The Truth About Cars » mercedes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:14:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » mercedes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2016 Lexus IS 200t Review – Lexus Finally Goes Turbo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-lexus-200t-review-lexus-finally-goes-turbo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-lexus-200t-review-lexus-finally-goes-turbo/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267121 Lexus has tended to prefer conservative design in almost every aspect of product development. Words like reliable and dependable usually spring to mind before sporty or exciting. Yet, the brand has been trying to change that over the last few years with love-it-or-hate-it designs; in particular, Lexus’ new “Predator mouth.” The changes aren’t simply skin deep. […]

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Lexus has tended to prefer conservative design in almost every aspect of product development. Words like reliable and dependable usually spring to mind before sporty or exciting. Yet, the brand has been trying to change that over the last few years with love-it-or-hate-it designs; in particular, Lexus’ new “Predator mouth.” The changes aren’t simply skin deep. […]

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon is Coming to North America* http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/the-mercedes-benz-c-class-wagon-is-coming-to-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/the-mercedes-benz-c-class-wagon-is-coming-to-north-america/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:43:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267065 * But not the U.S. — at least, not yet. Add the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon to the list of vehicles available in Canada and not the United States. Mercedes-Benz Canada announced Thursday it would begin selling the long-roof version of the C-Class this year. To add insult to injury, it will be a diesel with […]

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* But not the U.S. — at least, not yet. Add the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon to the list of vehicles available in Canada and not the United States. Mercedes-Benz Canada announced Thursday it would begin selling the long-roof version of the C-Class this year. To add insult to injury, it will be a diesel with […]

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Mercedes Plans Fleet of EVs to Compete With Tesla, Others http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mercedes-plans-fleet-of-evs-to-compete-with-tesla-others/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/mercedes-plans-fleet-of-evs-to-compete-with-tesla-others/#comments Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256353 While none of them will look anything like this, Car reports that Mercedes-Benz has a pretty firm plan in place to compete against EV makers and German rivals before the end of the decade. The magazine reports that Mercedes plans to have a sedan on sale by 2018, followed shortly by a crossover to compete […]

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While none of them will look anything like this, Car reports that Mercedes-Benz has a pretty firm plan in place to compete against EV makers and German rivals before the end of the decade. The magazine reports that Mercedes plans to have a sedan on sale by 2018, followed shortly by a crossover to compete […]

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BMW, Audi, Mercedes Finish Purchase of Nokia’s Mapmaking Division; Cartography Now Acceptable As College Major http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236009 No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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Doug Drives: Holy Crap The Hyundai Equus is Cheap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/doug-drives-holy-crap-the-hyundai-equus-is-cheap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/doug-drives-holy-crap-the-hyundai-equus-is-cheap/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235961 I was driving along the other day and I cozied up behind a Hyundai Equus, which is the finest luxury sedan ever manufactured, assuming that you a) work for Hyundai, or b) are a Korean diplomat. I personally think it is merely OK. And here’s why I think it’s merely OK: the damn thing starts at […]

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I was driving along the other day and I cozied up behind a Hyundai Equus, which is the finest luxury sedan ever manufactured, assuming that you a) work for Hyundai, or b) are a Korean diplomat. I personally think it is merely OK. And here’s why I think it’s merely OK: the damn thing starts at […]

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2016 Audi S7 Review – The Coupé With Too Many Doors [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:37:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225561 Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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2016 Smart Fortwo Review – Honey, I Shrunk The Car [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-smart-fortwo-review-honey-shrunk-mercedes-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-smart-fortwo-review-honey-shrunk-mercedes-video/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:00:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218929 America loves big cars, big trucks and fat crossovers. If you doubt me, all you need to do is look at 2015’s top sellers. The top five vehicles account for 13 percent of all vehicles sold in the USA this year, and the smallest of the five is the Toyota Camry. Not so small. Check […]

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America loves big cars, big trucks and fat crossovers. If you doubt me, all you need to do is look at 2015’s top sellers. The top five vehicles account for 13 percent of all vehicles sold in the USA this year, and the smallest of the five is the Toyota Camry. Not so small. Check […]

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Doug Drives: An Ode to the Column Shifter http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/doug-drives-an-ode-to-the-column-shifter/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/doug-drives-an-ode-to-the-column-shifter/#comments Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1218609 I was driving around the other day, and I got passed by a mid-2000s Mercedes M-Class. If your brain doesn’t immediately pull up an image of this particular M-Class, I’m not sure how to describe it to you. Just think of a dull SUV with a Mercedes badge on the front. I remember when this […]

