Category - Reviews and Road Tests

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Dubspeed Driven Road Test: 2006 Jeep Commander First Drive

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Text and Photos by Dubspeed Driven Editor, Zerin Dube. Additional Photo Credit: Dubspeed Driven Photographer, Matt Chow

With new SUVs being announced on what seems to be a weekly basis these days, it’s hard to keep up with the market’s newest offerings. But don’t let the marketing departments of these brands hear you call their vehicles SUVs. They are now SAVs, SUTs, SATs, “Lifestyle” vehicles, crossover vehicles, and Cute-Utes. As if that weren’t bad enough, the manufacturers seem to be naming their SUVs by putting alphanumeric characters into a hat and randomly drawing. You have the QX56, the B9, the MDX, the XL-7, the ML55, the SRX, the X5, the X3, and on and on and on. How are you supposed to know what kind of vehicle these seemingly random names represent? Are they large or small vehicles? Are they rugged or are they glorified station wagons with big tires? Who knows these days. Read More

Ford Fiesta ST – road car to rally car in five months

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Ford’s newest rally car, the Fiesta ST Group N, will make its world championship debut on this weekend’s Rally Finland (4 – 7 August). Two of the showroom specification vehicles, which have been designed and built by British-based preparation company M-Sport, will be used by rally organisers for safety car duties on this 10th round of the FIA World Rally Championship.
Ex-Formula 1 star Mika Salo will drive one of the two-litre, two-wheel drive Fiesta ST Group Ns, which has recently been homologated for international rallying by the FIA. Read More

Nissan 350Z 2003 and 2004 Model Warranty Extended

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Source: Nissan Corporation
Evoking emotion, passion, and excitement are key principles behind every Nissan product. For more than 30 years, the Z has been a testament to this philosophy. And thanks to many Z owners around the world, they have carried on its rich tradition and legacy and have made the Z one of the finest performance cars on the road today. Read More