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October 14, 2010
2011 Porsche Cayenne S at a glance Base price: $64,675 Price as tested: $79,160 Powertrain: 4.8-liter, 32-valve DOHC V-8 engine; eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission with manual mode Horsepower: 400 at 6,500 rpm Torque: 369 pound-feet at 3,500 rpm Wheelbase: 114.0 inches Overall length: 190.8 inches Curb weight: 4,553 pounds 0 to 60: 5.6 seconds EPA...
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BUSINESS
March 22, 2012
2012 Buick Verano Base price: $23,470 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $28,245; Verano with Luxury package Powertrain: 2.4-liter, DOHC, direct-injected, four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 180 at 6,700 rpm Torque: 171 pound-feet at 4,900 rpm 0-60: 8.2 seconds, according to Car and Driver magazine Curb weight: 3,300 pounds...
BUSINESS
January 29, 2010
2011 BMW 535i Base price: $50,000 (est.) Price, as tested: $65,000 Powertrain: Turbocharged 3.0-liter, 24-valve in-line six-cylinder; variable valve timing and lift; eight-speed automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive with electronic limited-slip differential Horsepower: 300 at 5,800 rpm Torque: 300 pound-feet at 1,200-5,000 rpm Curb weight: 4,090 pounds 0-60 mph: ...
BUSINESS
October 27, 2011
Base price: $15,995 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $20,192 (estimated) Powertrain: 1.3-liter, DOHC, four-cylinder engine with dual intelligent variable valve timing; single-speed, continuously variable automatic transmission with sport mode Horsepower: 94 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 89 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0 to 60: 11.8 seconds Curb weight: 2,127 pounds Wheelbase: ...
BUSINESS
June 30, 2011
2012 Acura TL SH-AWD Base price: $40,040 (includes destination charge) Price as tested: $43,770 Powertrain: 3.7-liter, SOHC, VTEC V-6, 4 valves per cylinder, all-wheel drive, six-speed manual Horsepower: 305 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 273 pound-feet at 5,000 rpm Wheelbase: 109.3 inches Overall length: 194 inches Curb weight: 3,994 pounds 0 to 60: 6.2 seconds EPA fuel economy: 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway...
BUSINESS
May 12, 2011
2011 Bentley Continental GT Base price: $192,495 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $215,675 Powertrain: 6-liter, twin-turbocharged W-12; six-speed automatic transmission with sport mode and manual shifting Horsepower: 567 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 516 pound-feet at 1,700 rpm 0-60 acceleration: 4.4 seconds Curb weight: 5,115 pounds Wheelbase: 108.1 inches ...
BUSINESS
November 15, 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Base price: $25,995 (including destination) Price, model tested: $28,680, C-Max Hybrid SE Powertrain: 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder engine paired with a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor powered by a 1.4-kWh lithium-ion battery; continuously variable transmission (CVT) Horsepower: 188 0-60: 8.2 seconds, according to Motor Trend Curb weight: 3,640 pounds Wheelbase: 104.3 inches Overall length: 173.6 inches EPA fuel economy: 47/47 mpg city and highway Final thoughts: Faster than it looks
BUSINESS
March 10, 2011
2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Base price: $30,000 (includes destination charge) Price as tested: $33,500 Powertrain: 3.6-liter, direct injection V-6, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing, six-speed automatic with TAPshift Maximum horsepower: 312 at 6,400 rpm Maximum torque: 278 pound-feet at 5,200 rpm Overall length: 190.4 inches Wheelbase: 112.3 inches...
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