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2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG Road Test Review

To really understand how iconic the 2015 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is, you need to trace it to it’s roots.  In 1979, Mercedes-Benz created the Geländewagen for civilian use.  Though development started in 1972 at the suggestion of a Mercedes stockholder to create a military vehicle, the civilian version had locking differentials and a very off-road worthy frame.  And over 30 years later, all G-wagens still do.  So what’s it like driving this icon?

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2013 Range Rover Evoque
2013 Range Rover Evoque

Just don’t call it a crossover: 2013 Range Rover Evoque Road Test

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2013 Range Rover Evoque

So the first question that comes to mind when hearing that the 2013 Range Rover Evoque has been designed with the help of Victoria Beckham: is this a real Range Rover or just another crossover pretender?  The short answer: It’s a Range Rover through and through.  though I’ll go into detail a little later on. – Read More –

2012 Toyota Yaris Road Test

2012 Toyota Yaris

2012 Toyota Yaris

 

This is going to be a bit of a departure from my last review: going from 580 to 106 horsepower is a bit of a tough process.  Forgive me if I didn’t take video, there isn’t terribly much exciting that this car can do while filming.  To be quite honest, I expected to hate the little quirky Toyota.   – Read More –

Mercedes SLS Somewhat-Long-Term Road Test

2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

It’s always fantastic when a car completely surprises you and contradicts almost everything you know about a manufacturer.  Mercedes stigma, for better or for worse, is generally one of posh polite cars that are as comfortable as they are conservative.  Reserved would be the word that comes to mind.  This 2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster is nothing like your grandfather’s Mercedes Benz, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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