Driving Impressions: 2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec

Driving Impressions: 2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec

image01 image02 Expectations were high. The text said a Veloster Turbo R-Spec awaited my arrival. Though seven years extant, the coupe had not been on my radar. I had given little thought to the....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

Driving Impressions: 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

image01 Headlines note the latest trends. Chryslers lifelines are the Ram pickup and Jeep and so goes their emphasis. Goodbye Chrysler 200. Goodbye Dodge Dart. A recent Wall Street Journal article....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 Hyundai Accent Limited

Driving Impressions: 2018 Hyundai Accent Limited

Pull up any of the multitude of online comparos and our Accent is included amongst the subcompacts. Thats fair, with a 90.2 cubic foot interior it fits perfectly in its EPA designation.....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 Passat 2.0T SE w/ Technology

Driving Impressions: 2018 Passat 2.0T SE w/ Technology

Forget the first 10 minutes of your Passat encounter. The transport seems spectacularly unspectacular. Blinding acceleration, fierce cornering, an amazing display of interior finishes and technology,....
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Driving Impressions: 2018 Fiat Spider Abarth

Driving Impressions: 2018 Fiat Spider Abarth

Did you know that MG is being revived in India In an old GM plant And that they are producing SUVs That might be easier to believe than the fact that Fiat, Italys mega-manufacturer and owner....
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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 [LNKhttpswww.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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