My friend and fellow auto journo Tyson Hugie is the ultimate Acura fanboy. He owns a 2013 Acura ILX 6-speed with the personalized plate ILX, a 1994 Legend GS Sedan 6-speed and a 1992 NSX 5-speed which just hit 100,000 miles. He was honored by American Honda for passing 500,000 miles on his 1994 Legend […]
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Families need transportation that’s economical, safe and fuel-efficient. They also want and deserve a vehicle that is versatile, roomy, and comfortable, and has the features and optional equipment for connectivity, infotainment, and more. For many families, that means an SUV. Here we take a look at the top 9 cheap SUVs that are safe and […]
Overview (Overall Grade after 8 Categories: B This review covers two separate models of A6 available in the United States with the first being a week we spent tooling around Los Angeles in the resolute luxury of a 2015 Audi A6 sedan with the 3.0 liter 333 horsepower supercharged 6-cylinder motor all wrapped in a […]
The Kia Sedona is the fastest-growing auto nameplate in the United States so far this year, nearly quintupling its first-quarter volume to 7670 units in 2015’s first three months. We chose not to factor in the GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Colorado, and Audi A3, all of which actually recorded even year-over-year percentage improvements, not because they’re […]
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The Olds Bravada started out as an Oldsmobized Chevy Blazer and ended (along with Oldsmobile itself) as an Oldsmobated Chevy Trailblazer. They show up in Colorado junkyards in startlingly large numbers. Who bought Bravadas? For that matter, who bought Isuzu Ascenders? Anyway, because the idea of an Oldsmobile-badged midsize SUV made about as much sense […]
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Chris writes: Sajeev, I’ve got a 2002 Cadillac Seville with the infamous Northstar engine. I bought it nine years ago and at the time it was four years old and had 30K on the clock. Before I even ask, I’m sure you can already guess what happened. At 149,000 miles the head gasket issue […]
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The 2015 Shanghai Auto Show is coming to a close – finally. I love cars but Chinese designs are still the worst. It seems nearly all vehicles offered up in Shanghai this year (and most years before it) fall into two camps: horribly obvious knock-off or super-cheapo plasticy concept. Case in point – the Jiangling Yuhu. Let’s ignore for […]
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Those final episodes of Top Gear will be shown on BBC2 later this year, but there isn’t enough footage for three full episodes. This Is Why Cadillac Will Discontinue The XTS: Opinion (GM Authority) The laugh here isn’t the article (though publishing common sense as an opinion piece is rich). Check the by-line. BlackBerry introduces security offering for […]
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What happens when medical marijuana meets pink mustaches? For one thing, an app called Nugg. Los Angeles Times says a trio of University of Southern California students — Alex Milligan, Collin Mann and Kam Babazade — unveiled Nugg on Monday in honor of 420 Day. The app provides medical marijuana patients in Los Angeles and […]
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