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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...]

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    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...]

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    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...]

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    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...]

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    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...]

  • 2016 Chevrolet Volt

    2016 Chevrolet Volt

    by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to be first. That and a couple other missteps kept the Chevrolet Volt from tearing up the market in a good way. The Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid but Chevrolet does call it that. Being first in the market, there was no model to follow. Because hybrids have such a lackluster reputation in terms of performance, Chevy opted to … [Read More...]

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    2017 Kia Sportage

    by Frank S. Washington SAN DIEGO – The new Kia Sportage is a little bit longer and the wheels are now pushed to the corners. The tiger nose grille was lowered, the headlights were longer and they were pulled back into the fenders. There were also wrap around taillights. And in what is a becoming a brand signature, the ice cube LED fog lights on the turbo powered Sportage seemed bigger, thus, … [Read More...]

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    2016 Honda Civic Sedan

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    Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Honda tried to use its global network to re-establish the Civic as one of the best small cars in the world. And depending on what you like, they’ve come close. The development team for the 10th generation of the Honda Civic was led by the company’s North American…
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    2017 GMC Acadia, Elegant & Refined Versatility

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    Tweet 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…
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    2016 Mazda3 4-door Grand Touring

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    Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – For at least the last several years, the Mazda3 has gotten a little bit better each year. That’s saying something because the Mazda3 is one of the best small cars on the market and it has been on top of the heap for at least a half decade.…
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    2016 Infiniti QX60 — Family friendly luxury crossover

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    Tweet By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman – MyCarData.com The window sticker on the 2016 Infiniti QX60 proclaims it is “built for families, designed for drivers.” Infiniti has definitely got the family part down. The QX60 is a very attractive three-row crossover with a useable third-row seat and with numerous available kid-friendly features. The “drivers”…
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