Talking Cars 211: Audi E-Tron and the Legacy of an Automotive Icon

Mike Quincy

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Main theme: We look back on the automotive hits (and misses) of legendary Detroit automotive executive Lee Iacocca, who died earlier this month. Drawing from the CR archives, we talk about the highs and lows from our tests of the 1964½ Ford Mustang, 1971 Ford Pinto, 1984 Plymouth Voyager, and 1992 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Plus, we add some of our own experiences of riding in—or driving—these cars.

Driven this week: 2019 Audi E-Tron

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• Hyundai Palisade, Road Trip Cars, episode 210
• Jaguar I-Pace, Kia Soul, episode 209
• Best Time to Buy a Car, Turbo Stress, episode 208
• BMW 3 Series vs. Volvo S60, episode 207
• Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid, Recalls, episode 206

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