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Chad Kirchner

Chad Kirchner is the Editor-in-Chief of Future Motoring, along with the main host and producer of the Future Motoring podcast. In addition to his work here, he's a freelance automotive journalist for outlets around the world.

Audi TT RS Poll: Wing or no wing?

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The new Audi TT RS is the fastest TT ever made, with a claimed zero-to-sixty time of 3.5 seconds. It’s powered by a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine and sounds a lot like the Audi Quattro rally car. You probably are interested in buying one, or at least getting behind-the-wheel of one. …

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Podcast: What defines a crossover?

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On today’s show, we attempt to define what a crossover is and what a SUV is. How are they different? Are there similarities? What about cars and trucks? Can a SUV also be a truck? Our friends Christian Moe and Jill Ciminillo attempt to figure it out. We also briefly …

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Durango SRT pricing is quite the Dodge performance bargain

2018 Dodge Durango SRT

The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the most-powerful Durango ever built. But Dodge building high horsepower cars isn’t anything new. The pricing on this three-row crossover is what truly impresses. If you want a family-hauling, powerful vehicle from Dodge, get ready to shell out $62,995 to get one in your …

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Happy Independence Day, America!

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We’re off today here in the United States to celebrate Independence Day, or the 4th of July, or whatever the British call the day they lost the U.S. as a colony. To help celebrate, we are sharing with you a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat burnout we performed when we had …

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2016 Ford Focus RS review and autocross

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The hot hatchback segment is seemingly growing despite the lack of interest in compact cars as pedestrian means of transportation. Customers are voting with their dollars, and they are voting crossovers and SUVs. Nevertheless, there are currently four high-end, high-horsepower hot hatches on the market, and we just spent a …

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