2021 Kia Seltos – First Drive

The Seltos is an all-new model from Kia in the compact SUV segment. It’s loaded with nice features and priced to be a good value. It seats five and has decent cargo space.

No matter if you are an urbanite or a suburbanite, the Seltos is worth a look.

Have that look right here.

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2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe – Drive Report

DSC_6305Sub-5 seconds to 60 mph with a 335-HP six. Or, sub-4 seconds to 60 mph with a 523-HP V8. Take your pick. Both engines power BMWs 8-Series Gran Coupe that has plenty of style and panache.

Sports car performance, lots of luxury, enticing looks plus a dose of practicality all from this top of the line BMW make it an interesting consideration.

Check it out right here.

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2020 Ford Expedition Max – Drive Review

fullsizeoutput_36fBig and bigger choices are your’s to choose in the 2020 Ford Expedition. The Max version gives you the most room for the most stuff and people.

A turbo V6 with a 10-speed automatic moves it all down the road.

If you live a lot of your life on the road, going places and towing your toys, the Ford Expedition will work real well for you.

Check it out here.

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2020 Nissan Titan – Drive Report

Nissan has refreshed the Titan for 2020 with a new front end look. It’s got a 400-HP V8 and a new 9-speed automatic. Plus choose from 2×4 or 4×4, 2 or 4 doors,  and 5 or 6 seats. It tows 9,370 lbs.

Check out some more here and read why big trucks in big cities are a challenge.

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2020 Ford Escape – First Drive

Ford has redone the Escape for 2020 with new architecture, a more car-like design, added safety features and a choice of four engines.

Two gasoline engines, two hybrids and front- or all-wheel drive are yours to choose from.

Here’s a look at my drive of one of the hybrids. Click here.

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2020 Jaguar XE – Drive Review

The British entry in the multinational compact luxury sedan class is the Jaguar XE. For 2020 the XE has gotten a bit of a refresh both out and in.

Two different turbo 4-cylinders give you choice in the power or fuel consumption balance. And, the XE offers the best of both worlds with excellent handling and yet a comfortable ride.

Have a read at this link.

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2020 Dodge Challenger GT AWD – Drive Review

The Dodge Challenger is the first and only 2-door muscle car offering all-wheel drive. The Challenger GT AWD with its 305-horsepower V6 delivers plenty of performance. Its rear-wheel biased AWD system automatically puts power to the front wheels when needed.

Check out this muscle car for the snow right here.

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2020 Lincoln Navigator – Drive Review

The new Lincoln Aviator was named the 2020 MAMA Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year.

The new 2020 Aviator 3-row midsize SUV is quite refined and luxurious while at the same time delivering excellent overall dynamic performance.

Read a bit more here.

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2020 Toyota Highlander – First Drive

fullsizeoutput_355On the invite of Toyota I participated in the line-off celebration of the new Highlander at Toyota’s Princeton, Indiana plant were it is produced. Then I spent time behind the wheel of both the Highlander with the V6 engine and the Highlander Hybrid.

Depending on your needs, both are viable contenders and good choices in the midsize SUV segment.

Riding on a new platform that provides a better ride along with more interior room, the Highlander is offered with a complete array of new infotainment choices.

Read more here.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 – Drive Review

Mercedes-Benz has freshened its premium compact GLC 300 SUV for 2020.  Engine power is upped to 255-hp. New front and rear design enhancements and a refined interior make for stylish driving.

The GLC is a well designed and good looking compact SUV that is well suited to urban living. The overall exterior size makes the GLC big-city friendly

Read more about the new GLC 300 right here.

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