Category Archives: driver-assistance safety features

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack – Drive Review

Save the wagons! Not everyone wants an SUV. VW’s Golf Alltrack “raised wagon” has lots of room for people and things, has some moderate unpaved road capability and is compact on the outside for ease of big-city living. Here’s some … Continue reading

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2018 BMW X2 – Drive Report

BMW added another Sport Activity Vehicle to their X-Series lineup with the new 2018 X2 xDrive28i. Based on the same platform as the more utilitarian X1, the X2 is very car-like. So much so, I want to refer to it … Continue reading

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2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec – First Drive

For 2019 the Veloster has a new exterior and interior design, powertrain enhancements, and an array of new and improved infotainment and connectivity features. The 201-HP Veloster R-Spec with its turbo engine and six-speed manual is a blast to drive. … Continue reading

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2018 Hyundai Accent – Drive Report

The Hyundai Accent has been updated for 2018 with a more stylish look and new features and equipment. The Accent is a very affordable compact car and budget-constrained buyers should give it a good look. Also, it’s a great choice … Continue reading

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2018 Toyota Prius c – “c” is for City

Although the Prius c has to do battle with a range of less expensive but newer and nicer subcompact sedans, with the latest safety tech now available this car might just be a good choice for that new teen drive … Continue reading

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2019 BMW X4 – First Drive

On the invite of BMW I drove the new 2019 BMW X4 through the Carolina Appalachians, got to see it being built in BMW’s Spartanburg, SC assembly plant and had a little fun pushing the limits on the track and … Continue reading

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2018 Mazda6 Signature – Drive Report

 New for 2018 on the Mazda6 is the power we’ve been wanting plus more comfort and refinement. The 6 is now offered in an expanded model range with a 250-HP turbo 2.5-L available on the upper trim levels. A new … Continue reading

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