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  • Center of Attention

    Consider the platypus. At the front, you have a duck's broad bill. At the rear, a beaver's hairy body. It's one of nature's most interesting...

  • Electric Company

    In a time of four-dollar-a-gallon gas, nothing primes the pump of personal satisfaction quite like driving a hybrid. You can sigh with self-important relief as...

  • Pretty Ugly

    It takes a certain kind of style to make ugly an asset, a style generally limited to small dogs and Subarus. Toyota's (supposedly) youth-targeted brand...

  • Sleekly Styled

    On the surface, the Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV -- a lower-profile SUV that combines the lower profile of a car with the larger capacity of...

  • The Cute Patrol

    Given the continuing backlash on gas-guzzling SUVs and the ever-growing pain at the pump, ''cute utes'' -- the smaller sport utility vehicles that offer expanded...

  • Gears

    Mitsubishi strikes me as a bit of an odd car company, with some exceptionally strong entries for both performance (the go-go Lancer) and style (the...

  • No Tops Allowed

    The sun shines brightly in the blue sky, the air has warmed and the trees are once more green. Now is not the time to...

  • Gaydar Detector

    We have our gay music, gay design, gay movies and gay clothing -- all suitably fabulous, of course. We have gay houses, gay neighborhoods and...

  • Gears

    As a younger, more inexperienced man, I often dismissed Volkswagens as a collection of odd bugs and rabbits, with a hippie van tossed in for...

  • Mini Car, Maxi Fun

    Few driving experiences are as distinctive as being behind the wheel of a Mini Cooper. Much vaunted for its ''go kart'' feel, the Mini encourages...

  • What IS Is

    When it comes to the Lexus line-up of sedans, the best things tend to arrive in the largest -- and smallest -- packages. And while...

  • Turbocharged Practicality

    What are the words that describe a Subaru? Useful. Utilitarian. Practical. There's a theme, you see. That's not to say the 2008 Subaru Outback is...

  • Lexus LS 460L

    Am I really this stupid? I readied myself for my fifth attempt at using the Lexus LS 460's advanced parking guidance system. I'm the sort...

  • We Are Everywhere

    Is there anything more ubiquitous on American highways than the twin titans of Japanese sedans, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry? It's hard to imagine...

  • Upwardly Mobile

    2008 Nissan Versa From seat warmers to intermittent wipers to keyless entry, the luxuries of the automotive past inexorably become the necessities of the present....

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