Compared to its sedan sibling, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe takes a less austere and more daring approach to its design. For the 2018 model year, Mercedes has completely revamped its midsize coupe, and most of the changes are easy to see. Before we ask you whether the new model is refreshing or revolting, let’s examine the some of the style updates.
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Up front, the E-Class coupe receives a new diamond-block grille that gives its face a three-dimensional look. Mercedes says the new coupe “exhibits a puristic, surface-accentuated design with reduced lines.” It didn’t take long before we noticed those “reduced lines;” the creases running across the front end are much softer than before. On many new E-Class coupes, no longer is the lower vent area divided into three [...]
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This year, just like every other year in the past several decades, Americans will buy more Ford pickup trucks than any other vehicle. The final tally for 2016 will come in around 800,000.
Other big trucks come in far behind, and then there’s the Toyota Camry and Honda Civic. American drivers are creatures of habit, so it takes little effort for Ford to win the annual sales crown.
To squeeze a big sales boost out of a less-popular vehicle that’s been around awhile, on the other hand, is just about the toughest trick in the auto industry. To that end, Bloomberg crunched sales data through November to see which models posted the biggest demand spikes and swoons. These are the vehicles that show us the future — and soon-to-be past — of the car business.
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Did you know that along Colorado’s Front Range there are only three months out of the year that don’t average at least one inch of snow? Choosing a used car in Colorado can be tricky, especially if you’re looking for something that you can drive to and from work, in changing weather, all year long. Here are our top picks for Colorado cars that won’t leave your wheels spinning when the storm moves in:
The BMW X5 SUV is a popular choice among Colorado drivers due to its sporty exterior and world-class AWD system (xDrive) that keeps things steady in the snow. The X5 is a stylish and versatile daily driver that can handle anything around town, or in the back country, no matter the weather. Check out this Denver Post ‘Sunday Drive’ column for more [...]
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Fort Collins cars can face unique challenges given our snowy winters and warm, dry summers. Fort Collins car owners want something that can handle the ever changing weather while getting them up the mountain, or to the office. Here are our picks for the top cars Fort Collins drivers love.
The Cadillac CTS sport sedan is currently ranked #1 in the large luxury cars category by US News rankings, and it’s also a car we love due to its performance and versatility. The engine options range from a turbocharged four cylinder to a twin-turbo V6 for powering up mountain roads, and the remote start option means you’ll never have to suffer through winter morning warm-ups. Available in RWD or AWD configurations, the CTS offers luxury, performance and safety for almost any northern Colorado driver. Ford Mustang [...]
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Let’s be honest, given Colorado’s often-unpredictable winter weather, performance cars are at their best in the summertime. Weston Auto Gallery, a Fort Collins, Colorado dealership, helps many customers looking for a car to tear up pavement in the summer, but keep under wraps when the blizzard hits. With that in mind, here’s our list of top performance cars perfect for northern Colorado summers.
Quite frankly, when properly equipped the BMW M3 can be a great year-round vehicle, but rear-wheel-drive and loads of torque make them much more fun on dry pavement. With upwards of 414hp, recent models score very well in both performance and safety. Compared to some performance cars, many M3 models offer decent fuel economy too, making them a great choice for high summer gas prices. Used M3s have been selling well at Colorado [...]