All posts tagged: Car Reviews

Why I Really Want a Mercedes-Benz Adventure Van

  In an unmarked warehouse just outside of Charleston, South Carolina, wooden crates and cardboard boxes are waiting. Hulking, nondescript masses sit on shelves and floors around the warehouse. When it’s time, the half-assembled shells glide smoothly out of their protective shipping containers and onto […]

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Putting the Mercedes-Benz Vans to Work

I’m driving around historic Charleston, South Carolina, in a refrigerated commercial van looking for ice cream. The temperature gauge reads just 91 degrees Fahrenheit, but it feels like 106 outside. The air conditioning is cranked to the max, making an icy dent in the sweltering […]

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First Drive: 2017 Kia Sportage

It’s hard to get excited about most mainstream crossovers, but the truth is this is one of the hottest segments of the market right now. The automotive space is saturated with a glut of these profit-making, two-box, semi-practical, soft-roading vehicles, and the tide isn’t likely […]

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First Drive: Mercedes-Benz GLS

  Time takes its pound of flesh from everyone. Butts sag, jowls wobble, bellies bubble over their beltlines, and while we are all flesh and bone, sometimes we feel compelled for help in fighting gravity’s pull. It’s as true for humans as it is for […]

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First Drive: Infiniti QX50

Back in 2007 Infiniti launched the EX35, the shrunken version of their popular FX luxury SUV. Thanks to revamped naming conventions at Infiniti, the EX35 has now become the QX50 and it’s getting what Infiniti is calling a “light refresh,” to make it slightly bigger […]

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First Drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE

You may remember the boxy M-Class as one of the first luxury SUVs to hit the market back in 1997. Both auto journalists and consumers alike found themselves a bit confused, with reactions ranging from “That’s not a Mercedes-Benz!” to “Why would anyone want a […]

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First Drive: Mercedes-Benz GLC

American enthusiasts are finally getting one of their deepest desires, and it only took a former engineer for the CERN atomic particle accelerator project to get it done. Sure, the wagon may go under a different name, and ride a little high, but it’s a […]

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First Drive: 2016 Audi Q7

Remember that old boyfriend or girlfriend you had back in college? You know, the one you occasionally stalk on Facebook to gawk at photos and wonder how they still look so young/buff/hot? That’s the new Audi Q7. Fresh off its torture tests in the Namibian […]

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