Ranger Raptor Automotive News Featured Ford 

Ford Officially Says the Ranger Raptor Isn’t Coming to the States

Well, we have to say this news came as a surprise. We’ve been following the new Ranger Raptor for the last few months, and honestly, we expected that the Blue Oval was going to offer the pint-size trophy truck on our shores. But our friends at Autoblog have just heard from Ford Performance’s Hermann Salenbauch, and apparently, it’s just not going to happen. The big problem is that the Raptor version of the Ranger — which features a 2.0-liter diesel I4 — is based on a version of the truck…

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2019 Infiniti QX60 LUXE Featured INFINITI Test Drive Reviews 

High Style: 2019 Infiniti QX60 LUXE Test Drive

Based loosely on the Nissan Pathfinder, the 2019 Infiniti QX60 LUXE seeks high style and luxury to the mid-size crossover market.  The engineers at Infiniti recognize that many of today’s buyers aren’t interested in going off-road, but still require all-weather capabilities. So they’ve crafted the QX60 to deliver surefooted performance, along with a spacious cabin packed with creature comforts and technology. Read on to find out what we learned during our week-long test of the 2019 Infiniti QX60 LUXE. 2019 Infiniti QX60 LUXE Exterior There are few automotive companies that…

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AutoNation SEMA 2018 Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

SEMA 2018: Jeff Allen of Flat 12 Gallery on the Auto Gear Mercedes C300

As we wrote about yesterday, this year AutoNation is bringing not one, but two builds to SEMA this year. We’ve already given you a sneak peak of the wicked Toyota 4Runner we’re putting together, so now it’s time to take a look behind door number two. Since we were already doing a vehicle with off-road chops, we decided to go in a completely different direction for its booth mate — and it’s obvious that Jeff is pretty excited about it. The base vehicle is a stock Mercedes-Benz C300 coupe, but…

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2018 Nissan Pathfinder Featured Nissan Test Drive Reviews 

Luxury and Style: 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum Test Drive

First introduced in the late 1980s, the Nissan Pathfinder cemented itself as one of the first mid-size SUVs on the market. Back then, its body-on-frame construction meant somewhat of a rough ride for occupants, and from an interior standpoint, there was little in the way of amenities. But over the last 30-plus years, times have changed , and so has the Pathfinder. Gone are the hard angular edges and cheap interior materials and in their place reside a beautifully modern shape, advanced technology, and a luxurious interior. And while the…

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2018 Chevrolet Bolt Chevrolet Featured Test Drive Reviews 

Ready for Prime Time: 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier Test Drive

I’m not an electric car guy. I like big V8s, horsepower, and things that smoke the rear tires at will. In truth, those are the types of vehicles I’ve made a career out of. Yet there I was, cruising through northern California, windows down, with only the faintest hint of tire noise coming from beneath me. I was piloting the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV you see here and truth-be-told, it was the first electric car that I’ve driven from both a price and performance standpoint that truly left an impression…

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