When you think of a Chevy Blazer, you think of a K5 Blazer or perhaps an S10 Blazer. Well, those days are gone. This week I bring you the sexy new 2019 Blazer, which is nothing like any other Blazer f... More ›
Cerebral, soft-spoken Honda typically prefers computer-haiku to back-alley kickboxing.
When a barroom brawl breaks out, Honda generally keeps its head down – usually bent low over a thick boo... More ›
I’ve got to hand it to Volvo. It is on a roll with its impressive new vehicle lineup that started with the XC90, S90, XC60, and XC40 -- and now brings us the all-new S60.
The S60 is a compact... More ›
This week we bring to you the redesigned 2019 Audi A6, a mid-sized luxury car that competes with the BMW 5- Series and the Mercedes E-Class. My Glacier White review vehicle is the Premium Plus package... More ›
Stealth comes standard on the egg-shaped Kia Niro EV.
It whirs silently by like a wispy cloud on a sunny day, barely visible among the noisy clumps of crossovers, F-150 pickups,and Tahoes.
I sus... More ›
The Lexus RX has long been one of our go-to recommendations when it comes to a luxurious, roomy mid-size SUV that fits 5 people quite comfortably. Add to that its hallmark Lexus-smooth ride and brand ... More ›
This week, we’re taking a look at the all-new from the ground up, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350. This is the fourth generation SUV that started out as the M-Class.
My review vehicle is the 4Mati... More ›
Think of me as a small peg rattling around in an increasingly square, 90-degree world. It leaves lots of slivers and nicks.
As a car-guy steeped early on in the fumes of GTOs, Hemis and Shelbys, I ... More ›
This week I am behind the wheel of the 2019 Mazda CX-9, the granddaddy of Mazda’s SUV lineup with three rows and seating for up to seven passengers.
The current CX-9 generation has been aroun... More ›
All my friends snicker when I slide up to some stiff social event in an atomic-red Mustang that might be missing its mufflers.
Heck, they swear I don’t even know which end of a tennis racket ... More ›
Ladies and gentlemen, this week I bring you 2019 Genesis G70, an impressive effort from Hyundai’s new luxury brand Genesis. This is a sports sedan that’s received a lot of hype and after a... More ›
This week, I am behind the wheel of the updated 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew. I last reviewed the Raptor in 2017 when Ford went to the all-aluminum body and a few times before that since its incep... More ›
Calculus, Camus and coeds must await me.
Oh boy. I mean, with a Toyota RAV4 sitting in my driveway -- the undisputed king of college cute-utes -- where else could we be bound but the liberal land o... More ›
Meet the newest and smallest edition to the growing Lexus SUV family: the 2019 Lexus UX. Lexus makes it easy on us by offering it in just two trims: the 200 or the 250h. They go up against the likes o... More ›
This week we say hello to the 2019 Ford Ranger, after it being missing in action for the past six years. The new Ranger is a good alternative for those people who need a truck, but not a full-sized on... More ›
Ravines steep enough to stagger a mountain goat barely slow the stubborn, war-bred Jeep Wrangler.
For decades, the dirt-dobbing Wrangler has seized hills and slithered through hip-deep mud with a h... More ›
It’s hard to stand out in the sea of compact crossovers on the road today but this week we bring you one that does. It’s Mazda’s best-selling vehicle the CX-5. The automaker sold mor... More ›
This week I bring you the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 Coupe. The only problem is; it is not a coupe, it is a 4-door sedan. Not sure why Mercedes insists on calling it a coupe, but it does have a fairly... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4. The Grand Cherokee has been around since 1992, and this is the 4th generation of the popular SUV.
My review vehicle has the Summi... More ›
Even in a radiant shade of wine, the new Honda Pilot tends to disappear in the hard stucco glare of strip shopping centers – just like any other SUV/crossover, and Honda might be fine with that.... More ›
Hot hatchbacks – my favorite angry compacts -- tend to get shaded these days by cute crossovers with Starbucks looks.
I mean, who needs horsepower and handling when you can get cargo-space fo... More ›
This week we’re taking a look at the 2019 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack. The Charger comes in many different configurations, and other than the Hellcat, this is probably my favorite.
The Scat P... More ›
Tall-walking Kia wants to sweep your sister in Omaha off her well-planted American feet. It won’t be easy.
As you may recall from the post-disco ‘80s, tinny Korean Kias once rattled dow... More ›
General Motors totally redesigned its popular Chevrolet Equinox in 2018, but this week we look at the 2019 version, which is pretty much unchanged except for a few new colors, 19” wheels, and an... More ›
The virtuous, pock-faced Toyota Corolla apparently got lost recently in the golden dust and glitter of cut-and-buff California.
It probably knows all about body-pumps, Bosu balls and avocado-smooth... More ›
When I first saw this week’s review vehicle, I was not sure what it was. Is it a sedan, a large hatchback or an SUV? Turns out it is a compact SUV, in spite of its full name: the 2019 Mercedes-B... More ›
The Toyota Corolla is the best-selling car ever. Over 43 million Corollas have been sold since 1966 and the 2019 version will push those numbers higher. It’s a fuel efficient car that is afforda... More ›
Giant dinosaur SUVs still lumber down our streets, occasionally nudging aside slow-moving Honda Fits and flashing tailgates the size of billboards.
Call it the surprising survival of the biggest, a... More ›
As a professional car reviewer, every once in a while I get a really special car for the week. Such is the case with the 2019 McLaren 720s I spent a week with. I’ve been blessed to have had 4 su... More ›
Back when cars still mattered, the salty, sassy, Acura MDX reigned as the industry’s most conflicted crossover.
Despite its bulk and SUV-like body, the spirited MDX wanted to run with smaller... More ›
This week I bring you the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet, an updated version of the 2018 E400. The biggest difference is the addition of 33 more horses.
Under the hood, the E450 has a 3-li... More ›
The ruthless future just won’t let me be.
About the time I get hybrids neatly categorized as silent, lackluster little pods that resemble the landing gear on a sea plane, along comes the styl... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the 2019 GMC Terrain Denali, a very popular small SUV that was completely redone in 2018. Not much has changed for 2019 except a much-improved rear camera and s... More ›
Don’t be fooled by the lazy lines of the somewhat lumpy new Mercedes-Benz GLE350.
I mean, if my guy Clint Eastwood can continue to land roles in Hollyweird, lines and lumps must not matter mu... More ›
I have enjoyed watching the transformation at the Lincoln Motor Company. Being a former Lincoln dealer myself some 15 years ago, we were used to Ford brand products getting new grills, tail... More ›
Every once in a while, you climb behind the wheel of a new vehicle and within the first few miles, you know it’s a game changer. Such is the case with the all-new 2019 Ram 1500.
2019 Ram... More ›