2020 Toyota GR Supra Automotive News 

NWAPA Run to the Sun: 2020 Toyota GR Supra Wins Most Fun Coupe

When the initial list of cars for Run to the Sun 2019 began circulating, there was one I was excited to drive more than any other — the new Supra. And not only did it deliver, it won its class. Because while the rollout for the new sports coupe was infuriatingly protracted, there’s no manual option, and fan boys will howl that it’s too much BMW and not enough Toyota, I couldn’t believe that Toyota would put the legendary Supra name on a sports car that wasn’t top notch —…

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2019 Toyota 86 Automotive News Featured Toyota 

Toyota Engineer: New 86 Could ‘Surpasses the Supra’

There’s been lots a speculation about the next-gen Toyota 86. Now, the car’s chief engineer says it will be be better than the Supra. Confused? So are we. But here’s what we know. In a recent interview with Australia’s Motor, senior Toyota engineer Tetsuya Tada, who helms both the 86 and Supra programs, said this: “We have to make a new 86 that surpasses the Supra. This is what the customer expects.” Now, given that the Supra starts at around 50k, and the 86 comes in at just over half…

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Automotive News Featured Mercedes-Benz 

Mercedes-Benz is the King of Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Sales

There are plenty of compelling reasons buyers choose to go with a certified pre-owned vehicle as opposed to a new one. After all, the cost savings can be significant, and the warranties often offer the same peace of mind a new vehicle provides. But while COP sales are up overall, strong grown means that Mercedes-Benz is outpacing its competitors in the red-hot luxury segment. According to our friends at Automotive News, in the first half of 2019, the ionic German brand saw its CPO sales jump by 3.6 percent, meaning…

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2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4x4 Automotive News FIAT Mazda 

NWAPA Run to the Sun: Mazda MX-5 Miata Club RF Wins Most Fun Convertible

Are you ready? Because I’m about to blow your mind: the Mazda MX-5 Miata is an amazingly fun car to drive. OK, I understand that’s not exactly breaking news. But it’s been true since the first examples of the plucky little roadster arrived on American shores three decades ago, and at the Northwest Automotive Press Association’s 13th annual Run to the Sun, the latest incarnation proved it’s as true as ever. The Soul Red Crystal version Mazda brought to the event was the RF Club Trim, meaning it featured goodies…

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