2021 Toyota Camry SE Nightshade Edition

TOYOTA CAMRY SE NIGHTSIDE EDITION. Freshened styling, all-wheel drive and a Dynamic Force engine pumping out 203 horsepower, the Camry SE Nightshade Edition, with its honest to goodness key and no side blind zone alert, could be the $30,000 car of your darker dreams. So, what is it you want out of your Camry? There are 17 different choices in the Camry family. The car you’re looking at here blends 4-wheel traction, the sport-tuned suspension of the SE trim and the sinister looks of the Nightshade Edition and with the Carpet Mat Package, MSRP is $29,839. Fact of the matter is that this chassis is stellar and despite its lack of oomph I really enjoy driving this Camry; the ride is as smooth as Taylor Swift’s airbrushed face and this car legitimately handles – Toyota has nailed the suspension tuning. The engine is a smooth character as well but, man, it often feels really slow and the disconnecting all-wheel drive system can be clunky. The SE Nightshade Edition; a Camry that I like but one that leaves me wanting a little more.

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2020 MINI Cooper SE First Look

Foreshadowing the future of MINI, the brand’s first fully-electric car is almost ready to hit dealerships. The 2020 Cooper SE is a MINI 2-door hardtop at its core with its drive technology from parent company BMW. Under the hood is an electric motor fed by a high-voltage lithium-ion battery positioned in the vehicle floor.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review by Auto Critic Steve Hammes It’s been a while since I’ve had a GTI on the show. Instead, I’ve been testing the halo Golf R model over the past several years.  But that’s a $40,000…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Video Review

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Video Review by Auto Critic Steve Hammes Just as the SUV rebirth is hitting its stride, VW has brought 2 excellent examples to market – the not so compact all-new Tiguan and this; the most decidedly American…

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FORD ESCAPE 2017 VIDEO REVIEW

FORD ESCAPE 2017 VIDEO REVIEW BY AUTO CRITIC STEVE HAMMES Ford’s hot-selling Escape moves into the 2017 model year with a facelift, a revised EcoBoost engine lineup and a host of convenience and tech upgrades, keeping it one of the…

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