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August 11, 2011
2012 Mazda5 Base price: $19,990 (including destination charge) Price as tested: $20,090 Powertrain: Fuel-injected, 2.5-liter, DOHC, inline-four-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder, six-speed manual transmission Horsepower: 157 at 6,000 rpm Torque: 163 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm Curb weight: 3,417 pounds Wheelbase: 108.3 inches Overall length: 180.5 inches EPA estimated...
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BUSINESS
October 7, 2010
2011 Nissan Juke Base price: $18,960 Price as tested: $24,550 Powertrain: 1.6-liter, Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC, 16-valve, four-cylinder, turbocharger with intercooler, continuously variable transmission, torque-vectoring AWD Horsepower: 188 at 5,600 rpm Torque: 177 pound-feet at 2,000 ? 5,200 rpm Wheelbase: 99.6 inches Overall length: 162.4 inches Curb weight: 3,157 pounds 0 to 60: Not available from manufacturer EPA fuel economy: 25 mpg city/30 mpg highway Final thoughts: Fun-loving oddball
BUSINESS
March 8, 2012
Base price: $97,350 (including destination) Price as tested: $126,750 Powertrain: 3.8-liter, DOHC, direct-injected, six-cylinder engine with variable valve timing; eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters Horsepower: 400 at 7,400 RPM Torque: 325 pound-feet at 5,600 RPM 0-60: 3.9 seconds Curb weight: 3,120 pounds Wheelbase: 96.46 inches Overall length: ...
BUSINESS
January 15, 2010
2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro Base price: $155,000 Price, as tested: $172,250 Powertrain: Mid-mounted, direct-injection 5.2-liter DOHC V-10, 40 valves, variable valve timing and intake geometry; six-speed single-clutch automated manual transmission; all-wheel drive Horsepower: 525 at 8,000 rpm Torque: 391 pound-feet at 6,500 rpm Curb weight: 3,726 pounds (with automatic...
BUSINESS
February 12, 2010
2010 Ferrari 458 Italia Base price: $230,000 (est.) Price, as tested: $250,000 (est.) Powertrain: Naturally aspirated 4.5-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V-8, dry sump, variable induction and exhaust geometry, variable valve timing; seven-speed dual clutch automated manual transmission; rear wheel drive with limited-slip differential Horsepower: 562 at 9,000 rpm Torque: 398 pound-feet at 6,000 rpm ...
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...
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
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