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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

Not to confuse you, but the current 5-passenger Tiguan will continue to be offered for at least a couple years. Rebadged as the Tiguan Limited, the product program for this model will be simplified in terms of features and options, and pricing will reflect a strong value position for a buyer. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

TACH's "take" on this past week's automotive news in easily "catch up" nuggets, or put these stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of (Indexed By Google) pages of automotive news ... Continue reading

2017 Lincoln Continental Review - Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln Continental Review - Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln Continental Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel This interior is really nice” said my wife shortly after getting comfortable in the front passenger seat of the all-new 2017 Continental I was driving. The 2017 Lincoln Continental is all abou ... Continue reading

2017 Ford Focus RS Review It’s Great on theTrack. How about everyday?

2017 Ford Focus RS Review It’s Great on theTrack. How about everyday?

2017 Ford Focus RS It’s great on the track. How about everyday? By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_0253) My first experience piloting the very hot, high-performance Ford Focus RS did not start out the way each test drive of a new vehicle usually does. ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review: 2017 Infiniti Q60 Low, Lean and Good Looking A Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Car Review: 2017 Infiniti Q60 Low, Lean and Good Looking A Review By Larry Nutson

I drove the 300-HP 3.0t Premium AWD with a base price of $46,300. It was loaded with a number of option packages bringing the total to $57,255. ... Continue reading

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review By Larry Nutson

Hyundai says the Ioniq is “the most efficient electric vehicle sold in America.” Its estimated driving range is 124 miles. EPA MPGe ratings are 136 MPGe combined, with 150 city MPGe and 122 highway MPGe. ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7600) Praise has been coming from nearly everywhere on the all-new minivan from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Going back in time, the company that claims to have invented the minivan, the former Chrysler Corpor ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat A family-sized sedan By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_9333) When I am new car shopping the power train is right at the top of my list of particulars that come in to consideration. The reality of today is that, more often than not, choices within ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

Yes the Prius Prime is a hybrid, so range anxiety is not really an issue. However, to maximize your return on the purchase of the Prime, and minimize trips to the gas station, the battery should be kept charged so you can drive in the EV-mode as much as possible. I reside in Chicago and could drive in EV-mode all the t ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Another three-row SUV choice By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8736) The choice of new vehicles offered on the U.S. market today is a virtual smorgasbord. Trying to decide on how to “fill your plate” can be mind-boggling. ... Continue reading

2017 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Review Elegance And Performance - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Review Elegance And Performance - Review By Larry Nutson

A five-passenger compact crossover SUV, the GLC is based extensively on the C-class sedan. True to Mercedes’ character it’s luxurious with quite an elegant interior. Overall ride characteristics are comfortable and luxurious plus there’s nothing lacking in performance. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

If you are a car and driving fan like we all are here at The Auto Channel, you can easily "catch up" or put this week's auto stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of pages of original, manufacturers announcements, automotive news, automotive stories, articles, reviews, archived news, video, audio, ... Continue reading

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Review By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2017 Infiniti QX30 Luxury In A Small Package - Review By Larry Nutson

Car Review: 2017 Infiniti QX30 Luxury In A Small Package - Review By Larry Nutson

Although classified as a compact luxury crossover, the QX30 is very car-like. Its appearance is very much like a coupe. I view it has a very stylized hatchback with increased ride height. With its long nose, low roof, shaped C-pillars and tapered shape the QX30 presents a bold look. ... Continue reading

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