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Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Ford Escape gets more powerful 4-cylinder for ‘05

We’ve spent considerable seat time behind the wheel of the Ford Escape since the small sport utility was introduced for the 2001 model year. All of our test vehicles came with the very responsive 200-horsepower V-6 engine. That engine...

Friday, April 23, 2004

Audi S4 — Thrills with four doors

I love horsepower. It’s an addiction. I am addicted and I have no intention of going to some kind of horsepower addicts anonymous group to overcome this obsession. No sir. I will continue to get high on horsepower every...

Tuesday, April 6, 2004

The new GTO is the real deal

Back in the muscle car era, the Pontiac GTO was king of the mean streets. Pontiac engineer John DeLorean was instrumental in kicking off the horsepower wars in 1964 when he led an effort to have a big Bonneville...