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+67 HP & Double The Torque
Jetta Fever Posted March 3 2014 09:50 AM by Mike McGlothlin

 Who ever said Jettas couldn't make good power?...

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Modifiying An '02 Jetta, Continued
VW Power! Posted December 9 2013 04:44 PM by Mike McGlothlin

 We've found out some interesting things so far in our '02 Jetta TDI experiment...

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'14 Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
Domestic Diesel Cars Are Back! Posted February 7 2013 10:16 AM by seanpholman

Chevrolet has finally taken the wraps off the company’s new ’14 Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, the brand’s first diesel passenger car since the ’86 Chevette and the only domestic diesel-powered passenger car available. 

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Whoever Said You Couldn't Diesel A Honda?
6.0 Swap? Posted April 1 2009 01:49 PM by Mike McGlothlin

No this is not an April Fool’s Day joke, that’s a Honda Civic, and that’s a 6.0L...

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Filed under: Diesel Engines, Compact Diesel Car  | 

Does Diesel Make More Sense in Small Cars
Smaller Diesels, Bigger Savings Posted March 25 2008 12:10 PM by Edward A. Sanchez

A few days ago, I posted some numbers on the calculated cost savings of diesel in full-size trucks. Even at the extortionary price of more than $4.00 a gallon, we unscientifically calculated that yes, if you plan on...

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Filed under: Diesel News, Trend Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Diesel News  | 

BMW 123d squeezes 201 horses from only 2.0 Liters
Two Liters of Bavarian Fun (to drive) Posted July 20 2007 10:49 AM by Edward A. Sanchez

201 horsepower from a diesel engine is not news anymore. The Big 3 trucks are approaching 400 horsepower from the factory, and with a few mods can easily top that figure. Highly tuned and modified Cummins and Duramaxes are...

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Filed under: Diesel News, Opinions, Trend Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Compact Cars  | 

200-plus mpg diesel project revived at Volkswagen
VW 1-Liter Car Making Comeback Posted April 16 2007 12:28 PM by Edward A. Sanchez

With the recent management changes at Volkswagen, and the ascent to power once again of Ferdinand Piech, many of the projects canceled or shelved by his predecessor are now back on track. One of those reportedly back in...

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Filed under: Diesel News, Diesel Observations, Trend Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Compact Cars  | 

Mini Launches new Cooper D in Europe
New Mini Diesel Gets 64 mpg Posted January 17 2007 11:17 AM by Edward A. Sanchez

Mini is expected to debut two new models at the upcoming Geneva show, both primarily for the European market. One is a feebly-powered 95-horsepower 1.4 liter gas engine. But of most interest to oilheads is the new Mini...

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Filed under: Diesel News, Diesel Observations, Trend Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Compact Cars  | 

Mitsubishi to produce Lancer Diesel
Lancer Diesel for North America Posted January 11 2007 03:13 PM by Edward A. Sanchez

According to a report from Automotive News , Mitsubishi said it plans to offer a diesel option in the new-generation Lancer model for the North American Market. The tentative date set for availability is the 2010 model year.

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Filed under: Diesel News, Diesel Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Passenger Cars  | 

Next Toyota Prius Could Be Diesel
Could Diesel Help the Prius Break 100 mpg? Posted December 11 2006 10:14 AM by Edward A. Sanchez

Based on recent comments by Toyota executives, it looks as if the vehicle nobody thought would happen might. Recently, the whole green car battle has been between hybrid and clean diesel advocates. Each claiming the...

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Filed under: Diesel News, Diesel Observations, Compact Diesel Car, Passenger Cars  | 

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