Archive | 2009 Releases

GM recalling over 44,000 Cadillac CTS models

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, General Motors is recalling 44,117 units of the 2009 – 2010 Cadillac CTS for a loose joint condition that could cause the rear-wheel to become unstable. GM said it has no reports of any injuries or fatalities related to the issue. The Detroit automaker has been […]

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GM offering incentives on the 2009, 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

When the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 made its comeback in 2009, dealers were able to bank off of exorbitant markups since the demand for the supercar was so high. However, two years later, demand for the ZR1 has dropped and General Motors is now offering incentives to help dealers move them off the lots. The incentives […]

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Review: 2009 Porsche Cayman PDK is sporty but pricey

Known by many as “˜The Poor Man”s Porsche”, the mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive, Porsche Cayman was introduced in 2006. Derived from the Stuttgart automaker”s second-generation Boxster convertible, the 2-seater Cayman is the third-most affordable option to those who long to own a Porsche; only the Boxster and Cayenne are more modestly priced. So when it comes to […]

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BMW recalls 2010 550i Gran Turismo and 2009-2010 7-Series

Seems likes Toyota isn’t the only one having recall issues. The 2010 BMW 550i Gran Turismo and the 2009-2010 BMW 7-Series are both being recalled by the German automaker, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It’s nothing as serious as Toyota’s pedal and brake issues so don’t get scared if you own either […]

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The Best Cars We Drove in 2009

As 2009 winds down and 2010 rears its head around the corner, we thought it appropriate to reminisce about our favorite drives of ’09. Of course it only makes sense to compare apples to apples, so we picked our favorite test-car in each of seven categories. The consensus of our staff is below – click […]

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Kia Borrego won’t be updated for 2010, future looking uncertain

The new Kia Borrego SUV will not see any upgrades for the 2010 model year. A Kia spokesman tells TheCarConnection that the Borrego “won’t be sold as a 2010 model” and that “the company could not rule out a future return–leaving its fate ‘TBD.’” The Kia Borrego, which arrived in the U.S. market in 2008, […]

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Sam’s Club members get special deals on 2009, 2010 Mitsubishi models

Mitsubishi Motors of North America is offering 0 percent financing or reduced-price lease deals on some 2009 and 2010 models through the Sam’s Club Auto Buying Program, reports Automotive News. The program will run through Feb. 1 and will offer 0 percent for 60 months on the 2009 Eclipse, Eclipse Spyder, Lancer and Outlander. The […]

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Consumer Reports: Dodge Challenger most satisfying car, Prius comes in fifth

Don’t act so surprised (okay actually act as surprised as you want). The Dodge Challenger has been ranked as the car most loved by its owners, according to a survey of 380,000 readers by Consumer Reports.  92 percent Challenger owners said they would definitely buy another one given the opportunity. “That doesn’t mean hybrids have fallen far […]

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Brand Spankin’ New Images: 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R

Want to be teased early in the morning? Volkswagen is here to help. The automaker just dropped more than a dozen pictures of the new 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R to make us jealous since we won’t be getting the sexy hatch in the U.S. anytime soon (if ever). Refresher: Power for the 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco […]

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European Auto Source gives BMW 7-Series M Sports matte-black trim

At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW showed off its 2009 7-Series M Sports Package. The package adds additional chrome trim on the front and rear aprons, illuminated M entry trim, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line, exclusive Carbon Black Metallic paintwork, 19 to 20-inch M light-alloy wheels, electronically controlled BMW Dynamic Drive and an M leather steering […]

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Hood Release Cable fits 2009-2014 Ford F-150  DORMAN OE SOLUTIONS picture
Hood Release Cable fits 2009-2014 Ford F-150 DORMAN OE SOLUTIONS
Liftgate Release Switch fits 2007-2009 Pontiac Torrent  STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS picture
Liftgate Release Switch fits 2007-2009 Pontiac Torrent STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS
AP2 Aprilia Scarbeo 500 ie 2009 Seat Release Manual Lever picture
AP2 Aprilia Scarbeo 500 ie 2009 Seat Release Manual Lever
Clutch Release Bearing fits 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider  SACHS picture
Clutch Release Bearing fits 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider SACHS
1993-2011 FORD RANGER TRUCK Pickup TAILGATE TAIL GATE PULL HANDLE Black METAL picture
1993-2011 FORD RANGER TRUCK Pickup TAILGATE TAIL GATE PULL HANDLE Black METAL