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2019 GMC Sierra Denali essentials: Power and money

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https://autoweek.com - The GMC Sierra Denali pickup is the slightly hoity-toitier version of the Chevy Silverado, and for 2019 it’s new. The Denali gets adaptive ride control and the most powerful V8 in the class (a 420-hp 6.2-liter V8). It also has 3 extra inches of legroom over the previous model.

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe essentials: The modern suburban status symbol

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https://autoweek.com - Chevrolet's Tahoe is the quintessential full-size SUV, and the Suburban's slightly shorter brother: body-on-frame, three rows of seats, big V8 engine and luxurious spread-out space up front. Our tester is the Tahoe Premier, which in this case has four-wheel drive, brawny 420-hp 6.2-liter engine and all the premium bells and whistles Chevy can throw at it; think GMC Denali but with a Bowtie badge.

2019 Cadillac XT4: 5 things to know

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https://autoweek.com - The all-new XT4 is the smallest Cadillac crossover or SUV model, and with a starting price of $35,790 it sets its sights on other small premium and luxury offerings from Germany and Japan. Boasting tech aimed at efficiency and comfort, the 2019 XT4 joins three other SUVs and crossovers in the brand's lineup, seeking to set itself apart with memorable design details and plenty of standard equipment across the board.

2020 Buick Encore Dropping Optional Turbo With Start/Stop

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https://www.carsdirect.com - Buick's most popular model, the Encore, is poised to lose the more powerful of two engines for 2020. Order guides reveal that while the model is largely a carryover, the optional 1.4-liter turbo with start/stop will no longer be offered. That will leave just one engine, a 1.4-liter turbo making 138 hp with 148 lb-ft of torque.

One for the little guys in Indy 500 qualifying

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https://racer.com - Elton Julian figures McLaren likely has more money invested in its hospitality tent than he’s got in his whole DragonSpeed IndyCar operation. But, the full-time sports car team that took on Indianapolis with a savvy owner, rookie driver, veteran engineer and makeshift crew scored a major victory for the little guys on Saturday.

GM Looks to Jump-Start Cadillac—Again

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https://www.wsj.com - Cadillac’s U.S. comeback has taken another detour. General Motors Co. has been trying for decades to revive Cadillac in the U.S. luxury car market, where it was once the standard-bearer but now is No. 5 in sales behind BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus and Audi. Cadillac’s latest reboot began a year ago with the installation of a new executive.

Indianapolis 500: Pigot Fastest in Saturday Qualifying as Hinchcliffe Violently Crashes Out

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https://www.thedrive.com - A hectic day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying saw Chevrolet-powered cars nearly lock out the top five spots before being spoiled by ace rookie Colton Herta from the Harding Steinbrenner team. In all, Ed Carpenter Racing's Spencer Pigot topped the sheets with a best average speed of 230.

Alonso on the brink of making the wrong kind of Indy history

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https://racer.com - If Fernando Alonso can’t find some speed and misses the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, he’ll join a distinguished group of big names that missed the show. Alonso, who made five attempts to get into the top 30 qualifiers and was knocked out three times, is one of six drivers who will be trying to make the show when Last Row qualifying starts at noon.