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July 26, 2012
2013 Acura ILX Base price: $26,795 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $32,295; ILX Tech Powertrain: 2.0-liter, SOHC four-cylinder engine; five-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters Horsepower: 150 at 6,500 rpm Torque: 140 pound-feet at 4,300 rpm Curb weight: 2,970 pounds Wheelbase: 105.1 inches Overall length: 179.1 inches EPA fuel economy: 24 mpg city/35 highway Observed fuel economy:...
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BUSINESS
November 24, 2011
2012 Hyundai Veloster Base price: $18,060 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $22,155 Powertrain: 1.6-liter, DOHC, four-cylinder engine with direct injection and dual CVVT; six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 138 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 123 pound-feet at 4,850 rpm 0 to 60: 8.8 seconds (As tested by Motor Trend) Curb weight: 2,740 pounds Wheelbase: 104.3 inches Overall length: 166.1 inches EPA fuel economy: 28 mpg city/40 mpg highway Final thoughts: A tasty sandwich, but where's the beef?
BUSINESS
August 23, 2012
2013 Cadillac XTS Base price: $44,995 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $62,300; XTS AWD Platinum Powertrain: 3.6-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6 engine; six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and manual mode Horsepower: 304 at 6,800 rpm Torque: 264 pound-feet at 5,200 rpm Curb weight: 4,215 pounds Wheelbase: 111.7 inches Overall length: 202 inches EPA fuel economy: 17 mpg city/26 highway...
BUSINESS
June 23, 2011
2011 Chrysler 300 Base price: $27,995 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $40,980 Powertrain: 3.6-liter DOHC, 24-valve V-6 with VVT; five-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode Horsepower: 292 at 6,350 rpm Torque: 260 pound-feet at 4,800 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 7.2 seconds (according to Motor Trend magazine) Curb weight: 4,006 pounds Wheelbase: 120.2 inches Overall length: 198.6 inches EPA fuel economy: 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway Final thoughts: A serious full-size contender
BUSINESS
February 3, 2011
2011 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Base price: $61,385 Price, as tested: $61,385 Powertrain: 3.0-liter DOHC 24-valve V-6 supercharged, with AC synchronous electric motor assist; eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode Horsepower: 380 at 5,500 rpm Torque: 428 pound-feet at 3,000 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 6.2 seconds Curb weight: 5,135 pounds Wheelbase: 113.9 inches ...
BUSINESS
January 22, 2010
2010 Lotus Evora Base price: $73,500 Price, as tested: $85,680 Powertrain: transversely mid-mounted 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 with variable valve timing, six-speed manual transmission; rear-wheel drive with limited-slip differential Horsepower: 276 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 258 pound-feet at 4,700 rpm Curb weight: 3,046 pounds 0-60 mph: Under 5 seconds Wheelbase: 101.4 inches...
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