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2018 Toyota C-HR – Drive Report

Toyota’s C-HR compact crossover is very much a car-like 5-door hatchback. It’s front-drive only and has car-like ground clearance. That said, I think it’s a great choice for a new, young teen driver. The C-HR offers good value for the … Continue reading

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2018 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Report

Mazda is moving into the premium space with more luxurious interiors and delivering on overall owner satisfaction. The 2018 CX-9 has added semi-automated safety features and G-Vectoring Control for enhanced handling. Prices start at $32,130 and go up into the … Continue reading

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2018 Jeep Wrangler – First Drive

For 2018 the Jeep Wrangler is all-new with much improved road manners and even better off-road capabilities. There’s a 285-HP V6 and a 270-HP mild-hybrid 2.0-L 4-cylinder. A Diesel is coming in 2019. Transmission choices are a six-speed manual and … Continue reading

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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT – Drive Review

Hyundai has entered the hot hatch marketplace with its 2018 Elantra GT. With choice of a 162-HP GT or a 201-HP GT Sport, both with either a 6-speed manual or an automatic transmission, this roomy Euro-design 5-door is a worthy … Continue reading

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2018 Lexus LC 500 – Drive Report

By the numbers: $105,060, 2-doors, 4-seats, 471-HP, 10-speeds, 168 MPH. The all-new 2018 Lexus LC 500 is beautiful to behold both inside and out. With outstanding proportions and a high quality, beautiful interior the LC 500 is a sight to behold. … Continue reading

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2018 Kia Stinger – First Drive

The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger 4-door sportback  is a new entry in the market that can go head-to-head against other Euro – grand tourers like the Audi S5 Sportback, both the BMW 440i Grand Coupe and 640i Grand Coupe, and … Continue reading

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2018 Volvo XC60 – Drive Review

Redesigned for 2018. One of three finalists in the running to be named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. Luxury, comfort, beauty and performance all can be found in the 2018 Volvo XC60. Volvo says the new XC60 is … Continue reading

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