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Weidel on Wheels: Chevy Camaro offers a fast dose of nostalgia

As a scrawny kid who grew up with a muscular makeup that warranted no admiration, it never made sense to even consider owning one of the so-called “muscle cars.” Leave that t ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lincoln keeps the improvements coming with MKZ

Spend a week behind the wheel of this stylish sedan and one has to be impressed for a number of reasons. The 2010 Lincoln MKZ has a new exterior look, the interior is much improv ...

Weidel on Wheels: Meet the two sides of Toyota’s SUVs

Under the Toyota umbrella, a great number of high quality sport utility vehicles have been produced over the years. Two of the most popular SUV offerings, the Toyota 4Runner and th ...

Weidel on Wheels: Kia sedan can be everyone's Forte

Does it say anything about Kia that its latest success story came from the creative thinking of a former Audi designer? The message comes in loud and clear: Kia is for real, luri ...

Weidel on Wheels: Ford’s Flex fits the family just fine

When shopping for a large, family-friendly vehicle the options have traditionally been somewhat limiting. The choices were typically a jumbo sport utility vehicle or the tried and ...

Weidel on Wheels: Minivan creator keeps them coming

For a generation that grew up between the 1950s and ’70s, the vehicle of choice for large families was the station wagon. It was certainly family-friendly, seating six to nin ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lincoln adds its luxurious touch to big

Does anyone in this country really want to voluntarily downsize? Given the choice, Americans desire items that are both big and extravagant, preferring to worry about the consequen ...

Weidel on Wheels: Subaru has a standout in the mid-size sea

Americans have always loved their mid-size vehicles. For proof, check out last year’s numbers: There were more than 3,000 mid-size automobiles sold, a figure that was exceeded on ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lexus offers fun and versatility with this pair

A longtime fan of this upscale auto manufacturer, it always ranks as an enjoyable week when a Lexus is presented for test driving purposes. So getting back-to-back weeks with Toy ...

Weidel on Wheels: Sequoia says bigger can still be better

There are plenty of large sport utility vehicles on the road, so obviously some people still have a need for these rather large behemoths. Either that, or people simply can’t ...

Weidel on Wheels: RDX makes shopping for a crossover a little easier

If you’re out there shopping for a small luxury crossover and having trouble pulling the trigger, the car-buying dilemma is understandable – it’s a difficult choice to make. ...

Weidel on Wheels: This beefy crossover is easy to Pilot

Honda SUV has car-like capabilities, a brawny look and a quality ride At first glance, it’s hard to believe this beefy-looking sport utility vehicle is viewed as a mid-size c ...

Weidel on Wheels: SX4 offers solid bang for little buck

Having produced its share of forgettable subcompacts in a not so proud past -- remember the Esteem and Aerio? I didn’t think so -- the folks at Suzuki earned some esteem several ...

Weidel on Wheels: No second-year slump for EX35

Arriving on the scene two years ago, the Infiniti EX35 certainly made a big splash for a mere rookie, walking off in 2008 as the highest-rated premium vehicle in J.D. Power and Ass ...

Weidel on Wheels: Pair of Mazdas offer a little bit of fun behind the wheel

Understanding that the decision to buy a car often is reduced to its simplest terms, Mazda has a couple of appealing choices in its 2010 lineup that deliver a basic ingredient — ...