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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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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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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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2018 Audi Q5 – Drive Review

New platform, more performance, more efficient Quattro AWD system, more interior room all define the 2018 Audi Q5. The editors at Autotrader praised the all-new 2018 Q5 for its styling and sportiness in the crossover segment and named it one … Continue reading

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Mopar Performance Dodge Durango SRT 392

A recent trip to Denver had me behind the wheel of a Mopar-ized 2018 Dodge Durango SRT 392. Mopar Performance parts installed on this Durango included a black racing stripe down the center, a performance exhaust kit and lowering springs. … 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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