Category Archives: driver-assistance safety features

2018 BMW 640i xDrive GT

What’s not to like about a great road touring sedan? BMW’s coupe-like, 4-door, 5-passenger, 335 HP 640i GT will move you in comfort and speed down the highway. I spent an good many miles behind the wheel of this Gran … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI – Drive Review

The original hot-hatch pocket rocket GTI has grown up over the years. Now for 2018 it has gained 10 additional horsepower, now at 220-HP, and matured to a family-like 4-door only. S, SE and Autobahn trims are offered with starting prices … Continue reading

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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI – Drive Report

The Stelvio is an SUV from Alfa Romeo that is made for the track. Of course, most all will never be driven on the track. With 280-HP, an 8-speed automatic and Alfa’s rear -biased Q4 all-wheel drive system, the Stelvio … Continue reading

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2019 Ram 1500 – First Drive

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 half-ton pickup is lighter, quieter and more fuel efficient. It can tow 12,700 pounds and has a max. payload of 2,300 pounds. There’s a V6 or Hemi V8 to choose from, with prices starting at … Continue reading

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2018 BMW X3 – Drive Report

 New for 2018, the BMW X3 is a bit longer and roomier and available with a full contingent of driver-assistance safety features. Two engine choices go from mild to wild. Whether you’re an urban or suburban dweller, the X3 offers … Continue reading

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe

A pillarless Coupe in today’s world of SUVs and sedans is a sight to behold. Go back fifty years and they were everywhere to be seen. The 329-HP biturbo V6 powered Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe is elegant, comfortable and refined. Push … Continue reading

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2018 Dodge Durango SRT – Drive Report

 This is the 475-horspower Hemi-powered 2018 Dodge Durango SRT 392 that will go from zero to 60-mph in 4.4 seconds and cover the 1/4 mile in 12.9 seconds. It also has three rows of seating, can tow 8,700 pounds and … Continue reading

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