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How to know if the world has ended

On December 21, 2012 the world was supposed to end. It didn’t. How do we know the world didn’t end? First off, you’re reading this blog post. Second off, none of the following things happened.

 

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Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

Rocktober continues on but the week has come to a close. Here’s what has happened the last five days in world of autos and it involves a Chinese company bailing out a Swedish company, pretty pictures of cars and the Cadillac of user experiences. Literally.

Subaru WRX Bug Eye Mojo Motors Image

– Isn’t it nice to look at a fine looking car in a beautifully edited photo. [link]

– The newly redesigned Chevrolet Colorado is coming to the U.S. of A. [link]

– A fuel efficient military vehicle is being tested by the U.S. Army. [link]

– Video of a Ford F-150 after a dealership fire gives more stock to the “Built Ford Tough” slogan. [link]

– Cadillac’s new in-car experience is a lot like using a smartphone or iPad. [link]

– Saab’s being saved by another Chinese company. It might be for real this time. [link]

Cool used car of the future: Vygor Opera

It seems like bad timing for an unheard of Italian car company called Vygor to announce the release of a new luxury crossover. Especially when considering an established brand like Saab can’t get help from their own country and most people have yet to see a Tesla Motors car on the road even though the brand’s been around for nearly a decade. No matter, Vygor plans to shake up the automotive world with the Opera.

Mojo Motors Future Used Car Vygor Opera Image

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The Monday Grind

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The only thing on television this weekend was Hurricane Irene coverage, at least on the East Coast, effectively blacking out or canceling the preseason football games I wanted to watch all week. This meant I could scour the web searching for noteworthy bits of information and links you might have missed.

-If you were too busy watching the MTV VMA’s (shame on you) instead of Top Gear, here’s what you missed. [link]

-August auto sales are expected to decline after Hurricane Irene damaged dealer inventories. [link]

-A Tumblr blog called Unsloppy Seconds features used cars and trucks for sale from around the web. [link]

-We spotted this Honda Civic parked in Brooklyn with a heavy-duty a steel lock attached to the trunk. [link]

-SAAB will be a no-show at this year’s Frankfurt Auto Show because they’re too broke. [link]

Mojo Deals: What luxury sedans could you get for the price of a new Saab 9-3?

This week’s new car is the 2011 Saab 9-3 2.0T Sedan. With a four cylinder engine, optional automatic transmission, and 105.3 in. wheel base, it’s a solid player in the entry-level luxury sedan market. Certainly a nice car, but by taking advantage of the Mojo price, we bet you can get a lot more for your money. First, let’s take a look at the Saab and its specs:

New Car
2011 Saab 9-3 2.0T Sedan
Engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder Auto
Power: 210hp and 221tq
Wheel base: 105.3 in.
MSRP: $32,275

So $32k gets you a nice but small luxury sedan. However, most luxury car buyers are looking for a roomier interior and a more powerful engine. If you’re going to spend this kind of money, you want the most comfort, power, and style you can get. So let’s see what we can get for the same price or less on Mojo…

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