New Mercedes-Benz GLS 63 AMG packs a punch – at quite a cost

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The Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 comes with a 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 that makes 603 horsepower and 627 pounds per foot of torque.

With its size, beauty and voice, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 makes a strong first impression.

This Mustang is No. 1 with a ‘Bullitt’

Mustang Bullitt
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Ford’s latest version of the Mustang Bullitt features a 5.0-liter V8 with 480 horsepower.

There were a few movies in 1968 that prominently featured cars.

Customers vent frustrations about debris in their cars’ cowlings

We are now frequently hearing customers tell us they are choosing to take their cars on long trips rather than traveling by air. We have been performing an increased number of services and travel checks as a result.

Hyundai’s new Sonata Hybrid offers solar roof

Hyundai Sonata
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An option on the new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited is a solar roof that gives the car an extra 2 miles of driving range per day, according to the company.

When you think about it, most car roofs have one of two functions – both having to do with the sun. One is to keep the sun off of you and the other is to let the sun onto you, either with a convertible roof or a sunroof.

This car is a star

Rolls Royce Wraith Black Badge
Courtesy of Mike Hagerty
The Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge’s Starlight Headliner interior lights the inside of the vehicle with shooting stars.

The plan seemed foolproof. I had a 2020 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge for a weekend, a car that – at extra cost – features a headliner with shooting stars (more on that later).

When engine won’t turn over, don’t always jump(-start) to conclusions

I recently wrote about inside air filtration and what might happen to a car that sits too long without being driven. Usually, such problems are a simple fix once you’ve unraveled the root cause, but not this time.

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