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S. Kulshrestha

Belongs to Nevada, Texas


Designation: Automotive Journalist


DOB: 1995-01-26


Currently drives: Chevrolet Camaro SS


Favorite rides: Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger

Favorite quote

There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window. Dan Brown

About me

Anything that has an engine, and moves on wheels, Swapnil has his heart to it. With a master's degree in journalism and a knack for cars, Swapnil scrutinizes and judges the ride on each and every aspect. His passion for cars fired up in the Great Plains of North Texas where his first drive used to be an old Subaru. He grew up watching the Grand Prix and collecting scale models of cars. His focal interest lies with the muscles and is our go-to man for that. He currently drives a 2017 Camaro SS and plans to soon own the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Swapnil is a complete Schumacher Patriot and lives by the quote “Once something is a passion, the motivation is there”. His favorite cars include the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chevy Camaro line-up and of course the whole Mustang legacy. As our car columnist, his days are spent racing Corvettes and Camaros and Dodges and trading the track tales with the team. His lively attitude and the amount of energy he brings to the team is impeccabl

Reviewed cars

2021 Aston Martin DB11

2021 Aston Martin DB11

With a price tag going above the 200 grand mark, the Aston Martin DB11 goes all guns blazing against rivals such as the Bentley Co...

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2021 Nissan Leaf electric

2021 Nissan Leaf electric

Come the year 2021, no major changes are expected to occur on the Nissan Leaf hatchback. The 2021 Nissan Leaf will continue to cat...

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2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150

The 2021 Ford F-150 marks the beginning of the 14th generation and is now available at your nearest Ford Dealerships. Offered with...

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2021 Subaru Crosstrek

2021 Subaru Crosstrek

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek has been one of the most trusted and popular Subies ever since its launch in 2013. It is on sale current...

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2021 Volvo S60

2021 Volvo S60

The 2021 iteration of the S60 looks to divert everyone’s attention from the usual German marquees with its classy and intuitive ...

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2021 Ford EcoSport

2021 Ford EcoSport

The 2021 Ford EcoSport is available in the market for sale. The prices for the 2021 Ford EcoSport will initiate at $19,995 for the...

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2021 Hyundai Sonata

2021 Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata will march into the year 2021 with the same engine options as the 2020 model. This implies that the 2021 Hyunda...

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2021 Jeep Compass

2021 Jeep Compass

The 2021 Jeep Compass carries forward into the new year in a choice of 6 trims that start at $23,915 and go all the way up to $31,...

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2021 Hyundai Accent

2021 Hyundai Accent

The 2021 Hyundai Accent gets a 1.6L naturally aspirated inline-4 engine that belts out the strongest power figures in the segment....

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2021 Porsche Macan

2021 Porsche Macan

The 2021 Porsche Macan will be a carryover model from 2020. The only new addition is Apple CarPlay. Available for sale with a star...

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2021 GMC Yukon

2021 GMC Yukon

One of the more popular SUVs from the GMC lineup, the Yukon, returns for another run for 2021. The GMC Yukon today faces stiff com...

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2021 Cadillac Escalade

2021 Cadillac Escalade

The Cadillac Escalade is nothing less than an American Icon, and to be honest, the car is capable enough to introduce itself, just...

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2021 Subaru Outback

2021 Subaru Outback

The 2021 Subaru Outback carries the same specs as 2020 after its generational change. It is offered in 7 trims with prices startin...

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2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV SUV

The Cadillac Escalade is the definition of pure American luxury: big, brawny, a lot of chrome, and a big engine upfront. Although ...

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2021 Lexus IS 300

2021 Lexus IS 300

However, blame it on the SUV surge or various other factors, the IS 300 seems like losing its charm, as evident from the dropping ...

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2021 Lexus ES 300h hybrid

2021 Lexus ES 300h hybrid

The Lexus ES 300h locks its horns with a number of rivals, but the most prominent ones come in the form of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid,...

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2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid SUV

2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid SUV

The 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport PHEV employs a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 engine, that further teams up with a 105kW electri...

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2021 Chevrolet Blazer

2021 Chevrolet Blazer

The 2021 Chevrolet Blazer will offer the same engine configurations as the 2020 model year. This implies that there will be three ...

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2021 Toyota Mirai electric

2021 Toyota Mirai electric

The latest metamorphosis of this can be seen in the Toyota Mirai, which kick starts the niche of hydrogen fuel vehicles. Mirai is ...

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2021 Genesis G80

2021 Genesis G80

The Korean beauty, Genesis G80, has descended right from its forerunner, Hyundai Genesis. The 2021 Genesis G80 is all set to becom...

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2021 Subaru WRX STI Sedan

2021 Subaru WRX STI Sedan

The Subaru WRX STI sedan is currently in its third generation that was launched in 2015 and hence is due for a generation-change i...

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2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Coupe

2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Coupe

When it comes to maintaining the lineage and legacy of authentic muscle cars, one auto-marque that has simply nailed it over the y...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS

Speaking of power, the 2021 Mercedes Maybach GLS comes with a powerful 552 HP engine under the hood, which makes it glide on the r...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Convertible

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Convertible

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Roadster gets the same 4.0L bi-turbo V8 engine as the 2020 model. However, this time the powertrain ...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach

2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz Maybach Sedan will underpin an all new W223 platform, which is a major step-up from the predecesors’s W22...

