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GM details Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon fuel economy, payload ratings

GM has dished details over what fuel economy we can expect from the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickups.

Equipped with the base 2.5-litre four-cylinder, six-speed automatic transmission and two-wheel-drive, the Colorado and Canyon return 20 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway, or 22 MPG combined. 111 more words

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Car Review: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Overview Alfresco motoring made fun
Pros Perky performance, nimble handling, feel-good drive
Cons Token rear seat, small trunk, minimalist cabin
Value for money Good
What would I change? 965 more words

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Mercedes-Benz confirms twin-turbo V8 for next C63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche has confirmed the upcoming C63 AMG will be powered by a variant of the company’s new twin-turbocharged V8 engine.

Known as the M178, the new 4.0-litre V8 first appeared in Mercedes’ new flagship sports car, the AMG GT. 214 more words

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GM releases Canadian pricing for 2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon

GM has released Canadian pricing for its new-for-2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups.

When the Colorado hits Chevy dealers later this year, it will do so with a $19,900 price tag, while the GMC Canyon will ring in slightly higher at $20,600. 125 more words

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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat rated at 22 MPG on the highway

There are some cars you just don’t buy for the fuel economy. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is one of them.

Complete with a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 under the hood, rated at 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. 94 more words

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Hot off the (printing) press

There are a number of claims to the world’s first 3D printed car, and the crowd-sourced firm Local Motors – based in Arizona – have firmly planted their flag in the arena. 175 more words


Car Review: 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid EX Premium

Overview Stylish, fuel-efficient mid-sized sedan
Pros Hybrid system, cosseting cabin, sharp looks
Cons Cargo capacity, tight rear seat headroom, low rolling resistance tires
Value for money  941 more words

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