Tag: diesel

2014 BMW 328d sport wagon
10 Jun

Review: 2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sports Wagon

Likes: Great fuel economy, with 43 mpg on the highway Handles like a BMW sedan, even though it’s a wagon Compelling combination of utility and style Dislikes: Not as powerful as the previous 335d model Steep sticker price at nearly $50,000 Underwhelming interior layout and finish It’s nearly impossible to find a vehicle that has […]

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24 Jan

BMW 3 Series Diesel, First Impressions

The all-new BMW 328 Diesel will change the way you view diesel. Watch actor Lamman Rucker’s first impressions as he gets behind the wheel to feel the diesel difference. BMW has introduced the 328d, powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel developing 180 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. While EPA estimates declare the new 3 […]

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California roadtrip with 2014 audi q5
04 Dec

Thanksgiving Road Trip: California in a Week

A 7-Day California Expedition with the 2014 Audi Q5 TDI I was met with my mother’s raised eyebrows when I described our plans to spend “Friendsgiving” away from Georgia this year. Rather than our traditional two-stop family celebration in metro-Atlanta, I planned to road trip across California in a diesel-powered 2014 Audi Q5 TDI. We’d […]

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Japanese Icons - eBay Collections
27 Nov

eBay Collections: Japanese Icons by Jeff Glucker

My first car was a 1987 Honda Prelude. It didn’t last long, but it was quickly followed by a 1985 Nissan 300ZX. I daily drive a 2000 Honda Civic Si, and I still think about my Z31 to this day. To say that Japanese cars hold a place in my heart is like saying Lennon […]

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2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel
02 Aug

Review: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

Likes: Highway fuel economy Comfort Engine performance Ride and handling Dislikes: Limited options MyLink software Curb weight For the first time since 1986, Chevrolet has brought a small modern turbo-diesel engine to America in a passenger car and it’s a sweetheart. The new top-of-the-line addition to the Cruze lineup is a solid, fuel-efficient and extremely […]

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diesel pump
16 Jul

A Different Shade of Green: Top 5 Diesel-Powered Fuel Sippers

It’s taken some time to gain momentum, but diesel-powered cars are finally making their way back into American driveways after nearly three decades in the shadows. While Gen-Xers might have distant memories of loud, knocking engines and clouds of black smoke, more modern diesel engines have grown to be quiet, efficient and the standard in […]

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2014 BMW 3 Series at New York Auto Show
27 Mar

BMW Reveals Three New Cars at New York Auto Show

Three BMW Models Make North American Debut at New York International Auto Show BMW’s presentation at the 2013 New York International Auto Show includes three North American debuts, all of which display the German builders’ commitment to broadening the scope of its lineup. Two of the new models, the 3-Series Gran Turismo and 328d, will […]

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