Review: 2011 Toyota Corolla LE
May25

Review: 2011 Toyota Corolla LE

By Roger Boylan

The past two weeks would have been a good time for me to go on a bank-robbing spree. Last week I was test driving a gray Toyota Prius, and this week my tester has been a gray Corolla. Either one would make an ideal invisible getaway car: “’Getaway car?’ said eyewitnesses. ‘What getaway car?’”  Actually, come to think of it, a Prius seems such an unlikely set of wheels for a desperado that even a gray one might catch someone’s eye. But the Corolla would just melt into the landscape.

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Review: 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback GTS
May25

Review: 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback GTS

By Charles Krome

After years of lackluster sales—highlighted by a puzzling inability to build on the success of one of the most driver-friendly cars in America—Mitsubishi is in the midst of reinventing itself for the U.S. market. The automaker is stopping production of the Galant mid-size sedan, Endeavor mid-size crossover and style-over-substance Eclipse, and focusing on three key nameplates: The Lancer family of compacts (including the Evolution and Sportback), the Outlander crossovers (among them the recently Savant-reviewed Outlander Sport) and the Mitsubishi i, the automaker’s urban-oriented electric vehicle.

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