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Experience the 2025 Ram 1500: Rebel With a Cause

By Kimatni D. Rawlins The evolution of the 5th generation Ram 1500 continues with the emergence of the 2025 squad including the new Tungsten supreme trim, Big Horn / Lone Star, Laramie, Limited, Tradesman, and the wilderness-savvy Rebel. Since 1917 Ram has built trucks to serve both the workforce and

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2024 Rolls-Royce Winter Drive: Greetings from Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins It was an auspicious time in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec spending intimate moments with Rolls-Royces to witness their compelling capabilities in wintry weather on a snow track at Académie Tag Karting. Provided by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars-Quebec and its president Gad Bitton, the impeccable experience featured an awe-inspiring

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2024 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro 4×4: Raw and Enthusiastic

Experienced by Leon Brittain Available in 2WD and 4WD models and with seating for up to seven passengers, the 5th-generation 2024 Toyota 4Runner is more capable than ever for fanatics looking to tackle the great outdoors. For additional bravado, step up to the tough-as-nails 4Runner TRD Pro 4×4, featuring enthusiastic

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2024 Mazda CX-90 S Premium Plus

Experienced by Leon Brittain, We first had the opportunity to experience the 2024 Mazda CX-90 in Malibu, CA for a special media preview last year. The three-row SUV represents the flagship vehicle for the Japanese automaker, rides on an all-new large platform, and features electrified powertrains including a plug-in hybrid.

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2024 Lexus GX 550: Sporty, Rugged, and Adventurous

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins Welcome to the enchanting lands of Tucson, Arizona for the national press launch and test drive of the all-new, third-generation 2024 Lexus GX 550 SUV. With a stern focus on off-roading and the Overland community, Lexus upgraded the styling of the body-on-frame SUV with a

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2023 Audi RS 6 Avant: Quintessential Performance Wagon

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins What a fantastic experience I had evaluating Audi’s ultimate sport wagon during auto show week in Washington, D.C. The German machine arrived with a Sebring Black Crystal Effect and blazed me around town quicker than most sports cars but with capacity to hold five occupants

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VinFast Unveils VF Wild EV Pickup Truck Concept at CES 2024

At CES 2024, Vietnam’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, unveils its new electric vehicle concept – the VF Wild. The concept car is VinFast’s first attempt at a pickup truck, exemplifying VinFast’s commitment to broadening its product range and promoting sustainable mobility by making smart, safe, exciting electric vehicles accessible to

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2023 Audi RS Q8: Artistic Visions

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins, Photos by Garvin St Villier There is something special about RS models from the four rings of Audi Sport. So, if you are a connoisseur of Audi’s Q8 line, then you must be thankful for the manifestation of the prestigious RS Q8. It is an

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Experience the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England

By Kimatni D. Rawlins I was feeling quite festive in London earlier this month while admiring its historic buildings, visiting theaters for classic performances, shopping at Harrods and Kensington Gardens, jogging through Holland and Hyde Park, and most importantly, partaking in McLaren Automotive’s 60th Anniversary by touring the avantgarde McLaren

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2024 Mercedes-AMG CLE 53 Coupe

Mercedes-AMG is sharpening its product portfolio and redefining the entry performance coupe segment with the new AMG CLE 53 Coupe. The German 2-door model combines the best of two worlds: agility and sportiness of the AMG C-Class with the interior space and elegance of the AMG E-Class. We had a

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2024 Acura MDX Type-S: Proficient Three-Row Performance

Experienced by Leon Brittain My 2024 Acura MDX Type-S Advanced model with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) arrived at the opportune time for a week of testing over Thanksgiving. Our schedule was jam-packed with errands, shopping, and people to haul around, especially for a Turkey Day boxing session with seven

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The All-New 2025 Genesis GV80 Coupe Holds Court at the LA Auto Show

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins I enjoyed exclusive moments with Genesis Chief Designer John Krsteski and the all-new 2025 Genesis GV80 Coupe at the Los Angeles Auto Show. He detailed highlights from the distinctive crossover which incorporates a sporty exterior, a high-tech interior, and a gasoline turbo 48V electric supercharger

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2025 Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Electrifies at AutoMobility LA

Hyundai just revealed its all-new 2025 IONIQ 5 N at AutoMobility LA, which represents N brand’s electric vision and a fresh opportunity for performance enthusiasts. The fiery IONIQ 5 N hatchback hits 0 to 60 mph in about 3.25 seconds (w/ N Launch Control and Grin Boost function utilized) while

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2025 Toyota Camry Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show

By Leon Brittain Arriving in the spring of 2024, the 9th generation 2025 Toyota Camry will hit the scene as a hybrid-only model featuring up to 232 combined horsepower. Since 1983 the Camry has provided millions of proud aficionados with a respected reputation, supreme reliability, and ultra-efficiency. With 300,000 units

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2023 EQS 450 4MATIC SUV: All-Electric Grand Touring

Experienced by Leon Brittain Welcome to the 2023 EQS 450 4MATIC SUV, the all-electric S-Class of SUVs for Mercedes-EQ. Our stately grand tourer features aerodynamic illuminated running boards, a Mercedes star-logo EV grille, 21” 5-spoke, black-accented rims, Mercedes star-patterned logo projectors, and a panoramic roof. You also receive 10-degree rear-axle

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