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IIHS names the best used cars under $20,000 (and under $10,000) for your teen

Teen driverIf you don’t have a teen living under your roof, you might not have noticed, but ’tis the season for buying cars for young drivers. Whether they’re looking for a gift to suit a high school grad (good luck with that, BTW) or something to send off a college-bound kid, parents across the country are scouring the lots for rides. Given the high cost of…
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2017 Porsche 718 Boxster PDK Automatic: Still the Best

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If our crush on the Porsche 718 Boxster and its coupe sibling, the Cayman, wasn’t obvious enough from our multiple glowing reviews of the sports cars, we also awarded the twins a 10Best Cars award for 2017. Need any more proof that we like this car? Ready or not, here we come with another track test of yet another 718, this time the base roadster equipped with Porsche’s optional dual-clutch automatic transmission. READ MORE ››


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Particular Beauty: The Best Automotive Design Details of the Year

For an automobile designer, its likely that few things rival the thrill of seeing an idea turned into reality. Toasts are made, curtains dropped, and, when the planets align properly, customers line up en masse to buy a little slice of that dream for themselves. While compromises in the name of safety, efficiency, and cost-cutting can certainly dull the cutting edge, elements of pure design and hints of unadulterated beauty do break though the noise and make production. Here are a few design details that did just that and resonated with the C/D staff this year:Audi TTVolvo S90BMW M3/M4 CompetitionJeep RenegadeMercedes-BenzBugatti ChironFord GTJeep WranglerVolvo XC90 T8Porsche Macan
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