Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 27

Test Drive: New Nissan Sentra no fun to drive

James R. Healey, USA TODAY2:21 p.m. EDT April 27, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Drivetrain: Coarse, noisy Styling: Big improvement Interior: Nicely done, but seat shape won’t fit everyone The overhauled 2013 Nissan Sentra isn’t as ugly outside as the previous version. High-end Sentra models have nicely finished interiors. Navigation is only $650, instead of being available …

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Apr 18

Ford marks millionth Mustang

Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press6:41 p.m. EDT April 17, 2013 (Photo: Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press) STORY HIGHLIGHTS Iconic muscle car debuted 49 years ago Ford’s Flat Rock plant produced milestone vehicle Plant expanding to produce Ford Fusions DETROIT — Ford marked the production of 1 million Mustangs on Wednesday in Flat Rock, while workers …

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Apr 15

6-year-old takes family car for repairs, Chinese food

Boy was able to drive three miles from home before motorists stopped him. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Boy told police he was taking the car to the dealer to get it fixed He initially said he was heading to the Chinese restaurant where he’d eaten the night before The car’s seat was set all the way forward …

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Apr 13

Dubai police drive 700-hp Lamborghini Aventador, because a Taurus doesn’t cut it


Dubai remains a city known for its wealth; built off the back of the oil industry, it now flourishes in tourism, real estate, and financial services. All that cash floating around evidently means one thing: lawbreakers drive highly expensive, fast cars. So, in response, the Dubai Police Department added an even faster car to its …

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Apr 08

Old SUVs fetch big money as classics


That old SUV cluttering up your garage may be worth some serious money. You know the one: the International Travelall under a tarp that once toted many a Boy Scout troop, or the Toyota Land Cruiser with the rusting winch on the front bumper. We suspect many old SUVs are just sitting around lots these days, …

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