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Kate Alvrez

Being the daughter of a crazy-car fanatic, I got my license the day after my 16th birthday. While I’m not a seasoned motorist journalist, I love driving cars and seeing how they ride. It interesting seeing the small detailing and the big thoughts that go into designing a vehicle but I’m not going to lie, hearing the engine crackle gives me goosebumps. At the moment I have a bright-green 2010 Mazda Demio, which is my first ever owned car, which my mother calls ‘Kermit.’ I emphasize ‘at the moment,’ as who knows what my next car will be.

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