Featured Land Rover Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar Test Drive Review

Land Rover recently invited us to the sunny and mountainous paradise of Palm Springs, California to experience the latest addition to its Range Rover family, the 2018 Range Rover Velar. Taking its name from the code name applied to Range Rover prototype vehicles in the late 1960s, the Velar is a completely modern mid-size luxury SUV, from its sleek concept-like bodywork to its evolutionary interior technology. The Velar fills in a white space in Land Rover’s portfolio, slotting in between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the larger Range Rover…

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Ford Test Drive Reviews 

2017 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4X2 Test Drive Review

The story of the Ford F-Series is a long one with several chapters in it. It started back in the late 1940s. Since then, Ford has written several chapters in the saga. We were there when Ford was about to send the 13th chapter to print. In late 2014, Ford invited us to a regional media drive of the all-new 2015 F-150, part of the 13th generation of the F-Series. We went out to San Antonio, Texas to learn all about the revolutionary pickup and its lighter aluminum alloy skin…

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Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

2017 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 4X4 Test Drive Review

Toyota calls the vehicle it sent us several weeks ago the 2017 Sequoia Platinum 4X4. Friends nicknamed it the “Mom-mobile.” After spending seven days in it, we affectionately referred to it as a great “Friends and Family Truckster.” In the Toyota lineup, the Sequoia is the ultimate people mover. It has V8 power, available four-wheel drive, and three rows of seats. The Platinum trim level is the flagship version of the Sequoia, which also comes in SR5 and Limited forms. Standard equipment ranges from 20-inch wheels to heated and ventilated…

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Land Rover Test Drive Reviews 

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 Test Drive Review

The Range Rover is more than just an SUV. It transcends being an extremely capable 4X4. Even calling it an automotive icon is selling it short. The Range Rover is a dynasty. It hasn’t always been that way. For decades, there was only one Range Rover model. The original version debuted in the early 1970s with three doors, permanent four-wheel drive, a clamshell hood, and a split tailgate. By 1981, the Range Rover had grown two more doors, making it easier for passengers to climb into the rear for off-road…

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BMW Test Drive Reviews 

2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i Test Drive Review

The year 2017 is the end of an era. Correction: It’s the end of a generation. This is the last year of the F25 version of the BMW X3. It may be hard to believe, but it’s been nearly 15 years since BMW introduced the world to its follow-up to the X5 Sports Activity Vehicle. The first-generation (aka E83) X3 hit the market as a 2004 model with smaller dimensions and even greater agility than its big brother. By the time BMW stopped making the original X3, the automaker had…

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