2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed First Drive


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Cruising at a cool mile of altitude over a carpet of lush green Scottish turf—Highlands to the left, Lowlands to the right—our seaplane bobbles over some ripples in the wake of Ben Lomond. In a few minutes, we top out at something like 165 miles per hour, not bad for an airborne mutt. The 10-seat plane lose...Read more

Subaru Forester Vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars


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Compact crossovers are popular with car shoppers for a reason: they're do-it-alls that can tuck away up to five passengers and some big-box bargains, all with the promise of all-weather traction and tractability. Two of the more popular compact crossover wagons are hardy perennials in this segment: the Honda CR-V and t...Read more

2015 Hyundai Sonata, Ford Edge, GM Recalls, Android Auto: The Week In Reverse


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We drive the Hyundai Sonata, get up close and personal with the 2015 Ford Edge, check in on June car sales, and try to digest the latest massive GM recall—this is the Week in Reverse, here at The Car Connection. This week starts with a first drive in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Built in Alabama, the Sonata has becom...Read more

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Carries Over, Eco Gets 32 MPG--But Where's That Plug-In?


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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is nearly entirely new--save for the steadily improving Hybrid edition. Hyundai says the Sonata Hybrid will stick with its existing gas-electric drivetrain and body style through the 2015 model year, while the rest of the range takes on a more subdued look and more refined powertrains for the n...Read more

June 2014 Car Sales Still Simmering


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New-car sales in June kept up a heated pace, with most automakers reporting strong gains for the month. Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan sales rose, as did GM's by a slight amount, while Ford's slipped. Volkswagen sales were down as well, while luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and Audi continued a record-setting pace. Anal...Read more