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Rare Rides: An Ultra Brown 1984 Oldsmobile Firenza Cruiser

In the Eighties, did you seek a compact car with the highest possible number of lamps at the front? If so, the choice was clear in ’84: Oldsmobile Firenza. The Firenza was Oldsmobile’s mid-luxury version of the extensive J-body platform. Beneath Firenza in J-body land were the Pontiac Sunbird and Chevrolet Cavalier, while above/astride it […]

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Infiniti QX60 Monograph – Previewing the Future

With auto shows borked until next year – assuming that’s even possible – automakers need to show off concepts one way or another. So it is that yet another livestream reveal took place tonight – this one showing the Infiniti QX60 Monograph. Which isn’t a production vehicle so much as it is an expression of […]

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Check Out the Grille on THAT: 2021 BMW M3 and M4 Arrive on Scene

The 2021 BMW M3 and M4 are here, and hard to miss, thanks to a gaping maw of a grille. Divisive looks aside – and I have a feeling the discussion about these Bimmers will make political debates seem tame – the cars promise plenty of power. To wit, an increased 48 ponies over the […]

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Rare Rides: The Most Excellent 1992 Oldsmobile Bravada

Today’s Rare Ride represents a landmark for the Oldsmobile brand and a somewhat unsuccessful luxury badge experiment for General Motors. Let’s check out the rarely seen first-generation Oldsmobile Bravada. Rare Rides featured a Bravada way back in 2017 when this series was a spring chicken. But that Indianapolis 500 pace car was far removed from […]

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One Fast Macca: Woking Pins Performance Times to 765LT

Pop quiz, hotshot. What’s hand-assembled in Britain, rips to 60mph in 2.7 seconds, and turns the quarter-mile trick in less than 10 seconds? If you guessed the outrageous new 2020 McLaren 765LT, give yourself a gold star. Or at least a tank full of premium. Oh, yeah; did we mention that it is completely sold […]

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Pick-Up STX: Ford Adds Appearance Package to Ranger

  Seizing the opportunity to introduce another appearance package instead of building the Raptor version that everyone wants, Ford has introduced a new STX Special Edition Package on the 2021 Ranger. Suits at the Blue Oval assert that roughly three-quarters of Ranger customers have appended appearance packages to their new trucks, making such additions to […]

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Revealed: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

It’s been talked about and teased, and now it’s finally here. Volkswagen took the wraps off the 2021 ID.4 electric vehicle in one of the now-ubiquitous live-streamed reveals. You can even buy yours today if you like what you see. Reservations are open. The sticker for the Pro trim level is $39,995 (unclear if that […]

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Augmented Reality Ram? There’s an App for That

So you just bought your 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. You’ve got a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 from the Hellcat underhood, making 702 horsepower. You’re ready to take on the desert, if not the world. Yet, you have no frickin’ clue what a certain infotainment-system setting does. You’re stumped. You’ve dove into the owner’s manual and the […]

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2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition Brings Fall Flavor

If you like pumpkin spice, Acura has continued the quest to pumpkin spice all the things with the 2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition. Painted in an orange hue that reminds of either pumpkins or the president’s skin tone, this crossover will be built at Acura’s Performance Manufacturing Center, hence the PMC moniker. It will be […]

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2021 Kia Sorento: Here It Is

There’s a whole slew of virtual vehicle launches happening this month and next, and Kia took their turn today, unveiling the 2021 Kia Sorento. Available in five trims (LX, S, EX, SX, and SX-Prestige), the Sorento will be available with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. There will be three powertrains, including a hybrid, on offer […]

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