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Old 12-07-2005, 07:55 AM
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<A HREF="http://www.ajac.ca/english/news/index.asp?lang=1&function=detail&newsid=71" TARGET="_blank">http://www.ajac.ca/english/new...id=71</A><p>Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC)'s Canadian Car of the Year Award Winners:<p>Best New Economy Car: Winner: Honda Civic Sedan <p>Best New Family Car (under $35,000): Winner: Hyundai Sonata GLS <p>Best New Family Car (over $35,000): Winner: Hyundai Azera <p>Best New Luxury / Prestige Car: Winner: BMW 5 Series Touring <p>Best New Sports Sedan: Winner: BMW 3 Series <p>Best New Sport Car: Winner: Honda Civic Si Coupe <p>Best New Sport Utility Vehicle: Winner: Mercedes-Benz M-Class <p>Best New Pick-up: Winner: Honda Ridgeline <p>Best New Multipurpose Family Vehicle: Winner: Mazda5 <p>Best New Modern Muscle Car: Winner: Dodge Magnum SRT8
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Old 12-10-2005, 09:11 AM
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Ward's 10 Best Engines:<p>Audi AG: 2L FSI turbocharged DOHC I-4 (Audi A3)<p>Audi AG: 4.2L DOHC V-8 (Audi S4)<p>BMW AG: 3L DOHC I-6 (330i)<p>DaimlerChrysler AG: 5.7L Hemi Magnum OHV V-8 (Dodge Charger R/T)<p>Ford Motor Co.: 4.6L SOHC V-8 (Mustang GT)<p>General Motors Corp.: 2L supercharged DOHC I-4 (Chevrolet Cobalt SS)<p>General Motors Corp.: 2.8L turbocharged DOHC V-6 (Saab 9-3 Aero)<p>Mazda Motor Corp.: 2.3L DISI turbocharged DOHC I-4 (Mazdaspeed 6)<p>Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.: 3.5L DOHC V-6 (Infiniti G35 6MT)<p>Toyota Motor Corp.: 3.5L DOHC V-6 (Lexus IS 350)<p>Read the rest of the press release in the link provided below, including specific details regard the engines:<p><A HREF="http://wardsauto.com/ar/auto_wards_names_best/index.htm" TARGET="_blank">http://wardsauto.com/ar/auto_w...x.htm</A>
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Old 12-13-2005, 06:37 AM
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Automobile Magazine announces its 2006 Automobile of the Year and All-Stars awards<p><A HREF="http://automobilemag.com/news/2006_automobile_of_the_year" TARGET="_blank">http://automobilemag.com/news/..._year</A>/
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Old 12-13-2005, 08:16 AM
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Just for the record, Auto Esporte magazine holds the "of the year" awards in Brazil. <p>The 2006 winners are:<p>- Car of the year: Fiat Idea<br>- Import car of the year: Mercedes-Benz CLS<br>- Pickup truck of the year: Toyota Hilux<br>- SUV of the year: Land Rover Discovery III
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Old 12-15-2005, 09:17 AM
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C&D 10Best '06:<p>Best Sports Sedan: Acura TSX<br>Best Sports Compact: Audi A3 2.0T<br>Best Luxury Sports Sedan: BMW 3 Series<br>Best Performance Car: Chevy Corvette<br>Best Full-Size Sedan: Chrysler 300<br>Best Muscle Car: Ford Mustang GT<br>Best Family Sedan: Honda Accord<br>Best Roadster: Mazda MX-5<br>Best Sports Coupe: Mazda RX-8<br>Luxury Sports Car: Porsche Boxster<p>Abou the same as last year's...
