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Takata Airbag Recall: Volkswagen and Audi Recall 850,000 Cars

By Matt Schmitz on February 10, 2016


CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group today announced that it is recalling about 850,000 cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. This latest action is part of a considerable expansion in January of the massive ongoing recall… Read More

Takata Airbag Recall: Volkswagen and Audi Recall 850,000 Cars

By Matt Schmitz on February 10, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group today announced that it is recalling about 850,000 cars equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators manufactured by Japan's Takata Corp. This latest action is part of a considerable expansion in January of the massive ongoing recall… Read More

Best Cars for a Netflix and Chill

By Matt Schmitz on February 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Back in the day, when a frisky fella wanted some alone time with his best girl, he'd just drive up to Blueberry Hill for some "necking" or "parking," in the parlance of the times. Nowadays, the youngsters call… Read More

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM Competes with: BMW Z4, Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class, Chevrolet Corvette Looks like: A more muscular take on the Boxster Drivetrains: 300-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder or 350-hp, turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder (S models); six-speed manual or dual-clutch automatic transmission; rear-wheel drive Hits dealerships:… Read More

2016 Buick Cascada: First Drive

By Aaron Bragman on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — The parts of the country that aren't shivering in winter's icy grip are drowning in El Nino's deluge of rain, but that isn't stopping Buick from introducing a new model destined to appear in markets where sun worshipping… Read More

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class: First Impressions

By Mike Hanley on January 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz's retractable-hardtop roadster gets a new name for 2017 — it used to be called the SLK-Class — but there's still a lot of old Mercedes bits in this convertible when you get inside. More 2016 Detroit Auto… Read More

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on January 11, 2016

CARS.COM -- Mercedes-Benz's new roadster replaces the SLK-Class in the automaker's lineup, and the family resemblance is obvious with the 2017 SLC's steeply raked grille and elongated, arrow-shaped hood. Related: More 2016 Detroit Auto Show Coverage Inside, aluminum trim with… Read More

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo: First Look

By Joe Bruzek on January 6, 2016

CARS.COM Competes with: Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-S, Nissan GT-R Looks like: The outgoing 911 Turbo with a few slices taken away by a scalpel Drivetrains: A 540-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter six-cylinder (Turbo), and a 580-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter six-cylinder (Turbo… Read More

2015 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet Review

By Aaron Bragman on December 21, 2015

CARS.COM — The Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet is a solid, lovely, luxurious four-seat convertible that’s ready for a styling update, but it still satisfies in the ways an expensive convertible should. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class: First Look

By Matt Schmitz on December 16, 2015

CARS.COM Competes with: Audi TT, BMW Z4, Porsche Boxster Looks like: The SLK's younger, handsomer, more fashionably dressed cousin with a distinct family resemblance (but rocks it better) Drivetrains: A 241-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (SLC300), and a 362-hp, turbocharged 3.0-liter… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Maserati GranTurismo

By Matt Schmitz on December 1, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 150 model-year 2016 Maserati GranTurismo coupe and convertible sports cars manufactured between June 24 and Sept. 2, 2015 The Problem: The passenger-side door latch components were not heat treated during manufacturing; as a result, the door latch… Read More