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2011 Infiniti M – First Impression

Thumbnail image for 00 2011 M56.jpgI’m in San Diego, CA for the launch of the 2011 Infiniti M. I can’t give you official driving impressions, but I can share photography and details. I’ll be tweeting from the presentation and if I get my blackberry fixed, from the road as well.

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2011 Toyota Sienna

by NICK KURCZEWSKI A company in crisis, Toyota hopes to put family first with its new minivan. The most exceptional feature of the totally redesigned 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan could be its remarkably poor timing. The Sienna arrives in a…

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2010 Lexus HS250h

LEXUS HS250h DEFIES REASON by Casey Williams Little sporting hybrids are not usually the types of cars I hop into for seven hours of driving, into a predicted snowstorm. I envision prissy little cars with high-strung personalities that are frugal,…

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2010 Lexus IS250C

A JEWEL MORE DEAR by Casey Williams My partner equated the Lexus SC430 to a Faberge Egg, beautiful in its turtle dove shape, divine with its Mark Levinson audio system, and open to heaven with the hard top retracted. The…

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2011 Ford Edge – Preview

We saw the majorly face lifted Lincoln MKX at last month’s Detroit show, but Ford took the mystery away from the also-impressive 2011 Ford Edge. An updated exterior, stunning interior, next-generation hands-free communications, and a range of power options will…

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD – Preview

Take a look at the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty pickups. Go ahead. See if you can spot the differences. No, not there. Crawl underneath. Ah, there it is. Competition in heavy-duty trucks doesn’t really happen with freshened grilles and…

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2011 Honda Odyssey Preview

The press kit for the Honda Odyssey Concept has “Odyssey” written in large font and “Concept” typed much smaller. That pretty much sums up how much of the van is the next-generation Odyssey that is due later this year and…

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2011 Toyota Avalon Preview

Toyota’s press conference began with a humble commitment to quickly repair all of its vehicles affected by the accelerator and brake recalls. The company is showing renewed vigor in taking care of very loyal customers. Almost sheepishly, Bob Carter, group…

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2011 Ford Transit Connect Preview

Ford’s trophy from Detroit, where the Transit Connect was named North American Truck of the Year, is hardly collecting dust as the company is at it again. If you think the little van is as cool as a florist’s back…

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Top 5 Vehicles from the 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show logo.pngWe survived nearly a foot of snow – and an earthquake – to bring you the latest and greatest from the Chicago Auto Show. The show is usually less a spectacle of glitz and glamor and more of a tribute to America’s cornfields and hard-working folk. While we didn’t get any photos of corn-fed boys, we did manage to find some good looking vehicles to swoon over.