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Ford ends sedan production for US as Fusion is phased out

End of the line for the Fusion — and Ford sedans in general.


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It’s officially the end of an era at Ford. The Blue Oval no longer builds a single sedan for its home country, the US.

Ford confirmed with Roadshow on Wednesday that Fusion production ended in Mexico on July 31. The Fusions that remain on dealership lots will be your final chance to take home a new Ford sedan.

“As promised, Ford is reinventing the car to match consumers’ preferences

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2020 BMW M235i Gran Coupe review: This small, sporty sedan lacks emotion

The M235i is one of two 2 Series Gran Coupe models on offer.


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The BMW M235i Gran Coupe is a weird little thing. It has more in common with the X2 crossover than the rest of the 2 Series range and it exists as a way for BMW to fight other compact sport sedans like the Audi S3 and Mercedes-AMG CLA35. It’s also not a coupe at all, but I digress.

Like

  • Punchy turbo engine
  • Snappy transmission
  • Good amount of standard tech

Don’t Like

  • Leaves a lot of fun on the table
  • Gets expensive

The M235i uses

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Honda discontinues manual transmission in Accord sedan

The Accord Sport 2.0T was a joy to drive with the stick.


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Honestly, we’re a little surprised this didn’t happen sooner. Manual transmissions are less and less popular with new car buyers these days, especially in mainstream models like the Honda Accord. To that end, the Accord officially loses its stick-shift option, according to a document Honda sent Roadshow on Friday.

Honda says it stopped building manual transmission-equipped Accords last December; the models accounted for less than 2% of overall sales. The six-speed manual was available as a no-cost option on the Accord Sport, and you could get

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2021 Toyota Corolla Apex Edition is a sharp-looking, limited-edition sedan

The Apex Edition Corolla features stiffer springs and unique body accents.


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Toyota is updating three of its core sedans for 2021, including the Camry and Avalon. But the compact Corolla is receiving some love, too, mostly in the form of a new Apex Edition trim, which makes its debut Wednesday.

The first things you’ll probably notice on this car are the black and bronze exterior accents. Available on SE and XSE models, the Apex Edition package has a special body kit that alters the front end, side moldings and other parts. A unique trunk-lid spoiler will be offered

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