Now Every Porsche 911 is a Turbo Model

Porsche fans get ready: a new 911 Carrera is headed to dealerships in March of 2016 and it promises to be the fastest Carrera model ever built. Over the weekend, the German automaker announced the 2017 911 Carrera and Carrera S models would be receiving a first ever turbocharged power plant. 

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Quick Spin: 2016 Mitsubishi I-MiEV ES

Mitsubishi's pint-sized electric vehicle might be the short commuter's dream. Unfortunately, the EV might be a personal finance nightmare as well. 

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Review: 2015 Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 Platinum

A week in this seven passenger family-hauler made us think Nissan's Pathfinder might be the cure for any consumers suffering from minivan-itis.

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Quick Spin: 2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD

Completely redesigned for 2015, the Murano is the most appealing mid-size SUV in its segment to own and drive according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Automotive, Performance, Execution and Layout. (APEAL) StudySM. Luxury features for a mainstream price? See what our reviewers thought about this new 'ute.

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Review: 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport V6 SC HSE

We found the supercharged V6 version of the Range Rover Sport to be British-inspired limousine luxury in fully capable off-road form.

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Nissan Altima’s 2015 Sales Performance Delivers, at a Cost

As we make our way through the second half of 2015, Nissan has much to be excited about from a sales standpoint regarding its mid-size Altima model. With nearly 206,000 deliveries through July, the Altima has a 15,631 unit sales lead over the Honda Accord after a 17,244 unit sales deficit just a year ago. The Nissan Altima’s 1.4% year-over-year sales improvement puts the model squarely in second place within the mid-size car segment. Now behind the Toyota Camry, Nissan sedan finally surpassed the Accord, which had sold more often than the Altima for years. Notably, the Accord’s 14% sales drop versus last year contributed to its current third place status. After taking a deeper look into the factors with the greatest effect on these sales trends, it appears the Altima’s sales performance is not as great as it seems at face value.

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Tesla Breaks Consumer Reports Scoring Method

Two years ago, Consumer Reports got its hands on the original Tesla Model S. It shocked and wowed its way to a record, with a rating of 99, on a 100-point scale. This past spring, Tesla was back for round two as Consumer Reports got their hands on the Model S P85D. Things started off rough — the electronic door handles failed after 2,700 miles of use — but once fixed, the Tesla was back to its old self.  According to Automotive News, the P85D set a new high mark with a score of 103 and has forced Consumer Reports to recalibrate its ratings scale. 

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August Mid-Month Used Vehicle Price Update

Through the first half of August, wholesale used prices for vehicles up to eight years in age dropped by 3% relative to July. The month’s preliminary result is nearly identical to last August’s month-end figure of 2.9%.

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Quick Spin: 2015 Nissan Rogue SV FWD

Big on the inside, Nissan's Rogue SV comes standard with thoughtful amenities that impressed our reviewers. 

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Sneak Peak: 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai has released a teaser sketch of the 2017 Elantra. From what we can tell, the compact looks headed upmarket with a more premium appearance.

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