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December 23, 2010
2011 Volvo S60 T6 AWD Base price: $38,550 Price, as tested: $46,200 Powertrain: 3.0-liter DOHC inline six-cylinder engine with twin-scroll turbocharger; six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode Horsepower: 300 at 5,600 rpm Torque: 325 pound-feet at 2,100 rpm 0-60: 5.8 seconds Curb weight: 3,812 pounds Wheelbase: 109.3 inches Overall length: 182.2 inches ...
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BUSINESS
December 8, 2011
Base price: $14,495 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $18,555 Powertrain: 1.8-liter, DOHC, inline four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting Horsepower: 138 at 6,300 rpm Torque: 125 pound-feet at 3,800 rpm Curb weight: 2,721 pounds Wheelbase: 99.4 inches Overall length: 173.1 inches EPA fuel economy: 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway ...
BUSINESS
November 22, 2012
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Base price: $29,095 (including destination charge) Price, model tested: $39,995, Pathfinder Platinum 2WD Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC V-6 engine; continuously variable transmission (CVT) Horsepower: 260 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 240 pound-feet at 4,400 rpm 0-60: 7.6 seconds for 4WD model, according to Truck Trend Curb weight: 4,330 pounds Wheelbase: 114.2 inches Overall length: 197.2 inches EPA fuel economy: 20 mpg city/26 highway Final thoughts: Better at climbing to the top of the segment than climbing mountains
BUSINESS
June 10, 2010
Aston Martin Rapide Base price: $201,000 Price, as tested: $211,840 Powertrain: 6.0 liter, quad-overhead camshaft, 48-valve, V-12; "Touchtronic 2" six-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive Horsepower: 470 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 443 pound-feet at 5,000 rpm Curb weight: 4,387 pounds 0-60 mph: 5.0 seconds Wheelbase: 117.7 inches Overall length: 197.6 inches EPA fuel economy: 13/19 city/highway ...
BUSINESS
February 5, 2010
Suzuki SX4 SportBack Base price: $17,949 Price, as tested: $20,000 (est.) Powertrain: 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve with variable valve timing; six-speed manual transmission; front-wheel drive Horsepower: 150 at 6,200 rpm Torque: 140 pound-feet at 3,500 rpm Curb weight: 2,732 pounds 0-60 mph: 8.0 seconds (est.) Wheelbase: 98.4 inches Overall length: 162.8 inches EPA fuel economy: 22/30 mpg, city/highway Final thoughts: Good, clean, noisy fun
BUSINESS
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:...
BUSINESS
February 9, 2012
Base price: $47,775 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $50,910 Powertrain: 3.5-liter, DOHC, direct-injected V-6; six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and paddle shifters Horsepower: 306 at 6,400 rpm Torque: 277 pound-feet at 4,800 rpm 0-60 mph: 5.7 seconds Curb weight: 3,795 pounds Wheelbase: 112.2 inches Overall length: 190.7 inches EPA fuel economy: 19/28 mpg city/highway ...
BUSINESS
December 22, 2011
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Base price: $43,995 (including destination charge) Price, as tested: $59,670 Powertrain: 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine; six-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting and sport mode Horsepower: 240 at 5,500 rpm Torque: 250 pound-feet at 1,750 rpm 0-60: 7.1 seconds Curb weight: 3,902 pounds Wheelbase: ...
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