On the net: On cars -- a company line, and offbeat
August 3, 1996
Web posted at: 3:45 p.m. EDT
Under the hood of the Mitsubishi Eclipse
(CNN) -- The Mitsubishi Eclipse
site is one of the newest
and most interesting of the sites devoted to selling cars.
Clicking on the hot-buttons yields a variety of animated
illustrations of both the exterior and interior. You can
watch some videos of the car in action, pick the model you
want, then the color and options and get an estimate of the
The Mitsubishi site also has information on other cars like
the 3000 GT and the Montero utility vehicle.
Car Talk: Objective, if irreverent, critiques
For a more objective view of that new Montero find out what
the Car Guys think. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the hosts of the
popular show Car Talk on
National Public Radio, also have a
place in cyberspace.
Car Talk will give you a dose of Tom and Ray's humor as well
as answers to your automotive questions. You can read their
newspaper columns or hear replays of their radio show.
They'll give you their opinions of the new cars they've test-
driven. And "Car Talk Car Report" lets you type in the make
and model of any car and get a summary of recent reports,
including recalls, crash test results, and service bulletins.
They also ask your opinions on different cars, and give you a
way to complain to the National Highway Traffic Safety
Edmund's: guide to better buying
If it's pure information you're looking for, check out Edmund's Automobile Buyer's
This site is one of the best for smart shopping tips on just
about any model out there. You'll find listings for new and
used cars that include ratings, pricing, and advice on
getting a good deal.
Edmund's also has safety information on recent models.
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