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2018 GMC Yukon

2018 GMC YukonThe 2018 GMC Yukon is a traditional SUV with enough muscular V-8 power to tow just about anything. It’s old-fashioned underneath with its body-on-frame construction, but it doesn’t feel like a relic. Accordingly, we’ve rated the Yukon lineup—which includes standard-length and Yukon XL body styles—at 6.6 out of 10…

Via: https://www.thecarconnection.com/overview/gmc_yukon_2018

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2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix preview

Circuit of the Americas, home of the Formula One United States Grand PrixFour rounds and 100 points. That’s all that’s left in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton leads the Drivers’ Championship, and right now nothing short of a miracle will see Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel return to the top spot since a 59-point gap separates the two drivers. You can be sure…

Via: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1113378_2017-formula-1-united-states-grand-prix-preview

This wild off-road Mazda Miata isn’t afraid to get dirty

Off-road Mazda Miata Photo: Alex Bellus PhotographyThe Mazda Miata has traditionally been tasked with one duty: to provide a pure driving experience. However, someone decided to get a little dirty to create the cutest, angriest off-roader we’ve ever seen. This off-road Miata was spotted at a recent Cars and Coffee event in Minneapolis and subsequently posted to Reddit. It does away with the notion…

Via: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1113370_this-wild-off-road-mazda-miata-isnt-afraid-to-get-dirty

The El Camino was like a fine wine, better with age

1970 Chevrolet El CaminoThe Chevrolet El Camino may seem like an oddball today, but it was all the rage during its heyday. Although the El Camino was conceived to emulate the Ford Ranchero, the Chevy captured the limelight. So, let’s take a look back on the model’s history with Donut Media. The Ranchero came to market in 1957 and Chevrolet quickly responded with its El…

Via: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1113368_the-el-camino-was-like-a-fine-wine-better-with-age

How to Get a Monthly Payment on a Car | Edmunds

from https://www.edmunds.com/car-loan/how-to-get-a-monthly-payment-on-a-car.html

50 years later, Bruce Meyers recounts inaugural Baja 1000 victory

Bruce Meyers pioneered VW’s participation in Baja off-road racingVolkswagen will celebrate not only its inaugural victory, but 50 years of participation in the Baja 1000 desert off-road race, which runs again November 14-18. “The first race, known then as the Mexican 1000, was held on October 31, 1967, running between Tijuana and La Paz,” Volkswagen of America said in a news release. “Of the…

Via: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1113385_50-years-later-bruce-meyers-recounts-inaugural-baja-1000-victory

2018 Volkswagen Beetle

2018 Volkswgen BeetleThe 2018 Volkswagen Beetle lives where culture and cars collide—always has. This year, the Beetle follows that ethos with a simplified powertrain lineup and a special edition that probably couldn’t afford the royalty nut to the Beach Boys, so they call it “Coast.” This Beetle is getting on in its years and it shows. We give…

Via: https://www.thecarconnection.com/overview/volkswagen_beetle_2018

2019 Audi A7, 2019 Ram 1500, Polestar 1: The Week In Reverse

2019 Audi A7 RevealAudi revealed the new 2019 A7; we spotted the 2019 Ram 1500; and Polestar unveiled the Polestar 1. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Audi finally unveiled the new 2019 A7 in Germany. The second-generation A7 retains a fastback roofline and daring silhouette, but features chiseled surfaces and an interior full of tech…

Via: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1113384_2019-audi-a7-2019-ram-1500-polestar-1-the-week-in-reverse

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Long-Term Road Test – Wrap-Up

from https://www.edmunds.com/chrysler/pacifica/2017/long-term-road-test/wrap-up.html