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Eight Cool Things About the 2018 Ford Expedition Platinum Max

When you drive an SUV with a massive presence such as the 2018 Ford Expedition Platinum Max nobody on the streets messes with you. While driving the Expedition over the course of a week I noticed a number of unusual things on the road. Whenever I passed a slow driver in the fast lane they...

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2019 Infiniti QX50 Essential AWD Four Seasons Introduction

In what can be considered a sign of the times Infiniti now offers more crossovers than cars in America. Nissan’s luxury arm, which has been up and running for close to 30 years here, jumped into the SUV game more than 20 years ago with the Pathfinder-based QX4. Since then, the marque has had its...

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2019 Ram 1500 Rebel 12 Brings in New Tech

The Ram 1500 Rebel has a refined interior. The black and red color theme befits the truck’s name, and we love the comfortable cloth and vinyl seats and the rotary shifter, among other things. But now Ram is offering Rebel buyers more technology and upgraded materials as part of a new special edition. The Rebel 12...

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Tire Review: Cooper SRX Discoverer

Tire reviews almost always focus on the sharp end of the market, that is, the extreme performance summer tire segment. While big sticky tires with rubber-band sidewalls are lots of fun to shred to a smoking hulk on a race track, such tires make up a notably small segment of industry sales and are rarely used on...

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Peugeot E-Legend Concept to Debut in Paris

For the past few years, autonomous electric concepts have been all the rage on the international auto show circuit. These forward-looking vehicles tend to have boxy or egg-shaped designs in order to maximize interior volume. But every once in a while, an automaker introduces an autonomous concept that prioritizes style over practicality. The Peugeot E-Legend...

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One Week With: 2018 Porsche Panamera 4S Sport Turismo

Do it again!” This was the command from my 3-year-old back-seat passenger after I pressed the Sport Response button on the Porsche’s steering wheel for the third time. We felt the eight-speed twin-clutch gearbox smoothly and almost instantly skip down four gears; the car accelerated strongly from 45 mph to 75 mph—also for the third...

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2017 Infiniti QX30 S Four Seasons Wrap-Up

Asking us why we chose to add an Infiniti QX30 S to our Four Seasons fleet is a lot like asking someone why they got a tattoo when they were drunk. Although the details are fuzzy now, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Unlike the tattoo, however, we’ll never regret adding the...

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2019 Volvo S60 Enters Production at New Plant in South Carolina

It’s official: Volvo has made its very first car in the U.S. Copies of the 2019 Volvo S60 are now rolling off the line at the automaker’s new plant in South Carolina. The next-generation midsize sedan will arrive in Volvo dealerships in the U.S. later this year. Volvo will export half the sedans built at the plant to other...

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First Drive: 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

SANTA BARBARA, California — After years of futile experimentation with its design past, Lincoln has finally found the right proboscis for its cars and sport/utility vehicles. The modern Lincoln front end premiered on the Continental sedan, but the design was first unveiled at a consumer clinic where potential customers were shown several new proposals for...

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Barrett-Jackson to Auction Five Burt Reynolds Collection Cars at Las Vegas Sale

One of the more surprising revelations to come from the death of acting legend Burt Reynolds, perhaps best known for his starring role in the “Smokey and the Bandit” film series, is that Reynolds reportedly was feeling fine in the days leading up to his fatal heart attack. Reynolds was reportedly reading a script for...

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