The 2014 Mazda6 sedan will feature a SkyActiv-G 2.0-liter gas engine mated to a SkyActiv-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission. It will also feature “I-ELOOP”, the world’s first capacitor-based regenerative braking system that will improve fuel economy by up to 10 percent.
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The 2014 Mazda6 sedan will feature a SkyActiv-G 2.0-liter gas engine mated to a SkyActiv-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission. It will also feature “I-ELOOP”, the world’s first capacitor-based regenerative braking system that will improve fuel economy by up to 10 percent.

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The 2012 Chrysler 300S comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 that produces 292 bhp and 260 lb.-ft. of torque mated with the new ZF 8HP45 8-speed automatic transmission.
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The 2012 Chrysler 300S comes with a 3.6-liter V-6 that produces 292 bhp and 260 lb.-ft. of torque mated with the new ZF 8HP45 8-speed automatic transmission.

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The 2012 Chrysler 300C might not have the German levels of incisive turn-in, but the body control is of an extremely high order.
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The 2012 Chrysler 300C might not have the German levels of incisive turn-in, but the body control is of an extremely high order.

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The 2013 Ford Taurus SHO is a genuinely civilized and comfortable luxury sedan that happens to be quite at home on the race track.
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The 2013 Ford Taurus SHO is a genuinely civilized and comfortable luxury sedan that happens to be quite at home on the race track.

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2013 Dodge Dart – a domestic with an Italian soul.
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2013 Dodge Dart – a domestic with an Italian soul.

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The 2013 Lincoln MKZ production-trim stays true to the original concept car.
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The 2013 Lincoln MKZ production-trim stays true to the original concept car.

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Porsche calls its 2013 Panamera GTS “the sportiest of all Panamera models…”
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Porsche calls its 2013 Panamera GTS “the sportiest of all Panamera models…”

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Nipping at the heels of greatness

Nipping at the heels of greatness

2011 Infiniti M56 vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 [Photo by John Lamm]
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 is a great everyday automobile, but it doesn’t offer enough dynamic character of the 2011 Infiniti M56 when the going gets twisty.

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 is a great everyday automobile, but it doesn’t offer enough dynamic character of the 2011 Infiniti M56 when the going gets twisty.

Measured by performance and exterior dimensions, the 2011 Infiniti M56 and 2010 Mercedes-Benz E550 are peas in a sports-sedan pod, yet they’re very different cars in execution, feel and philosophy.

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