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2021 BMW X2 M35i SUV

2021 BMW X2 M35i SUV

The BMW X2 M35i is the performance-focused version of the standard X2. The BMW X2 M35i gets a 2L twin-turbocharged I4 engine that ...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e plug-in hybrid

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e plug-in hybrid

With new innovative EV Range and scintillating guise, this upcoming model is ready to grace the audience, which will give stiff co...

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2021 Mitsubishi Mirage

2021 Mitsubishi Mirage

The Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback faces competition from segment-leading models like the Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit, Kia Rio Hatchback,...

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2021 Lexus RX 450h hybrid

2021 Lexus RX 450h hybrid

The 2021 Lexus RX 450h will carry on with the same powertrain setup of a 3.5L V6 engine coupled with an electric motor that’s go...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 43 is the newly-born in the family that consists of brothers as sturdy as the AMG GT 53, AMG GT 63, and A...

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime SUV

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime SUV

Speaking of power, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Hybrid is powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that’s mated to two electric motors....

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2021 Mini Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S Hatchback

2021 Mini Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S Hatchback

The 2021 Mini Hardtop 2-Door Cooper S carries on with the same powertrain as the 2020 model. What sits underneath the hood of this...

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2020 Mazda 3

2020 Mazda 3

The 2020 Mazda 3 continues without major changes over the previous versions. However, the driver assistance features which were ma...

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2020 Lexus RX 350

2020 Lexus RX 350

With its RX range of SUVs, Lexus attempted to enter the section generally overwhelmed by German extravagance brands like BMW and M...

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2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC Acadia

A few years back, when GMC redesigned Acadia, it made some major improvements over technology, quality, and comfort. Interestingly...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show witnessed the exclusive preview of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster limited edition. The exclusiv...

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2020 Honda Civic Hatchback

2020 Honda Civic Hatchback

The Honda Civic is all fresh, with its Hatchback version, giving its competitors a run for their money...

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2020 Audi A3

2020 Audi A3

The Audi A3 sedan boasts a great set of driving dynamics, along with an uptown interior....

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2020 BMW M240i

2020 BMW M240i

The BMW M240i carries a compact structure, that lets you punch those corners with full force, as well as park this baby shark in t...

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2020 BMW M550i

2020 BMW M550i

Come 2020, the BMW M550i, which is the M-spec variant of the 5-series federation, has been fitted with a V8 heart, making it all t...

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2020 Lexus ES 350

2020 Lexus ES 350

The Lexus ES 350 faces competition mainly from the homeland brands such as Nissan and Honda. The major contenders that the ES 350 ...

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2020 Chevrolet Trax

2020 Chevrolet Trax

Come the year 2020, the Chevrolet Trax still manages to somehow survive the cut-throat rivalry that characterizes this segment. Th...

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2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric

The Bolt EV was one of the first vehicles that took ahead of the idea of affordable electric vehicles, but now, with the passage o...

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2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

The Camaro ZL1’s power-mill summons 650 ponies for pulling this pious chariot which will dazzle plenty of muscle-enthusiasts....

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

The Mercedes Benz E-class has always been an epitome of luxury, come the year 2020, the addition of the AMG batch to this E-class ...

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2020 Ford Escape plug-in hybrid SUV

2020 Ford Escape plug-in hybrid SUV

Ford has been a pioneer of the automotive industry. With feats such as inventing the first car ever and much more under its belt, ...

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Coupe

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Coupe

Mustangs have been a supporting pole of the muscle niche and have always acted as a guiding beam towards the betterment of the pon...

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2020 Ford Escape hybrid SUV

2020 Ford Escape hybrid SUV

The changes in the 2020 Ford Escape, are not only limited to a complete design overhaul. The fourth gen Escape opens up a whole lo...

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2020 Dodge Charger R/T Sedan

2020 Dodge Charger R/T Sedan

The Dodge Charger R/T houses a 5.7L naturally aspirated V8 engine that generates 370 hp and 395 lb.-ft. Of the spinning force. The...

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2020 Dodge Charger

2020 Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger SXT is the base model of the horsepower-heavy Charger lineup and is capable enough of taking you on a muscle-car...

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2020 Mini Hardtop 4 Door Cooper S Hatchback

2020 Mini Hardtop 4 Door Cooper S Hatchback

Looking for a car that sets you apart from the crowd, while offering spectacular performance, and a tasteful interior, but can’t...

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2020 Mini Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S Hatchback

2020 Mini Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S Hatchback

The most renowned offering of the Mini stable is none other than the Hardtop 2 Door. The Hardtop 2 Door is the most well-known and...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 Coupe

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz AMG C63 is backed up by a number of cutting-edge tech features, which make each and every ride of this marvel se...

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2020 Maserati Ghibli S Sedan

2020 Maserati Ghibli S Sedan

The Ghibli S is the performance model of the Ghibli, which is a mid-size luxury sedan from the Italian manufacturer. This magnifi...

