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Gay Car Geek :: 2015 Chrysler 200 Has Pretty Face and Good Body

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Steve Siler | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
I’m a sucker for a pretty face. And with its clean grille and Audi A5-like LED running lights, the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200’s face definitely qualifies as pretty. The 200 has a good body and great ass, too, if I may go there.

Ford to Offer 50th Anniversary Mustang

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 18
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.

2014 Audi RS 7

Audi’s RS 7 is Answer to Porsche, Mercedes

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Apr 18
The 2014 Audi RS 7 checks all the boxes and then some for wealthy car buyers who want a stylish, luxury sedan that looks like a coupe, delivers 500-plus turbocharged V-8 horsepower and comes with a high-brow German pedigree.

Chevy, GMC and Toyota Earn Top Ratings in Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety looked at nine 2014 models, but only three of them got good crash ratings. The Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain and Toyota Highlander earned the top safety picks.

Car Rental Companies Ramp Up Exotic Offerings

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Michelle Rindels | Apr 9
In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fleets. Alongside the practical Toyotas and Fords are Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Aston Martins and Teslas, to name a few.

2014 Toyota 4Runner

4Runner Keeps Rugged Charm

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Apr 4
Thirty years after its U.S. debut as a utilitarian, four-wheel drive truck with a fiberglass cover on the back, the Toyota 4Runner remains a different kind of family sport utility vehicle.

Calling themselves "GM Recall Survivors," families of victims of a General Motors safety defect in small cars hold photos of their loved ones as they gather on the lawn on Capitol Hill in Washington during a news conference.

Auto Safety Chief Says GM Didn’t Share Key Data

A federal safety regulator says General Motors didn’t share key information that might have led to a faster recall of small cars.

Cadillac Takes on Tesla with Plug-In ELR

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Mar 27
Finally, there’s an electric car that rivals Tesla’s eye-catching Model S. The sleek, new-for-2014 Cadillac ELR coupe is arguably as sexy looking as the sporty Model S, and like the Tesla, it’s a plug-in vehicle that’s capable of traveling for hours.

2014 Kia Soul

Kia Doesn’t Lose Soul in Improvements for 2014

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Mar 20
The animated and dapper hamsters in Kia’s television ads aren’t the only ones who ride comfortably in Kia’s newly revamped Soul five-door hatchback. People of nearly all sizes and budgets can find the five-passenger, 2014 Soul.

2014 Nissan 370Z NISMO

Nissan’s Z Car Appeal Continues

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Mar 13
Nissan’s well-known "Z’’ rear-drive sports car that started in the 1970s still pulls at the heart strings of driving enthusiasts with its sporty, two-seat cabin, low-to-the-pavement stance, racetrack-ready stiff ride and strong V-6 power.

2014 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat a Fuelish Family Sedan

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Mar 7
Don’t be fooled by the mild-looking exterior of the Volkswagen Passat sedan. This mid-size four door comes with a solid, stable ride, European-style handling, exceptional back-seat legroom and superlative fuel economy.