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I was driving around the other day, and I got passed by a mid-2000s Mercedes M-Class. If your brain doesn’t immediately pull up an image of this particular M-Class, I’m not sure how to describe it to you. Just think of a dull SUV with a Mercedes badge on the front. I remember when this […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo Pushes Back Giulia, SUV At Least 6 Months http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-alfa-romeo-pushes-back-brands-comeback-six-months/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-alfa-romeo-pushes-back-brands-comeback-six-months/#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211721 Alfa Romeo will delay two models critical to that brand’s comeback and will likely miss its ambitious sales target of 400,000 cars by 2018, according to Automotive News. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said a weakened market in China forced the brand to reassess its sales target, which he initially set in 2014. “I […]

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Alfa Romeo will delay two models critical to that brand’s comeback and will likely miss its ambitious sales target of 400,000 cars by 2018, according to Automotive News. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said a weakened market in China forced the brand to reassess its sales target, which he initially set in 2014. “I […]

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Report: Hyundai To Spin Off Genesis-branded Luxury Line http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-hyundai-spin-off-genesis-branded-luxury-line/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/report-hyundai-spin-off-genesis-branded-luxury-line/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1211113 Reuters reported Tuesday that Hyundai will spin off Genesis as a global premium brand to compete with German automakers such as BMW, Mercedes and Audi. The news agency quoted sources “close” to the company and said an announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Hyundai didn’t comment on the report. According to Reuters, Hyundai would launch […]

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Reuters reported Tuesday that Hyundai will spin off Genesis as a global premium brand to compete with German automakers such as BMW, Mercedes and Audi. The news agency quoted sources “close” to the company and said an announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Hyundai didn’t comment on the report. According to Reuters, Hyundai would launch […]

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Doug Drives: Reach Out And Touch Something … Screen or Knob? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/doug-drives-reach-out-and-touch-something-screen-or-knob/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/doug-drives-reach-out-and-touch-something-screen-or-knob/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1209025 I recently had the chance to test out the “new” Volkswagen Passat, which is so new that the designers were explaining to a whole group of journalists how the position of the rear reflectors has changed compared to the outgoing model. Actually, I kind of like the new Passat. It was impressive in a lot […]

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I recently had the chance to test out the “new” Volkswagen Passat, which is so new that the designers were explaining to a whole group of journalists how the position of the rear reflectors has changed compared to the outgoing model. Actually, I kind of like the new Passat. It was impressive in a lot […]

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Tokyo Motor Show 2015: The Full-size Lexus LS-FC Is A Helluva Boat For A Flagship http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-full-size-lexus-ls-fc-helluva-boat-flagship/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tokyo-motor-show-2015-full-size-lexus-ls-fc-helluva-boat-flagship/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 19:20:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206401 Lexus took the wraps off its LS Concept in Tokyo on Tuesday to showcase the automaker’s big plans for its flagship sedan. The car — which is about as long as a 1995 Cadillac DeVille Concours — boasts a hydrogen power plant to drive all of its wheels, an “advanced human interface” to recognize hand […]

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Lexus took the wraps off its LS Concept in Tokyo on Tuesday to showcase the automaker’s big plans for its flagship sedan. The car — which is about as long as a 1995 Cadillac DeVille Concours — boasts a hydrogen power plant to drive all of its wheels, an “advanced human interface” to recognize hand […]

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Mercedes’ Concept At Tokyo Is a Self-driving School Bus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/mercedes-concept-tokyo-self-driving-school-bus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/mercedes-concept-tokyo-self-driving-school-bus/#comments Mon, 26 Oct 2015 20:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1205129 Mercedes announced Monday that it would show a Vision Tokyo concept at the Tokyo Motor Show this week and the car appears ready for soccer team duty, robot-mom style. The only details made public about the concept are this photo — and that’s it. That’s left us to speculate on particulars such as powertrain, number of wheels, […]

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Mercedes announced Monday that it would show a Vision Tokyo concept at the Tokyo Motor Show this week and the car appears ready for soccer team duty, robot-mom style. The only details made public about the concept are this photo — and that’s it. That’s left us to speculate on particulars such as powertrain, number of wheels, […]

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Daimler Launches Internships For Refugees in Germany http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/daimler-launches-internships-refugees-germany/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/daimler-launches-internships-refugees-germany/#comments Wed, 14 Oct 2015 19:15:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1195706 Daimler announced Wednesday that it would help Germany’s growing refugee crisis by offering “bridge internships” to 40 people along with German classes, transportation for aid organizations and food donations. The company would put to work some refugees who have flooded the country to escape violence in nearby Middle Eastern countries. In all, Daimler announced it […]

