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The Dinosaur Emerges

The Dinosaur Emerges

Dinosaurs may have been gone before we got here, but we still know they existed and wonder what the world would be like if these giant lizards hadn’t become extinct. Will that be the same way our children and grandchildren will feel about the manual […]

Cruise Control Has Changed for the Better

Cruise Control Has Changed for the Better

Do you remember wanting a vehicle that had cruise control in it? This was meant to be a feature that helped you on the highway so that you could maintain a speed that you set and give your feet a break from having to try […]

BMW is Getting Aggressive

BMW is Getting Aggressive

05.05.17 - BMW iNext

Certainly it’s in their DNA to be aggressive. BMW has been one of the brand that we’ve admired for several decades for the active drive and dynamics they offer. Touted as the brand with the “Ultimate Driving Machine” in its lineup the expectations are extremely high for this brand to deliver the power and performance that would impress us. Now, BMW is looking toward a new type of driving to give us the perfect ride, but not from the seat where we’re in charge of the experience, instead, the car will be doing the driving for us.

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The Toyota Commitment to the Environment

The Toyota Commitment to the Environment

It’s not just a pretty tag line or a way to keep those who are deeply committed to environmental protection to leave Toyota alone, this company is truly dedicated to helping to protect and preserve the environment we currently have. This commitment includes environmental improvement […]

A New R8 is on the Way for Audi

A New R8 is on the Way for Audi

One of the cars that we’ve all oohed and ahhed at when it was shown is the Audi R8. This car is sinfully elegant and stylish almost to a fault. The Audi R8 has been the flagship model that shows up every few years to […]

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

04.20.17 - Volkswagen TDI

After months of discussion regarding the Volkswagen diesel scandal, there may be a way for Volkswagen to put some diesel models back on the road and make it so that we can have diesel models from this brand. For several months the EPA had denied applications and proposals for some of the fixes that Volkswagen had come up with but now it seems the brand may have received approval for some of the fixes that could be used on the cars we love to drive. This is good news for those who want to continue to drive their TDI models.

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2017 Mini Hardtop 2 Door: Subcompact with an Attitude

2017 Mini Hardtop 2 Door: Subcompact with an Attitude

Why do we love the Mini brand so much? Because no matter which model you choose from Mini you’re selecting a vehicle that comes with a personality and an attitude that makes it fun to drive. Think of the lineup from Mini as being similar […]

2017 Lincoln Continental: Back to the Top

2017 Lincoln Continental: Back to the Top

When you hear the name Lincoln Continental a smile has to immediately cross your face. This name along brings back thoughts of the large, comfortable and impressive flagship models from Lincoln of the past. This car has returned for the 2017 model year to retake […]

Celebrating an Original

Celebrating an Original

04.07.17 - Volkswagen Golf GTI

Over the course of automotive history the hot hatch has been a type of car that has given us the fun we want to enjoy on the road while offering us the low price of a car that doesn’t take itself too seriously. A car that allows for the fun to be enjoyed out on the roads in your area while also being one that can make a difference in the drive has been everything we’ve wanted. The hot hatch originated in Europe and was first introduced in a model we still love today.

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Can You Still Find One Abandoned in a Field

One of the automotive companies of the last century that has always brought interest and a bit of shame to the industry is the name of Tucker. While Preston Tucker found ways to build some of the most advanced cars of the time, and his […]