Coming This Fall, The Chevy Cruze Hatchback

Here at Shifting Lanes, we love us some hatchbacks. I’ve owned two, Greg currently owns one, and deep down we know Hansen desperately wants one. They offer more things to more people than just about any other segment of car. They’re small, practical and economical, but most of all they’re great …

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Is This The New 2017 Ford Bronco?

Ever since the last Bronco left the assembly line on June 14th, 1996, die-hard Bronco fans have silently wept inside. About 5 years ago there were rumors that a new Bronco might come to fruition, but those rumors were never grounded in reality. However, there is still a glimmer of …

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Focus RS On The Track!

The hotly anticipated Ford Focus RS has hit the Circuit Ricardo Tormo Track, also known as the Circuit de Valencia. The Focus RS possesses a 2.3 liter turbocharged powerplant putting out an even 350 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque to its all wheel drive system. The videos from PistonHeadsTV …

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The Buick Regal GS Is The Ron Burgundy of Cars

“One thousand two!…. One thousand three!… One thousand four!… I don’t know if you heard me counting, I did over a thousand,” said an arrogant and shirtless Ron Burgundy doing bicep curls. He was trying to impress his lady co-worker, Veronica Corningstone, in the 2004 masterpiece “Anchorman.” Fast forward to …

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The RC-F Is Not The Car Lexus Envisioned

As many of our more loyal readers will know I owned 2 Ford Focuses (Foci?). Whatever the correct plural version of Focus is, I owned 2. The first one heroically lost the battle between it and the combined forces of a guardrail and a steep embankment. The second one is …

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Cadillac Is Working On A 2 Series Rival

So Buick, yes Buick is stealing the show up in Detroit right now with their stunning Avista.  However another small piece of GM news has escaped Detriot.  Cadillac is working on a Baby Brother to the fantastic ATS.  Cadillac executive chief engineer Dave Leone told Road and Track, “We are working …

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Apple CarPlay: Available On 100 Models!

Say goodbye to those awful, pixelated, and slow in car entertainment systems. Apple’s CarPlay is now becoming more mainstream! If you haven’t heard, Apple CarPlay is the next generation of car infotainment system based on your iOS device. And now Apple CarPlay is being installed on more vehicles than ever. …

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Porsche’s Next GTE Le Mans Contender Announced

To say Porsche had a great 2015 would be a massive understatement.  The 919 Hybrid dominated the World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class.  Leading 77% of the laps run (1332 Laps) on their way to the Both the Driver and Manufacturer Championships.  The 911 RSR won Driver and Manufacturer Championships in GTE …

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Game Review: Need For Speed

This is not Gran Turismo, Forza, or Project Cars. Need for Speed is a fast and the furious simulator, and this year’s iteration, though not perfect, is the best one yet. If you haven’t played any Need For Speed games, it is an arcade style racing game where you get to modify …

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