2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring Test Drive

?Fourth Generation Subaru all new for 2014? ? 2014 Subaru Forester is the fourth generation, with the first generation Subaru Forester appearing in Japan in 1997 and making its debut here in the U.S. in 1998. The second Gen bowed in 2003 and the third Generation? was introduced in 2008. Forester has been and is…

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2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B Deluxe Test Ride

?2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B Deluxe: Lean and mean? Honda enters a somewhat different genre with their new 2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B. It moves from being an exclusive luxury-touring bike to serving as both a boulevard cruiser and a custom tourer. Tool around town being cool, or take off for a long weekend ?…

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2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S Test Drive

?2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe? Maintaining tradition while going completely modern ? It continues to remain a total mystery to me, how the Porsche team manages each and every year, to improve upon what seems to have already been the ultimate high performance sports car. But somehow they do just that consistently without fail….

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2014 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Test Drive

?Toyota?s Third Generation Tundra American made? 2014 Toyota Tundra claims highest US/Canadian parts content The 2014 Toyota Tundra represents the third generation of the popular, full-size half-ton pickup truck. The latest Tundra lineup features a new, more chiseled exterior styling along with an all-new interior design that is a blend of refinement, quality and craftsmanship…

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2013 Ford Explorer Sport Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Like the magic word ?abracadabra? which often triggers a magician?s feat, Ford has invoked ?EcoBoost? to conjure success for the company. It is a strange made-up word, which by definition, is almost a dichotomy in mechanical terms. Nevertheless, EcoBoost has become ?magic? for Ford and every product that gets it…

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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It has been our experience, as we grow older and wiser, that we gravitate to more relaxed and refined things. We seek the most comfortable mattress, a chairs comfort is more important than looks and we pick clothes based more on how they feel rather than how they look. The…

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2013 Infiniti QX56 Test Drive

By Bill & Barbara Schaffer Environmentalists and ?do gooders? may shun and ostracize the big luxury SUVs because of their carbon footprint and lower fuel economy, but for anyone wanting to carry up to eight people in comfort or pull a trailer, they are hard to beat. We hadn?t been in the flagship Infiniti SUV…

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2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Subaru might be a niche car company with only eight active lifestyle products, but it?s the most successful company in the auto business. In the last 18 months, Subaru, which is owned by Fuji Heavy Industries, is the MVP of automakers sporting stock gains of more than 500 percent. The…

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2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive

?2013 Toyota RAV4 EV joins forces with Tesla?? Toyota has stepped outside its box, joining forces in a unique collaboration with Tesla Motor Corporation in sharing technology rather than exclusive development in house – particularly battery technology. This association was inspired by Akio Toyoda, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. The development project resulting…

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