Even small Land Rovers stand regally above rocks and rivers like English aristocrats on a sunny Sunday outing.
Rovers such as the 2020 Discovery Sport can traverse or grind through just about any o... More ›
Large, luxury SUVs are still selling well in spite of all that is going on in the world. Temporary low gas prices probably help. You have few choices in the really large category: Cadillac Escalade, I... More ›
Everything but my paycheck seems to be getting bigger.
Mid-size pickups now stand shoulder-to-shoulder with full-size trucks from a decade or so ago, while some compacts – formerly about as s... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2020 Jeep Wrangler, and for the first time, my test vehicle has the Ecodiesel under the hood. Although Jeeps don’t change very often, the Wrangler was completely ... More ›
Determined Nissan has no intention of giving up on its slow-selling Titan pickup, a full-size brute still trying to find its niche in the highly profitable big-pickup segment.
The Japanese automake... More ›
Put your big-tire, high-riding, monster-truck fantasies aside for a moment.
And, yeah, I understand that’s a pretty heretical request here in Texas, home to ponderous pavement-pounding SuperD... More ›
This week we take a look at the all-new 3-row 2020 Cadillac XT6 luxury crossover SUV. XT6 was created to fill a hole between the 5-passenger XT5 SUV, and the huge Escalade, which is expensive and too ... More ›
UX 200 – the name just suggests a vessel of some sort that Spock and I might use to zip around the edges of the universe.
“Spock, set the gyros for that cluster of icy stars over there.... More ›
This week we’re taking a look at the 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport. This is the smallest and least expensive Land Rover in the lineup, and it has been lightly refreshed in the front and rear.
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Remember when Toyotas seemed scarcely bigger than an afterthought, with tinny doors and tiny backseats?
Road biscuits, we called them.
Small as they were, though, those fragile-looking but durab... More ›
My how time flies! This week I bring you the 2020 Lexus NX -- a model I last reviewed for the 2018 model year. Back then it was the brand’s entry-level crossover. But that spot now goes to the n... More ›
Craggy West Texas mountains full of bobcats and bears and things that rustle the dry bushes at night no longer concern me.
I figure they should worry about me when I’m in the olive-green 2020... More ›
Life in the slow lane keeps my little Toyota Yaris and I well grounded – mostly in yesterday, but hey, we can see today right there on the horizon and we’re gaining on it, slowly. At least... More ›
All my friends claim I’m too loud these days for a guy with gray hair and a Medicare card.
Blame it on the searing yellow 2020 Lexus LC 500 I had last week, a curvaceous, razor-cut luxury cou... More ›
Think of the humble Toyota Corolla Hybrid as half a Tesla without the buzz or spark of amped-up electric hype.
It doesn’t seem to mind.
Sure, the 2020 Corolla – the first Corolla Hyb... More ›
Just when you thought the roads couldn’t possibly fit another small subcompact crossover comes one more that begs to differ. The first-ever Mazda CX-30 hits the road slotting between the CX-3 an... More ›
About the time SUVs and crossovers started to all resemble square-cut soldiers in the same army, along came the contrarian, high-stepping Kia Telluride.
Sure, the 2020 Telluride basically qualifies... More ›
A while back, we brought you the Kia Telluride SUV, which I loved. Today we look at its sister, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, a 3-row SUV that competes with the Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, and Hond... More ›
Mid-size sedans may be the Maroon 5 of the auto industry these days – yesteryear’s hot pop, now a bit out of tune with the times.
After all, four-door cars with trunks just don’t ... More ›
This week I am behind the wheel of a Lexus, but probably not the 4-door luxury car that comes to mind. No, this is the 2020 Lexus RC F, a hot-looking sporty coupe with a swooping roofline, some amazin... More ›
You know it’s going to be a great week when a vehicle with a manual gear shift shows up in your driveway. That certainly held true in the case of the 2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan in Rallye Red that... More ›
Where is a chauffeur when you need one? