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Weidel on Wheels: Volvo’s S60 makes a welcomed return

Contrary to its reputation that can be summed up in one word — stodgy — Volvo has actually produced a vehicle with some real personality, attractive looks, and sporty character ...

Weidel on Wheels: Reintroduced, 2011 Buick has a more “Regal” appearance

Researching the history of the Buick Regal, my memories were pretty right on regarding this rather nondescript vehicle. The old Regal was a long and lean sedan that was introduced ...

Weidel on Wheels: Optima rises up from the bargain basement

This used to be a vehicle that only the bargain shoppers would consider. The Kia Optima was indeed, a great bargain. However, it was far from being a great car. Fast-forward to ...

Weidel on Wheels: Accord and Civic still fit your sedan needs

Even though its impact has been diminished somewhat with the emergence of strong competitors, such as Kia, Hyundai and several American manufacturers, Honda vehicles remain near or ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lincoln rolls out the crossover for the techie

For the car person who likes innovation and plenty of technology, the 2011 Lincoln MKX speaks loudly. Redesigned this year, the MKX will dazzle even the most tech-savvy person wi ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lincoln's MKT can give you power and comfort

A dozen years ago, the luxury division of Ford was riding high. How high? The Lincoln division was ranked right at the top as the best-selling luxury brand in the United States. ...

Weidel on Wheels: Xterra's ready for Mother Nature

This burly sport utility vehicle is definitely not designed for the masses. Yet Nissan has a nice thing going, targeting youthful, active car buyers who want a versatile SUV that c ...

Weidel on Wheels: Acura ZDX a hot topic

This is definitely not a vehicle for the masses. And just how do I know that? People show an immediate passion — good or bad — for the 2010 Acura ZDX. Judging from the reac ...

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: 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 ...