BMW X7 xDrive 50i Automotive News BMW Featured Mercedes-Benz 

NW Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards: BMW X7 Wins Best Luxury Full-Size

For 2019, the BMW X7 xDrive50i was selected as the best full-size luxury vehicle at the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards. During the testing by members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association, it impressed both on-road and off, and showed that BMW’s Ultimate Driving Machine mantra doesn’t just extend to the sportier models in its lineup. Motivation is provided by a 4.4-liter V8 which pumps out 456 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque, which allows it to make the jump from zero to 60 in just 5.4 seconds. Power is…

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Mercedes GLE450 Acura Automotive News BMW Featured Mercedes-Benz 

Mercedes GLE450 Wins Class at 2019 NW Outdoor Activity Vehicle Awards

When Mercedes first released the M-Class way back in 1997, it was the first time many Americans had seen the famous three-pointed star on anything but a luxury car or sporty coupe. But in the decades since, SUVs have come to dominate the automotive landscape, and the 2019 Mercedes GLE450 is just more proof that the storied German brand makes extraordinary vehicles of every shape and size. At the 2019 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle awards, the GLE450 topped the Compact and Mid-size luxury class. Because along with its stylish exterior…

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Android Auto Acura Automotive News BMW Featured Ford Head to Heads & Advice Honda Mercedes-Benz 

Take a Look at the Latest Android Auto: Video

Over the last few years, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have become a key focus for buyers. So back in March, we did a video where we took a look at some of the best infotainment systems available at your local AutoNation dealer. And while we’re big fans of being able to stream music, get directions, and receive notifications, we think they offer improved safety too, because all that functionality comes in a package familiar to smartphone users. In that feature, we took a look at the tech in the…

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Top 5 Cars for the Daily School Run Automotive News BMW Featured Ford Subaru Toyota Volvo 

Top Five Best Cars for the Daily School Run: Video

The crossover boom means buyers looking for the perfect school shuttle have never had more choices — and these models are some of our recent favorites! All are available with all-wheel drive, and each features at least two provisions for car seats, so you can ensure your littlest passengers will arrive safe and sound! Watch the video below to learn details about the Subaru Ascent, Toyota Highlander, BMW X4, Ford Edge, and Volvo XC 70. With features like multi-zone climate control, heated seats, and premium sound systems, they’re all available…

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2019 BMW M2 Competition BMW Featured Test Drive Reviews 

Ready for Battle: 2019 BMW M2 Competition Test Drive

I’ve always been a fan of smaller BMWs. I’ve personally owned a BMW 135i Coupe with an M Sport Package and was also a huge fan of the BMW 1-Series M Coupe. Unfortunately, the BMW 1-Series M Coupe was a limited edition model but the M2 eventually filled that gap. Well, BMW now has the M2 Competition and I recently had the chance to spend a week with it. Usually, when BMW does a Competition anything, the brand’s engineers make some tweaks to the regular M car and makes it…

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