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2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe – Drive Review

The new 4 Series range is designed intentionally to stand out with its own distinct character and to distinguish from the 3 Series Sedan. Following on the heels of the 2021 coupe and convertible the 4 Series Gran Coupe was … Continue reading

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2022 Ford Maverick – First Drive

The new Maverick, with a $19,995 base price, is the lowest priced new vehicle offered by Ford today. And, the new Maverick comes standard with a hybrid engine. The first pickup to come to the American market with a hybrid … Continue reading

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2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness – First Drive

Subaru has introduced a Wilderness trim on the Forester with unique design elements, increased ground clearance and off-road tires. The roof rack has increased load capacity for mounting a tent. Check out more of the updates here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2021 Mazda CX-5 – Coastal Cruise

A visit to Southern California provided a nice opportunity to become reacquainted with the Mazda CX-5 compact crossover. From the western end of Route 66 in Santa Monica and along coastal California Route 1 to Santa Barbara the Mazda CX-5 … Continue reading

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder – Drive Review

For 2022 the Pathfinder is entirely new from the ground up. A new 9-speed transmission combined with the 284-hp V6 gives it good performance and better trailer towing ability. The interior is completely fresh and stylish and loaded with tech. A … Continue reading

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2022 Infiniti QX60 – Drive Review

Infiniti has redone the QX60 for 2022. An exterior and interior refresh plus a new 9-speed automatic will enable the QX60 to better compete in the premium midsize 3-row utility vehicle segment. Performance from the 295-hp 3.5-L V6 with the … Continue reading

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2022 MINI Cooper S Convertible – Drive Review

MINI has freshened the Cooper for 2022 with new front and rear styling, new wheels and new colors. More tech, safety and comfort features have also been added. The powertrain choices are unchanged and price has been bumped minimally. Check … Continue reading

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2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer by Jeep

The 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer might just become THE fashionable full-size utility vehicle to have. Rooted in Jeep brand heritage, Wagoneer will become a portfolio of vehicles that defines “American premium” and delivers a unique customer experience. Have a … Continue reading

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2022 Jeep Compass – First Drive

Jeep took the cover off the 2022 Compass back in July and recently I had the opportunity to drive it. There’s a new look on the outside and a big appearance upgrade on the inside. And the Compass does what … Continue reading

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2021 BMW X5 Drive45e – Drive Review

For 2021 the X5 has been updated to its 2nd-genertion PHEV with the new xDrive45e. Total system output is now 389-hp. 0 to 60 mph acceleration time is 5.3 seconds. The X5 xDrive45e delivers higher performance levels of acceleration as well … Continue reading

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