Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We had begun to think we were working for the Secret Service or the FBI the week we drove the black 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe, after all it looked very similar to all the black Chevrolet Tahoes we see government agents driving in the movies and on TV shows. Maybe it…

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Sedan Test Drive

“2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid” A Mid-size Fuel Saving Sedan without a Plug First off, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid looks a lot like the rest of the Malibu offerings – elegant and luxurious, with upscale styling elements and appeal. It sits lower and has additional radiator shutters for better aerodynamics. More impressive though, is the…

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NWAPA Mudfest 2016 – Part 2

  By Bill & Barbara Schaffer Shelton, Wash. – In NWAPA Mudfest 2016 — Part 1 we reviewed the Outdoor Activity Vehicles from the Compact Utility, Premium Compact Utility and Family categories. In Part 2 we feature the Premium, Extreme Capability and Pickup categories. This year’s program was held at the Ridge Motorsports Park in…

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We’ve all heard the expression that the “third time is a charm,” and for Chevrolet we think that “charm” is the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. General Motors has made three all out attempts to build electric cars. Just before the turn of the century GM jumped years ahead of the market…

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2016 Chevrolet Silverado LT Crew Cab

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We’ve had a chance to drive a couple different versions of the Chevrolet Silverado truck lately – the most recent the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado LT Crew Cab. It’s almost like driving a full-size sedan except that you sit up higher with a commanding view of the road, have the capacity…

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2016 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6 Convertible Test Drive

“2016 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6 Convertible” A Priced Right Droptop Supercar There are those individuals out there in the car world that advocate that a true sports car must have a manually shifted gearbox and thereby, a foot-operated clutch, but that’s a lot of “Hooey”. Solid proof that the stick shift philosophy is indeed erroneous, is…

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Test Drive

“2016 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size hauler” Colorado stable adds a 2.8-liter Duramax Turbo Diesel The 2015 model year marked GM’s return to the mid-size hauler segment following a lengthy hiatus and setting a game-changing new level. For the past ten years, the only light-duty, mid-size trucks in the marketplace have been the Nissan Frontier and Toyota…

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