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Alexandru Sincan

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport: A Pioneer of the Post-Crossover/SUV Era?
2021 Ford Bronco Sport: A Pioneer of the Post-Crossover/SUV Era?

A coin always has two sides. The traditional image of the Ford Bronco can be regarded this way: sturdiness, essential strength and ability to go far beyond the tarmac limits on one side, elementary design, unrefined travel contidions and rather poo...

 
Going Electric: Daimler Accelerates the Launch Program of its Future EVs
Going Electric: Daimler Accelerates the Launch Program of its Future EVs

Remember what the three-pointed star emblem was about? Well, we do. Its main message says that Daimler makes great internal combustion engines for vehicles travelling on land, water and in the air. This will become history even sooner than anticipa...

 
New VW Digital Cockpit Pro Spices Up the Already Hot Mk8 Golf GTI and Golf R
New VW Digital Cockpit Pro Spices Up the Already Hot Mk8 Golf GTI and Golf R

VW is not the first car manufacturer to replace analog dials in the instruments cluster with a screen showing virtual indications. However, until now, nobody did it in such a daring style as the Germans, who seem to be really proud of the digital i...

 
2021 Toyota Venza: Why the Less Seductive Sister Should be the Chosen One?
2021 Toyota Venza: Why the Less Seductive Sister Should be the Chosen One?

The recently added episode to the saga of this Japanese model series should be entitled “Toyota Venza Returns.” Its stylish and smooth design seems to especially avoid any opulence accents, while still catching the eye. Does the arr...

 
2022 Chevrolet Equinox: Style and Equipment in Progress, 2.0 Engine Out
2022 Chevrolet Equinox: Style and Equipment in Progress, 2.0 Engine Out

Chevrolet managed to put many nice cars on wheels, yet their qualities have sometimes left customers with the impression that just a little bit more would have been great. Want more than this? You’ll have to pay more – it’s so eas...

 
BMW 2 Series Coupe: Don’t Overlook or Underestimate This Bavarian Gem!
BMW 2 Series Coupe: Don’t Overlook or Underestimate This Bavarian Gem!

Any brief driving session at the wheel of a BMW 2 Series Coupe will let you longing for more. It is not a new model, yet, considering the various recent evolutions in the BMW range and style, we thought it would be a good idea to remind you about t...

 
Personal Flying Cars Won’t Be Around Soon. And There Won’t Be Too Many, Anyway
Personal Flying Cars Won’t Be Around Soon. And There Won’t Be Too Many, Anyway

Traffic jams all around the big cities, crowded streets in the neighborhoods and slow rides durin rush hour (this even like a paradox) – all these happen because we still are the prisoners of a bidimensional driving environment. But what if o...

 
Howdy, 2021 Chevrolet Traverse! Modern Times Has Arrived in the Countryside!
Howdy, 2021 Chevrolet Traverse! Modern Times Has Arrived in the Countryside!

Until this 2021 upgrading phase, the Chevrolet Traverse seemed a bit undecided between the too-urban looks of the first generation and the rather radical redesign of the second. Now it looks just right and it’s loaded with enough advanced stu...

 
2021 Nissan Rogue: Dominant and Generous Image for a Compactly Built SUV
2021 Nissan Rogue: Dominant and Generous Image for a Compactly Built SUV

Did they expect such a success when they introduced the first generation of the Nissan Rogue? Hard to believe. Why did they call it the “Rogue”, anyway? Probably, they were trying to bring a suggestion of freedom and noncompliance in th...

 
The 2021 Peugeot 508 Deserves a Closer Look
The 2021 Peugeot 508 Deserves a Closer Look

Freshly canceled U.S. debut and somehow left in the background of Stellantis group's European priorities: right now, the Peugeot 508 seems to be an unfairly neglected fine object. No matter what the managers will decide at their high altitude,...

 
2021 Dodge Durango: It’s Not About Being Nice, It’s About Being Strong
2021 Dodge Durango: It’s Not About Being Nice, It’s About Being Strong

Dodge doesn’t work with half measures. It is easier to understand the 2021 Durango when thinking like this. Parenthesis: regarding the contemporary Dodge range, one thing appears clearly: among the U.S.-marketed models, there is nothing small...

 
All-Electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Lands With 300-Mile Range, Sub-$40k MSRP
All-Electric 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Lands With 300-Mile Range, Sub-$40k MSRP

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is officialy here, and we can fully understand the enthusiasm recently shown by President Biden, as he already drove it on the 18th of May during his visit to Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Mic...

 
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Approaching the Compact Class in an Academic Way
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Approaching the Compact Class in an Academic Way

The second generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class amazes by the fact that, simultaneously, it shows both classic and advanced inspiration. It would be better not to judge it as a typical compact vehicle, because it exceeds in many respects the par...

 
2022 Jeep Compass: Is This the Coolest Shape of a Gadget-Era Jeep So Far?
2022 Jeep Compass: Is This the Coolest Shape of a Gadget-Era Jeep So Far?

Nowadays, it seems the whole range of the American brand contains only two kinds of designs: the classic military Jeep-inspired ones (Renegade, Wrangler) and the Grand Cherokee-like ones (those without round headlamps, showing a distinct premium to...

 
Mercedes EQT Concept Shows How the “Less Is More” Idea Works
Mercedes EQT Concept Shows How the “Less Is More” Idea Works

Today Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled the EQT Concept, the forerunner to the future T-Class in the small-van segment. Before saying anything else, we’ll have to mention a kind of relativity effect regarding this case: Concept EQT appears to be a ...

 
2021 Ford Escape/Kuga: Smart Looking, Globally Viable, Although Not Perfect
2021 Ford Escape/Kuga: Smart Looking, Globally Viable, Although Not Perfect

When the tour of an automobile gives you a favorable overall impression, remember this: really good things are not invented overnight, even if those who sell them may try to tell you are looking at an “unparalleled and unprecedented achieveme...

 
2021 Audi TT: What Is it Like to Have Grown in the Shadow of the Famous Quattro?
2021 Audi TT: What Is it Like to Have Grown in the Shadow of the Famous Quattro?

It's likely that the Audi TT never got the appreciation it is really worthy of. Although a capable and good-looking German sportscar, the Audi TT is a mainstream product with shared technology and it is of the 'small Audis.' It doesn...

 
About the 1981 Audi Coupe Quattro and the Sometimes Bitter Taste of Supremacy
About the 1981 Audi Coupe Quattro and the Sometimes Bitter Taste of Supremacy

Let’s go beyond the glittering message of the ads. For decades, Audi has relied heavily on the impact of Quattro to promote its products. And it was not something without real support: the Quattro all-wheel-drive system has propelled the Ingo...

 
Rendering a Hypothetical BMW 4 Series in the Context of the 80s BMW Range
Rendering a Hypothetical BMW 4 Series in the Context of the 80s BMW Range

In the not-so-distant past, BMW gave the '4 Series' moniker to the coupe based on the technical platform of the 3 Series sedan. About four decades ago, during the eighties, the 3 Series (E30) had both four and two doors body versions with...

 
The Zimmer Quicksilver-Effect: Objects May Appear Bigger Than They Actually Are
The Zimmer Quicksilver-Effect: Objects May Appear Bigger Than They Actually Are

One heck of a coupe! Tell us that these were not the words that came to your mind when you saw the first image of this car! What a long hood! And that sleek silhouette with aristocratic proportions! It must be an exotic luxury car since you can&rsq...

 

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