Monthly Archives: September 2015

2015-2016 #Kia Sedona – a very convenient minivan

Yes the hot ticket right now is an SUV or Crossover, whether midsize or compact depending on your hauling needs. The Kia Sedona, all-new for 2015 and tweaked a bit for 2016 is a very good hauler. It’s packed full … Continue reading

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#GT350tracktour Shelby GT350 and GT350R at Road America

Today you can just write a check, jump behind the wheel of a new car and go very fast. But don’t do it without first developing some high performance driving skills if you haven’t already. The Ford Performance Team invited … Continue reading

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VW Diesel scandal, Sonata Recall, Ford GT, Popemobile, Apple’s car project, Cascada Pricing

┬áBaseball season is winding down and football is back in swing. The auto world has a lot of balls in the air too. Just click here for a quick overview of last week’s happenings. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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Frankfurt Auto Show, M-B Pick up, VW’s troubles, UAW contracts, EU sales OK, Toyota Recall

┬áLast week’s auto news from around the globe is good for some and bad for others. Have a read right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy  

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2015 #Toyota #Prius c – you can get high mpg in lower speed driving.

Great for the city. Small on the outside, not bad on the inside, low fuel consumption, an OK cost to buy if you do a lot of city stop and go driving. I average 53 mpg in mostly city driving … Continue reading

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Bentley SUV, new Prius, #GT350tracktour, Bertone, Pininfarina and of course recalls

Yes, Labor Day has come and gone and summer is officially over. It’s football time and baseball playoffs are in the making. Check out last week’s auto industry top new stories right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2015 #Lexus ES 350 with a bit on what’s new for 2016.

Lexus offers two quite different entry-luxury sedans that are intended to satisfy two different buyers. The IS and the ES. Both are very nice cars. Which one could be for you? Take a look at my take on the ES … Continue reading

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