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2021 BMW 4-Series preview

2021 BMW 4-SeriesThe 2021 BMW 4-Series is a coupe. It’s not coupe-like; it doesn’t have four doors or a goofy roofline and a goofier name. The 4-Series is a bona fide two-door classic coupe. Let us rejoice. Like the 3-Series upon which it is based, the 2021 4-Series is longer, wider, more powerful, and more athletic for its second generation. It will...

First drive: 2020 Mini Cooper SE comes with a big but

2020 Mini Cooper SEThe 2020 Mini Cooper SE electric vehicle comes with a big but. It’s cute, it’s punchy, it’s distinct, it’s versatile, but... But. The range is only 110 miles. That’s a but so big even Sir Mix-a-Lot ain’t down with that. That “but” narrows the usefulness of the 2020 Mini Cooper SE. Even if a Mini is a...

2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe review, 2021 Porsche 911 Heritage Edition revealed, RAV4 Hybrid recalled: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran CoupeReview update: 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe burns up some good credit I can’t put my finger on what genus the 228i fits into, but I know the family: “How much do I need to spend to get a luxury car?” That’s my family. First drive review: 2020 Mini Cooper SE comes with a big but The 2020 Mini Cooper SE electric vehicle is...

Review update: 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe burns up some good credit

2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran CoupeOn the day I paid attention in science class, “conservation of energy” resonated in my adolescent brain. Something about energy in a system remains constant—energy saved doing homework could be spent in other pursuits, I suppose. Broadly applied to cars today, that theory would mean that for every standout on the road there must...

2021 Buick Envision

2021 Buick EnvisionThe 2021 Buick Envision five-seat crossover SUV is updated with a stylish new exterior, more standard safety features, and the brand’s top Avenir trim for the first time. It is smaller than the Buick Enclave and bigger than the Buick Encore GX. The Envision competes against the Lincoln Corsair, Cadillac XT4, Lexus NX, Acura RDX, and Volvo...
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