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2019 Volkswagen Jetta – Drive Report

A modified 2019 VW Jetta went 210.16 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, setting a new record in the SCTA Blown Gas Coupe class. I drove a new, stock 2019 VW Jetta across lower Michigan and got 43 mpg, beating … Continue reading

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Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm

The inaugural Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm takes place Saturday August 11 in South Bend, Indiana. The new event calls itself “the premier celebration of automotive design and styling in Northern Indiana” and is hosted by the Studebaker National Museum. It … Continue reading

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2017 BMW i3 – Drive Report

The BMW i3 was named the 2017 World Urban Car of the Year. The i3 is the bestselling compact battery-electric vehicle in the premium compact segment worldwide since it was launched in 2014. Driving range is 114 miles on pure battery … Continue reading

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2017 North American International Auto Show

The Detroit auto show is abuzz with new vehicle introductions, concept cars, tweets about American investments and lots of chatter about artificial intelligence and self-driving cars. The 2017  NACTOY winners are Chevy Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Ridgeline, respectively the … Continue reading

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica – Drive and Review

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan has made a big splash. Chrysler has upped the game in the minivan segment with this new entry that replaces the Town & Country. It’s loaded with many comfort and convenience features as well … Continue reading

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2017 Honda Ridgeline – First Drive

Honda has completely redesigned its Ridgeline pickup. All-new for 2017, the Ridgeline has a longer wheelbase, increased length, still seats five and has a longer rear cargo bed. The new unibody design looks more truck-like and the 280 HP V6 … Continue reading

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Chrome & Coffee at Iron Gate Motor Condos

Iron Gate Motor Condos continued its monthly Chrome & Coffee Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Featuring Antique Marques of all makes and models, the monthly Chrome & Coffee event attracts car collectors and auto enthusiasts alike who come … Continue reading

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