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Old 12-20-2005, 10:35 AM
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Motor Trend: 2006 Truck Of The Year - Honda Ridgeline<p><A HREF="http://motortrend.com/features/news/2005/112_news051220_truck_of_the_year" TARGET="_blank">http://motortrend.com/features..._year</A>/
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:07 PM
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Kiplinger's 55th Best in Class 2006 models: <p>Under $18,000: Volkswagen New Beetle <br>$18,000 to $23,000: Hyundai Sonata GL <br>$23,000 to $30,000: MINI Cooper S Convertible <br>$30,000 to $45,000: Acura TL <br>Over $45,000: Lexus LS 430 <br>Sports Car: Chevrolet Corvette <br>Station Wagon: Volvo V70 R <br>Minivan: Honda Odyssey <br>Truck-Based SUV: Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland <br>Crossover SUV: Honda CR-V
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Old 12-25-2005, 06:41 AM
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CSS's Own COTY, TOTY and SUVOTY Awards...<p>COTY went to Ford Fusion/Mercury Milan/Lincoln Zephyr<p>TOTY Went to Toyota Tacoma/Hilux for second year in a row.<p>SUVOTY went to Land Rover Discovery 3 for second year in a row.<p>Check for details in Automotive discussions and questions...<p>Thats all :)
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Old 01-06-2006, 07:17 AM
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<B>Mercedes-Benz S-Class collects further award: The new S-Class is the Luxury Topauto 2006</B><p>Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2005 <br>The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been awarded the title of Topauto 2006. The new high-end luxury saloon, launched in autumn, was acclaimed in the luxury category.<br>With a total of 256 points, the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class won the Luxury category of Topauto by a significant margin. The Topauto accolade was awarded for the first time to mark fifty years of the German Motor Information Service (mid). The jury was made up of German-speaking journalists from Switzerland, Austria and Germany.<p>The new top-of-the-line model from the Stuttgart-based car manufacturer, which celebrated its market launch at the end of September, supersedes its predecessor, the worlds bestselling luxury saloon, with a sales total of around 500,000 models. The new S-Class features a wealth of technical innovations as standard  from Brake Assist PLUS with its radar sensors to the infrared technology-based night view assist, from the upgraded COMAND system to the preventive PRE-SAFE occupant protection with additional functions, from Active Body Control to the dynamic multicontour seat with extended massage function  all of which make the Mercedes flagship a benchmark for car development as a whole.<p>Source: <A HREF="http://media.daimlerchrysler.com/gms_frame" TARGET="_blank">http://media.daimlerchrysler.com/gms_frame</A>
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Old 01-24-2006, 01:54 AM
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Default Wheels Magazine's Car Of The Year 2005 (Australia)

The winner of 2005 Wheels magazine's car of the year goes to...........<p>MAZDA MX-5!!!!!!! <p>Here's info:<p><I> <B>Mazda has again taken out the prestigious Wheels magazine Car of the Year... </B><p><br>Australias most prestigious motoring award  Wheels Car Of The Year  has gone to Mazdas dynamic MX-5.<p>It is the second time Mazdas giant-killing sports car has won the coveted award  the first MX-5 was crowned COTY in 1989. Yet the 10-strong Wheels judging team proclaimed the third-generation MX-5 a worthy repeat winner.<p>The judges described the MX-5 as a demonstrably better car than both its illustrious predecessor and the 21 other models assembled for this years intensive, week-long judging process.<p>In Wheels February Car Of The Year issue  on sale tomorrow  deputy editor John Carey says: The MX-5 is so perfectly balanced, so intuitively agile, so thoroughly thrilling, that it cannot fail to make the spirit soar. Carey also describes the MX-5s value for money equation as unrivalled.<p>Established in January 1964, Wheels' COTY is the longest continuously-run award of its type in the world. Awarded annually, COTY has become a keystone in the local marketplace. <p>This year's award is the 43th including the years in which COTY was withheld (1972, '79 and '86).<p>The Mazda defeated a field which included: (in alphabetical order):<p>BMW 3 Series <br>Chrysler 300C <br>Citron C4 <br>Ford Focus <br>Hyundai Sonata <br>Holden Tigra <br>Jeep Grand Cherokee <br>Land Rover Discovery 3 <br>Lexus IS <br>Lexus GS <br>Mercedes-Benz B-Class <br>Mercedes-Benz CLS <br>Mercedes-Benz M-Class <br>Mitsubishi 380<br>Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX <br>Nissan Murano <br>Renault Scenic <br>Porsche Boxster <br>Suzuki Swift <br>Toyota Yaris<p>Full coverage of the 2005 Wheels COTY will feature in the February 2006 edition of Wheels magazine, out Wednesday, January 25, 2006.<br></I>
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