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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2018 Range Rover HSE Diesel Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We were disappointed to see so many automakers dropping diesel engine cars and light trucks over the last few years. We’ve advocated diesel engines because of their better fuel economy numbers and good performance. Plus, scientific studies have shown that properly configured diesel engines are cleaner than gasoline engines….

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2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury Test Drive

“2017 Land Rover Discovery HSE Luxury” Iconic Discovery models all-new for 2017 The latest iteration of the Land Rover Discovery (2017) represents the launch of the model’s fifth generation and displays a smoother, more futuristic design form. It moves away from the earlier boxy design forms of the old LR3 and LR4 images to a…

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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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2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE LUX Test Drive

“2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport” Setting the tone for a new generation of Premium SUVs Reykjavik, Iceland – Land Rover reaches “Above and Beyond” with the all-new Land Rover Discovery Sport, which positions itself in the leisure family of Land Rover’s three-pillar brand structure: Range Rover (Luxury), Discovery (Leisure) and Defender (Dual-purpose)….

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Test Drive: Land Rover Range Rover Sport

A Great Highway Cruiser that Climbs Rocks, Too. There are certain vehicles we get to drive that we’d love to just keep in our garage on a more permanent basis.  The Range Rover is a perfect example.  We do have a little disagreement on which model, however.  Barbara’s favorite is the top of the line…

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