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Great American Road Trips and Cars: Part 3

For Volume 3 of Great American Road Trips and Cars, we focus on a trip that is shorter in distance, but not less in awesome site seeing, good eats, people-watching opportunities, and a boatload of car bonding potential. Boston to Cape Cod, Massachusetts If you want to do Boston to Cape Cod, you better buckle up and get yourself a buggy that can withstand some hazardous road conditions and off-roading (think: Sand Dunes in Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown on Cape Cod). We just figured we’d get that out of the…

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Infiniti Hydraulic Body Motion Control: One Smooth Ride

2010 saw the outfitting of the QX56 with the Infiniti hydraulic body motion control (HBMC) system that replaced its former stabilizer bars. The introduction of the Deluxe Touring Package option in 2014, now available with the QX80 and QX80 AWD, set the bar high on the possibilities for an unprecedentedly smooth ride in an SUV. The reason the series of interconnected hydraulic lines was engineered was to “generate roll stiffness instead of stabilizer bars.” The end result is a solid center of gravity that complements the strong acceleration and responsive…

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Large SUVs that can fit your family and cargo

One of the biggest compromises when it comes to shopping in the SUV segment is the space for your family along with room for your cargo. Many SUVs out there, especially compact and mid-sized, tend to sacrifice seating for more cargo or vice versa. However, there are some solutions out there for families that are looking for an SUV that offers both, seating for up to or more than 7 passengers and plenty of cargo space for those trips to the airport or grocery shopping at Costco. With that in mind,…

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2014 New York: Infiniti updates the QX80 full-size SUV, carries on the mission of the QX56

Infiniti introduced a newly updated full-size SUV, also known as the QX80, and formerly the QX56. The new QX80 takes on a revised exterior and interior, along with some technological inclusions and options. Revealed earlier today at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, the Infiniti QX80’s redesign mainly equates to a mid-cycle refresh rather than a complete redesign–just to keep the model fresh and relatively competitive. For starters, the 2015 Infiniti QX80 receives some new wheel designs, both in 20-inch and 22-inch sizes, making it the largest available in…

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