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2020 Subaru Legacy Touring Review by John Heilig

2020 Subaru Legacy Touring Review by John Heilig

Most sedans in the mid-size segment don’t have standard all-wheel drive. The Subaru Legacy does, along with every other Subaru. This not only gives the convenience of better traction on less-then-ideal roads and in bad weather, but also improves handling by lowering the center of gravity. ... Continue reading

MINI USA ADDS TWO NEW SPECIAL EDITIONS TO PRODUCT LINE

MINI USA ADDS TWO NEW SPECIAL EDITIONS TO PRODUCT LINE

MINI USA is proud to reveal two new special edition models that are attainable and uniquely positioned across the spectrum of customer appeal – the new 2021 MINI Cooper 1499 GT and the new 2021 MINI Countryman Oxford Edition. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

Edition 1 trim. “The GMC HUMMER EV is revolutionary, defying what the industry thinks of as a pickup truck,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC. ... Continue reading

No Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Using Green Renewable American Flex-Fuel Now!

No Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Using Green Renewable American Flex-Fuel Now!

8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations “Oil is no longer the unchallenged king in automotive transp ... Continue reading

2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

The Odyessy is powered by a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 creating 280 horsepower and is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission which routes power the front wheels. It gets an official EPA rating of 19/28/22 mpg due in large part to its variable cylinder management systems which let the engine switch between thr ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Street, Track and Drag Strip Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Street, Track and Drag Strip Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

I recently spent a day, along with a cadre of other automotive journalists, with the Ford Performance team as well as Ford’s engineering experts who were behind the development of the new 2020 Shelby GT500. At the end of the day one thing was for sure: the American pony car horsepower war goes on! We were at Las Vega ... Continue reading

2020 BMW M8 Competition Convertible - Supercar Performance Super Good Looking | Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 BMW M8 Competition Convertible - Supercar Performance Super Good Looking | Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 BMW M8 Convertible Review: Pricey, yes. Powerful, yes. Classy, yes. Opulent, yes. That’s the Supercar performing M8 Convertible. ... Continue reading

Sedan Shoppers Insight

Sedan Shoppers Insight

Elantra, first-ever Hybrid and sporty N Line 2021 Elantra SE has 16 new or enhanced features when compared with the 2020 Elantra SE New array of standard Hyundai SmartSense safety and convenience technologies EPA estimated 54 MPG combined fuel economy on Elantra Hybrid SE model Sporty N Line trim priced at $24,100 with ... Continue reading

2020 Ideal Car Awards Named By Auto Pacific

2020 Ideal Car Awards Named By Auto Pacific

Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. today announced the 2020 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), recognizing vehicles that best meet owners' expectations for the product. ... Continue reading

Bronco, Filson to Support Forest Firefighters, National Forest Foundation +VIDEO

Bronco, Filson to Support Forest Firefighters, National Forest Foundation +VIDEO

Bronco® and Filson – two iconic American brands with long histories delivering in the outdoors – today announced they are joining forces to celebrate wildland firefighters and raise funds to help maintain and preserve America’s natural resources and National Forests. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Review by David Colman + VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Review by David Colman + VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

Automotive analysts have bemoaned the death of the sedan ever since the first SUV appeared more than 30 years ago. But somehow, Toyota still manages to sell 300,000 Corollas every year. ... Continue reading

2020 Nissan Rogue Road Trip Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Nissan Rogue Road Trip Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

I was most interested to drive the Rogue on the trip since it would give me a lots of miles and different traffic conditions to test out Nissan’s ProPILOT Assist system. ... Continue reading

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1: Experience Just How Loud EV Motor Quiet Can Be

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1: Experience Just How Loud EV Motor Quiet Can Be

“The all-new GMC HUMMER EV will be the first of its breed — an open-air, all-electric supertruck with zero emissions and zero limits,” said Al Oppenheiser, HUMMER EV chief engineer. ... Continue reading

2020 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Muscle Car Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Muscle Car Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Dodge Challenger GT America’s First All-Wheel Drive Muscle Car, By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6264) A lot of folks pray for snow. Skiers, snowboarders, the landscaper who plows snow in winter, snow removal equipment makers, and so on all like snow. ... Continue reading

2020 Lincoln Aviator Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Lincoln Aviator Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

My first stint behind the wheel of the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator 3-row midsize SUV was at the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) Fall Rally. My task at that time was to evaluate the Aviator in relation to other new or mostly-new luxury SUVs. ... Continue reading

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