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Daimler announced Wednesday that it would help Germany’s growing refugee crisis by offering “bridge internships” to 40 people along with German classes, transportation for aid organizations and food donations. The company would put to work some refugees who have flooded the country to escape violence in nearby Middle Eastern countries. In all, Daimler announced it […]

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Hammer Time: What Car Would You Keep for 25 Years? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/25-year-old-keeper-car-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/25-year-old-keeper-car-now/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190290 A quarter of a century can yield an amazing level of improvements to a modern day car — but this isn’t always the case. Take for example a 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air and compare it with the 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. Even back in 1983, a 1958 Bel Air could offer the keepers among us […]

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A quarter of a century can yield an amazing level of improvements to a modern day car — but this isn’t always the case. Take for example a 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air and compare it with the 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. Even back in 1983, a 1958 Bel Air could offer the keepers among us […]

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European Group Says Pretty Much Everyone is Lying About Efficiency http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/european-group-says-pretty-much-everyone-is-lying-about-efficiency/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/european-group-says-pretty-much-everyone-is-lying-about-efficiency/#comments Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1183034 An environmental group in Europe is saying most of the world’s automakers are lying about misreporting emissions and fuel economy on tests that are intentionally unclear and designed with several loopholes for carmakers to exploit. “Like the air pollution test, the European system of testing cars to measure fuel economy and CO2 emissions is utterly discredited. The Volkswagen scandal […]

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An environmental group in Europe is saying most of the world’s automakers are lying about misreporting emissions and fuel economy on tests that are intentionally unclear and designed with several loopholes for carmakers to exploit. “Like the air pollution test, the European system of testing cars to measure fuel economy and CO2 emissions is utterly discredited. The Volkswagen scandal […]

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Daimler Moving HQ, 30 Jobs to Michigan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/daimler-moving-hq-30-jobs-michigan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/daimler-moving-hq-30-jobs-michigan/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175282 Daimler AG said Thursday that it would move its North American headquarters, and roughly 30 jobs, to Michigan. According to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the move from New Jersey to Michigan would be complete by 2017. Mercedes announced last year that it would move its headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Atlanta. Daimler’s move would be […]

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Daimler AG said Thursday that it would move its North American headquarters, and roughly 30 jobs, to Michigan. According to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the move from New Jersey to Michigan would be complete by 2017. Mercedes announced last year that it would move its headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Atlanta. Daimler’s move would be […]

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Nissan-Renault, Daimler Would Be Open To Fiat Alliance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-renault-daimler-open-fiat-alliance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-renault-daimler-open-fiat-alliance/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174290 Speaking to journalists in Frankfurt, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told journalists that he’d be open to any alliance with an automaker if the opportunity presented itself. “Any single opportunity we have in front of us … we will entertain,” Ghosn said, according to The Detroit Bureau. Nissan and Daimler together released Wednesday an update on its joint […]

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Speaking to journalists in Frankfurt, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told journalists that he’d be open to any alliance with an automaker if the opportunity presented itself. “Any single opportunity we have in front of us … we will entertain,” Ghosn said, according to The Detroit Bureau. Nissan and Daimler together released Wednesday an update on its joint […]

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2015 Mercedes GLA 250 Review (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2015-mercedes-gla-250-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2015-mercedes-gla-250-review-video/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163306 2015 Mercedes GLA 250 4Matic 2.0-liter DOHC I-4, turbocharged, CVVT (208 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 1,250 rpm) 7-speed “7G-DCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/32 highway/27 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 26.5 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: 4Matic AWD, Driver Assistance package, Active Parking, Blind Spot Assist, Wood Trim, HID Lamps Base Price: $32,225* As Tested: $42,800* * Prices include $925 […]

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2015 Mercedes GLA 250 4Matic 2.0-liter DOHC I-4, turbocharged, CVVT (208 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 1,250 rpm) 7-speed “7G-DCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/32 highway/27 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 26.5 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: 4Matic AWD, Driver Assistance package, Active Parking, Blind Spot Assist, Wood Trim, HID Lamps Base Price: $32,225* As Tested: $42,800* * Prices include $925 […]

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2016 Audi Q3 Quattro Review – New-To-You Utility [w/ Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-audi-q3-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-audi-q3-review-video/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1155553 2016 Audi Q3 Prestige 2.0-liter, DOHC I-4, CVVT (200 horsepower @ 5,100-6,000 rpm; 207 lbs-ft @ 1,700-5,000 rpm) 6-speed Tiptronic automatic 20 city/28 highway/23 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 20.2 mpg (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Prestige Trim, Quattro AWD, Sport Package Base Price: $34,625* As Tested: $42,175* * Prices include $925 destination charge. Audi’s Q3 isn’t a new vehicle by any stretch. […]

