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Cadillac’s updated 2020 XT6 offers luxury, power and style

NAPA — Cadillac’s newest XT6 is a midsize SUV that can seat up to seven passengers, or six if you opt for the rear captain’s chairs. It’s style is uniquely Cadillac and it’s a very compelling SUV to consider in its market segment. Powertrain: This Sport Platinum edition is powered by a LGX 3.6-liter V6 ...

Video Review: 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe road tested

BUFFALO, NY — The Hyundai Santa Fe carries into the new model year with no significant changes. This latest-generation Santa Fe is more of an SUV feeling and less of a minivan feel. Hyundais is known for packaging top safety and is loaded with standard features, many of which come at an extra cost on ...

Passenger Shaming – Planes, trains and automobiles

BUFFALO, NY – Passenger shaming. What is it? Calling out the poor behavior of fellow passengers, while on trains, planes or automobiles. We have some doozies for you. It’s hard to unsee the images of barefoot passengers propping their feet on their TV screens or seat in front of them. Or of the gross items, ...

Toyota’s 2020 4Runner TRD Pro is better than ever

NAPA, CA — If ever the expression of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is to apply to any vehicle, the latest 4Runner is the poster child. With just a few minor tweaks to the 2020 model year, the 4Runner continues to find itself into the hands of its continued loyalists. If nothing, the ...

What the heck happened with Carlos Ghosn and Nissan

BUFFALO, NY — This world news story has a greater impact other than the intrigue of the escape of Nissan ex-CEO, Carlos Ghosn. From the original unexpected arrest to the release, rearrest and then the great escape to Lebanon. The story continues with Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co. — and the creator ...

Reviewed: 2019 Genesis G80 AWD 3.3T

SEATTLE — Hyundai’s premium brand, Genesis, continues to make a splash in the automotive world with price competitive vehicles that offer a lot for the money. While not much has changed with the G80 in the last couple of model years, we’re still seeing it as a strong value proposition with excellent value amongst its ...

2020 Mercedes CLA & AMG CLA 45: Road tested

BUFFALO, NY — We test drove the CLA 250, CLA 250 4Matic and AMG CLA 35. The five-seat Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is an entry-level subcompact luxury car with coupe-like styling. It has a standard 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission The Mercedes-Benz CLA, is an entry-level luxury sedan, that’s styled ...

Eight automotive, motorcycle and tech gift ideas for your holiday shopping

Eight Perfect Automotive, Motorcycle and Tech gifts ideas

BUFFALO NY — With the holiday season well underway, complete your last minute gift shopping for everyone on our list of 8 automotive, motorcycle and lifestyle tech inspired gifts that will help you complete your shopping lists. Arlo Video Doorbell Keep an eye on your home and your garage. The Arlo Video Doorbell offers more ...

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone

Driven: 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone

SAN FRANCISCO — There’s a small contingency of drivers out there, The kind of driver who loves having a feeling of being connected to the car and road. They’re loyalists to this passion and because of them, we have cars like the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone. The Hakone? Starting off, this is not a fast ...

The Best and Worst Car Technologies | Car Coach Reports

BUFFALO, NY — Car technologies have changed drastically over the years. Here are some of the coolest, cooky-est, and craziest technologies. Some have gone the way of the dodo, and others will never happen. All this chatter about autonomous cars and flying cars. Let’s take a step back in history and see the promises, cool ...

New Ford GT – Full Factory Tour

BUFFALO, NY — If you love super cars you are well aware that Ford has created an extremely impressive super car that out performs most cars ever built. Ford has kept much of the ownership process very tight and limited to certain buyers. I recently got exclusive access to the Multimatic factory in Canada where ...

Tesla Cybertruck

The Tesla Cybertruck is a joke

BUFFALO, NY — Elon Musk is a disruptor, this is not disruption. This is a joke on purpose. Is it Cybertruck or Cyber Truck? Does it matter? Musk needed to do something to get the press talking about him and everyone fell for it. He’s a snake oil salesman and this is a gigaflop! The ...

The 2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport – Road tested

SEATTLE — Toyota’s largest family hauler, the Sequoia, is bigger and more loaded than ever. This 2019 model year continues on the legacy of what has made the Sequoia a favorite for those seeking a full-sized SUV. Tipping the scales are nearly 6,000 pounds, the 2019 Sequoia is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine which ...

Driven: 2019 Lexus RC-F 10th Anniversary Edition

NAPA, CALIFORNIA — There’s something about driving a naturally aspirated, high-revving V8 engine that brings a smile to any car-lover’s face. In an era that’s dominated by forced-injection engines, the RC-F’s glorious V8 reminds us of why we love to drive. The RC-F is now ten years old and to put an exclamation point on ...

The Mach E comes in five trims, starting as low as the $43,895 Select model. It goes from there to the Premium at $50,600, onto the CA Route 1 at $52,400, the Limited First Edition at $59,900, and the top GT model at $60,500. All prices are before the $7,500 federal EV tax credit.

2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E | global presentation video feed

BUFFALO, NY — The Mach-E comes in five trims, starting as low as the $43,895 Select model. It goes from there to the Premium at $50,600, onto the CA Route 1 at $52,400, the Limited First Edition at $59,900, and the top GT model at $60,500. All prices are before the $7,500 federal EV tax ...

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

Video Review: The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser is powerful, capable and large SUV

BUFFALO, NY — Toyota’s Land Cruiser has evolved into a flagship SUV for the Toyota lineup. The 2019 model returns with a posh, feature-laden cabin with space for eight. Its body-on-frame SUV retains the off-road DNA for which it is known the world over thanks to its full-time 4WD system and features like Crawl Control ...

2019 Toyota 86

2019 Toyota 86 – Small Car Power with great looks

BUFFALO, NY — 2019 Toyota 86 small car power – compared to its Subaru BRZ cousin it has minimal differences. The Toyota 86 competes in a busy compact sports car segment that are all fun to drive. No turbo, no supercharger – just a naturally aspirated engine that handles well on the autocross course or ...