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    1. Thread: Cadillac ATS-V

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      As long as you don't need a large back seat,...

      As long as you don't need a large back seat, don't need AWD, and don't need a wagon, it's definitely not a bad choice. Not as much of a balanced daily driver as the P*, but certainly a lot quicker...
    2. Thread: Gas prices

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      I'm right there with you. Even when gas was over...

      I'm right there with you. Even when gas was over $3 per gallon a few years ago, it would be something like:

      Regular Unleaded $3.39
      Mid-Grade $3.49
      Premium $3.59

      Now it's more like:
      ...
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      2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport

      Has anyone else been keeping tabs on the recently announced 2017 Fusion Sport? Twin Turbo V6, 325hp, 350lb-ft, AWD, & Dynamic Suspension.

      Looks great on paper, and I've been impressed with recent...
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      Some harsh words in the Forbes article reporting...

      Some harsh words in the Forbes article reporting this news (bolding mine.)

      http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2015/05/11/volvo-to-build-in-south-carolina-but-plan-is-a-head-scratcher/
    5. The Denver Auto Show has a new XC90, and it's...

      The Denver Auto Show has a new XC90, and it's open for anyone to sit in and explore. The Volvo display had far more traffic checking out not just the XC90, but all of the models, than I've seen in...
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      Yes, the 435 only has one turbo. The "TwinPower"...

      Yes, the 435 only has one turbo. The "TwinPower" marketing that BMW applies to single, bi, and twin turbo setups gets confusing.
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      In general, look for a lease where the monthly...

      In general, look for a lease where the monthly payment is <1% of the MSRP on a 12k / 36-month term with only drive aways paid at signing. For example, a good lease deal on a $40,000 car is one...
    8. Nice to hear the Polestar tuning made such a huge...

      Nice to hear the Polestar tuning made such a huge improvement to the transmission responsiveness. The ZF automatics that BMW has been using lately receive all kinds of kudos, and I don't recall...
    9. Even the transmission? :confused:

      Even the transmission? :confused:
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      This. Up here in Colorado where the TFL guys run...

      This. Up here in Colorado where the TFL guys run their tests, forced induction is key. At sea level the race would have been very different.

      Without turbo/supercharger, the Acura is down at...
    11. Wow, it's fine not to buy a car based on where...

      Wow, it's fine not to buy a car based on where it's assembled, but stereotyping an entire Continent as well as the most populous country in the world is quite a bold statement.
    12. Welcome, and congratulations! Small world when...

      Welcome, and congratulations! Small world when all three owners of the car are in the same thread! :)

      I found that blending 4-5 gallons of 100 Octane race fuel into each tank helped mitigate the...
    13. Thank you! It's Red Rocks Park in Colorado.

      Thank you! It's Red Rocks Park in Colorado.
    14. Late to the party here, but just stumbled across...

      Late to the party here, but just stumbled across this post. This was originally my car, and it's nice to still see her in action all these years later! Glad to hear the third owner is going to...
    15. The ATS is similarly hampered by a 6-speed...

      The ATS is similarly hampered by a 6-speed automatic, and its V6 only makes 275 lb/ft of torque way up at 4800 rpm. The R-Design has far more usable torque throughout the rev band, and would likely...
    16. Wow, badge inflation is really getting out of...

      Wow, badge inflation is really getting out of control lately when a C300 is the entry level 4-Cylinder.

      The front quarter view of the new Merc looks surprisingly similar to your S60. Didn't...
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      Aha! I was wondering who ended up with that one....

      Aha! I was wondering who ended up with that one. Congratulations and enjoy! Sorry it won't be on the Colorado roads, but I'm sure some others will find their way up here.
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      After seeing the same posts every month for...

      After seeing the same posts every month for several years, it's like Groundhog Day around here. I'll summarize:

      Press Release: Volvo sales suck in the US for yet another month.

      Fanboys: It's...
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      It looks exactly like it is - a slightly sportier...

      It looks exactly like it is - a slightly sportier R Design, still burdened with an unfortunate slushbox.

      In North America there is virtually no competition in the segment, so if you want a fast...
    20. My pick for an M3 on a "budget" would be to take...

      My pick for an M3 on a "budget" would be to take European Delivery of an Alpine White with Cloth/Leather seats, Moonroof, MT, Harman Kardon, and Enhanced USB/SmartPhone Integration. MSRP comes in...
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      Wake up, Volvo! This is not how to treat...

      Wake up, Volvo! This is not how to treat customers dropping $60k+ for your cars. You should be providing them with timely updates and sending them gifts and marketing materials to build excitement...
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      I have no idea why BMW continues to push these GT...

      I have no idea why BMW continues to push these GT monstrosities in North America while pretty much ignoring the wagons. The 3 wagon is only available in AWD, and only available with 4-cylinder gas...
    23. The big difference between Volvo and everyone...

      The big difference between Volvo and everyone else is that Volvo will only be offering 4-Cylinder engines. The others will still offer 6- and 8-Cylinder powerplants for the buyers who aren't gung ho...
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      Pricing & eligible dealers were just recently...

      Pricing & eligible dealers were just recently released. Very few people are willing to plop down a significant deposit without even knowing the price nor if the dealership is able to sell the car.
      ...
    25. Yes, unfortunately the V8 is heading the way of...

      Yes, unfortunately the V8 is heading the way of the dinosaur. This is why I picked up a V8 to enjoy for a few years while it can still be had in a normal car, since soon they'll only be found in...
    26. I pointed out that fallacy in the post in the...

      I pointed out that fallacy in the post in the XC90 section, and suggested that "The most powerful clean SUV" would likely be more accurate.
    27. The "Twin" engines in the XC90 are less similar...

      The "Twin" engines in the XC90 are less similar than Schwarzenegger and DeVito in that bad '80s movie...

      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6b/Twins_Poster.jpg
    28. The answer is yes, at least for BMW. When BMW's...

      The answer is yes, at least for BMW. When BMW's marketing department comes up with stupid terms like "TwinPower Turbo" and attaches it to engines with single, dual, and twin turbochargers, confusing...
    29. I'm having issues with the marketing spin on the...

      I'm having issues with the marketing spin on the new XC90. It's an extremely important vehicle for Volvo, but exaggerated and untrue marketing claims will not help it succeed in the market.

      First...
    30. The "T" naming scheme has been reduced to...

      The "T" naming scheme has been reduced to marketing fluff for several years already, so that's water under the bridge. The "Twin Engine" moniker is the new travesty. An 80 hp electric drive is not a...
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