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2013 RX350 Awd F Sport For Sale At McGrath Lexus Of Westmont

The Lexus RX F-Sport is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces an output of 270 horsepower at 6200 rpm and mated to a six-speed Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) is used to control both intake and exhaust camshafts independently; optimizing engine performance at many speeds and loads. The AWD version of the RX 350 is powered by a similar powertrain, although possess an electronically controlled Active Torque Control AWD system, a system that uses an electronically controlled coupling ahead of the rear differential to vary torque distribution anywhere from 100:0 to 50:50 front to rear, depending on driving dynamics and road conditions. For performance additions installed with the F-Sport package, Lexus went and installed a lateral performance damper system that has been designed to absorb and minimize undesirable body vibrations, thus contributing to a more comfortable ride. The lateral performance damper system features a front performance damper connecting the left and right front suspension towers, and a rear damper connecting the left and right sides of the rear lower back panel, taking the place of conventional fixed bracing. This allows the RX to improve its ability to absorb body torsion, flexure and fine vibrations. To schedule a test drive call us at Mcgrath Lexus Of Westmont, 800.773 3163
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Two Chevy Models Deemed Most Dependable by J.D. Power and Associates

Two Chevy Models Deemed Most Dependable by J.D. Power and Associates
The 2010 Chevy Tahoe and 2010 Chevy Camaro both led their segments in the consumer-research firm's 2013 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), topping the Large Crossover SUV and Midsize Sporty categories, respectively. The Camaro bested the …
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2013 Auto Show: How do you make a hybrid fun? Turbocharge it

2013 Auto Show: How do you make a hybrid fun? Turbocharge it
As a sign of things to come, it unveiled an AWD concept crossover called the Cross Coupe. The concept uses VW's familiar TDI diesel engine, combined it with a plug-in hybrid system. Volkswagen says that the concept SUV can sip fuel at a rate of 1.8L …
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Subaru Forester 2013 In Detail Los Angeles Auto New Car Review HD

New Car Reviews, Commercials & Best Car Video’s The Subaru Forester is a crossover manufactured since 1997 by Fuji Heavy Industries and sold under the Subaru brand. Available in Japan from 1997, the Forester shares its platform with the Impreza. It was introduced in 1997 as a compact crossover wagon. After ten years of production, it grew to a mid-size crossover SUV. The Forester XTI concept vehicle uses the 2.5 liter intercooled turbo engine from Subaru WRX STI, 6-speed manual transmission, 18 x 8-inch S204 forged alloy wheels with Yokohama Advan Neova 255/40R18 performance tires, adjustable coil-over suspension, Brembo brakes with 4-piston front calipers, 2-piston rear calipers, Super Sport ABS and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), leather and Alcantara sport seats, a special instrument cluster, front dash and center console and leather-wrapped steering wheel. Engine is rated 315 hp (235 kW) and 300 lb·ft (410 N·m) torque. Awards Car and Driver’s Best Small SUV 2004[dead link] Car and Driver’s Best Small SUV 2005[dead link] Car and Driver’s Best Small SUV 2006[dead link] Winner of Wheels Gold star cars award for best compact SUV 2008[22] Winner of Motor Trend Magazine’s Sport/Utility of the Year Award in 2009 The fourth-generation Subaru Forester was launched in Japan since November 13, 2012 and it will be available only in 2.0L engine, in naturally aspirated and turbo guise. Naturally aspirated versions, FB20, will be mated with either a 6-speed manual or a
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2014 BMW X5 SUV Overview, Specs, Price – Expected Release Date in 2013

2014 BMW X5 SUV Overview, Specs, Price – Expected Release Date in 2013
There are some reports that a hybrid will be available on the new X5 with speculation that the 3.0-liter N55 inline-six and electric motor ActiveHybrid seen on the 3 and 5-series BMWs could possibly be applied to the new model SUV. Eight-speed …
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