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The acronym PHEV is showing up more and more in the auto industry. It stands for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. It basically means that it’s more than just a standard hybrid but has an electric motor that can be plugged in to be recharged. This combination means it is both more fuel effici…

You don’t often hear about supercars. And you definitely don’t see supercars very often on the road. These are the cars you dream of owning or being able to afford one day when you’ve “made it.” Supercars are mostly left to the daydreamers – unless you’re an automotive writer.

The premium sports sedan from Acura arrived at Automotive Rhythms headquarters in a stunning Apex Blue Pearl color scheme attracting the eyes of many during our spirited test drive. The Type S moniker returns in the form of the 2021 Acura TLX Type S replete with a Diamond Pentagon meshed gri…

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Google my name and Mustang petition. You’ll find something interesting about me. As a Mustang historian, and author of the book Mustang by Design, I was initially upset when Ford announced that they would be putting the hallowed Mustang name and logo on a crossover. Blasphemy!! Heresy!!

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Ah yes, much love and appreciation to Bentley Motors for blessing Automotive Rhythms with a Ghost White 2021 Bentayga luxury performance SUV for the cheers of New Year. The definitive luxury SUV was the perfect sled for spreading peace and happiness to friends and family during this festive …

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One of the fastest-growing segments of travel and recreation is the recreational vehicle – which combines a resort-style experience with the road trip. This summer, we took our family on a 1,200 mile road trip through Wyoming and South Dakota to experience the great National Parks – Yellowst…

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Launched in the US in 1989, Lexus continues to attract a diverse and extremely loyal consumer base while staying ahead of the curve in the fields of technology and innovation. With its newfangled Black Line Special Edition, Japanese opulence presents itself in every aspect, from the design e…

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The third-generation 2020 Acura RDX is a hot crossover SUV that gets its inspiration and DNA from the NSX – the sports exotic that helped create the brand image of the Acura luxury brand – which is more closely related to BMW in feel than in price.

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With snow blanketing much of the nation now, and snow removal still top of mind, Ram Truck today introduced a new Snow Plow Prep package for the 2021 Ram 1500 at the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) “The Work Truck Show” in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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The automotive offerings in the USA is getting an all-new brand. A new automotive operation in North America has been formed by HAAH Automotive Holdings to distribute, sell and service vehicles under the brand name VANTAS. The new company was announced today by Duke Hale, Chairman and Chief …

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The entry-level cross-over market is on fire – and one of the hottest of them all is the new 2020 Hyundai Venue. The segment is so hot because of their high demand among buyers looking to not be in an entry level sedan (which sadly are pretty much going away).

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Fiat recently passed the 120-year anniversary of the brand, and the new 2020 Fiat 500X carries on a tradition of engaging driving that has been a feature of Fiat vehicles since that first model in 1899, the Fiat 4-hp, which was a four-seat open car with a top speed of 22-mph and 35-mpg (one …

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The largest BMW in history has arrived. The flagship BMW X7 xDrive 50i is a three row, off-road capable luxury yacht on wheels. This 3000+ millimeter wheelbase people mover is built in the Spartanburg, South Carolina factory right here in the United States.

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Lexus says the new RC 350 is to “experience amazing,” and after our test drive, agree wholeheartedly. In typical Lexus fashion, the RC is superlative driving machine that delivers a smooth ride, fresh new look and style. The Lexus RC is ready to roll. With the Lexus brand’s dedication to hig…

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A series of special trucks to honor the five service branches of the US Armed Forces have been introduced by Ram Truck. With the series of “Built to Serve Edition” trucks, each of the five U.S. military branches will be honored by Ram.

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The near-twin sibling to the all-new 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the Kia Telluride. It’s a large, bold, capable and comfortable, midsize SUV that opens the door to exploring in a whole new way. Imagined in America, designed at Kia’s design studio in California, and assembled in in the USA, the …

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In the now crowded world of compact crossovers, the Lexus UX stands out as the luxury leader of the pack. Infused with dynamic attitude, the 2019 Lexus UX is engineered to deliver quick and engaging driving with a Lexus-smooth demeanor, making it a unique entry in the segment.

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Bold and fresh best describe Hyundai’s cool Kona, the smaller crossover that is aimed at youthful buyers with active lifestyles of all kinds. Kona’s “urban smart armor” exterior styling features aggressive body styling complemented by a low and wide stance for great looks and confident handl…

With a base price of just $39,500 the all-new seventh-generation 2019 Lexus ES is certainly one of the best luxury car values that we’ve test driven in a long time. It’s a medium sized package that’s full of big luxury – a mastery of luxury that is the cornerstone of Lexus. We like the whole…

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For the car enthusiast and anyone involved in the automotive industry, nothing is quite like the SEMA Show. It is certainly the biggest single dose of chrome and gadgets to be found anywhere on the planet. This year, the automotive world is again poised to descend on Las Vegas, Nevada for th…

Driving the refined, rugged and roomy Kia leaves no questions as to why this is Kia’s best-selling SUV. It remains as capable as ever, touting a number of visual and feature enhancements, inside and out. The cabin is now decidedly more upscale and integrates newly-added technology, including…

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Nissan continues a major product refresh for 2020 and adds some new excitement for the year – the all-new Nissan Kicks, the compact and affordable fun car. All of the model line improvements and the Kicks are at Halladay Nissan in Cheyenne where they can be seen and driven locally.

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In addition to over 350 expected classic and show cars, the 12th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Car Show will have another special guest – and that is Miss Wyoming Jordan Hardman. She’ll be on hand to greet guests and will be available for photos.

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Diesel-power pickup enthusiasts have been awaiting the arrival of the third generation V6 EcoDiesel engine from Ram Trucks. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 is produced at the FCA Cento facility in Ferrara, Italy. The pickup itself is built at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heigh…

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If sales volume is an indicator of how good a car is, the Toyota Corolla could be the best car ever. Having sold over 43-million units since it arrived on our roads in 1966, the Toyota Corolla is the best-selling car of all time – having easily outsold vehicles that have been in production e…

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Twenty-three years ago, the first Toyota RAV4 arrived on the scene, sparking a new “baby crossover” segment of compact crossover SUV’s. Immediately popular, that first generation model found 56,709 customers for the 1996 model – and has grown to sales of 427,170 units in the USA last year. T…