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2019 Ford Ranger First Test: Old Dogs and New Tricks

The shiny, black 2019 Ford Ranger idled up, but I could smell the brakes from across the parking lot. The window rolled down, and from inside came the determination I was expecting, not the one I was hoping for. “They spent an entire afternoon on chassis dynamics, did they?” testing director Kim Reynolds asked, rhetorically. […]

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2019 Mazda CX-3 First Test: Fun-Sized Urbanite

“Is it an SUV or a car?” That’s the first question you’ll get from people who notice the refreshed 2019 Mazda CX-3’s svelte exterior. As with many subcompact crossovers, the CX-3 is essentially a hatchback with body cladding and a suspension that’s been raised ever so slightly. Mazda’s rugged city dweller puts style and fun […]

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Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Breaks Records With $131.6 Million in Total Sales

Barrett-Jackson has claimed its largest-grossing Scottsdale auction in the company’s history this year, raking in a total of $131.6 million in vehicle and memorabilia sales over the week-long auction. Over 1,800 vehicles traded hands, representing more than $118 million and a sell-through rate of over 99 percent, helped along by Barrett-Jackson’s no-reserve policy on most […]

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2020 GMC Sierra HD First Look: Heavy-Duty Competition

Add the Max Trailering Package to the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500, and your light-duty pickup truck can tow an impressive 12,200 pounds. For most people’s needs, that’s more than enough. But some buyers need an even more capable workhorse. If you’re one of those potential customers, meet the 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty. GMC bills […]

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AMR Track Performance Pack Takes Aston Martin Valkyrie Beyond Ultimate

With a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V-12 that makes 1,000 hp at a screaming 10,500 rpm and ground-effect aerodynamics honed by Formula 1 design genius Adrian Newey that deliver its own weight in downforce at 120 mph, you’d think the $3 million-plus Aston Martin Valkyrie would have a the “ultimate” bit nailed in terms of describing […]

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