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2020 Mini Cooper

2020 Mini Cooper

The 2020 Mini Cooper is offered in two trims - the Cooper and the Cooper S, the Cooper being the base engine....

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2020 Mini Hardtop 4 Door

2020 Mini Hardtop 4 Door

The 2020 Mini 4 Door Hardtop Cooper houses a 1.5L turbocharged Inline-3 engine, that belts out 134 hp and 162 lb.-ft. Of torque. M...

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2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The Eclipse Cross looks stunning, feels astonishing, but lacks at the basics of what a car should do well- Drive. ...

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2020 BMW 4 Series

2020 BMW 4 Series

Fitted with a 2.0L I4, the 430i Coupe can generate 248 hp along with 256 lb.-ft. Of torque. However, if you want some more drama, ...

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2020 Toyota C-HR

2020 Toyota C-HR

The Toyota C-HR obtains power from a 2.0 Liter Inline-4, which can generate 144 hp and 139 lb.-ft. Of the spinning force. The C-HR...

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2020 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid

2020 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid

The i8 houses a 1.5L Intercooled Turbo I-3 engine as its primary power-mill, which is further complemented by an 11.6 kWh battery ...

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2020 Infiniti Q60 RED SPORT 400 Coupe

2020 Infiniti Q60 RED SPORT 400 Coupe

The Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe gets a 3L V6 engine that is further assisted by a set of turbos, in order to generate a punchy 400 hp,...

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2020 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV

2020 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV

Highlander has received a complete overhaul for 2020, with a much better styling, resculpted interior, and several mechanic change...

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2020 BMW 8 Series Convertible

2020 BMW 8 Series Convertible

This feature speaks about the BMW 840i Convertible, which is the base convertible model of the 8-series lineup. The 840i Convertib...

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2020 Volkswagen Passat

2020 Volkswagen Passat

The 2019 Detroit Auto Show witnessed the 2020 Volkswagen Passat with the complete redesign but the platform remains as the old one...

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2020 BMW M340i

2020 BMW M340i

This year what makes a return is a 6-cylinder engine in the M340i that can generate a humongous 382 hp, along with 369 lb.-ft. Of ...

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2020 BMW M8 Coupe

2020 BMW M8 Coupe

The German auto giant still has a few more surprises left in store for 2020, the best of which is its 8-series coupe-based perform...

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2020 BMW 7 Series

2020 BMW 7 Series

BMW has been aggressively revealing its upcoming cars, and the new 7-series is another strong product that the company will introd...

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2020 Bentley Mulsanne

2020 Bentley Mulsanne

The Bentley Mulsanne emits that glow which makes it stand-out among a hoard of other cars and has a magnetic-pull of attention fac...

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2020 Audi S8

2020 Audi S8

The Audi S8 L is a sports model for the flagship A8 range from Audi. The prices for the S8 L start from a (very)hefty tag of $129,...

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2020 Kia Stinger

2020 Kia Stinger

Combining the ideal dimension for a sport sedan, without compromising on the luxe factor, the Stinger has been in the wishlist for...

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2020 Lexus RX 450h F Sport SUV

2020 Lexus RX 450h F Sport SUV

The Lexus RX 450h F Sport is a mid-size hybrid SUV from Lexus, which infuses the RX 350’s rogues with a super-effective hybrid p...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Coupe

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Coupe

Fitted with an enchanting 4.0L bi-turbo V8, the AMG GT C is a car that prioritizes going fast over everything else....

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2020 Cadillac CT5-V

2020 Cadillac CT5-V

From Pink Cadillac to Cadillac Boogie. From Black Cadillac to Back in a Cadillac, the auto-marquee defined cool in the retros. Com...

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2020 Jeep Renegade

2020 Jeep Renegade

The Jeep Renegade draws some serious styling hints from its elder siblings like the Jeep Wrangler and the Jeep Cherokee. ...

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2020 Jeep Gladiator

2020 Jeep Gladiator

With the Jeep Gladiator on-board, the company has stormed the Pickup truck segment, with a promising perspective....

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2020 Kia Optima Sedan

2020 Kia Optima Sedan

Striking an ideal blend between affordability and accommodation, the Kia Optima hits all the right notes in luring the buyers even...

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2020 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid

2020 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid

The Lexus RX 450hL houses a 3.5L V6 engine, that along with 3 electric motors, belts out 308 hp and 247 lb.-ft. of torque. The 45...

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2020 Lexus UX 200

2020 Lexus UX 200

With prices starting from $32,300 the UX 200 is the stepping stone for Lexus in the crossover segment....

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2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Sedan

2020 Lexus ES 350 F Sport Sedan

The F Sport is a trim of the Lexus 350 that magnifies the ride’s performance capabilities by the infusion of greater aerodynamic...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Convertible

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Convertible

The Mercedes Benz AMG GT C Convertible enhances the drama as it adds a hint of wind-in-my-hair factor to the potency of a GT C...

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2019 Honda Ridgeline

2019 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline is more inclined towards refinement and basically built for city roads and will be an excellent mate for your week...

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