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Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Acura RL impeccably engineered luxury sedan

Acura RL (2005) It seems massive horsepower and prodigious torque have addicted most of the American auto-buying public. Smoke a little performance and you’ve got to have more. If your last car had 150 horsepower, chances are you won’t...

Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Toyota Tacoma grows bigger and better

Toyota Tacoma (2005) Toyota has been highly successful selling small pickup trucks in the United States since it introduced the Stout in 1964. The name was changed to Hi-Lux in 1969, and by September 1977 Toyota had sold a...

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Of course it’s the sports car of SUVs

Porsche Cayenne S (2005) He scratched his head in a “I don’t believe it” posture as he walked around the Porsche Cayenne S in the parking lot of our townhome community. Our townhome maintenance guy knows that Porsche has...

Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Cadillac’s new sedan is a world beater

Cadillac STS (2005) Cadillac’s amazing renaissance is almost complete with the introduction this fall of the STS, the all-new full-sized sports sedan that replaces the Seville and the Seville STS in the Cadillac lineup. It is perhaps the best...

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

There’s more grand in new Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee (2005) Our first drive was a long drive. We slipped into a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited outfitted with the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8, and throughout our initial 100-mile jaunt we marveled at the splendid combination of...