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This Week's Turd of the Week

04.21.2016

Brake problems, suspension issues, and electrical woes won this week's top dishonor for this surprise contender. Find out which car is Car Talk's Turd of the Week, right here.

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Convertibles of the '60s Looked Like a Lot More Fun

04.21.2016

Compared to the pictures of the new Buick Cascada, convertibles appeared to be a LOT more fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Fast Times in Cuba: Racing Culture Returns

04.21.2016

Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt's new documentary, Havana Motor Club, counts down to Cuba's first sanctioned road racing in 50 years. Will it actually happen or not?

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Will This Gasket Last to Infiniti and Beyond?

04.19.2016

Richard wants to know if that oil smell is a big deal or if it's just an infinitesimal leak from his Infiniti. 

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"Barn Finds" Are Still Out There, Rusting in Peace

04.18.2016

Tom Cotter is an old car sleuth extraordinaire, and in his latest book he uncovers 1,000 collectible cars in two weeks. But don't expect bargains--owner/hoarders have unrealistic ideas about value.

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Auto News for Friday, April 15

04.15.2016

Illinois proposes per-mile road tax. Car Talk special for Illinois residents: Buy our $9.99 guide to rolling back your odo!

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Wiped Out Wiper Stalk

04.14.2016

Gail needs a new wiper stalk for her faithful '94 Civic -- but can she find one without wiping out her wallet?

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Don't Get Me Started...or Stopped

04.12.2016

"Stop-Start" fuel saving systems are becoming more common. Don wants to know if there's a retrofit system for his '14 Forester or if the issue is a non-starter.

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Auto News for Wednesday, Friday 8

04.08.2016

Stories from Fiat, VW, Takata and more.

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Kids + Car Shows: Real Fun? Or Does Mom Make Them Come?

04.07.2016

This year's New York Auto Show was packed with car-crazed kids. Our blogger finds out what they came to see.

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