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What you need to know about the 2017 BMW M760i xDrive

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email I love this car’s looks. What BMW calls frozen dark brown metallic, I call awesome. Combined with the larger air intakes, the car simply looks wicked. The interior is also terrific. Build quality, fit and finish, space, comfort — nicely done. The engine is outstanding, though with 601 hp it should be, amirite? ...

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Everything you need to know about ‘Gran Turismo Sport’

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email “Gran Turismo Sport,” the seventh installment of the go-to race simulator for PlayStation 4, is on sale now at all of your local retailers. We’ve been playing the beta for a few months now, but this week, the full game is finally here. We only had sport mode to judge so far, but ...

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What you need to know about the 2017 Ford Escape

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email This Ford Escape Titanium still impresses in terms of styling and cabin layout. Of course, the interior is similar to what you’d find in a Ford Focus, meaning you’ll find Ford’s improved Sync 3 working the infotainment system — it’s a lot better than MyFord Touch on older Ford products. But that’s not really ...

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Here’s what the four-cylinder Boxster is like to drive

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: A convertible sports car from Stuttgart, but now with a turbocharged flat-four instead of a naturally aspirated flat-six. Key Competitors: Jaguar F-Type convertible, Chevy Corvette convertible, Alfa Romeo 4C Base Price: $57,050 As-Tested Price: $67,320 Highlights: The non-S Boxster 718 delivers 300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque from its turbocharged flat-four. A ...

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What you need to know about Jaguar’s midsize luxury sedan

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The Jaguar XF midsize sedan brought the brand back from the brink with powerful engine options and good looks. Key Competitors: Cadillac CTS, Lexus GS, Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5-Series Base Price: $67,195 As Tested: $78,375 Highlights: The Jaguar XF midsize sedan brought the brand back from the brink with powerful ...

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Here’s what’s it’s like to drive

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: A full-size pickup truck with off-road chops and a 38-gallon gasoline tank, all from the same folks who build the Prius. Key Competitors: Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra, Nissan Titan, Ram 1500 Base Price: $39,665 As-Tested Price: $45,074 Highlights: FFV stands for flex-fuel vehicle and means the 5.7-liter V8 ...

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Everything you need to know about Kia’s compact crossover

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The five-passenger Kia Sportage CUV is redesigned for 2017 with an upgraded suspension, more driver assist systems and a new design. The Sportage SX is the top trim level, with LX and EX models below it.  Key Competitors: Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 Base Price: $34,895 As Tested Price: ...

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What you need to know about Lexus’ midsize hybrid sedan

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The 2017 Lexus ES300h is the company’s midsize hybrid sedan, an upmarket version of the Toyota Avalon. Key Competitors: BMW 530e, Lincoln MKZ hybrid, Audi A6 Base Price: $42,795 As-Tested Price: $48,213 Highlights: The 2017 Lexus ES300h delivers 40 mpg combined from a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine with an electric ...

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