2019 Kia Optima SX Turbo is the Ultimate Sporty Family Sedan

2019 Kia Optima SX Turbo is the Ultimate Sporty Family Sedan

by Bill P. and Daryl Payne The refreshed Kia Optima is the family sedan that lets the parents and the teens rip the road. Adding mod-like features like a chrome moulding, a mesh grille and a special sporty black bumper wing gives the Optima flex on the same level as its cousin the Stinger. And the inside is spacious and tech advanced with Euro-styled two-tone leather and satin chrome for the top trims. Advanced driver…

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2019 Kia Stinger, Greatest Fastback under $50k

2019 Kia Stinger, Greatest Fastback under $50k

The 2019 Kia Stinger, now in its second generation boasts luxury, sport and very practical safety technology that puts it in a class by itself. Imagine a super-efficient sedan – 25 mpg highway EPA with a stuntastic design – 360 LED lighting, 19 inch wheels, chromed-out grille, hood vents and exhaust plus a dope interior that’s ultra-comfortable and that wouldn’t be half of the what the new Kia Stinger offers.

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2019 Lincoln Navigator: Re-Innovation from Classic Pro-SUV to Mobile Mansion

2019 Lincoln Navigator: Re-Innovation from Classic Pro-SUV to Mobile Mansion

by Tony West and Daryl Payne & Sommer Thornton The highly anticipated 2019 Lincoln Navigator dropped late last year and since then has been wreaking havoc on the luxury SUV class. At $80k with luxury amenities like leather massage seats, a 20-speaker sound system and six drive modes for its 3.5 liter V6, the whip can compete with high-end  premium lux SUVs that aren’t as big, and 7-passenger full-size SUVs that offer a lot less….

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First Drive – 2019 Volvo S60 R-Design, Elite Compact Luxury Sport

First Drive – 2019 Volvo S60 R-Design, Elite Compact Luxury Sport

Volvo’s S60 has always been an attractive compact sedan with spunk. And the all-new 2019 Volvo S60 T6 fitted with the athletic R-Design package turns heads and eats pavement for breakfast. The $40k S60 now has a low-slung profile, aerodynamic design cues like aero sharp auto-dimming side mirrors, muscular lower sides and dual exhausts, plus loads of new safety technology accessible via the big 9-inch center tablet. The 2019 Volvo S60 is available in T4,…

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2019 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring – Miles Ahead with Elevated iMMD

2019 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring – Miles Ahead with Elevated iMMD

We took the 2018/19 Honda Accord Hybrid fully-loaded with the Touring package around Chicago’s west side and surrounding suburbs for a rainy week, and never saw the pump.
Honda’s (iMMD) system works seamlessly with the electric CVT to deliver a balanced ride that can be athletic, relaxing and efficient at once or at all the same time.

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