Articles tagged with: turbo

Buick, Family Sedans, Uncategorized »

4 May 2011 | No Comment | 2,590 views
Buick’s Rockin’ Regal Turbo

By Don Hammonds

Quick is good. And quicker is even better.

If you question that, Automobile Journal refers you to Buick’s 2011 Regal CXL turbo sedan.

We should hasten to add, right off the bat, that we don’t mean the much anticipated upcoming
Buick Regal GS, equipped with a turbocharged engine that’s even faster, and likely to provide goosebumps and itchy right feet for America. That’s coming later–and yes, when we get one, we’ll fill you in on all the details.

Our model was the …

Cadillac, Luxury Cars, Reviews, Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers »

13 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 2,524 views
2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo AWD Premium

Model: Cadillac SRX Turbo AWD Premium
Engine: 2.8-liter turbocharged V6
Horsepower/Torque: 300hp @ 5,500 rpm/295 lb.-ft. @ 2,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Wheelbase: 110.5 in.
Length/Width/Height: 190.3 x 75.2 x 65.7 in.
Tires: P235/55R20
Cargo volume: 29.2/61/2 cu. ft. (rear seat backs up/down)
Fuel economy: 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway
Fuel capacity: 21.0 gal.
Curb weight: 4,307 lbs.
Sticker: $53,480 (includes $825 destination charge and $1,295 in options (rear seat entertainment system))

The Bottom Line: Cadillac’s smaller entry into the SUV market is a winner. Besides its traditional Cadillac tail fins, the …

Auto Shows, Hybrids, Hyundai, Sports Sedans »

6 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 4,668 views
2011 Hyundai Sonata in New York

We at Automobile Journal don’t have crystal balls, tea leaves, Ouija boards or walls  with handwriting–except for those with toddlers at home–but we think we can safely predict that Hyundai’s all new Sonata is going to make life difficult this sales year for  just about everyone they compete with in the mid-sized car field.

And now Hyundai has extended its reach with two all-new models, a high performance turbocharged number, and a hybrid, too. Any questions about our prediction?  Didn’t think so.

The …

Luxury Cars, Porsche, Sports Cars »

19 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 1,664 views
2011 Porsche Panamera

Few are those who wouldn’t want to see a Porsche Panamera in their driveway or garage.

Well, Porsche is making it easier for you–well, a little easier anyway if you have the bucks–to have one sitting in your driveway.

They introduced the promised entry level models, the Panamera and Panamera 4, both of which will be available in June.  They join the existing V-8 models, the Panamera S, Panamera 4S and the Panamera Turbo.

The Panamera and Panamerae4 both will have a new …

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