2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E53 Coupe Test Drive

?2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E53 Coupe? An Elegant Blend of Luxury and Sport The Tri-Star team at Mercedes-Benz ? more specifically, the AMG wizards, has transformed the venerable E-Class into a balance of 21st century styling elegance and performance engineering in three configurations: The Mercedes-Benz E53 Coupe; E53 Sedan; and the E53 Cabriolet or Convertible. All…

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2019 Nissan Leaf SL Test Drive

?2019 Nissan Leaf SL? Better Range, More Power and Sportier Appearance. ? The Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. launched what they claimed to be the world?s first affordable, zero-emission car in the form of the 2011 Leaf – a 4-door, medium-size, lithium-ion battery powered, plug-in electric hatchback, capable of comfortably transporting five adults. The Nissan Leaf…

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2019 Acura NSX Test Drive

?2019 Acura NSX? The New Sports eXperience (NSX) Ever Better The first Acura NSX rolled out in 1989 as a 1990 model, and it is clearly as popular now, perhaps even more so than when it was first introduced, and it still maintains a substantial fan base. A performance enhancement came in 1997 with fitment…

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2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE Test Drive

?2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE? An Electrifying, Stealthy Luxo-Cat OVERVIEW The iconic Jaguar marque has leaped into the future with its first ever purely electric vehicle ? the 2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400, which comes in three grade or trim levels: the base S; upscale SE; and top grade HSE….

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium Test Drive

?Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium? Look Ma ? No tailpipe ? Zero emissions The Volkswagen e-Golf is a sporty hatchback that debuted as a 2015 model being the German automaker?s first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. marketplace, joining the more than 30 million Golf models sold worldwide. The e-Golf is part of Volkswagen?s ?Think Blue?…

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2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 2

AFFORDABLE HYBRIDS By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in Vancouver,…

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2018 BMW i3 S w/ Range Extender Test Drive

?BMW i3 S with Range Extender Motor? A Completely Sustainable Electric Vehicle (or not) The BMW i3 bowed as an all-new, all-electric vehicle in 2014. It was the first product of the new BMW I sub-brand, that happened to be a truly purpose built electric car, representing a new era for electro mobility at BMW…

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