Bigger, Faster...and Cheaper

The new '99 models feature high-tech marvels and some of the best price value in years

From the redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee to the all-new BMW 3 Series sports sedans, the 1999 vehicles now rolling into showrooms are bigger, faster and more powerful than their forerunners, which is only fitting for the final model year of this automotive century. What's more surprising, perhaps, is that many of them are cheaper as well. The new cars and trucks boast some of the most technically advanced features ever loaded on as standard equipment--items such as a computerized traction-control system for the Chrysler 300M, and a keyless entry system for the BMW models that also lets individual family members program...

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