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2018 BMW M550i Test Drive Review

BMW is an automaker that loves to live between the lines bringing us niche products like its growing lineup of coupe-inspired sedans and crossovers. In a similar spirit, the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive bridges the gap between the extensive 5 Series offerings (the 335-horesepower 540i to be exact) and the upcoming 600-horsepower M5. Although the 2018 BMW M550i could have just as easily been the replacement for the previous-gen 550i, BMW went a step further by letting its in-house M Performance tuning team go to work on this sedan. The…

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Upshall: Innovative on and off the ice with his new BMW i8

The BMW i8 makes no excuses about its next-level styling and technology. Conceived in BMW’s Munich-based skunkworks, we’ve been following the story of BMW’s rolling plug-in hybrid phenomenon for some time now and seeing the results of those efforts (on the street no less) has been satisfying. It was obvious that the hype for the new BMW i8 was mounting back in summer 2014, when the first i8 Concours Edition sold at auction for a staggering $825,000! Since then, deliveries of the standard model have started and one fortunate Florida…

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Used Car Review: 2011 Ford Explorer Limited FWD

2011 Ford Explorer Specifications: Style: Crossover SUV Seating Capacity: 2+3+2 Condition: Certified Pre-Owned Original Base Price: $37,535 As-Tested CPO Price: $31,991 Engine: 3.5L V-6 290 hp, 255 lb-ft Transmission: six-speed automatic Cargo Capacity: 80.7 cubic feet Curb Weight: 4,432 pounds Fuel Economy: 17 city / 25 hwy / 20 combined =========== The Ford Explorer was one of the pivotal SUVs that helped launch the SUV craze in the 1990s, but as fuel prices climbed throughout most of the last decade, automakers began to rethink bulky, body-on-frame SUVs. Looking to improve efficiency…

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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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