‘19 FORD EDGE ST: ECO-BOOSTED CROSSOVER!

‘19 FORD EDGE ST: ECO-BOOSTED CROSSOVER!
The Ford Edge ST is quick, fairly agile and very usable. But this is no Mustang GT. Instead, it’s a way to carry the family; then drive home on the back roads you used to take that Mustang on before two kids and a dog, blogs Dan Scanlan. The idea of a really sporting crossover isn’t new. BMW has had the X5 for 20 years, while the Porsche Cayenne is 16 years’ strong and Jaguar has its new F-PACE. But if I say Ford Edge, most folks think of a rounded crossover that’s more suited to the school ...
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‘18 BMW 640I GRAN TURISMO: SUV LITE!

‘18 BMW 640I GRAN TURISMO: SUV LITE!
We embrace the unusual with BMW's quirky blend of sport-ute and sports sedan. It’s ‘practical magic’ blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Behold a unicorn. Only this one carries a BMW badge. Just like the mythical pony with the pointy horn, BMW’s 6 Series Gran Turismo shares some of the creature’s astonishing rarity.Trust me, the likelihood of you spying one in the parking lot of your local Trader Joe’s is slim to non-existent. It’s what happens when you create a vehicle that’s neither a tr...
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‘17 LINCOLN MKZ: WHAT A DIFFERENCE 400-HP MAKES!

A feisty new twin-turbo V6 adds some spark to Lincoln’s mid-size luxe sedan, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Not since Abe was in the White House has there been a Lincoln with this much power. For 2017, those artisans at the Lincoln Motor Company have endowed their stylish MKZ mid-size sedan with a honking 400-horsepower 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6. That’s the equivalent of strapping an Exocet rocket to the back of a kid’s Radio Flyer wagon. Pedal-to-the-metal this new MKZ 3.0T AWD can ...
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