Mercedes G550 Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

Watch the Mercedes G550 Tackle a 100% Grade: Video

At the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards back in May, we got to drive a bunch of SUVs and crossovers, back to back, on both a road course, and a rugged off-road section. During the testing, we got a chance to drive the Mercedes G550, and to say we were impressed with its off-road chops would be a massive understatement. Here’s what we had to say about our time in the beefy Benz: Simply put, this baby is an absolute unit off road. Sure, when you’re behind the wheel of the…

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Golf R Automotive News Featured Volkswagen 

Now is the Time to Buy a Volkswagen Golf R

If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on the hottest version of VW’s hot hatch, it’s time to act. Because the Golf R has been dropped from the lineup. The news comes on the heels of the announcement that the Golf Sportwagen and Golf Alltrack will no longer be offered in the United States. Until the next generation of the venerable hot hatch — known as the Mk8 — is released, buyers will get to choose between a single trim for the standard Golf, and two trims for the…

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Toyota Camry vs Lexus ES 300 Automotive News Featured Lexus Toyota 

Toyota Camry vs Lexus ES 300: Which Should You Buy?

This week is a bit of a family feud, as we’re comparing the 2019 Toyota Camry with its luxurious corporate cousin, the Lexus ES. So if you’re looking to decide whether you should buy a sensible sedan, or upgrade to the lap of luxury, stay tuned as we compare the engines, cabins, infotainment, and price. Of course, you shouldn’t buy a car without a thorough test drive. So if you’re deciding between the Toyota Camry and Lexus ES, visit to find a nearby dealer. Full text of the video follows…

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2020 Corvette Automotive News Chevrolet Featured 

Inside the Dual Clutch Transmission of the 2020 Corvette

When the 2020 Corvette was revealed in Orange County last month, we got confirmation on something we’d long suspected, in that a manual transmission won’t be available. Sure, there were patent filings that suggested a stick would make the jump to the new mid-engine platform. But given how the third pedal is vanishing from high-performance cars, we didn’t really think it would make it to production. After all, only about 20 percent of current Corvette buyers opted for a stick, so given the performance benefits, there just wasn’t a lot…

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2020 Corvette Stingray Automotive News Chevrolet Featured 

Updated With Standard Features: The 2020 Corvette Stingray Configurator is Live!

Updated: We just got a look at the order guide. Updates in bold. For decades, the mid-engine Corvette was nothing but a rumor — and a dream. But last week, Chevy took the wraps off the revolutionary version of its iconic sports car. And now, you can build your perfect version of the 2020 Corvette Stingray using the online configurator. Buckle up because there are a lot of choices to make! Also remember to be patient, because most every gearhead in the world is on this site right now, so…

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