Category Archives: all-wheel drive

2017 Ford Focus RS – On Track and Street

The Ford Focus RS is, basically, a street legal race car. I drove it around the 4-mile Road American circuit, criss-crossed Chicago’s streets and made a highway run almost to Iowa in search of a little more freedom. For a … Continue reading

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2017 Lexus LX570 – Drive Report

The very large and very luxurious Lexus LX 570 can be a bit big for negotiating crowded city streets. But with seating for eight and 7000 lbs. of trailer pulling power the 2017 LX 570 is great for touring the … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – First Drive

VW has an all-new second-generation Tiguan for 2018. It’s longer, roomier and can carry up to seven. ┬áThe current Tiguan will be rebadged as the Tiguan Limited and both of these compact SUVs join VW’s new midsize 3-row Atlas SUV. … Continue reading

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2017 Infiniti Q60 – Drive Report

The 2017 Infiniti Q60 4-passenger coupe is all-new and now has three engine outputs to choose from–208-HP, 300-HP or 400-HP. Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive can be had and there’s lots of hi-tech driver-assistance safety features that will help keep you … Continue reading

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2017 Infiniti QX30 – Drive Report

The very coupe-like QX30 from Infiniti with its bold styling certainly sets itself apart from other compact crossover SUVs. Priced starting around $30K it’s the entry into the luxury Infiniti brand. It seats five and has a fairly spacious cargo … Continue reading

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2017 Honda CR-V – Drive Report

Honda completely redesigned the CR-V for 2017 making this class-leading compact SUV even better. Restyled and sculpted on the outside, more modern and upscale on the inside, and a new 1.5-L turbo engine pushing you down the road make the … Continue reading

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2017 Mercedes AMG GLC43 – Drive Report

AMG did its thing with the GLC. Biturbo 3.0-L V6 with 362 HP; enhanced nine-speed automatic; performance 4Matic all-wheel drive; mixed-size tires with 255/45 R 20 on 8 x 20 up front and 285/40 R 20 on 9.5 x 20 … Continue reading

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