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2019 Infiniti QX50 first drive review


Malibu, California — VC-Turbo. It’s technology you’ll be hearing more and more about from brands like Infiniti in the future. It’s the brand’s attempt to build an implement an engine with variable compression ratio. It’s groundbreaking tech, and the QX50 is the first vehicle to get it. And you’d have …

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2017 Kia Niro review

2018 Niro

(Editor’s Note: This vehicle is a 2017 model year being covered during calendar year 2018. That means the 2018 Kia Niro is available at dealerships. There are no significant differences between the two model years, so this review remains applicable. Of course, if you’re looking at a pre-owned Niro this …

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2018 Ram 1500 Limited Tungsten review


Top trim pickup trucks have become the battle of the rare heavy metals. Ford has their Platinum, and now Ram has their Tungsten. New for the 2018 model year, the last of this generation, Ram has introduced price topping option package for their Ram 1500 Limited model. The most luxurious …

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2017 Lexus RC 350 review


First debuting in 2014, the Lexus RC has not evolved much since it came to market. For 2018, the RC is available in eight configurations with its 300, 300 F SPORT, 350, and 350 F SPORT variants each coming in rear- or all-wheel drive. The RC is fighting an uphill …

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2018 Hyundai Accent quick spin

2018 Hyundai Accent

The world may be crossover crazy, and Hyundai might be making big waves in crossovers in the next few years, that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped focusing on affordable small car transportation. The new 2018 Hyundai Accent is their latest offering in providing cheap, cheerful transportation for those who don’t need …

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2017 BMW i8 review

BMW i8

It’s sleek and sexy with a touch of badass. The BMW i8 hasn’t changed much since it arrived on U.S. shores in August 2014. Could it stand a few updates? Sure, but the plug-in electric hybrid i8 is still is solid vehicle that’s a lot of fun to drive. 2017 …

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2017 Honda Civic Type R review


This is it. This is really it! Finally, after 20 years of impatience, Honda has released the Civic Type R on us. While the folks across the pond have been enjoying this hot hatch for a couple decades, this is the first one to come to North America. Officially, of …

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2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 review


Rancho Santa Fe, California — Being a one-percenter has its advantages. You can afford to pay for human treatment on an airplane. You can stay in hotels that cater to your every need. You can buy any vehicle you want. But finding the right vehicle might be a bit of a …

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2017 Fiat 500 Abarth review

2017 Fiat 500 Abarth

The tiny little Fiat 500, in Abarth form, is the most fun you can have in a car for the price. Full stop. But if you have to live with the car every day, what is it like? That’s what we aimed to find out. As part of our trip …

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2018 Acura TLX review

2018 Acura TLX

You’re driving down the road, almost to your destination, and you hit the red light. It’s not just any red light. It’s what feels like the longest red light in town. You’re trying to be patient. The left turn arrow goes green and traffic begins to turn. You know your …

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