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Entries from February 2006

Kia Sedona

February 15th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Kia Motors has anounced Kia Sedona 2006-model redesign, arriving in dealerships this month. Although the Sedona’s base price has increased significantly, so has the quality and content. The basics: The 3.8-liter all-aluminum engine is shared with the Hyundai Santa Fe and Azera. The new engine is smoother than the underpowered 3.5-liter iron-block engine it replaces, [...]

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Audi A5 Spying

February 15th, 2006 · No Comments

We have pics of the new Audi A5 coupe. It’s 2 2 V6, a 3.2L FSI, and 3.6L FSI, with nary a four-banger in sight. Slated to find private hands in 2007, if this shot is accurate the A5 finds front-end styling dominated by Audi’s now-trademark, Euro-plate friendly horse collar grille, along with a high [...]

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Pontiac Pursuit

February 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment

General Motors unveil the new Pontiac Pursuit on Chicago Auto Show. The coupe will be a high-performance relative of the Chevrolet Cobalt coupe with some Pontiac influences. The vehicle will give the Buick-Pontiac-GMC channel a shot at the small-car market, a source close to GM says. GM is still considering names for it. Pontiac intends [...]

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Redesigned Toyota Tundra

February 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Toyota unveiled the redesigned Tundra at the Chicago Auto Show. What emerges for the 2007 model year is a bigger, beefier pickup, with styling that takes its cues from the FTX concept truck from 2004. What buyers will find in the redesigned Tundra: 1. A bigger truck. 2. A new 5.7-liter V-8 joins the engine [...]

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Honda Four-Door Civic Si

February 10th, 2006 · No Comments

The new Honda Civic Si model was anounced on Chicago Auto Show. A concept on the Chicago stage but promised for production in the fall, the Civic Si Sedan will share the current Si Coupe’s 197-hp four and six-speed manual transmission, along with its limited-slip differential. New 18-inch wheels jazz up the sedan, and four-piston [...]

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Audi to build Q5 SUV

February 7th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Audi make plans to add a small SUV called the Q5 by 2008. Audi group also is considering an entry-level SUV called the Q3. The Audi Q5 SUVwill be positioned against the BMW X3 premium SUV and will be sold in both Europe and the US. It likely will be based on the A4 sedan. [...]

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Seat in South Africa

February 7th, 2006 · No Comments

The VW group to launch a new (for SA) Spanish car brand SEAT in South Africa later this year. The Seat line-up includes the Alhambra, Altea, C??rdoba, Ibiza, Le??n and Toledo. There is no official indication yet which models will go on sale here but we predict that the Le??n, Ibiza and Altea will make [...]

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Honda Accord Hybrid 2006

February 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

Honda Accord Hybrid, was redesigned for 2006, rolling out at U.S. dealers with an MSRP of $30,990. The Accord Hybrid shares all the 2006 upgrades in the conventional Accord, plus a few exclusive features, including exterior trim, unique alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors with built-in turn signals, exclusive exterior colors, a dashboard display panel for [...]

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