Daily Archives: December 23, 2013

Leasing Vs. Buying…What is the Best Choice?

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Leasing vs. Buying a Car in Los Angeles: What is the Best Choice? It's a common dilemma with automotive consumers: leasing vs. buying a car. Is it better to lease a new automobile or finance a car with payments? Conventional wisdom says buying a car makes more sense, but in the past few years leasing a ...

Dealer Makes Leasing a Luxury Car as Easy as Ordering Pizza

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Leasing a car can be an unnerving experience. The contracts, calculations and negotiations are so complicated and confusing that most customers don’t fully understand their leasing terms as they drive their new car off the lot. It might be months or years before the reality of the deal actually sinks in. That’s why leasing a ...

NCSleasing.com: Making Leasing a Luxury Car Easy and Affordable

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At the New Car Superstore, the auto-leasing specialists help consumers get the best deals on leasing a new vehicle. Los Angeles, CA – There are many advantages to auto leasing. It can save money on monthly payments and overall repair costs compared to purchasing a car or truck. This is especially true for those who hire ...

Automakers Seek Common Ground in Europe, U.S. on Safety Regulations

Of the many items automakers put on their Christmas lists is the wish for every government to unanimously agree on every law imposed on them. No industry enjoys such treatment, but as builders of the world’s most regulated consumer product, you can’t blame automakers for trying. Their lobbyists are calling for the U.S. and the ...

From the Archives: 1985 Porsche 928S Road Test

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Archived Instrumented Test arrow December 2013 BY CSABA CSERE PHOTOGRAPHY BY AARON KILEY From the May 1985 Issue of Car and Driver TESTED "The old man would spin in his grave if he saw what they're passing off as a Porsche these days," raved the gas-station atten­dant. "They've lost the original concept. Where's the rear engine? Where's the air cooling?" Our rebuttal, ...

Toyota Developing Four-Door GT 86 (Scion FR-S)? Possible, But Not Likely

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Me? With four doors? No way . . . A report from Motor Trend that indicates that Toyota is working on a four-door version of the GT 86 sports car (known as the Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S here in the U.S.) is making the internet rounds. Even though MT‘s story includes a tidbit about Toyota ...

The Continental: No More 461 G-Wagen, Plus Tidbits from Audi, VW, Benz and Citroën

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Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental. The 461 series G-Wagen. Three years ago, Mercedes-Benz began to offer its 461-series Geländewagen to private customers ...

Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 290 model-year 2014 versions of the S550 sedan; the affected vehicles were manufactured from April 11 through Oct. 14, 2013. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the front seat belt anchor may be faulty, and it could come loose in a crash. This could increase the risk of ...

2014 Volkswagen Eos Cars.com Review

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Let's cut to the chase: The 2014 Volkswagen Eos is just too darned expensive. Cars.com reviewer Jennifer Geiger said the hardtop convertible's looks are handsome but not sexy; its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder is peppy but dragged down by an unrefined automated manual transmission; and the interior is nice but nothing special. All told, despite being ...

Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2013

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In 2013, Cars.com readers were most interested in knowing what were the best-selling vehicles, what had changed on vehicles between model years, kinds and capacity of seating, proper vehicle care and, most of all, our advice on which cars to buy — specifically affordable used ones. Our post advising car shoppers on the best used ...