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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Enjoys Hiking, Cafes

Whenever the history of Subaru is written, it’s the Outback that’s heralded as the successor to early DL and GL wagons from the ‘70s and ‘80s.  My family drives an Outback, and it’s an excellent automobile that I’d gladly buy…

2021 Chevy Trailblazer Expresses Its Sunny Personality

“I love the color of your car,” yells a guy in a mini-van on my way home from work.  “What color is that?” “Oasis Blue,” I reply.  “That is a cool car!”  I may need sunglasses to look it in…

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Ford Mustang EcoBoost Is Not Just For Gearheads

Ford is relaunching the legendary Mustang Mach 1 for 2021.  I’m excited for it and can’t wait to throttle its big powerful V8 engine.  I’m also a fan of the demonic Shelby GT500 and its 760 horsepower supercharged V8.  Both…

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2021 Volvo XC60 Recharges Its Automaker’s Reputation

Volvo has a well-earned reputation for building autos that protect their passengers, but the automaker is expanding its compassion for humans to include the environment.  It has launched its Polestar electric vehicle division and offers an all-electric XC40 compact crossover,…

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2021 Land Rover Defender Is Committed

If you’ve watched television during the last few weeks, you likely saw commercials for a new Land Rover.  You know, the one that fords water, rips across desert, rescues a ditch-bound truck, and even races horses and elephants.  When it…

A Trio Of Fantasy Sleighs Put A Sparkle On 2021

It’s been a rough year during which many of us thought Christmas would never come.  While the Grinch of COVID present has certainly tried, the holiday season has arrived right on time.  As Santa prepares for his vast winter ride,…

2020 Toyota Highlander: When you need a little help

The Toyota Highlander, once consider the ultimate soccer mom car, has truly come a long way when it comes to coolness. Yes, it is still practical.  It can still do everything, just like Wilma Flintstone and June Cleaver can, only in…

2020 Mazda CX-30: Starting at $22K, This Car is You!

…And with mileage of 25 city / 33 highway, this maybe is just what your pandemic strapped budget is demanding. The CX-30 is, for all intents and purposes, the Mazda 3, only an SUV, kinda sorta, and a smidge bigger…

2020 Toyota Camry Gets Kissed By TRD

I had a nice sunny day and decided to go for a drive.  Apexes were being clipped, highways were getting slayed, and I was as one with a tight-handling sport sedan that inhales inspiration from its NASCAR siblings.  The car…

Hummer Makes Its Return As A Big Buff Electric Truck

Facing an onslaught of electric trucks from Rivian, Tesla, and Ford, GMC adopted the Hummer brand for an all-new super truck packing 1,000 horsepower, 11,500 lb.-ft. of torque, and the ability to zap 0-60 mph in 3 seconds.  As the…