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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...
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May 26, 2011
2012 Audi A7 Base price: $60,125 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $80,130 Powertrain: 3.0-liter DOHC supercharged V-6; eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport and Manual modes and paddle shifters; quattroall-wheel drive Horsepower: 310 at 5,500-6,500 rpm Torque: 325 pound-feet at 2,900-4,500 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 5.4 seconds Curb weight: 4,210 pounds Wheelbase:...
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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
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January 13, 2011
2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon Base price: $30,960 Price as tested: $34,610 Powertrain: 2.4-liter, DOHC, 16-valve, inline four-cylinder with variable valve timing, five-speed automatic with paddle shifters, front-wheel drive Maximum horsepower: 201 at 7,000 rpm Maximum torque: 170 pound-feet at 4,300-4,500 rpm Wheelbase: 106.4 inches Overall length: 189.2 inches Curb weight: ...
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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 ...
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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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June 9, 2011
2011 Nissan Quest LE Base price: $28,550 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $43,740 Powertrain: 3.5-liter DOHC, 24-valve V-6; continuously variable automatic transmission Horsepower: 260 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 240 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 8.0 seconds (according to Car and Driver magazine) Curb weight: 4,548 pounds    Wheelbase: 118.1 inches Overall length: 200.8 inches EPA fuel economy: 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway Final thoughts: The quest continues for Nissan's minivan.
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