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2018 Mazda6 Signature

2018 Mazda6 Signature

Mazda’s venerable champion in the midsize sedan category is hands-down the most stylish of the bunch. We get a chance to see if the newly turbocharged Mazda6 can back up its dynamic new look. As the host of Carcadia at Route 66, San Gabriel Valley’s cars and coffee with the most variety on tap (IMHO) — I...

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The Life Altering Magic of the Kona EV

The Life Altering Magic of the Kona EV

Is this the Marie Kondo of the automotive world? First of all, let’s applaud Hyundai for coming out with a $36,450 all-electric SUV with an EPA-rated range of 258 miles ($28,950 after factoring in the $7500 federal tax credit). That beats the previous top dog of affordable EVs, the $36,620 Chevrolet Bolt EV with its...

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The 2020 Ford Explorer: All-New and Ready to Explore America

The 2020 Ford Explorer: All-New and Ready to Explore America

Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford kicked off the reveal of the all-new Ford Explorer by recounting how his great grandfathers, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and their group of friends, Thomas Edison included, would take to the road on camping trips in the summer. This road crew became known as the “Vagabonds” and according...

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Polaris Slingshot Grand Touring

We take a ride on the wild side with the top-of-the-line Slingshot Grand Touring The closest I came to being a motorcycle rider was almost buying a Honda CBR600F4 just like this one only to be stopped in my tracks by my mom. She tried to reason with me, and the wannabe-Maverick in me could not be...

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Lightning Bolt

Lightning Bolt

We autocross the Chevrolet Bolt EV at Santa Anita Park. The end result? Tires torn up, minds blown. By Glenn Oyoung Every once in a while, I get an email that makes me do a double-take. The invitation from Chevrolet to autocross their 2019 Bolt EV made me do a triple-take. “EV” and “autocross” are...

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The Terrain’s Domain is Mainly on the Plain

The Terrain’s Domain is Mainly on the Plain

2019 GMC Terrain Denali AWD We don’t mean any disrespect to the GMC Terrain’s Professional Grade credentials. It does offer a great all-wheel drive system. The low-end torque of its 2.0T, coupled with its nine-speed auto and Traction Select System, will pull it smartly up some very challenging hills. It’s SUV license is not under...

 

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