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Design Impressions from the LA Autoshow

Text Cor Steenstra, Photos Chris

Photo Report of the 2016 LA Autoshow

Photos by Chris Jones Dan Ellis, Michele

2017 Nissan Titan XD Platinum 4×4 (with 360 Turntable and Pano Views)

By Dan Ellis, Michele Straniero It had been a while since I have driven a truck. The last one was a Chevy Silverado in Black trim, a single cab version. In comparison, this Nissan Titan is HUGE! Not only is it the the double cab version with plenty of space up front as well as in the rear, but it also is tall and wide, ...

The All-New 2017 BMW 5 Series: Performance, Redefined

The formula for success continues with the 7th generation of the most successful premium sedan, the all-new BMW 5 Series.  Over 7.6 million BMW 5 Series have been sold worldwide since 1972 and since 1975 over 1 million units in the U.S. alone. The 2017 BMW 5 Series has been entirely newly developed allowing for a significant ...

2016 Kia Sportage SX T GDI

By Dan Ellis, Michele Straniero Purely coincidentally the new 2016 Kia Sportage was scheduled right after the previously reviewed VW Tiguan. They clearly operate in the same market segment, aim for the same audience, so it was very appropriate to do the inevitable comparison of both vehicles. To be honest, there could ...

2016 VW Tiguan

Admittedly, I have been a VW fan since my early childhood. My dad's first car was a used VW Beetle, his first new car was a 1972 VW Beetle, he subsequently had a 411, anew Passat Variant followed by a Beetle and a Polo for us kids and another Passat before he switched to Nissan. VW owners are loyal people and the company ...

2016 Chevrolet SS V8 – An OZ Import the kind we want more of

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra An Australian import, the Holden Commodore SS, originally marketed in the US as the Pontiac G8 until the demise of the Pontiac brand, the Chevrolet SS has been a powerful 'conventional sedan'. Driven by the LS3 engine from Corvette fame, this car is no slouch, and it makes this very clear ...