Chris is an automotive journalist covering new vehicle reveals, news, and technology. He loves digging into the details to tell entertaining and informative stories.

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2007 Chrysler 300 Test Drive Review
Since its arrival three years ago, the Chrysler 300 has been the company’s flagship sedan, and as such, it is available with a long list of luxury features and amenities. Even though this generation i...
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2008 Ford Explorer Test Drive Review
The Ford Explorer was redesigned two years ago, but the updates were significant enough to keep the pioneering SUV competitive against a crowded field for the 2008 model year. Though it’s no longer th...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra Test Drive Review
The Hyundai Elantra got a mid-cycle refresh two years ago, but it’s reaching a point where a complete overhaul is becoming necessary to keep it up to date. Even so, it wins on several fronts, from its...
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2007 INFINITI G35 Test Drive Review
In a world that has moved to front-wheel drive as the solution to fuel economy and safety concerns, Infiniti has taken the enthusiast route and kept its G35 sedan in a rear-wheel-drive layout. It’s a ...
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2007 Acura TL Test Drive Review
The Acura TL is a sharply styled, responsive, powerful car that combines a host of new technologies with comfortable luxury touches. Acura has updated the 2007 TL with a new grille, a new headlight de...
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2021 BMW 4 Series Preview
If you thought the era of ginormous grilles had already peaked, the 2021 BMW 4 Series is here to illustrate just how incorrect you were. Undoubtedly the most controversial detail in the fully redesign...
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2008 Toyota Tundra Test Drive Review
The Toyota Tundra was the first full-size Japanese pickup to hit the North American market and has won numerous awards since. Toyota expanded the 2008 Tundra lineup with more choice, more standard equ...
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2008 BMW X3 Test Drive Review
The BMW X3, now five years into its successful run as BMW’s compact crossover, has received a few meaningful improvements for 2008. If that sounds mild, it’s because BMW overhauled the X3 for the 2007...
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2008 MINI Cooper Test Drive Review
The Mini Cooper’s legacy and recognizability make it hard for the company to make any significant changes to the little car. Any major deviations from the decades-old formula immediately starts ruffli...
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2007 Ford Escape Test Drive Review
The Ford Escape was developed in partnership with Mazda (known as the Tribute), which has given it a more athletic and livelier feel than it might have had with Ford’s touches alone. It’s one of the m...
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2006 Ford Escape Test Drive Review
The Ford Escape is a comfortable and usable compact crossover CUV that offers plenty of room for four to five passengers and all of their gear. It’s not a sports car, but with up to 200 horsepower fro...
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2005 BMW M3 Test Drive Review
The BMW M3 has begun to feel dated, now nearly five model years into the current generation, but its high-performance driving dynamics and stature in the automotive world mean that it’s nowhere near t...
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2006 Ford Explorer Test Drive Review
The 2006 Ford Explorer has been given an overhaul that has improved on nearly every aspect of its performance and styling. The new sport-utility has updated steering, revamped suspension, and new brak...
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2008 Dodge Caliber Test Drive Review
The Caliber joined Dodge’s lineup last year as a practical successor to the Neon and started winning a few hearts with its reasonable price tag and comfortable interior. Optional all-wheel-drive makes...
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2005 Dodge RAM 1500 Test Drive Review
The Dodge Ram is one of the most recognizable vehicles on the road today, and certainly has notable exterior styling, thanks to its crosshairs-style grille and bulbous hood that rests on top of bulgin...
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2008 Subaru Forester Test Drive Review
The Forester was slightly updated a couple of model years ago with a facelift and a new rear end, but a meaningful generational change is due out the following year. For now, we get the same boxy-but-...
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2007 Lexus ES Test Drive Review
The Lexus ES is new for 2007. While the styling takes a new direction, it's very much the same ultra-plush midsize sedan it's always been. Drivers will find more technology, better performance, and so...
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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview
Since arriving in the United States in 2009, the Volkswagen Tiguan has progressed from a quirky European option in a field of crossovers dominated by American and Japanese brands to a genuine competit...
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2021 Kia K5 Preview
The all-new Kia K5 arrives during the summer of 2020 to replace the outgoing Kia Optima midsize sedan. Built on the new "N3" platform, the K5 sits 0.8 inches lower than the Optima while stretching 2 i...
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2021 Nissan Rogue Preview
The Nissan Rogue, the brand’s best-selling model, enters its third generation for the 2021 model year. This compact crossover faces competition like the Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, and Toyot...
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2020 Toyota 4Runner Test Drive Review
Even in its expensive Limited trim, the Toyota 4Runner remains clearly purpose-built for tackling terrain. Whether on a dusty cow path or snowy mountain road, the 4Runner looks most in its element whe...
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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Test Drive Review
Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford wage continuous battles for supremacy in order to win the hearts and minds of American consumers. Mainly, the war’s busiest front lines are in the pickup truck, SUV, and per...
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2006 Dodge Charger Test Drive Review
After a nearly 20-year hiatus, the Charger returns to Dodge’s lineup, this time as a full-size sedan instead of the sporty-but-large coupe we saw last in the late 1980s. The 2006 Charger has muscular ...
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2008 Cadillac CTS Test Drive Review
The CTS has been around since 2003, but it has gotten a major facelift and brand-new interior for 2008. Although it’s close in size to other midsize luxury sedans, the CTS is priced like a smaller car...
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2008 Audi A6 Test Drive Review
The A6 was last completely overhauled for the 2004 model year, but the midsize German luxury car still offers enough advanced technology and comfort features to keep it relevant in a competitive segme...
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2008 Subaru Impreza Test Drive Review
Few small cars venture into the niche dominated by the Subaru Impreza. Available as a sedan or hatchback wagon, the Impreza features standard all-wheel drive and a unique boxer-engine layout. The I
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2008 Ford Escape Test Drive Review
Since arriving in 2001, the Ford Escape has been a stalwart among compact crossovers and SUVs. This year, Ford refreshes the trucklet’s design with a chrome grille, taller beltline, and less (but more...
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2007 Toyota Camry Test Drive Review
While you could never describe it as an exciting car to drive, the 2007 Toyota Camry does excel in other areas. In particular, it is roomy for passengers, equipped with plenty of technology, and is av...
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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Preview
Chrysler was arguably the originator of the minivan as we know it, defining the segment. The first couple of Chrysler minivans---and their badge-engineered brethren---were groundbreaking and class-lea...
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2017 BMW i8 Preview
We’ve been living with the car of the future for three years now, and if one thing sticks out, it’s how little the future has changed. The BMW i8 debuted in 2015 to enormous fanfare but has enjoyed on...
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2017 Acura TLX Preview
The Acura TLX first debuted in 2015, ostensibly replacing both the TL and the TSX. While the former earned a reputation for affordable luxury in the premium segment, and the latter carved its own nich...
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Preview
Let’s start with the basics: the generically named Toyota Prius Plug-in has been re-born as the Toyota Prius Prime—effectively meaning the “best” Prius. Essentially, plug-in hybrids work like electric...
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2016 Ford Focus RS Preview
Ford’s legendary TeamRS has a storied history. Born to Ford’s European branch, the Rallye Sport cars began in the late 1960s and have included the likes of the Escort RS2000, the Sierra RS Cosworth, a...
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