crookstontimes.com http://www.crookstontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section crookstontimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:57:48 +0000 Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Frazier Moore, AP Television Writer http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/-1/tv guide 2014 Hyundai Equus Ultimate http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304149901/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:45:08 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304149901/-1/tv guide 2014-hyundai-equus The 19-inch turbine-blade wheels are new, along with the front bumper, the rows of LED lights and the grille. Any resemblance to a certain German high-roller must be [...]]]> Used Cars: 15 Late Model Drop-Tops for Less Than $25k http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304149902/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:41:34 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140414/BLOGS/304149902/-1/tv guide Spring is here and there is no better therapy (on four-wheels) than letting the top down and cruising in your late model convertible. Unless it is cruising in your late model drop -top that you got a great deal on by shopping used car websites like BestRide.com. We have a huge selection of the [...]]]> The Latest GM Recall http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139952/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:41:13 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139952/-1/tv guide It seems as though General Motors has been called on the carpet frequently during the past month regarding the ignition switch recalls experienced with some of their cars and light trucks. [...]]]> 2015 Lexus NX Compact Crossover SUV to Debut in Beijing http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139953/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:59:05 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139953/-1/tv guide Lexus is poised to introduce their production ready NX line of compact-size SUVs with the first ever turbocharged engine option from the luxury automaker. The Lexus LF-NX Concept was initially [...]]]> 2001 Mallett Corvette Z06 Hammered in Sinkhole http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139954/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:18:24 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139954/-1/tv guide As popular television "roasters" would ask -- Is that too much? Did I go too far? Is it just too soon? After all, the 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 so skillfully modified by Nissan to Debut Redesigned 2015 Versa Sedan at NYIAS http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139955/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:18:08 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140413/BLOGS/304139955/-1/tv guide The best-selling subcompact sedan in the U.S. is getting a makeover and what better place to unveil a makeover than New York's Manhattan Island? With only days before the http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140412/BLOGS/304129960/-1/tv guide Few things leak more fervently than the product development divisions, of every major automaker, just prior to an impending worldwide debut. This is evidenced by recently revealed photos of the latest high-performance supercar in the http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140410/BLOGS/304109888/-1/tv guide 2014-Hyundai-Tucson-Limited 2014 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD
Entry Price: $21,450
Price as Tested: $28,685[/caption]
This week, we're reviewing the 2014 [...]]]> Buick Cars We Remember http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140410/BLOGS/304109889/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:18:01 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140410/BLOGS/304109889/-1/tv guide 1910-Buick The 1910 Buick is the cornerstone of General Motors automobiles and Americas oldest active brand. (GM Photo)[/caption]
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2014 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140409/BLOGS/304099907/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:47:06 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140409/BLOGS/304099907/-1/tv guide 2014 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback 2014 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback
Entry Price: $16,810
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2014 Ford Escape SE http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089911/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:39:57 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089911/-1/tv guide 2014-Ford-Escape 2014 Ford Escape SE FWD
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God didn’t intend Lincolns to have tight trunks http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089909/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 02:44:21 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089909/-1/tv guide Lincoln-MKZ-HybridAs the first new product of the rebranded "Lincoln Motor Company," the MKZ sedan has taken plenty of flak since its botched 2013 introduction, during which Ford had to delay the car's launch by nearly half a year. It deserves [...]]]> What they don’t tell you about installing car seats http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089910/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140408/BLOGS/304089910/-1/tv guide Ian-baby-seatI had it easy. Compared to what my sister-in-law would be doing -- flying with her 10-month-old son from Mexico City to Baltimore, an ordeal on top of diaper changes, breast feeding, carrying suitcases and dealing with a tiny human being [...]]]> Lexus upgrades 2014 GX 460 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079895/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:53:59 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079895/-1/tv guide 2014-lexus-gx The substantially restyled and improved GX 460—base now reduced to $50,000—is still a hulk, but in luxury, quality, towing ability, features and options it's pretty much the state of [...]]]> Fastest Zero to Sixty World Wide http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079896/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:00:59 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079896/-1/tv guide Land speed records are fine and stock car races have their place but when you just have to have the baddest of the bad motor vehicles on the planet, then you need to know what can get from zero to sixty miles per hour the quickest. Appearance has nothing to do with it and the price tag doesn't factor in -- we [...]]]> 2014 New York International Auto Show Debuts 2015 BMW X4 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079897/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 04:32:57 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079897/-1/tv guide With the 2014 New York International Auto Show looming large on the horizon, premier German automaker BMW has a laundry list of possibilities for display. One of the choices is to be the all-new http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079899/-1/tv guide Honda Motor Company's luxury line is acting on their resolution to clean house by introducing the all-new production ready Acura [...]]]> New York International Auto Show Debuts 2015 Porsche Cayman Coupe http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079900/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 01:16:40 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079900/-1/tv guide When you consider that the Porsche Cayman is debatably the best looking entry-level sports car in the world, one can't help but ponder what can be done to improve it? The answer to this, and many other questions, can be known when the New York International Auto Show Debuts: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079901/-1/tv guide?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0000 http://www.crookstontimes.com/article/20140407/BLOGS/304079901/-1/tv guide Dollar for dollar, nobody builds a sports car to outperform those built in the U.S. When it comes to luxury, it is hard to beat the Germans but when you are looking for a beautiful sports car you simply must go to the Italians. Nobody builds a better looking car than the