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2016 Audi Q3 Prestige 2.0-liter, DOHC I-4, CVVT (200 horsepower @ 5,100-6,000 rpm; 207 lbs-ft @ 1,700-5,000 rpm) 6-speed Tiptronic automatic 20 city/28 highway/23 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 20.2 mpg (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Prestige Trim, Quattro AWD, Sport Package Base Price: $34,625* As Tested: $42,175* * Prices include $925 destination charge. Audi’s Q3 isn’t a new vehicle by any stretch. […]

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QOTD: Parts-bin Hero or Excessive Future Crapwagon? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/qotd-parts-bin-hero-excessive-future-crapwagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/qotd-parts-bin-hero-excessive-future-crapwagon/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1146609 News on Tuesday that Jeep could be building a Renegade Trackhawk was equal parts infuriating and fantastic. I never turn down horsepower, and more often than not, bigger engines solve all of life’s problems. But I’m growing older, and turning into an asshole. After writing about cars for years, I know enough to know that […]

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News on Tuesday that Jeep could be building a Renegade Trackhawk was equal parts infuriating and fantastic. I never turn down horsepower, and more often than not, bigger engines solve all of life’s problems. But I’m growing older, and turning into an asshole. After writing about cars for years, I know enough to know that […]

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First Photos of Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe Leak http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/first-photos-mercedes-amg-c63-coupe-leak/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/first-photos-mercedes-amg-c63-coupe-leak/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 22:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1144265 Leaked photos of the Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe from a presentation have found their way onto the Web, from Zero2Turbo (via Carscoops). The photos are in line with the official photos of the coupe we saw this weekend, and earlier “leaks” from Mercedes-AMG’s official Facebook page. The coupe will likely follow the sedan and offer 470- and 503-horsepower […]

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Leaked photos of the Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe from a presentation have found their way onto the Web, from Zero2Turbo (via Carscoops). The photos are in line with the official photos of the coupe we saw this weekend, and earlier “leaks” from Mercedes-AMG’s official Facebook page. The coupe will likely follow the sedan and offer 470- and 503-horsepower […]

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Mercedes-Benz Removes Two Doors from C-Class, Creates Real Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/mercedes-benz-removes-two-doors-from-c-class-creates-real-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/mercedes-benz-removes-two-doors-from-c-class-creates-real-coupe/#comments Sat, 15 Aug 2015 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1142849 Some may argue that Mercedes is responsible for the prevalence of four-door coupes on the market thanks to the popularity of the CLS. While the tri-star brand might be found guilty in the court of public opinion for slagging upon us such an abomination, it’s refreshing that the German brand still knows how to make a real, […]

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Some may argue that Mercedes is responsible for the prevalence of four-door coupes on the market thanks to the popularity of the CLS. While the tri-star brand might be found guilty in the court of public opinion for slagging upon us such an abomination, it’s refreshing that the German brand still knows how to make a real, […]

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Volkswagen Planning Hot Tiguan R Coupe Because Why Not http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/volkswagen-planning-hot-tiguan-r-coupe-not/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/volkswagen-planning-hot-tiguan-r-coupe-not/#comments Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:27:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1141338 Volkswagen may build a three-door version of its compact crossover to compete against the Mercedes-AMG GLA45 and Audi RS Q3 because hot hatches are now hot crossovers, Autocar (via AutoGuide) is reporting. According to the report, the Tiguan R would be powered by the Golf R’s 300-horsepower turbocharged four. It could go on sale as […]

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Volkswagen may build a three-door version of its compact crossover to compete against the Mercedes-AMG GLA45 and Audi RS Q3 because hot hatches are now hot crossovers, Autocar (via AutoGuide) is reporting. According to the report, the Tiguan R would be powered by the Golf R’s 300-horsepower turbocharged four. It could go on sale as […]

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Cadillac Slowing its Plans to Sell Cars in Europe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/cadillac-slowing-plans-sell-cars-europe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/cadillac-slowing-plans-sell-cars-europe/#comments Wed, 12 Aug 2015 22:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1140154 Cadillac likely won’t push to sell more cars in Europe before 2020, the company’s CEO Johan de Nysschen told analysts on Tuesday. “We’ll go to that market when we have the right powertrains and the right cars,” he said Tuesday, according to the Detroit News. Previously, Cadillac had planned some right-hand drive models and diesel powertrains […]

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Cadillac likely won’t push to sell more cars in Europe before 2020, the company’s CEO Johan de Nysschen told analysts on Tuesday. “We’ll go to that market when we have the right powertrains and the right cars,” he said Tuesday, according to the Detroit News. Previously, Cadillac had planned some right-hand drive models and diesel powertrains […]

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