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2020 Aston Martin Vantage – Drive Report

Yes it’s a proper driver’s car. The 2020 Aston Martin Vantage with its 503hp 4.0L twin turbo V8 and mid rear-mounted 8-speed automatic has near perfect 50:50 weight distribution. Style, panache, premium features and performance doesn’t come cheap. But you … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost – Drive Review

The 2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost has 310hp coming from its 2.3L 4-cylinder to get you down the road. A new High Performance Package boosts that to 330hp. The days are long gone of low-performing entry level sport cars. The new … Continue reading

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2020 Cadillac CT4-V – Drive Review

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 model lineup consists of the Luxury, Premium Luxury and Sport trims powered by a 237hp turbo 2.0L turbo. The Premium Luxury is also available with a 309hp turbo 2.7L. At the top sites the V-series with … Continue reading

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2021 GMC Yukon – First Drive

GMC’s full-size SUV, the Yukon, is extensively new for 2021. It has a new chassis with independent rear suspension. Wheelbase is longer for more room and comfort. The cargo area is flatter and lower to the ground. Adaptive air ride … Continue reading

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2020 Lincoln Corsair – Drive Review

Lincoln was rated the Highest Satisfaction Premium Brand in the AutoPacific 2020 Vehicle Satisfaction Survey. The new 2020 Corsair small SUV is the entry to Lincoln brand. The Corsair’s exterior is described as a “sculpture in motion.” The Corsair’s interior … Continue reading

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime – First Drive

The most powerful and quickest RAV4 ever while also being the most fuel-efficient. That’s the new 302hp 2021 RAV4 Prime. It can do 0-60mph in 5.7 seconds and drive up to 42 miles on battery power. Check out the new … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus RC F – Drive Review

Lexus refreshed the RC F for 2020 with design updates and improved performance. And, a new limited production RC F Track Edition is now available. It delivers the most fun and highest performance from Lexus. Jump here for more info. @1ChicagoCar … Continue reading

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2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI – Drive Review

Often called the GTI with a trunk, the GLI as the GTI of sport sedans came into being to provide driving excitement in a traditional sedan body style. The Golf GTI has been called “a wolf in sheep’s clothing.” That … Continue reading

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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Over a million MX-5 Miatas have been produced during the more than 30 years it has been on the road. The fun-to-drive Miata is plenty comfortable for two average size adults and its free-revving 181-horsepower 2.0-L gets you going quickly. … Continue reading

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2020 Audi A6 Allroad – Drive Review

Audi has brought back the A6 Allroad. Yes it’s a station wagon. Adjustable air suspension gives it a car-like look and ride and yet allows for a bit of unpaved-road travel. A turbo 3.0-L V6 48-volt mild hybrid pumps out … Continue reading

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