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FORD’S HOT HATCH — 2018 Ford Focus RS

FORD’S HOT HATCH— 2018 Ford Focus RS by Jim CorbranI came away from this year’s Buffalo Auto Show with a short list of things to buy if I ever win the lottery. If I ever start playing, that is. Over the next few weeks we’ll take a closer look at my choices, in no particular order.This week we’ll focus (tee-hee) on a strikingly electric blue entry from the blue oval fo

WHAT DID YOU DRIVE TO THE PREVIOUS BILLS’ PLAYOFF GAME?

WHAT DID YOU DRIVE TO THE PREVIOUS BILLS’ PLAYOFF GAME? by Jim Corbran Deadlines being what they are, by the time you read this the Buffalo Bills will either have moved on to the next round of NFL playoffs, or will be in their much more familiar mid-January role of spectator.At any rate, we thought it might be interesting to look back at when the Bills were last involved in a playoff game,

DEEP IN THE HEART OF… TORINO??!

DEEP IN THE HEART OF… TORINO??! — The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio by Jim Corbran When the email showed up the other day from FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) announcing that the newest vehicle from Turin, Italy-based Alfa Romeo had just been crowned Crossover of Texas and Luxury Crossover of Texas, it sent me scrambling. What the heck is going on down there, in what is arguably the natio

POINTING TO SUCCESS — Jeep’s new 2017 Compass

POINTING TO SUCCESS— Jeep’s new 2017 Compass by Jim CorbranLet’s be frank here. Jeep’s original Compass, introduced for model year 2007, was not exactly well-loved by the automotive press (not that they have the last word on success or failure). As a matter of fact, Car and Driver magazine called it “rather tragic”. Yet, it sold well, as many buyers were evident

WHERE DID 2016 GO?

WHERE DID 2016 GO?— HERE’S A FEW THINGS I NEVER GOT TO…by Jim Corbran, Automotive ColumnistI was shocked… shocked! to look at the calendar and see that next week is already next year. How’d that happen?I had hoped at some point to mention that the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition(above)— which we last saw as a 2015 model — is still available in