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2018 Nissan Armada quick take: A handsomer full-size utility

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The 2018 Nissan Armada is a full-size SUV with room for eight passengers. It comes with a 5.6-liter V8 making 390 hp along with an 8,500-pound towing capacity. The Armada was redesigned last year, taking more styling cues from its luxury Infiniti cousin and sitting atop the global Nissan Patrol ...

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Stop pretending like you don’t love wagons

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country is a midsize station wagon overflowing with Scandanavian presence, evoking safety, utilitarianism and a chic minimalist style. Volvo has used the Cross Country moniker for 20 years now, but its flexible Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform — shared with the XC90 crossover and S90 sedan — ...

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2018 BMW 430i Gran Coupe: Here’s what you need to know (first hint: It’s not a coupe)

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The 2018 BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe is, at its core, a 3-Series sedan with a liftback rear hatch. The name, along with its inclusion in the supposedly 2-door 4-Series lineup, remains a mystery. Key Competitors: Audi A5 Sportback, Buick Regal Sportback, Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Base Price: $46,095 As-Tested Price: ...

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Here’s everything you need to know about Jag’s littlest SUV

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email “Grace, space and pace” are the characteristics company founder William Lyons said make up a Jaguar. Were he still with us today he would probably add, “…and a highly profitable diversity in the compact crossover utility segment.” When Jaguar added the F-Pace to its lineup two years ago it doubled the company’s sales ...

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This LA street show is a celebration of women in motorcycling

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email As the motorcycle industry continues to confront its future, with both declining ridership and sales, it would do well to consider a potential 100 percent market increase: female riders. They are out there and they’d be happy to buy more bikes; a gentle nudge in that direction and maybe some attempts to reach ...

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First drive review with photos and specfications

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email In the world of Subaru’s road-going rally machines, there are plenty of uber-desirable limited editions: the 22b WRX STI, the Impreza WRX STI Spec C Type RA-R and the Subaru Cosworth Impreza STi CS400, to name a few. Sadly, the U.S. hasn’t seen much in terms of these special Subies, which isn’t that ...

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Here’s what you need to know

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The S60 T5 Inscription is a luxury compact sedan with a bit more rear legroom than the competition thanks to a longer wheelbase. It’s still waiting for the new Volvo interior updates like its bigger S90 brother and crossover cousins. This upper middle trim gets 18-inch wheels, an extended back ...

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