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The Ultimate Focus: The 2016 Ford Focus RS

For more than a decade Ford has been keeping one of their hottest hatchbacks out or American hands, which is surprising considering they're an American-based company. Finally, enthusiasts can rejoice because Ford WILL be unleashing the 320-plus horsepower all-wheel drive monster hatch we've been lusting after. And yes, I did say all-wheel drive. This means it will go against the likes of the Subaru WRX STI and the Volkswagen Golf R.

 

The "tame...

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Inventory Spotlight: 1987 Nissan 300ZX GS 2+2

The time period is the late 80s. Ronald Reagan was in the White House achieving peace through strength with his foreign policies, the Bangles has us all Walking like an Egyptian, and Arnold Schwarzenegger has us screaming "GET TO ZEE CHOPPA!" after watching the first Predator movie.

 

Nissan was midway through its stride with its 300ZX and still fresh off a recent update. That update included side skirts, fender flares, 16-inch wheels, and color-matched trim...

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Tom Wood Volkswagen has a New Master Technician

With any major dealership comes high-tech service centers and certified-technicians to fill them. Tom Wood Volkswagen is the same way. Within the walls of the gorgeous TW Volkswagen dealer is a state-of-the-art service center filled with trained technicians busily repairing and maintaining customer vehicles.

Among those working on the multitude of cars is Charles Leto. But, Leto stands out. Recently, he received his Volkswagen Master Certified Technician status, which is a huge accomplishment and is…

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Fact vs. Fiction, Ford's Plug-In Hybrids

Even though plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) have been on the market for quite some time, there are still questions and concerns about their usability.  These concerns are typical with any upcoming industry, especially since internal-combustion engines have been around for more than a century and have worked perfectly fine since.

 

Ford is on their third-generation of hybrid technology and is continuously updating it. The best way to think about the PHEV market is to think...

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Toyota Launches TeenDrive365 Distracted Driving Simulator

Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers. Inexperience, youthful exuberance, and constant distractions are some of the many factors that cause teenagers to crash their cars, especially during the first year they receive their license.

 

Toyota has offered a solution to get teenagers more experience behind the wheel by launching TeenDrive365. The program is designed to help foster better, ongoing communication between parents and teens through engaging online tools, expert advice and...

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Subaru Celebrates with XV Crosstrek Special Edition

Subaru is celebrating and has a good reason to do so. For the sixth year in a row, Subaru has broken its sales record. In particular, 2014 saw a 21 percent increase when compared to the annual sales from 2013, which is a massive jump. This increase in sales was good enough to launch a special edition of the third best-selling vehicle in its lineup, the five-door crossover XV Crosstrek.

 

The XV Crosstrek, Subaru's

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3D Sound for the 2016 Q7

As if Audi couldn't stuff more technology into its lineup, they've surprised everyone, especially the audiophiles, by creating the newest innovation in in-car audio. It's just a fact, we love listening to music while cruising to our destinations and Audi has taken heed to this.

 

This newest bit of audio heaven will be first put to use in the 2016 Audi Q7. The luxury SUV, packed with all sorts of technology like

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Abercrombie & Kent and Land Rover North America go High-Class Adventuring

 

Land Rover has teamed up with Abercrombie & Kent to provide seven self-driving journeys in Australia, Botswana, Britain, Morocco, Namibia, Scotland, and Tanzania.

Abercrombie & Kent, not to be confused with the clothing line Abercrombie & Fitch, have redefined what it means to go on an adventure. It provides insight to areas no other travel company could do and does it in the most luxurious ways imaginable.

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Turbo Hondas?

Ever since the introduction of VTEC (Variable Timing and Lift Electronic Control) in the mid-80s (1990 for the U.S. market), Honda has been focused on producing high-revving, naturally aspirated engines.

 

But, like most manufacturers, stricter regulations are forcing companies to have higher overall EPA standards, which high-revving engines kill. To keep up with the regulations, Honda is turbocharging its four-cylinder VTEC power units which should make their way to the market by late 2015…

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2015 Ford F-150: Durable Enough for You?

Ford's workhorse truck has received a substantial update for 2015. Though it can get "pushed under the rug" so to speak because of the many changes made, one in particular is a massive change. To make a comparison to what Ford did to its F-150, Apple would have to go into the guts of its iPhone and completely redo the electrics and its whole operating system. Or it would be comparable to Starbucks not


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