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Featured Flick: WOT Roundtable Discusses Audi S4 vs. Volvo S60, Future of Ford in Australia

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The Wide Open Throttle regulars of Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman and Carlos Lago were joined again this week by the stars of Roadkill and Hot Rod Unlimited, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan to add their hands-on performance perspective to the conversation. The show kicks off with a discussion of the Volvo S60 T6 vs. the Audi S4, with the consensus that the VW Group’s deep pockets and engineering expertise made it almost impossible for Volvo ...

Top 10 Cars That Could Use a Corvette V-8

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General Motors makes a damn good V-8. The company’s small block pushrod V-8s are among the most loved by enthusiasts not only because of the power and reliability they offer, but also because its compact size allows it to squeeze into all but the smallest of engine bays – even engine bays designed to accommodate a four-pot and some electric motors. To celebrate the mighty LS series V-8 as it makes way for the 2014 ...

Report: Mitsubishi Buyers Have Lowest Credit Scores of All Brands

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There are few things that can kill a car deal quicker than a credit score. The salesman can spend hours on an excellent test drive, building customer rapport, and negotiating a fair deal, but when the finance department discovers a poor credit score the deal can go sideways faster than a Motor Trend road test editor behind the wheel of a Toyobaru. Now, a recent report from Experian Automotive shows which brands’ customers have the ...

Top 8 Wagons We Want in the U.S. – With Poll

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American car enthusiasts read about a ton of foreign-market cars that we just don’t get. Though we would love to have in the U.S. vehicles like the Ford Ranger and Australia’s V-8-powered utes, most automotive forbidden fruit are of the station wagon variety. With so many wagons offered overseas, here are the Top 8 we want most in the U.S. Click through to see all eight choices and to vote in our poll! 2014 Audi RS6 Avant: ...