2018 Ford EcoSport SES 4WD Test Drive

“2018 Ford EcoSport SES 4WD” A Small as in subcompact SUV with Basic Amenities   OVERVIEW Ford’s newest entry into the SUV arena first appeared on our shores last year as the 2018 Ford EcoSport. It has been on sale in other global markets for a few years now. The 2019 model year will carry…

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2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Test Drive

“2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD” Buick Renews its Wagon Heritage Buick’s last foray into the station wagon market ended in 1996 with the demise of the Buick Roadmaster Estate wagon. After more than two decades, the GM “Tri-shield” brand made the decision to buck the SUV trend and return to the wagon field. The…

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Buick Regal TourX Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Buick has a long history of wagons. The Buick Estate wagon, which wore a long low look often dressed in wood (or some facsimile of wood), goes back to the 1940s and was built until the extinction of the Buick Roadmaster Estate in 1996. Buick also made mid-size sport wagons…

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2019 Audi A7 3.0 TFSI quattro Test Drive

“2019 Audi A7 Prestige 5-door sedan” A Mixed Bag of All Purpose Elegance OVERVIEW Audi broke new ground, while representing their next design evolution in 2012 with the innovative Audi A7. The latest iteration of the Audi A7 for 2019 continues to blend the emotional appeal of a coupe with the luxury and prestige of…

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2018 Toyota Camry XSE Test Drive

“2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6” Emotionally Charged Design Finally Raises Bar The Toyota Camry sedan for 2018 is all-new, and finally raises the bar from “Ho-Hum” to “Wow” with its emotionally charged design and improved driving dynamics. For the past 15 year, the Camry has been the best selling car in America. It’s assembled in…

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2018 Infiniti Q50 3.t Red Sport 400 Test Drive

“2018 Infiniti Q50 3.0t Red Spot 400” Styling Refreshed and Technologies Added Nashville, TN – When Infiniti’s powers that be opted to change the model nomenclature for all Infiniti car models from “G” and “M” for cars, they replacing them with “Q” which has no reference to Ian Fleming’s, James Bond series internal spy code….

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S Test Drive

“2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S An Affordable Entry Luxury Sport Utility The Volkswagen Tiguan was the German automaker’s first compact SUV (actually considered in most circles as a CUV or Crossover Utility Vehicle), which first appeared as a 2009 model. The initial impression of the Tiguan, was that it represented a combination of VW’s GTI…

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2017 Acura MDX Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The Acura brand took an interesting twist during the last year, in part, thanks to the introduction of the long awaited NSX sports car. Suddenly the company’s emphasis is on performance and handling for all its cars and SUVs. Acura won’t compete with the ultra-performance brands offered by most luxury…

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17 Fiat 500C Abarth Cabrio Test Drive

“2017 Fiat 500C Abarth Cabrio” A Rapid transit Breath of Fresh Air in Lilliputian form We’ll review here one of the many available new Fiats – the 2017 Fiat 500C Abarth Cabrio. What’s an Abarth? In the case of Fiat, the Abarth models, with their iconic scorpion logo, are a highly recognizable symbol not only…

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