All About Cars

All About Cars is your 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 Honda CR-V: Refreshed Compact Crossover Adds safety Suite and Eliminates Engine Choice

    Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020

    Currently America’s second-best-selling Crossover/SUV in 2020, the Honda CR-V, which debuted in 1995 as a “Comfortable Runabout Vehicle

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    2020 Mazda CX-9: Focus on Safety, Comfort and Enhanced Performance

    Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020

    Mazda’s flagship midsize crossover SUV, the CX-9, has been an attractive, elegant three-row crossover since it debuted in 2006. Gaining a fol

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    2020 Chevrolet Equinox: Top-selling Compact SUV Adds Cosmetics, Retires an Engine

    Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020

    Launched as a mid-size crossover SUV in 2004 for model-year 2005, the third-gen Equinox is now a compact sports-ute that ranks second, only to Silv

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  • 2020 Ford Ranger_front_right

    2020 Ford Ranger: Muscular Midsize Pickup is Ready for Adventure

    Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020

    Ford re-entered the hot midsize pickup segment last year by bringing back the Ranger, after an eight-year hiatus, and the muscular midsize didn&rsq

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    2020 Genesis G90: Restyled with Augmented Architecture, Safety and Tech

    Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020

    Hyundai entered the automotive industry as an “econocar” builder with the Cortina, in 1967, and after earning props for economy, ventur

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  • 2020 Nissan Rogue-Front_Left

    2020 Nissan Rogue: Compact Crossover Updates Safety Suite and Driver Assist Tech ​

    Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

    Though slipping from 7th-best-selling vehicle in America in 2019, to No. 10 this year, and dropping one place to the 4th best-selling crossover in

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  • 2020 Hyundai Kona_Front_Left

    2020 Hyundai Kona: Sub-Compact CUV is Urban Smart, Sporty and Versatile

    Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

    Blending a hip attitude, style, sportiness and luxury not generally expected from a sub-compact, Hyundai has targeted youthful “urban adventurer
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  • 2020 Land Rover_Defender_front_left

    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_front_left_1

    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-PremiumLuxury-front_left

    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-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-front_left

    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-front_left

    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 F150_front_left

    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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