2014 Audi Q7 TDI Test Drive

“Popular Audi Q7 SUV: Enhanced for 2014” In only its second year of production, Audi’s full size SUV – the Q7 offered significant enhancements, while making vehicle selection and ordering a more simplified process. The 2008 Q7 was available three ways: as a base model powered by a 3.6-liter, 280 horsepower, DOHC V6; as a…

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Product Test: Garmin Zumo 665 Motorcycle Navigator

“Garmin’s zumo 665 Motorcycle Navigator” Be Lost no More   It’s a well-known fact that real men – especially bikers, don’t stop and ask for directions, and there are just as likely female riders who fall into the same category. I myself, subscribe to the philosophy that I’m never really lost, since I always know…

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Buick Makes eAssist™ Standard on 2012 LaCrosse

Is a hybrid with another name, still a hybrid? Buick revealed a new standard powertrain for the 2012 LaCrosse in Los Angles this week, and it’s a hybrid even though the new office name is called eAssist™. By adding a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery system and electric motor-generator, engineers were able to increase fuel economy of…

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Books: McQueen’s Machines

A Perfect Christmas Gift McQueen’s Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon It’s been 30 years since the untimely death of Steve McQueen.  From every perspective, McQueen was cool, but the cars that he owned and drove were some of the coolest and most sought after. Any McQueen fan remembers the “Bullitt” chase…

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One Car with Two Keys to Performance

A group of Ford Mustang engineers and Ford Racing tuners have created what is perhaps the ultimate race car – something that can be driven on the street, or with a simple twist of a second key become a full-fledged competition-ready track car. The 2012 Mustang Boss 302 comes with two ignition keys, the back…

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