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The Pleasant, but Unsporty 2023 Infiniti QX50 Sport AWD

The Pleasant, but Unsporty 2023 Infiniti QX50 Sport AWD

I've spent the last week driving a Graphite Shadow 2023 Infiniti QX50 Sport AWD and while I found it a comfortable, enjoyable ride, it was also rather forgettable. Perhaps it's a problem with comparing hundreds of cars over time; they start to blur together. Pick a...

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross – Is It The Toyotabaru?

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross – Is It The Toyotabaru?

Most car writers have a preference for big, fast, expensive vehicles, and I get it. There's something about the design and drive experience of a $100K+ vehicle that is pretty delightful. And those admiring looks you get from fellow auto enthusiasts aren't bad either....

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Luxurious and Sporty: 2022 Lexus NX 450h F-Sport

Luxurious and Sporty: 2022 Lexus NX 450h F-Sport

Imagine the early days of motorcars. Every manufacturer had a few different styles, but for the most part, each brand had its spot in the hierarchy of functional sedans to luxury motorcars, with many of those brands still around today. Manufacturers didn't tend to...

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Comfort and Speed with the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace S

Comfort and Speed with the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace S

Some car brands are iconic in the luxury and racing world. Ferarri, Lamborghini, Rolls Royce, Mercedes-Benz. And Jaguar. I've always admired the lines of a classic Jag and it's hard not to wax poetic about the XK line from the 1950s, absolutely iconic convertible...

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A Great Commuter Car: The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Premier

A Great Commuter Car: The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Premier

When I had the chance a few years ago to drive the 2020 Chevy Bolt, I really enjoyed it quite a bit, naming it one of my favorite cars. Here's my writeup if you want to get the full scoop: One of My Favorite Cars: The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV. The problem with the Bolt EV...

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Blazing My Trail in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab AT4X

Blazing My Trail in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab AT4X

We've come a long way from the days when pickup trucks were utilitarian work vehicles with minimal comforts, driven by people who needed them for work or couldn't afford a car. There's no better demonstration of this evolution than the beautiful 2022 GMC Sierra 1500...

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Luxury All Around in the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory AWD

Luxury All Around in the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory AWD

Ever peeked at a real estate listing for a multi-million dollar mansion and marveled at how it's kinda like your own living space, just much, much bigger? That's the same experience I had driving the 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV as the owner of a modest Mazda CX-5 compact...

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The Rocky Mountain Driving Experience 2022

The Rocky Mountain Driving Experience 2022

As an automotive writer, I'm privileged to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association. It's a great group that lets me connect both with lots of other auto writers but also with car manufacturers, their reps, and the PR companies that help all the...

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A Glorious Week with the 2022 BMW i4 M50 EV

A Glorious Week with the 2022 BMW i4 M50 EV

Most of the vehicles I drive are either internal combustion engines, hybrids, or plug-in hybrids that offer some of the best features of an all-electric vehicle, but with the gas-powered engine once the battery runs outta juice. Fully electric vehicles are a bit...

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Roomy but Fuel INefficient 2022 INFINITI QX80 Sensory 4WD

Roomy but Fuel INefficient 2022 INFINITI QX80 Sensory 4WD

I had a vehicular epiphany many years ago when I went to school to pick up my three kids and their musical instruments - including a 3/4-size cello - in a Toyota Prius. There was no way to deny the fact that we just didn't have enough room for everyone and everything...

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A Fun, Zippy Drive with the 2022 Honda Civic 4D Touring

A Fun, Zippy Drive with the 2022 Honda Civic 4D Touring

Honda sells a lot of Civics, around 300,000 annual in the United States alone. Get into one and it's immediately obvious why they're so popular; it's a solid combination of sleek design, very good fuel efficiency, a zippy drive, and an entirely reasonable price tag,...

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The 2022 RAM 1500 Rebel G/T: Great, but Glitchy

The 2022 RAM 1500 Rebel G/T: Great, but Glitchy

I drove the 2022 RAM 1500 with the "Big Horn" trim package a few months ago and enjoyed it quite a bit. These big luxury trucks are great to drive with wide, luxurious seats, powerful engines, and a great sound system. When RAM offered me the chance to also drive the...

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Crossing the Serengeti in a 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 SE

Crossing the Serengeti in a 2021 Land Rover Defender 110 SE

Okay, so I didn't really cross the Serengeti, though it's Africa where the fabled Land Rover gained its reputation as being unstoppable, even through the toughest terrain on Earth. Heck, I didn't even go over a curb or hit a mud puddle in my suburban and mountain road...

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A Driving Week with the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

A Driving Week with the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe

True story, the 2022 BMW M240i xDrive Coupe is the first vehicle I've driven from Bayerische Motoren Werke that I feel really embodies their "driving experience" motto. It's a really fun drive, fast, nimble, responsive, and luxuriously comfortable. Even its curb...

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A Week With the Complicated 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

A Week With the Complicated 2022 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance

Acura has grown to be a quite successful luxury brand of the Honda Motor Company and I was enthused when the company reached out and offered me a 2022 MDX SH-AWD Advance to drive for a week. Their naming scheme is somewhat opaque, however, so it wasn't until I looked...

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