Month: October 2017

0 187  1 Comment on Book Review: Classic Volkswagens
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Book Review: Classic Volkswagens

All about classic Volkswagens! How much do you know about Volkswagen? Perhaps a better question is this one: how much…

0 172  6 Comments on Charmed, Then Snakebitten by a Shelby GT350
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Charmed, Then Snakebitten by a Shelby GT350

Flat-plane crank V8 engine and all that. When is a Ford Mustang not a Mustang? Answer: when it is a…

0 233  11 Comments on Dodge Durango SRT: High-End Performance for the Family
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Dodge Durango SRT: High-End Performance for the Family

A 2017 WAPA Rally first look at Dodge’s hot SUV. High-end performance SUVs are nothing new. In the early 1990s,…

0 93  0 Comment on 7 Trails for Off-Roading This Fall Plus 2 More for The Bucket List
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7 Trails for Off-Roading This Fall Plus 2 More for The Bucket List

Fall is officially here and that means it’s time to grab your gear, jump in your four-wheel drive vehicle and…

0 194  2 Comments on First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e PHEV
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First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e PHEV

A Kent Island glimpse at a compact luxury PHEV sedan. The Mercedes-Benz brand has remained elusive among my press fleet…

0 129  10 Comments on Kia Optima Hybrid: Extended Drive Time
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Kia Optima Hybrid: Extended Drive Time

Many miles and smiles with Kia’s Optima Hybrid sedan. Hybrid sales peaked in 2013 and have fallen steadily since. Low…

0 126  2 Comments on Highlights of the 2017 WAPA Rally!
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Highlights of the 2017 WAPA Rally!

Drive time in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay for the WAPA Rally. Once each year, members of the Washington…

0 159  8 Comments on Crossing Over With the
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
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Crossing Over With the
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe

Revised Feb. 10, 2018, to reflect latest safety rating. Hyundai’s largest SUV in Ultimate form. Hyundai is just a few…

0 141  2 Comments on Used Car Shopping Caution: Odometer Fraud
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Used Car Shopping Caution: Odometer Fraud

Odometer fraud can cost you dearly. Consumers looking to buy a used car understand the importance of checking it thoroughly,…

0 134  2 Comments on Winter Driving School the Michelin and Tire Rack Way
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Winter Driving School the Michelin and Tire Rack Way

On the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Think “winter driving school” and you might imagine yourself navigating switchbacks…

0 134  5 Comments on Hybrid Finesse: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq
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Hybrid Finesse: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai’s Ioniq line of electrified vehicles is here. The Prius has long been synonymous with “hybrid” ever since Toyota launched…

0 152  4 Comments on Crossing Over With the Infiniti QX30
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Crossing Over With the Infiniti QX30

Infiniti takes on the bottom end of the luxury market. America’s insatiable appetite for crossovers hasn’t been lost on manufacturers,…

0 163  1 Comment on How to Recover Your Stolen Vehicle
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How to Recover Your Stolen Vehicle

Quick action on your part may help you get your vehicle back. You step outside of your home and immediately…