses On Conventional Auto And Dual-Clutch Transmissions

German automaker Audi has decided to kill off its continuously variable transmission, in the next generation of its models. Continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, have long been available in several Audis, but the firm will now replace it with conventional automatics and dual-clutch... read more

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2011 Hyundai Equus

Can You Count To Ten? Hyundai's Next Automatic Gearbox Can

If anything is going to make you feel old it's remembering you grew up with four-, or even three-speed gearboxes. In the 1980s a trend for five-speed manual transmissions... read more September 29, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi A6 all-LED headlights

7 High Tech Options, The Cheapest Cars You'll Find Them In

One of the benefits of the rapid pace of technological advancement is that economies of scale are achieved relatively easily. Sounds boring, but this means that the... read more May 27, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chrysler 300

New Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger First To Get 8-Speed Automatic

Plans for an eight-speed transmission at Chrysler have been known since last summer, but we have a few new details from the first drive launch of the 2011 Chrysler 300. The... read more January 27, 2011 by 


 
2012 Ford Focus Five-Door

2012 Ford Focus Has 'Torque Hole Filling' Auto Trans Tech

Changing gear is a necessary evil. Of course, for driving enthusiasts it can be a challenge and a pleasure, and in cars with automatic transmissions you can sit back and let... read more January 27, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chrysler 300

Chrysler Moves Up 8-Speed Transmission Production Plans

We've known since the summer that Chrysler is planning a new range of eight-speed transmissions, licensed from ZF and built in the U.S., but this week the company announced... read more December 15, 2010 by 


 
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Versus STI

In what is clearly a case of be careful what you ask for, North American enthusiasts implored Subaru to bring the WRX here for years. Long unobtainable in this market, the... read more September 9, 2010 by 


 
2008 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast

Used Car Market: The Nissan 350Z

Before disappearing for a seven-year hiatus, The 300ZX was considered one of the best Z-cars that Nissan Ever Made. However, unlike the original Datsun 240Z, the cars were... read more August 29, 2010 by 


 
1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata Leather

Mazda MX-5 Miata: Big Fun, Little Cash

You cannot talk about cheap, fun cars without mentioning the Miata.  It's about as simple as a car can get. You get a four-cylinder engine up front, a stick for selecting... read more August 27, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Five Cars More Fun Than Your Girlfriend

We all have one person in our life that laments us for what they call our automotive addiction. We call it a lifestyle choice. At a young age there were people in life that... read more August 24, 2010 by 


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

How Dangerous Is Texting And Driving?

The shameful thing about using cellphones while driving is Generation Y is most guilty for it. We grew up with cellphones around us constantly, and some of us started texting... read more August 19, 2010 by 


 
2001 BMW M5

Used Car Market: 2000-2003 BMW M5

 The last M5 was a performance tour-de-force, coming with a V-10 producing 500 horsepower, an available seven-speed single clutch automatic gearbox, and plenty of road... read more August 15, 2010 by 


 
2012 Ford Mustang 302 BOSS

Ford Introduces the 2012 Mustang Boss 302

 The Boss 302 wasn’t much of a muscle car back when they were new. While quick, it didn’t have the straight-line performance of its big-block brethren. Instead, the Boss... read more August 13, 2010 by 


 
2010 BMW M3 2-door Coupe Side Exterior View

Inside Line Compares First and Latest BMW M3

It’s great to see how far the BMW M3 has come. While the original 1986 had a high-strung four-cylinder, and the bare essentials, the latest 2010 has a powerful V-8 and... read more August 11, 2010 by 


 
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept spied as convertible in L.A.

Don’t Believe The Hype: History of Corvette Rumors

 A fiberglass-bodied two-seater, powered by a potent V-8 up front and being driven by the rear wheels is what you get when you buy a Chevrolet Corvette. This formula for... read more August 9, 2010 by 


 
1967 Datsun Fairlady

Sports Car Classics: The Datsun 1500, 1600, and 2000

Well before Datsun build their segment busting 240Z, the company had nearly a decade in building little roadsters known in the Japanese market as the Fairlady. Their earliest... read more August 8, 2010 by 


 
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