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How Hardcore is the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor?

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is hardcore enough to soar from 0-60 in 5.1 seconds. She’s also lost weight with her sturdy yet lighter aluminum construction; she’s now less 404 pounds to a leaner, meaner 5,696 pounds. What’s more, Ford has gone ahead and replaced the 6.2L V-8 that powered the last generation of Raptors with a 3.5L twin-turbo V-6, with direct and port injection, generating 450-hp and 510 lb-ft of torque. What’s not to love? There’s a lot more, it turns out. Another crowd-pleasing feature of the hardcore 2017…

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Head to Head: 2017 Ford Focus RS vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf R Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Ford Focus RS vs. 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

Two heavy contenders in the performance hatchback class are the Ford Focus RS and the Volkswagen Golf R, both drawing an impressive base of superfans, with good reason. The spirited Ford Focus RS hatchback finally made its way over to American shores this year, to the delight of rally race enthusiasts and diehard fans. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R with DCC and Navigation is another track-inspired hellion on wheels delighting VW drivers across the globe, its platform built off what some would say are the best qualities of the GTI and…

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Top Five 2017 KBB Best Resale Value Awards

Why do you want to buy a car with good resale value? It is well-known that purchasing a vehicle with higher resale value can save you money in the long term and, as a result, have more clout. In appreciation of this, none other than Kelly Blue Book puts out a list of top ten cars, and we’ve got the top five for you. Read our 2017 KBB Best Resale Value Awards list to see what vehicles made the top five (the complete list has two trucks, seven SUVs, and…

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Bet You Didn’t Know These Funny State Driving Laws

Why do you think the state of Alabama is associated with a law that forbids driving while blindfolded? When you stop to consider many laws are created in an attempt to prevent certain behaviors from occurring due to an attempt to curtail that exact behavior, this would suggest at one point in time the state of Alabama had a real problem with out-of-control drivers donning blindfolds and playing chicken. Or, maybe the law just sprung up from nothing at all. Who knows? It takes all kinds. If you think that…

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Introducing the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

Volkswagen has just debuted the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace at the Geneva Auto Show. The increasingly popular crossover SUV was well-received, and we’ll give you all the highlights below. The new model has gotten a lot of love and tweaks that contribute to a leaner and more lithe version, not to mention, she’s got more bling. What’s New for the VW Tiguan Allspace in 2018 The recently released 2018 Volkswagen has a longer wheelbase. Many of the exterior designs are shared with the all-new and eagerly-anticipated Volkswagen Atlas (arriving this…

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