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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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A station wagon for the crossover crowd

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Station wagons are making a comeback. Old-school wagons were abandoned in America back in the late 1980s like rotary telephones, video arcades and waterbeds. The reason? Minivans, followed by SUVs. But now that crossovers dominate our automotive landscape, there appears to be a quiet backlash from buyers that want a roomy vehicle that ...

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2018 Mazda CX-3 quick take: Stylish, small and fun

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: Mazda’s smallest crossover utility aims to stand out from competitors by delivering the brand’s sleek styling, accented with brushed metal and swooping curves. Inside, too, Mazda one-ups this utilitarian set with upscale trim and high-quality leather/faux suede that looks like it belongs in a higher-end car. No surprise, then, that ...

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