Getting Relief at the Gas Pump – Car Pro Commentary

21 Jul
Gas Pump Relief

By Jerry Reynolds
July 21, 2014

Here we are, smack dab in the middle of the summer, when we know a lot of people take driving trips, and we know the odds are great we will see high gas prices. As I write this, the national average is $3.56 per gallon for unleaded. Our friends in Los Angeles are paying as much as $5.19 per gallon and on average $4.04. If you are lucky enough to be in Honolulu, the average gallon of gas is $4.31. So what can you do to keep your hard earned money in your pocket? Here are some helpful hints and some old-school myths you should ignore.… Read more

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Rapid Review: 2015 Cadillac Escalade ESV

17 Jul
2015 cadillac escalade esv

I have been a huge Escalade fan since the big re-do in 2007. I actually owned an ESV model for several years, and truly enjoyed it. Now comes the new 2015 Escalade that is all new and completely redesigned. It is built in Arlington, TX, very near my hometown of Dallas.

My test vehicle is the ESV Premium, meaning it is the top-of-the-line version, and it is the extended length version. It comes in a standard and luxury trim levels also. The one I had is White Diamond Tricoat, with Shale and Cocoa interior, and it is the 4-wheel drive version.… Read more

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2014 Infiniti Q70 Review and Test Drive

2014 infinity q70

You can tell an Infiniti from a mile away, with its swooping lines, unique grill, and always-large tires and wheels. You may know this car formerly as the Infiniti M, which debuted 4 years ago. In the alphabet soup that occurred last year with Infiniti, the flagship Infiniti is now known as the Q70.
The Q70 comes standard with a 3.7-liter V6 that puts out 330-horses, but my tester has the 5.6-liter V8 that puts out a heart-thumping 420-horses and 417 pound-feet of torque. It has a standard 7-speed automatic that can be shifted from the steering wheel paddles, or from the gear shifter itself.… Read more

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