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2020 Lexus RC F

The week I test drove the 2020 Lexus RC F there may or may not be some tire tread left in a parking lot from the ‘launch’ control somewhere in the Dallas vicinity. (FYI, the launch control is a new standard feature).  This performance car with a V8 engine functions as a performance car should. […]

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2018 LEXUS RX 350L

  The Lexus RX crossover is a 7 passenger crossover that has been a huge success, and given how pleasurable it is why wouldn’t it be?  The RX 350 is sporty, it corners easily and is flawless to maneuver. With a smooth acceleration it is just fun to drive. Not a lot that’s new in […]

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2018 Lexus IS 300

The Lexus IS 200t is now the IS 300, but it doesn’t matter what you call it. It’s a fun, sporty sedan with a first-class cabin and a big heart. Along with its sibling – the IS 350 – the IS 300 is one of the most fun vehicles in the Lexus lineup. The IS […]

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Keeping Veloster Quirky

I love that Hyundai chose Austin, Texas to launch the second generation of their hot little hatch, the Veloster. While driving the car throughout the hill country, Hyundai gave us a hashtag to use, ‘Keep Veloster Quirky,’ and since as Texans, we ‘Keep Austin Weird,’ I thought the two went hand in hand. These hatchbacks […]

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2018 Infiniti Q50~Luxurious and Sporty

Since making an appearance in 2014, the Q50 is a top seller for Infiniti. It’s overall driving experience is sporty and engineers have improved its performance in the last 4 years. So, what’s new for 2018? More engine options and luxury. What a combo! A luxurious car that’s sporty? I’m in! Here’s what I’m in […]

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

The Honda CIvic, redesigned in 2016, is back in 2017 with a hatchback. In addition, Honda is introducing two performance Civics: Type R and the popular Si, now with turbocharged power. The Type R will make your heart race at 306 horsepower. The Civic is such a well rounded car. I only test drove this […]

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2017 Kia Sportage~a Refined Ride

The Kia Sportage boast a new look for 2017. It is curvy, sleek and sporty. In its fourth generation the Kia Sportage is well established and is one of the top picks in small crossovers.  Competitors for the Kia Sportage would be the Ford Escape, the Mitsubishi Outlander, the Honda CR-V, or the Nissan Rogue. […]

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On a ROGUE Trip in Tennessee

The Nissan Rogue first launched in 2007 and is Nissan’s top-selling model, with nearly 1.6 million sold. The Rogue surpassed the Altima with this sales record in November 2016. Over 500,000 were sold in 2016. In 2017’s first quarter, it has out-sold its competitors, the Toyota Rav4 (by 20,000) and the Honda CR-V (by 7,000). […]

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Ridin' Rugged in the 2014 Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner has been around since 1984 and it has come a long way in style and appearance both inside and out.  This strong selling SUV is still in high demand. The 2014 Toyota 4Runner is in its fifth generation.  I know I personally fell in love with the vehicle in 1996, the third […]

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Little Car with Big Character~ 2013 Sonic RS

  Small?  Subcompact?  How about big, powerful , bold, and efficient?  The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic is all of that AND has a top safety rating.  Did I mention that it is fun to drive too? New for 2013 is the Sonic RS, and I had the pleasure of test driving the turbocharged hatchback for a […]

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