Category Archives: diesel cars

2017 Land Rover Discovery Td6 – Drive Review

The fifth generation Land Rover Discovery combines a radical new exterior design with a highly versatile interior that’s capable of seating up to seven. It’s a go anywhere, extremely capable on- and off-road SUV. Gas or Diesel power gives you … Continue reading

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2017 Jaguar F-PACE 20d – Drive Review

It was named the 2017 World Car of the Year as well as being the World Car Design of the Year award winner. The F-PACE from Jaguar deserves the titles. It’s quite lovely. Nicely designed on the outside; luxurious on the … Continue reading

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2016.5 Mazda CX-5 – Road Trip

Mazda’s CX-5 2-row, 5-passenger crossover SUV got some tweaks with the 2016.5 model. For 2017 the CX-5 will be all-new following in the footsteps of the 7-passenger CX-9. I road tripped the CX-5 and got to see first hand what … Continue reading

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2016 Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 – Drive & Review

It just might make a lot of sense to opt for the diesel engine now available on the Range Rover Sport. It’s only $2000 more on a vehicle that’s already in the $60 to $70K range. Fuel economy and pulling … Continue reading

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In the News- Mazda diesel?, SUV Headlights, GM Switchgate, Tesla questions, Concours of America, buy Pickup stamps and more.

We’re half way through the 2016 baseball season marked by the All-Star game.  News is still happening around the world in the auto industry that affects car buyers and drivers. Catch up on what you missed with just a quick … Continue reading

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In the News: Self-Driving; Tesla; Traffic Deaths Up; MPG down; NACTOY; New #Nissan Pathfinder; the Great Race; RIP Carl Hass

It was a slow news week with the July 4th holiday. However the wheels kept spinning in the auto industry in spite of that. Spin you mouse over here to catch up on the fireworks you missed while watching the … Continue reading

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In the News: Tesla failure , Lincoln comes to you, VW settles, sales are slowing, what’s most-American and more.

2016 is half over and yet every week brings more news and updates in the auto industry. Keep up to date on what might affect you. Catch up on last week’s top auto news right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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