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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

New 330i pure BMW, but is competition catching up?

BMW 330i (2006) For years BMW has supplied “the ultimate driving machine” to people who live for the simple joy of driving. Few have argued with the German company’s braggadocios description of its vehicles. BMW’s road manners have put...

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Lincoln gives the truck another look

Lincoln Mark LT (2006) The latest generation Ford F-150 has a handsome, chiseled exterior. Its dashboard is equally handsome with a waterfall center stack, well-positioned round air vents and a four-spoke steering wheel designed for a half dozen controls....

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

2006 Mercedes M-Class has sharper styling

Mercedes ML350 (2006) We liked the original Mercedes M-class sport utility vehicle. It performed as a luxury mid-sized SUV was expected to perform around the turn of the century with decent motivation in its base V-6 engine and satisfying...

Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Despite its nose, Subaru Tribeca very likable

Subaru B9 Tribeca (2006) Coloring out of the lines can be fun, but it can be risky in the automotive world. Unusual styling can sink an otherwise excellent vehicle. A decade ago it sunk the best-selling car in America....