Driving Impressions: 2018 Genesis G80 RWD 3.8

Driving Impressions: 2018 Genesis G80 RWD 3.8

Typically before a test-drive I might review the Monroney, a few magazine or online road tests and the manufacturers website. The unannounced arrival of my Genesis 80 and the sudden need to travel....
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Driving Impressions : 2018 BMW 640i xDrive

Driving Impressions : 2018 BMW 640i xDrive

An SUV is always gonna look like an SUV. Theres no mistaking a station wagon. Want that extra room and ease of use in a sportier package? Masquerade in a BMW 640i xDrive. BMW expanded....
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Driving Impressions : MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL 4

Driving Impressions : MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL 4

For those of us tethered to the past, Mini conjures up the image of small shoebox with go-kart like handling. Before Austin Powers or Mark Wahlberg graced a Mini drivers seat, later Formula....
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Driving Impressions (brief update) : 2018 Hyundai Elantra Limited

Driving Impressions (brief update) : 2018 Hyundai Elantra Limited

Last year marked a major update for Hyundais popular Elantra. I then tested the Value Edition [LNKhttps:www.conceptcarz.coma227592017-hyundai-elantra-value-edition.aspx[LNK(here) and....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO Ti

Driving Impressions: 2018 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO Ti

Alfa Romeo left our shores in the mid-1990s, its small engines choked by smog control and its handsome facade marred by NHSTA regulations. * Mid-century Grand Prix victories had crafted....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 TIGUAN 2.0T SE

Driving Impressions: 2018 TIGUAN 2.0T SE

voted for it. Other choices were Namib, Rockton, Samun, and Nanuk. None of these made the cut and Wolfsburgs favored combination of a mammal and amphibian (tiger and iguana) became the appellation....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 BMW M550i xDrive Sedan

Driving Impressions: 2018 BMW M550i xDrive Sedan

The 2018 BMW M550i xDrive arrives on a barge. Bathes you in luxurious leather. Accelerates to 60 in less than four seconds and continues to pull well into the triple digits. Plays an interior....
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Driving Impressions: 2017 JETTA 2.0T GLI and 1.4T SE

Driving Impressions: 2017 JETTA 2.0T GLI and 1.4T SE

Choosing that family car involves compromise. If it didnt, most of us would be driving sub 30,000 eight passenger SUVs that would perform like a McLaren, fit in a 14-foot parking space, ride....
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Driving Impressions: 2017 JEEP COMPASS LIMITED 4X4

Driving Impressions: 2017 JEEP COMPASS LIMITED 4X4

For many Jeep means rugged off-road capability. Advertisements show Jeeps on boulders, on rocky paths and deep in streams. Dealer displays have Jeeps ascending 30 degree ramps. Jeep is....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 ATLAS V6 SEL PREMIUM WITH 4MOTION

Driving Impressions: 2018 ATLAS V6 SEL PREMIUM WITH 4MOTION

Taggart: Whatcha driving this week? I answered: a VW Atlas. T: Never heard of it What is it? Me: Its VWs new SUV. How much is it? 50,000, wel....
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Driving Impressions: 2017 Fiat Pop Cabrio

Driving Impressions: 2017 Fiat Pop Cabrio

I have always driven small cars. I cannot remember being without a Lotus Seven or an Elan or one of the smaller Datsuns. For a dozen years I raced a 73 inch wheelbase Legends car. Before....
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Driving Impressions:  2018 ELANTRA GT A/T

Driving Impressions: 2018 ELANTRA GT A/T

Adopt a title and youre expected to live up to it. Adding GT or Gran Turismo to your name puts you in rarified company. The descriptor suggests a high-performance luxury two or four seater....
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Driving Impressions : 2017 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition

Driving Impressions : 2017 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition

– not a bad name. It doesnt excite; you cant brag about it to your neighbor. Its Hyundais attempt to combine the features most commonly needed and ordered in their popular Elantra line, providing....
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Driving Impressions: Nissan Rogue Sport

Driving Impressions: Nissan Rogue Sport

Today I begin a new chapter in my evolution as an automotive journalist. As an aficionado with passion I bow to few but as a serious chronicler of things automotive I put myself in the amateur....
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