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Nutson's Automotive News Summary May 29-June 4, 2017 - Happy Hatchbacks, New Colectables, New Car Museum, Racing Tri-fecta, Harley Recall

Nutson's Automotive News Summary May 29-June 4, 2017 - Happy Hatchbacks, New Colectables, New Car Museum, Racing Tri-fecta, Harley Recall

* We enjoyed a trifecta of auto racing over Memorial Day weekend. Takuma Sato, a journeyman driver, became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500, when he held off the three-time champion Helio Castroneves in a 230-mile-per-hour wheel-rubbing duel to the finish of the 101st running of the race. ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ

2017 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ

VW Jetta In Top Semi-Luxury Form DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Volkswagen has long been known for evolutionary rather than revolutionary product development, with more changes under the skin that to that skin. Back in the 1950s, when American cars changed outside, often radically, nearly every year, VW made its ... Continue reading

2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE Review

2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE Review

VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.5 SE An Economy Car With Something Extra By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau What is it about VWs that I’ve always liked? I’m not really sure. Most of the ones I’ve had – and there have been many – have been less than first rate in terms of dependabilit ... Continue reading

2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 Review

2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 Review

DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS It's hard to believe. 2005 is the 25th anniversary year of what has turned out to be Volkswagen of America's most popular car, the Jetta. Originally little more than a Golf - then called ``Rabbit'' in the U.S. - with a trunk grafted on to make it into a three-box sedan, the Jetta p ... Continue reading

2011 Toyota Avalon Review

2011 Toyota Avalon Review

SEE ALSO: Toyota Buyers Guide THE AUTO PAGE By JOHN HEILIG SPECIFICATIONS Model: 2011 Toyota Avalon Engine: 3.5-liter DOHC V6 Horsepower/Torque: 268 hp @ 6,200 rpm/248 lb.-ft. @ 4,700 rpm Transmission: 6-speed automatic with Sequential Shift Wheelbase: 111.0 in. Length/Width/Height: 197.6 x 72.8 x 58.5 in. Tires: P215/ ... Continue reading

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS Review

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS Review

DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS 2006 Toyota Avalon XLS The third generation of the Avalon, Toyota's full-sized flagship sedan, debuted for 2005, a decade after the model's first appearance, and gets minor but important upgrades for its sophomore year. The Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system is now available ac ... Continue reading

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