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2015 Toyota Camry Test Drive

The Toyota Camry is significantly refreshed for 2015, keeping up on style and technology with the stiff competition from the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu, Hyundai Sonata and Mazda6. New bodywork, interior upgrades and a greater focus on sportiness within the four trim levels (LE, SE, XLE and XSE) offer value and a sharper driving experience. Powered by a 178 hp 2.5-liter inline-4, a 268 hp 3.5-liter V6 or the Camry Hybrid’s 2.5-liter inline-4 paired to an electric motor and CVT, the Camry is a principle player…

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2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Test Drive

Slotting itself squarely against such competitors as the Porsche Cayman and new Jaguar F-Type V6, the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C is looking to become the go-to sports car for those looking for something different. With a mid-mounted turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, a carbon fiber chassis and a curb weight of under 2,500-pounds, the 4C comes to U.S. shores ready for battle. Oh, it also doesn’t hurt that it’s Italian and looks like a super car. ======== To be considered an Italian exotic, a few distinct elements must apply. First and foremost,…

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Chevrolet Colorado Performance Concept Automotive News 

2014 SEMA: Chevrolet Colorado Concepts show towing, active lifestyle capabilities

At the 2014 SEMA Show , Chevrolet unveiled a range of customized Colorado midsize pickups including one that is paired with Super Air Nautique 210 and another known as the Chevrolet Colorado Performance Concept. Chevrolet Colorado Nautique Concept: The Chevrolet Colorado Nautique Concept features a Nautique boat that shares the samecustom orange metallic flake paint scheme, while the truck and trailer wear matching 18-inch Chevrolet accessory wheels. With a weight of 4,200 pounds for the 21-foot boat and an estimated 1,000 pounds for the trailer, pulling the load is no problem for…

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2014 Volkswagen CC R-Line Test Drive

The 2014 Volkswagen CC is a sexy, low-slung sedan. Serving as a more stylish alternative to Volkswagen’s Passat sedan, the 2014 Volkswagen CC is available with two engines: a turbocharged four-cylinder or a powerful six-cylinder. With available all-wheel drive, the 2014 Volkswagen CC is well suited to do battle with entry-level luxury sedans like the Buick Regal and Volvo S60, though consumers looking at cars like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry may want to keep the 2014 Volkswagen CC on their radar, as well. For the full 2014 Volkswagen…

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2015 Lexus NX 300h Test Drive

The 2015 Lexus NX 300h is a hybrid gasoline-electric compact luxury SUV. With a combined 33 MPG on front-wheel drive NX 300h models, the little Lexus is a good alternative to the more powerful, but less fuel efficient and more expensive 2015 Audi Q5 hybrid. Buyers willing to forgo some fuel efficiency for additional horsepower and a cheaper starting price should consider the turbocharged 2015 Lexus NX 200t.

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