2018 BMW 640i xDrive GT

DSC_1838What’s not to like about a great road touring sedan? BMW’s coupe-like, 4-door, 5-passenger, 335 HP 640i GT will move you in comfort and speed down the highway.

I spent an good many miles behind the wheel of this Gran Turismo with all of them being delightfully satisfying. Read a bit more about here.

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2018 Jeep Midwest Mudfest

Jeeps are designed to get muddy. And that’s exactly what I did. On the invitation of Jeep a bunch of auto writers spent the good part of a day sloshing and spinning through the spring thaw woodlands.

We drove the entirely new 2018 Jeep Wrangler and the updated 2019 Jeep Cherokee. You can read a bit more right here.

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2018 Dodge Challenger GT – Drive Review

The Dodge Challenger GT is the first and only two-door American muscle car with all-wheel drive. Dodge designed the AWD to transition between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive with no driver intervention. The Challenger GT can provide confident year round personal transportation in nearly every driving condition.

The Challenger GT has Dodge’s 305-HP, 3.6-L V6 under the hood and an eight-speed automatic bolted up to it. The V6 delivers on the performance end with zero to 60 mph times in about 6.5 second.

Read more about the 2018 Dodge Challenger GT right here.

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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI – Drive Review

The original hot-hatch pocket rocket GTI has grown up over the years. Now for 2018 it has gained 10 additional horsepower, now at 220-HP, and matured to a family-like 4-door only.

S, SE and Autobahn trims are offered with starting prices ranging from $26,415 to $36,170. The GTI also offers a full array of driver-assistance safety features that are highly recommended to buy.

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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI – Drive Report

The Stelvio is an SUV from Alfa Romeo that is made for the track. Of course, most all will never be driven on the track. With 280-HP, an 8-speed automatic and Alfa’s rear -biased Q4 all-wheel drive system, the Stelvio can make your daily driving lots of fun.

Priced from around $42,000, the 5-passenger Stelvio will make a nice addition to the driving enthusiasts household fleet.

Read a bit more right here, just click.

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2019 Ram 1500 – First Drive

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 half-ton pickup is lighter, quieter and more fuel efficient. It can tow 12,700 pounds and has a max. payload of 2,300 pounds.

There’s a V6 or Hemi V8 to choose from, with prices starting at $31,695.

The new 2019 Ram is a very capable truck that is pushing the envelope on the luxury truck interior cabin finish.

Read more here, just click.

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2018 BMW X3 – Drive Report

DSC_1679 New for 2018, the BMW X3 is a bit longer and roomier and available with a full contingent of driver-assistance safety features. Two engine choices go from mild to wild.

Whether you’re an urban or suburban dweller, the X3 offers BMW style and performance as well as plenty of room for your athleisure gear.

Read a bit more right here.

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