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Circles, Style, Performance and Fun – The Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4

I have always wanted to test drive a Mini Cooper. Yeah, ok, they are "cute" but that's not the reason. They are fun - fun to look at, fun to experience and fun to drive. And they have quite...

The “Electrifying” Ride and Design of the 2012 Chevy Volt

When I was a kid, I actually invented hybrid cars. I thought - wouldn't it be cool if when you slowed down, you could send power back to the battery. Of course my idea was essentially based on a...

Hyundai Does It Right Introducing the new 2013 Santa Fe CUV

When Hyundai does a new auto introduction, they sure do it right, at least in my book. This past weekend, I was the guest of Hyundai along with several other prominent bloggers and members of the media as we...

Tight Design & Performance Complete the 2012 Audi A4 Quattro

After test driving the 2012 Audi A4 Quattro for 7 days, I had one word that pretty much summed up everything about this car - "tight." From the exterior body panels to the interior knobs and controls to the...

Getting Rugged in the 2012 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X SUV

For 7 days, my family and I went off-roading in the 2012 Nissan Xterra Pro-4x SUV way up deep into the mountains with no signs of humanity for miles. Well, actually we didn't, we only drove over to Monterrey,...

Technology & Style Drive the 2012 Ford Edge Limited Edition

I have been test driving Fords for a few years now and I see an evolution happening. Not only are the autos becoming more stylish, the technology driving them is evolving. I remember first testing out the Ford Sync...

A Vacation on Wheels! Review of the 2012 Volvo C70 Convertible

Test driving cars is truly a lot of fun and only over the past couple of years has it become regular content on HighTechDad.com. For me, I believe that cars are an important part of the family dynamic. They...

Review of the 2012 Nissan Juke – A “Peppy” Crossover from Nissan

The 2012 Nissan Juke is a pretty unique car. It has a crossover styling and Nissan bills it as "the bold urban sport crossover." And they aren't kidding. The Juke is very distinctive when it drives by. I remember...

Looking for a First Car for your Teenager? The 2012 Kia Rio SX Might Be A Good One!

Most of the cars that I have reviewed to me seem to be more geared towards the established business person with some disposable income and possibly a family (especially with some of the larger SUVs or crossovers). These cars...

Playing the ECO Game in the 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid – Saving the Environment, One Road Trip at a Time

I've reviewed a pretty good handful of automobiles now and there seems to be something common about all of them, they didn't really have that good gas mileage. Some even made me embarrassed to drive down the street in,...

The 2012 Chrysler 300S Exudes Confidence & Style with some Technology & Performance Thrown In

I have driven a sedan now since 1998. It's a great form factor for a 4-5 person family, especially if your children are younger. As they grow up, sedans might not be a preferred choice, until the kids have...

The 2012 Infiniti QX56 – A Luxurious SUV with Some Pretty Cool Tech

When I drive my 13 year old car, I realize that it is only (barely) good for getting from point A to point B. There is nothing fun about driving it. It's falling apart, has no performance, and really...
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