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Commentary – 15 ways modern cars spoil us compared to older classics

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Working in the automotive service field has conditioned me to value mechanical simplicity and to pass up optional features that add complexity, likelihood of inconvenient failure, and unnecessary weight.  Because I often only see vehicles when things aren’t working properly, … Continue reading

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The 1999-2004 Land Rover Discovery II: a look back at these modern classic SUVs

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The second generation Land Rover Discovery, introduced partially through the 1999 model year, was badged as the “Discovery II”.  Until production lines were fully changed over from building the original Discovery I model, both generations were sold alongside each other … Continue reading

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1980-1991 Mercedes S-Class models: A buyer’s overview

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The “126 body” S-class (or “126”) sold from 1980-1991 is considered one of the most influential designs in Mercedes-Benz’s history.  It’s hard to argue 126’s exude power, sophistication and continue to inspire imitation today.  Among the sleekest designs on the … Continue reading

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