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Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25

Here in Massachusetts it’s been snowing quite a bit for the last few days. In fact, we’re supposed to get another 8 inches tonight. I finally got to drive my car in some heavy snow this year while out running some errands this morning. At one point, I found myself driving through part of an […]

Motor Trend Long Term Update 4: 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

“Holy tire noise, Batman!” says associate Web producer Scott Evans. “I took the STI on a road trip up to Northern California, and the tire roar on the highway was excessive, to say the least.” Indeed, upon Evans’ return to Southern Cal, we inspected the tires and noticed that, after over 17,000 miles of use, […]

2010 Subaru Legacy rolls off the assembly line

Multicolored confetti rained down Friday afternoon on a dark blue 2010 Subaru Legacy sedan as it rolled off the trim and final assembly line at Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. in Lafayette. The celebration signaled the start of production of the all-new Legacy — 20 years after the first version of the vehicle was built […]

Toyobaru: Codenamed 086A still in the works

At the recent Nostalgic Car Show in Tokyo’s Odaiba, 7Tune got busy talking with a few people in the know about a certain two door coupe.  Indeed there has been a lot of talk and rumors about the jointly developed ‘Toyobaru” sports coupe in the news of late. However we have it on good authority that […]

Kumho Ecsta V710

Today I’m going to be writing about the Kumho Ecsta V710‘s. The Kumho Ecsta V710 is an excellent race compound tire, known most prominently in the autocross world. Last year I took the plunge myself, and finally picked up a set. Let me start by saying that these tires aren’t for the feint at heart. […]