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BMW X6 xDrive50i

BMW X6 xDrive50i

Hey there Mr./Ms. Unique Person. You deserve a unique car. Sports sedans are a dime a dozen these days. Luxury crossovers aren’t far behind. Perhaps an SAC is what you’re looking for. Want one? You’ll have to shop at a BMW store because at the moment, the only way to get one is to buy [...]

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

2010 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

What did I do last summer? A 900 mile family road trip in California. A nightmare for some but I like driving (and, needless to say, my family). Voyages like these are the perfect test for family rigs and for this trip I’ve chosen Chevy’s new 2010 Equinox. Yes, I’ve already reviewed it but that [...]

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2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

True utility for those happy to admit they have a family
By Tom Voelk
To understand that cars are as much about fashion as they are transportation, one only has to look at the minivan.  Back when Chrysler unveiled Caravan and Voyager in the early 80’s they couldn’t make enough of them.  Hot as blue jeans in [...]

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Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60

 A link to the Drive XC6o video review on YouTube is at the end of this review.
Selling cars these days is brutal.  Put the economy aside for a moment.  Style, utility and high quality don’t impress like before because everyone builds great product.  Vehicles last longer.  More and more brands have appeared.  They’re competing for [...]

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Bentley Continental Supersports

Bentley Continental Supersports

Chances are you will never lay eyes on a Bentley Continental Supersports.   It’s produced in very small numbers.  Ironic, because in a word it’s about more.  More exclusive than an already rare standard Continental GT.  More cylinders than two Toyota Corollas.  More money too (but you probably figured that one out by now).  The economy [...]

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Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Quad Cab

Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Quad Cab

The most popular vehicles in America are not cars, they’re pickups.  Ford F150 and Chevy Silverado have the #1 and 2 slots nailed down.  Taking the bronze in truck sales is… no, not Toyota Tundra.   It’s Dodge Ram.  Their new model keeps the aggressive look but adds sophistication, if not subtlety.  There’s enough chrome on [...]

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2010 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD

2010 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD

Think back to high school.  Remember that awkward looking classmate that came back from summer break an Abercrombie and Fitch model?  That pretty much sums up the 2010 Hyundai Tucson.  The outgoing version was virtually invisible, blending into traffic so successfully you’d swear it was penned by the team that dreamed up camouflage.
Those who prefer [...]

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2010 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

2010 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Americans began their love affair with SUVs back in the early 90s.  Alas, a new romance often means someone’s being jilted.   In this case it was Subaru.  Sure they had plenty of all-wheel drive vehicles but in the way of sedans and station wagons.  Buyers, as they say in the relationship scene, were just not [...]

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Cadillac SRX 3.0L Premium

Cadillac SRX 3.0L Premium

Cadillac sharply refocuses on the crossover segment
By Tom Voelk

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