Friday, June 5

Month: October 2016

Is an Extended Service Contract Worth the Money You Pay?
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Is an Extended Service Contract Worth the Money You Pay?

When you buy a car that’s new to you, but is a used model there are several different things to consider. If you have found a certified pre-owned vehicle at a dealer that sells only one brand of new cars, you’re probably in good shape to agree to an extended service contract (ESC) and have the coverage you need and an easier time filing a claim, but if the car you choose is sold to you “as-is” with no warranty from the dealer but only the offer of a third party ESC you need to beware of what you’re agreeing to purchase. (more…)
2017 Cadillac CTS: Power in the Luxury Segment
Cadillac

2017 Cadillac CTS: Power in the Luxury Segment

Cadillac has a habit of being an amazing performer in the market of luxury vehicles, especially since they basically remade their entire look and feel. The CTS has served several purposes for Cadillac and now that the brand has the CT6 as the flagship model the CTS can settle in and be what it’s supposed to be; an amazing performance luxury car that makes all others question their own position in the luxury market. (more…)
Parking Apps are Making City Life Even Easier
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Parking Apps are Making City Life Even Easier

Not only is it a pain to park and find parking when you live in the city, it’s difficult to navigate around if you don’t know where to park. If you live in the city most likely you have a spot of your own, but when people come from out of town to visit, they also need a place they can park and have their vehicle kept safe. Parking apps are becoming more popular and offer a great deal of data for you to make use of and find the right parking space for you and your vehicle. (more…)
The 718 Cayman is a Thing of Beauty
Porsche

The 718 Cayman is a Thing of Beauty

Porsche has made it known that the 718 engine will be used in a variety of ways, but that doesn’t mean that the vehicles will suffer at all for using this smaller engine in fact the use of the 718 setup is meant to give the Porsche lineup even more fun and allow us to once again admire how well Porsche can do with making the absolute most benefit from the engineering that they use in their vehicles. With that in mind, the Cayman and Cayman S for 2017 will carry the 718 engine and are ready for us to enjoy them. (more…)
The Perfect Off-Roading Truck
Ford

The Perfect Off-Roading Truck

Isn’t it time for you to be able to head off road and have the excitement that comes with reaching far off locations? If you want to have a great vehicle to take on the trails and into the wilderness as you blaze your own version of the trails you need something tough, rugged, capable and powerful to get the job done. Most of us admire the Jeep lineup of vehicles, and they are certainly awesome off road machines that have been designated as some of the most impressive on the market, but there may be another vehicle that you want to have for the off road adventures that will give you what you need. (more…)
2017 Subaru Outback: More than what You See
Subaru

2017 Subaru Outback: More than what You See

For years the Subaru Outback has been mired and admired by the thought that it wasn’t a real SUV. Much like Pinocchio, the Outback has many features of an SUV, but it also has the size and shape of a wagon. While this vehicle screams out “I’m a real SUV” it seems to still be a vehicle that we’ve admired for many years as it has built a nearly cult following of shoppers who love to drive the Outback and won’t choose anything else. This could be because of exactly what you get when you drive this beautifully confused vehicle. (more…)
Cars to Make us Think
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Cars to Make us Think

Every car show has a group of cars that simply make you wonder if the brand is serious about turning the vehicle that was displayed into a production model at some point in the future. Most of the time when we look at these, we are hopeful this will happen and with the most recent Paris Motor Show behind us there are certainly a number of cars that we could love to have on the road in the near future. Here are five models that made their way across the stage in Paris to show us they should be built right away, some that already are heading to the production line and others that are simply concepts at the moment. (more…)
2017 Volkswagen Passat: Standing Alone in a Crowd
Volkswagen

2017 Volkswagen Passat: Standing Alone in a Crowd

The midsize car segment has been littered with models for many years that have come from a variety of places. You see models from American, Japanese and Korean brands that are made to give you a fantastic menu of vehicles to choose from, but there is one lone European model that’s part of the mainstream midsize car segment, the Volkswagen Passat. This is a car that offers you the driving manners you’ve been looking for and the features that make it one of the most impressive midsize cars on the market today. (more…)
What did BMW bring to Paris?
BMW

What did BMW bring to Paris?

BMW has been working on the X2, we know this because spy shots have been shared on many different automotive websites, but they chose to bring a concept model of the new X2 to the Paris Motor Show to give us a look at what will be their next luxury compact crossover model. This SUV came in bathed in a red-orange paint with gray cladding on the sides to give it a dramatic look and the appearance of an SUV up front and a sports coupe in the back to make the X2 ad combination vehicle that you want to pay close attention to. (more…)
Volkswagen Shows off the Concept Version of the New Beetle
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Shows off the Concept Version of the New Beetle

That’s what most have chosen to call this new concept car because the Volkswagen download file is titled “Beetle” but there hasn’t been an official announcement of the name. The simple reality is that this new concept car will be the first vehicle built on the new Modular Electric Platform from Volkswagen called MEB. This car showed up at the Paris Auto Show to give the beleaguered brand a new drive and a new direction to change the course of their own history. Volkswagen is so excited by this new model they’ve said it will revolutionize the industry in the same way the Beetle actually did over seventy years ago. (more…)