Modern Cars

Modern cars are at the top of the list for most buyers in the market. See what's under the hoods of modern cars and explore current modern car models.

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The Chevrolet Monte Carlo debuted in 1970. It was built as a personal-luxury car, but grew into much more. The greatest achievement came when the Monte Carlo became NASCAR's winningest stock cars ever. Follow the Monte Carlo from 1970 to 1996.

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The Chevrolet Malibu and Chevrolet Chevelle represent five decades of mainstay Chevys. These cars satisfied buyers who needed a basic midsize-car as well as those who wanted pure speed. Check out these Malibu and Chevelle profiles and pictures.

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The Chevrolet Bel Air was a bedrock of Chevrolet value in the 1950s and 1960s. Debuting in 1950 the Bel Air was pinnacle of Chevy's line for that year. It was also Chevy's first hardtop car. Learn about the Bel Air through these articles pictures and prices.

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The Chevrolet Caprice took over for the Impala as Chevy's premier full-size luxury car. The Caprice proudly upheld a Chevy tradition of offering a wide range of equipment packages. Learn more about the Caprice with pictures and prices.

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The Chevrolet Nova was one of the most successful compact cars of all time. Debuting in 1962, the Nova rescued Chevy's compact car division after the public rejected the Corvair. Learn about every Chevy Nova model and see pictures, prices and more.

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The Chevrolet Impala is one of America's most-enduring automotive nameplates. In this article, you'll learn about the genesis and evolution of this iconic badge and why it outlasted so many others.

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Chevrolet was founded in 1911, and has been GM's largest volume division since the 1920s. Created by the founder of General Motors, William C. Durant, learn about Chevy's history and the evolution of its cars.

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The Chevrolet Corvair was one of the most controversial models in Chevy's history. The problem with Corvair was a radical design that made it too costly for its original economy-car mission. Learn about Corvair's evolution and the bad press it received.

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Saturn cars have had a brief but eventful history. Born in 1982 as Project Saturn, it was an all-out effort to stem the growing Japanese dominance of the U.S. small-car market. Find out how the Saturn car company works from early production up to the current Saturn Sky.

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Ford Motor Company skyrocketed from obscurity to dominate the American auto industry in less than 12 years. Learn about Ford history and Ford cars starting from the Model T all the way to the Ford GT.

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Pontiac introduced its first car in 1926, and soon became a leading American carmaker. Pontiac was the only make to survive out of GM's ''companion'' makes. Learn about Pontiac's history and the evolution of its cars.

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For much of its life, Mercury has built cars that are upscale versions of Fords. The Mercury line of cars saw success from the get-go. Find out more about Mercury's origins and models like the Cougar.

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Founded in 1903 Buick quickly became a leading American automaker. Buick was founded by Scottish industrialist David Dunbar Buick. Learn about Buick's history including Buick models from 1903 to the present.

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Chrysler was founded in 1924 by Walter Chrysler. He laid the foundation for his namesake car company with an eponymous model in 1924. Learn about the history of Chrysler a "Big Three" auto manufacturer and its legendary Hemi engine.

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The 2000-2008 Cadillac lineup include a string of boldly styled new models triggering Cadillac’s comeback. Learn how models like the Escalade CTS XLR and SRX competed with the imports and pleased carbuyers and critics alike.

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Occasionally, a car design comes along that somehow remains relatively untouched for decades. These cars can garner a loyal band of supporters and enthusiasts whose passion for the model might seem, to an outsider, to go well beyond the merits of the car itself.

By Jonathan Strickland

The Ford Mustang has always been a symbol of American freedom. For the chief engineer of the 2005 model, that's especially true. Find out how Vietnamese-born Hau Thai-Tang came to work on the Mustang.

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The Ford Explorer quickly became America’s top-selling SUV after its introduction in 1991. Learn useful details about the Ford Explorer including safety recall information and reliability ratings.

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The Honda Accord was introduced to the U.S. market in the 1977 model year and quickly became a hit with consumers. Find out why and get detailed information about the Honda Accord in every model year.

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The North American International Auto Show kicks off the year with amazing concept cars and hundreds of innovations. Get daily coverage and a front-row seat at the unveilings!

By Kevin Bonsor & Karim Nice