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The Porsche brand brings visions of quick, superb handling, engaging sound and downright adrenaline driving cache, delivering on the euphoric promise their rides check the boxes on all sensational counts. And now with three four-door options, Porsche is no longer deemed all fun but light on practicality.  For those who relish their two-door 911 but need practicality with a growing …

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­­­­­­­­Surprise! There’s yet another new SUV/Crossover available to help quench a seemingly insatiable consumer market. Yes, it’s fairly amazing that manufacturers cannot build and sell these smaller cargo carriers fast enough. Yet, ignore what the public craves and well, good luck. Meaning, you cannot just throw any vehicle chum into the water and expect drivers to bite in a feeding …

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We Texans adore our trips to Colorado. Beautiful weather (spring to fall for golf; winter for snow sports), mountainous topography and a quick plane ride to this lovely nirvana make this a must-do destination. The factors ramp up further when escaping the summer furnace of the Bluebonnet State.  AG President Craig Rosengarden and I visited the incredible Cornerstone Club property …

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With the current competitive popularity of SUV/Crossover segments, you’d think there wouldn’t be room for another model to fill an untapped niche product. But never underestimate the power of smart design and marketing.  To wit, we feature the 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLB35. It possesses all the important features many SUV buyers demand, plus a noteworthy (potentially) polarizing style that’ll attract …

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Let’s face it; the electric car era is officially upon us and will be for the foreseeable future. Yes, it’s a tough pill to swallow for us old-school combustible gas aficionados, but we all better prepare for the inevitable.  Fortunately, there are some fun rides to consider when contemplating your next green vehicle. One is the exceedingly fun 2021 MINI …

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The Cadillac Escalade has enjoyed ultimate domestic SUV status since first arriving in 1999. Their audience is younger, wealthier and better educated than buyers of any other Cadillac model and the choice for athletes, movie stars and just about everyone else desiring their bling in abundance. It’s truly a tough crowd to impress.  The fully redesigned 2021 Escalade ESV (Escalade …

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For BMW enthusiasts, the long-anticipated unveiling of the new 2021 M3 (G80) is like an early Christmas gift. The updated design, countless programmable driving and track modes, as well as the ability to carry four passengers comfortably, gives the track-happy M3 a refreshing well-rounded package. Now in its sixth generation since 1986, this an important upgrade for the Ultimate Driving …

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I’ve long admired the Lexus brand. The name immediately conjures thoughts of refinement, luxury, comfort, reliability and exquisitely smooth rides. The company is also unveiling sportier, sexier models to change its public persona. Aggressive grilles, rakish silhouettes and incredible tech are now luring buyers of all ages.   Like other premium lines, Lexus is aiming to break some molds to …

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Trucks and Texas go together like BBQ and beer. In fact, I bet there’s no one in the state who doesn’t know someone with a truck – or own one themselves. The new luxury cargo haulers have grown in popularity every year … and for many practical and thoughtful reasons.  Our latest Drive Time feature showcases the excellent 2021 GMC …

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For years, Volvo’s much-deserved claim to fame was its peerless safety features, rather than sexy lines, as the boxy rides resembled rolling security-laden refrigerators. Not the most alluring silhouettes, but at least you had a great chance of arriving in one piece.  Thankfully, Volvo designers have heard the shouts of customers demanding their safety in beautiful packages. Good on them.  …

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