• 2017 Buick Cascada Convertible

    2016 Buick Cascada

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – ‘Yep, that’s a Buick,” was said more than once during our week-long test-drive of the Cascada. That’s because it is a very stylish car and more important the Cascada is a 2+2 convertible. The 2016 Buick Cascada is the first ragtop in the brand’s lineup in 25 years. And no, the Cascada is not a hardtop convertible; it is a fully automatic soft top that will … [Read More...]

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    2016 Lexus CT 200h

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – The 2016 Lexus CT 200h is a great car but it is a tough sell. This Lexus is a hybrid. It was powered by a 1.8 liter four cylinder engine coupled with a 650 volt electric motor/generator. Combined, the propulsion unit makes 134 horsepower. The gasoline engine made 105 lb. ft. of torque. It had a second electric motor that acted as a starter and a generator … [Read More...]

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    2017 GMC Acadia, Elegant & Refined Versatility

    By Ken Chester Jr., --  Motor News Media GMC has introduced the all-new 2017 Acadia – a reimagined crossover aimed at the heart of the midsize segment, designed to offer great versatility and refinement, with more advanced safety technologies. The new Acadia offers more-efficient powertrains, while continuing to offer three rows of seating on most models. The premium Acadia Denali returns, … [Read More...]

  • Volvo XC60

    2016 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Drive-E

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Volvo has begun to revamp its product line. The Swedish automaker introduced an all new XC90 last year and showed off a brand new S90 at the beginning of this year. But while it debuts the new, it must keep the old up to date and interesting. That is exactly what Volvo has done with one of its best-selling models, the XC60. In a nutshell, this midsized … [Read More...]

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

    2017 Fiat 124 Spider

    by Frank S. Washington CARLSBAD, Calif., -- The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider was a two seat convertible or in the proper automotive lexicon it was a roadster. It was small, rear-wheel-drive, lightweight, and it had a turbocharged four cylinder engine. That 1.4-liter engine made 160 horsepower or 164 horsepower, depending on the trim line, and it made 184 pound-feet of torque. The Spider 124 could be … [Read More...]

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    2017 Lincoln Continental, Quiet Luxury

    By Ken Chester Jr., --  Motor News Media The Lincoln Motor Company heralds the return of its flagship – the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental – an elegant, effortlessly powerful, serene full-size sedan that delivers quiet luxury to the industry’s most discerning customers. The full-size sedan is designed to appeal to culturally progressive clients who define luxury on their own terms – craving … [Read More...]

  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

    2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – It is hard to look at the new 2016 Camaro SS, the sixth generation of the 2+2 coupe and not go by the numbers. Although the design is evolutionary, only two parts were carried over from the old model. The rear bowtie emblem and the SS badge. It was powered by the 6.2-liter direct injected small block V8 with variable valve timing that debuted in the … [Read More...]

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    2016 Lexus RX

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT -- It’s about time. Lexus has long been a benchmark in quality products and top-notch treatment of customers. However, from a style standpoint, most of the brand’s vehicles were, well, boring. But there are hints that much stronger styling is on the drawing board. It started with the spindle grille. It is big, bodacious and it has worked its way through Lexus’ … [Read More...]

  • 2016 Elantra GT

    2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT may be one of the better steals in all of autodom. The GT differs from its cousin, the Elantra sedan, in that it is a four door hatchback and comfortably seats four people. The difference starts under the hood. The Elantra GT had a 2.0-liter direct injected four cylinder engine that made 173 horsepower and 154 pound-feet of torque. … [Read More...]

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    2015 BMW i3 with range extender

    By Mary Chapman When you’re driving a ride this green, and with Bavarian cache to boot, the potential for smugness is real. It’s hard to be humble when a gas station “fill up” takes all of 30 seconds, for instance. You know, on the off chance I’ll need something as pedestrian – no pun – as gasoline. And there’s other good stuff too, like ease of parking -- owing to its small size -- and just … [Read More...]

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    2017 Chrysler Pacifica

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    Tweet by Frank S. Washington AUBURN HILLS, MI – We were so impressed with the spin that we took more or less around the block in the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica that we asked for a longer test drive. We got our first up close look at the Pacifica during a brief show and tell here…
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    2016 Volkswagen Golf R — An outstanding hot hatch

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    Tweet By Dan Scanlan – MyCarData.com It was an anomaly at a hot rod cruise-in, but I did it anyway. The blue 4-door Volkswagen Golf R hatchback was parked boldly between a red replica AC Cobra and a two-tone ’57 Ford Fairlane. The Fairlane’s 292 V-8 with 206-hp was capable of hauling six people and…
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    2016 Buick Cascada

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    Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – ‘Yep, that’s a Buick,” was said more than once during our week-long test-drive of the Cascada. That’s because it is a very stylish car and more important the Cascada is a 2+2 convertible. The 2016 Buick Cascada is the first ragtop in the brand’s lineup in 25 years.…
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    McLaren 570S

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    Tweet By Rob Douthit In the rarefied air of today’s supercar segment, there are some pretty impressive names with some pretty lofty pricetags. And while most of these cars are clearly not meant to be relegated to milk-run duty, a new entry from McLaren seeks to blur the lines between supercars, luxury exotics and sports…
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