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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Hyundai IONIQ EV

2017 Hyundai Ioniq EV

Like a glove I may have said it before but a buddy of made a valid point when he traded his modified Audi A4 in for a Chevrolet Volt: Best we accept the future then have it stuffed down our gizzards. Those weren’t his exact words but since then, I’ve opened my eyes and mind to electric cars and what ...

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FIRST REVIEW: 2017 Honda Civic Type R

2017 Honda Civic Type R

We always want what we can’t have. Not so long ago, we had no GT-R, STI, R, EVO and no Type R. The last decade and a bit has been good to car and driving enthusiasts and now with the arrival of the Type R, everybody will be happy. The Honda Civic Type R has 20 years of experience under ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE AWD

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE AWD

2 doors, or a world of a difference There are no substitutes for a minivan. Despite 3-row SUVs claiming this and that, nothing beats a cavernous floor to ceiling load capacity with upright walls and a deep rear boot. Problem is that, well, they’re minivans… Unless I can find a pristine GMC Safari EXT AWD or Supercharged Toyota Previa Alltrac, ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Ford Focus EV

2017 Ford Focus EV

Invisible EV Most EV buyers, early adopters at the very least, want it to be known that they’ve purchased a car that will save the world. The Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet Bolt, Mitsubishi i-Miev and even the Kia Soul EV look different, or special. The Focus EV has the curb appeal of a rental car. Does this make it bad choice? ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Mazda CX-5 GS

2017 Mazda CX-5 GS

Upper middle-class Buyers of compact crossovers are generally practical people looking for an equally practical vehicle. Styling’s on the list of semi-important criteria somewhere after pricing, roominess, safety, features and fuel economy but with the new CX-5, it comes standard, and at no extra cost. After a week’s drive, I still looked back at the small ‘ute’s clean, nearly high-end ...

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FIRST REVIEW: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

  The more I think about it, the more it seems that Subaru’s new Crosstrek might be the closest car to shortly be available capable of bridging nearly all gaps in the automotive world. I write these words keeping one other car in mind, one that I believe could serve as the one car to meet all true needs: the ...

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