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2018 Volvo XC60 Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2018 Volvo XC60 Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

All totaled the bottom line hit $63,290, which is a pretty decent chunk of change. If I were buying, some of these options I would want and some maybe not. ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-9 Review - A Notch Above By Larry Nutson

2018 Mazda CX-9 Review - A Notch Above By Larry Nutson

From my view the CX-9 has an attractive overall exterior design and a very comfortable and refined as well as attractive interior. The Mazda name may not “wow” someone in social conversation as some of the luxury nameplates. However, seeing the various Mazda car and SUV models in person will usually bring out a “ ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

When Kia introduced the Stinger five-passenger fastback sports sedan they were poised to redefine a segment currently populated by European automakers. The Stinger is the highest-performance production vehicle in the company’s history. ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 A crossover for the sporty set. The usual approach for the introduction of a new vehicle to the automotive media is for an automaker to find a location with good driving roads, descent weather, reasonable access to an airport, and a suitable hotel as well as food. The launch program for the new 2019 BMW X4 ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Read what auto expert Larry Nutson thought of his test drive review of this All Wheel Drive Ponycar, 2018 Dodge Challenger GT ... Continue reading

2018 Ford EcoSport Subcompact Ute Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Ford EcoSport Subcompact Ute Review By Larry Nutson

The EcoSport is available in S, SE, SES, and Titanium trims with prices starting at $19,995. Front-drive and all-wheel drive models are offered in all trims, except the SES is AWD only. I drove the top line Titanium with FWD priced at $25,740. ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - Ready For The Urban Jungle - Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - Ready For The Urban Jungle - Review By Larry Nutson

The Golf Alltrack is considered a raised wagon in industry speak. Other wagon entries similar to the Alltrack are on the market. With varied prices they include Subaru Outback, Audi A4 Allroad, Buick Regal TourX, MINI Countryman, and Volvo V60 and V90 Cross Country. ... Continue reading

Auto News Digest, Week Ending August 12, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Auto News Digest, Week Ending August 12, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Last Weeks Automotive News Headline Stories: 10 Millionth Ford Mustang; MB Made In Alabama; Musk Gives Finger To Stockholders; Made in Mexico Ole'; Geeley Lotus Revitalization; So Sorry: Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha; Cummins Recall; Toyota Fuel-Cell HD Trucks; OOPS Digital Drive Aids Faulty; Fast MOPAR: Dodge Roadkill Nights ... Continue reading

2018 Range Rover Velar Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

2018 Range Rover Velar Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

The new Velar is based on the same architecture as the Jaguar F-Pace, so you can easily see where the sportiness and refinement come from. I would describe the Velar as being on the large-end of the compact SUV segment. That’s a good place to be with more and more families choosing to live in urban, big-city neighbor ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe is a true coupe with no B-pillar. The clear expanse of glass provides improved visibility both over the driver’s shoulders and for rear seat passengers. In mild weather lowering all four windows offers true open-air motoring. ... Continue reading

2018 BMW X2 Review +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2018 BMW X2 Review +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

BMW’s X-series vehicles range, now from X1 to X6, uses odd number designations for utility and even numbers to designate sport. ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Honda Accord Review By Larry Nutson

The midsize sedan segment is chock-full of entries. Most all of them are great choices for anyone’s family fleet. One tough competitor to the Accord is Toyota’s Camry. And, it too is entirely redesigned for 2018, making for even tougher competition. ... Continue reading

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Review; Pure Fun, But Not For The City By Larry Nutson

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Review; Pure Fun, But Not For The City By Larry Nutson

The Raptor for 2018 is mostly unchanged. The tailgate design has been tweaked and taillights are redesigned. Three new colors, Lead Foot, Guard, and Race Red replace Ruby Red and Avalanche for 2018. A new 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen stereo is now optional instead of the Sony audio system. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Sedan or Hatchback (You pays yer money you gets your cherce) Review by Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief The Auto Channel. This all-new 2018 made its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show this past spring. ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Larry Nutson

Volkswagen’s SUV line-up is now focused on three core models. This all-new, second-generation 2018 Tiguan compact SUV that’s longer, has more cargo space and has three-row seating to carry up to seven passengers; the new Atlas mid-size seven-passenger SUV; and the previous generation 5-passenger Tiguan, rebadged as ... Continue reading

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