Contenders are Getting Lined Up

Automakers love to advertise their vehicles with the awards they earn to show off what the vehicle has been recognized for. As we head closer to the official beginning of the new 2018 model year the contenders for one of the most prestigious awards have begun to line up and become available to be judged….

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A Family Versatility Comparison

There are many vehicles that have become part of what we drive as families. the mid-sized sedan is one of the most popular but with the increased growth of the crossover SUV segment of the world these vehicles have become more popular than ever and are now what we turn to more often for the…

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Can You take a Miata Off Roading?

The question isn’t so much whether or not you should, but can you actually head out on the dirt roads and let this car loose to see what it can do when challenged by the trails that aren’t paved. Don’t make a mistake in thinking I’ve lost my marbles, I understand the small ground clearance…

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Testing the Waters

When you consider the market of today automotive world we see there is a segment that has stormed the castle and taken over where sedans once ruled. This segment of the market is the crossover SUV segment and it now offers automakers the chance to do many things with their SUVs that have never been…

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Where is the Mazdaspeed?

Normally we expect to see the lineup from Mazda carry forth the “zoom zoom” mantra that has been around for years and continues to be a true way Mazda can show off its love for giving us cars that are quick and decisive on the road. Most of the time this comes in the form…

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Enthusiastic Normal Cars

In a world where every car has a new class and it feels manufacturers are trying hard to have vehicles that can easily fit into a variety of categories I’m not sure what a normal car is anymore. If we define a normal car as one that looks like it should be made for driving…

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Steering and Why Good Feel is Important

Driving can be a pleasure and for those who understand driving and the feeling it should give you the electric power steering systems  (EPS) are nearly an affront to their senses.  These EPS systems are meant to give you improved fuel efficiency and make the steering overall better, but the electric motor often takes away…

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Another Show Stopper for Tokyo

Who knew the Mazda MX-5 Miata would create such a stir.  For over twenty-five years this car has prowled the planet and has been the symbol of fun offered by Mazda.  What the Miata has taught us thus far is that we don’t need massive horsepower to have fun.  What we do need is the…

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