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2014 Range Rover Autobiography Test Drive

The 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography is the Rolls-Royce of SUVs. Big and imposing, the $36,000 Autobiography package adds such frivolous luxuries as four-zone climate control, heated and cooled front and rear seats, and a 1700-watt, 29-speaker Meridian audio system. While the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography’s big supercharged V8 engine makes piloting this beast a pleasure, the SUV’s best seat in the house is arguably one of the two reclining rear passenger seats. With two television screens mounted on the backrests of the front seats, the 2014…

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2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Test Drive

The 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is the biggest hybrid sedan Toyota offers. Comfortable and luxurious, the gasoline-electric 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is able to achieve an EPA-rated combined fuel economy figure of 40 mpg. While the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid won’t be confused for a sports sedan, the car’s 200 horsepower allows the Avalon Hybrid to move smartly through traffic. Standard equipment in the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen audio display, dual-zone climate control and leather seating, among a number of other unique and luxurious features. Consumers…

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2014 Cadillac ELR Test Drive

The 2014 Cadillac ELR is a plug-in electric vehicle that can go nearly 40 miles on electricity alone. The sexy coupe’s looks are a breath of fresh air compared to other, less expensive, plug-in electric vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt, Ford C-Max Energi and Toyota Prius Plug-in. While the 2014 Cadillac ELR’s $75,000 price tag will result in many consumers comparing it to the Tesla Model S, the two cars are functionally dissimilar: the Cadillac is a luxury personal coupe and the Tesla is a large sedan. Nevertheless, consumers who…

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2015 Ford F-150 Test Drive

Redesigned from the ground up, the 2015 Ford F-150 is a bold statement in the highly competitive full-size pickup truck segment. Having spent the last 37 years as the best-selling truck in the U.S., the Ford F-150 shows no signs of slowing down, nor can it afford to with plenty of tough competition like the Chevrolet Silverado, Ram 1500, GMC Sierra, Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan looking to knock it from its throne. The 2015 Ford F-150 pairs a groundbreaking aluminum alloy body with an expanded lineup of powerful and…

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2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic Wagon

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” So said John F. Kennedy. Put more bluntly, “adapt or die.” And the established royalty of automobiledom have changed, some drastically. Twenty years ago, if you polled your above-average car expert about Mercedes and BMW SUVs, Porsche sedans or a legitimate Cadillac super-sports sedan with over 500 hp and athletics to embarrass most European sedans, he’d be ROFLHAO. Even so, in the face of now-changeable stalwarts like the…

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