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All About Cars Blog


All About Cars Blog

All About Cars is your "anymotive" home for stories, short form pieces, articles and more related to the car hobby.  Most articles are penned by Mike Blake, former editor of KIT CAR magazine.  Mike has been writing professionally for more than 30 years and is a former Carlisle Events staff member.  More over, Mike has been a "car guy" since the 1960s.

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    2020 Land Rover Defender: Luxury Off-Roader Builds on History and Built for the Future

    Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

    First launched by the Rover Co. in 1948, Land Rover has earned a 72-year reputation for delivering tough, durable, go-anywhere, 4-wheel-drive utili

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    2020 Toyota Corolla: New Generation in Design, Power and Platform

    Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

    Emphasizing a bold new look and its bumper-to-bumper, wheels-to-roof transformation, the all-new 12th-generation, 2020 Toyota Corolla se

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  • 2020 Jaguar_I-PACE_S_Front_Left

    2020 Jaguar I-PACE: Big Cat 394-HP all-Electric Crossover Adds Battery-Charging Alerts

    Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

    Jaguar leapt into the electric car niche last year with I-PACE, the company’s first all-electric vehicle, and an EV SUV/crossover as well. This
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  • 2020 Mazda CX-3_Front_Left

    2020 Mazda CX-3: Sporty and Refined Subcompact Crossover is Stylish and Fun to Drive

    Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

    Mazda added the CX-3 subcompact to its crossover lineup for model-year 2016, replacing the similar Mazda2 subcompact. In a world of large and often

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    2020 Lexus GX: Dual-Purpose SUV is City Maneuverable and Long-Vacation Capable

    Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020

    The Lexus badge is most-often equated to luxury, but perhaps versatility and purpose can best describe the luxurious full-size three-row Lexus GX spor
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    2020 Subaru Legacy: Redesigned with Added Sportiness, Power, Tech and Safety

    Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020

    Subaru launched the midsize Legacy badge in 1989, as a flagship that offered standard all-wheel-drive and a BOXER engine. Thirty years of successfu

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    2020 Cadillac CT4: New Entry-Luxury Sedan Aimed at Younger Buyers

    Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020

    Cadillac dropped its compact executive 4-door (later, a two-door) sedan, ATS, after a seven-year run, in 2019. Taking over the compact luxury sports s
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    2020 Corvette Stingray: Re-imagined with a mid-engine setup and 490hp

    Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020

    The original second-generation C2 Corvette Sting Ray (1963-1967) rocketed into America’s consciousness with a powerful

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    2020 Chevrolet Colorado: Mid-size Pickup Combines Nimbleness and Maneuverability

    Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

    Beginning in the mid-to-late 1990s, the mid-size pick-up truck segment seemed to have lost its spirit and public appeal. However, in the early 2000s,
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    2020 Ford F-150: America’s top-selling truck stays the course – revise set for next year

    Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020

    An all-new Ford F-150 is prepared and ready for model-year 2021, but for 2020, the perennial top-selling vehicle in America, for the past 42 years

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    2020 Ford Mustang GT: Pony King Upgrades Performance, Adds Colors and Wheel Options

    Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

    Not to be confused with the half-million-dollar Ford GT, the much more affordable Ford Mustang GT is an exciting trim level of the world’s top-s
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    2020 Ford GT: Super Car Gains Even More Power and Special Exterior Looks

    Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

    I test drive everything I can get my driving gloves on for this column, from muscle cars to “Soccer-Mom” vans, and from luxury sedans t

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  • 2020 Acura RDX

    2020 Acura RDX: Focused on luxury, safety and family performance

    Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020

    Acura raised the bar in the luxury crossover segment in 2006, when it launched RDX. Redesigned for its third generation in 2019, RDX essentially st

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  • 2020 Dodge Charger_front_right

    2020 Dodge Charger: Widebody, Cosmetic and Power Tweaks for Muscle Car Icon

    Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

    America’s only four-door muscle car, the Dodge Charger, has added a Widebody exterior to its high-performance lineup for 2020, and by tweakin

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    2020 Dodge Challenger: 50 Years of Muscle and Style Celebrated with 797-hp Model

    Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

    If you are a fan of muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s that often ran under 200hp and topped out in the 450-hp range, then you have to love the 2

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  • 2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-LTZ-front_1

    2020 Chevrolet Silverado: Six Engine Choices, Eight Trims, Power, Style and Substance

    Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020

    Chevrolet has been a leader on the American truck scene since 1918. Its signature truck badge is Silverado, which launched as a trim level for Chevrol
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    2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: With 650-hp, This Sporty ‘Pony’ is a Beast

    Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020

    The Chevrolet Camaro was launched for model year 1967 to compete with Ford’s Mustang, and the “Pony Wars” had begun, and four genera
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  • 2020-Buick-Encore_GX_front_left

    2020 Buick Encore GX: Bigger and More Powerful Than its Popular Sibling

    Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020

    Positioned between the small Encore SUV and the larger Envision and Enclave models, the all-new 2020 Buick Encore GX is essentially, a larger, second-
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    2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF: A Fun-to-Drive Roadster with a Folding Roof

    Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020

    Since its 1989 launch, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has become the most popular roadster/two-seat convertible sports car in the world, with more than a mil

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  • 2020-GMC-Sierra-Denali-front_right

    2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali: More Tech, Lots of Cameras and a Carbon-fiber Bed

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    When General Motors began the GMC truck line in 1912, it stood on its own as a durable work truck. Over the next century, GMC seemed to be a Chevy

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