2018 BMW M550i xDrive Sedan

Listen in while George Gray and I discuss the salient aspects of this luxury/performance BMW on Pirate Radio 104.7FM……

All wheel drive – Mediterranean Blue metallic paint – Cognac Dakota leather trim – 5 passenger – 195” long like a Toyota Avalon or a GMC Acadia – Heated and cooled front & rear bucket seats – weighs 4,372 lbs. – Power sunroof – Backup camera, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning, auto high beam, navigation and radar cruise control – XM/AM/FM Harman Kardon stereo w/16 speakers  8.8” touchscreen – 4.4 liter V-8 Twin Turbo engine with 456 horsepower, torque is 480 – 0 to 60 in 3.9 seconds – Eight speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters – 19”  alloy wheels – 245/40R19 (275/40R19 rear) run-flat radials – $88,985.00  list price – Built in Dingolfing, Germany – 450 miles of range, 19 mpg combined, 16 mpg city, and 25 mpg highway – 18 gallon tank

Reviewers Commentary: “This BMW is a powerhouse – loved the sound of the engine and the ride.  Would rather have a conventional shifter for the transmission.  Rock crusher stereo.”

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Limited MiniVan

Listen as Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray help analyze the Pacifica Hybrid minivan:

Front wheel drive – Dk. Cordovan Pearl pearl coat paint Premium black & alloy leather trim – 7 passenger  204” long like a GMC Yukon – Heated and cooled front bucket seats – Weighs 5,117 lbs.Tri-pane panoramic sunroof – Backup camera, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning and auto high beam – XM/AM/FM Harman Kardon stereo – DVD – 760 watt – 20 speakers  – 8.4” touchscreen  Rear of seat video screens – 3.6 liter V-6 eHybrid engine with 260 horsepower  Zero to 60 in 7.4 seconds – EVT automatic transmission including two electric motors – 18”  alloy wheels / 235/60R18 all season radials – $48,580.00  list price – Built in Windsor, Ontario, Canada – 566 miles of range, 84 mpgE (electrical equivalent to one gallon of gasoline) w/16.5 gallon tank

Reviewers comment – “Driving the Pacifica provides a remarkable feeling of confidence, comfort, and control.”

 

2018 Toyota RAV-4 AWD “Adventure”

The Toyota RAV-4 was driven to Pirate Radio 104.7 FM to get an analysis by the DJ’s, Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray.  Listen in:

 

All wheel drive system – Ruby flare pearl metallic paint – Premium black cloth trim5 passenger – 184” long like a Subaru Forester – Heated front bucket seats and steering wheel – Weighs 3,485 lbs. – Backup camera – Adventure fender flares, door sills, and rubber mats – Power sunroof – XM/AM/FM Toyota Entune stereo with CD player and 6 speakers  – 6.1” touchscreen – 2.5 liter Four with 178 horsepower (172 lb.ft. of torque) – Zero to 60 in 8.1 seconds – 8 Speed automatic transmission – 18”  black alloy wheels / 235/55R18 all season radials – $30,980.00  list price – Built in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada –  25 MPG combined mpg, 22 city and 28 highway – 15.9 gallon tank

 

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 SEL

For a review of the Outlander Sport by Matt “The Big Kahuna” Arguello and George “Elvis” Gray (as well as myself), listen to Radio Station 104.7 FM, The Pirate:

All wheel drive system (called All Wheel Control) – Alloy Silver metallic paint  Premium black leather trim – 5 passenger – 172” long like a Toyota CH-R  Heated front bucket seats – Weighs 3,142 lbs. – Backup camera, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning and auto high beam – Glass panoramic roof – XM/AM/FM Rockford Fosgate stereo with CD player and 9 speakers  – 7” touchscreen – 2.4 liter Four with 168 horsepower (167 lb.ft. of torque) – Zero to 60 in 8.5 seconds – CVT automatic transmission – 18”  fifteen spoke alloy wheels / 225/55R18 all season radials – $29,110.00  list price        Built in Okazaki, Japan    25 MPG combined mpg, 23 city and 28 highway – 16.6 gallon tank