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2002

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on November 21, 2002

Americans are peak users. We build and buy big houses, just in case we need the extra space. We arm our military services to a fare-thee-well, sometimes providing weapons the services haven't... Read More
washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on November 21, 2002

Some circles should be broken. The Subaru H6-3.0 Outback sedan is proof. It is the unfortunate progeny of a trend in which cars became pickup trucks in the manner of the 1959 Chevrolet El Cami... Read More
washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on November 21, 2002

This city's streets are treacherous in ideal weather. They are a genuine hazard in mist and rain. Water fills and conceals potholes in downpours. Mist mixes with road oils to promote skids. ... Read More
The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on October 25, 2002

Taken any first-class flights at ground level recently? It can be done in the 2002 Volvo S80 75th Anniversary Edition sedan. To be sure, this is a limited-production special from the Swedish autom... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on October 13, 2002

When I first sat in the new Honda CRV, I had a flashback. My mind raced back to my grandmother's Chevrolet Corvair, which had an automatic transmission lever that stuck straight out from the... Read More
Cincinnati.com's view

By Alan Vonderhaar on October 12, 2002

Tell folks your ride is a Kia, and they're likely to arch an eyebrow. Then a faint glimmer of recognition - ah, the pint-sized SUV - Sportage. Nope. Oh, yeah, that new Optima sedan. Wrong ag... Read More
AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on October 5, 2002

Some things are so grand, they just defy definition. A long vacation in Paris. A winning lottery ticket. A hole in one. How about a long weekend spent driving a new Lamborghini Murcielago? This... Read More
The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on October 2, 2002

As Volkswagen owners who've just relinquished our off-lease $20,000 Beetle, the concept of a $40,000 "luxury" VW is difficult to swallow.Nevertheless, the German automaker's new Passat W... Read More
Cincinnati.com's view

By Alan Vonderhaar on September 28, 2002

Here in what we call the Midwest, Left Coasters call Back East, and Easterners call Indian Country, we spent all summer hoping and praying for rain, but neither our optimism nor our pleas for inte... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on September 26, 2002

Lamborghini calls it the Murcielago. After a weekend behind the wheel of one, we call it a $273,000, two-seat taxi. It may do zero to 60 m.p.h. in the blink of an eye (just over 3 second... Read More
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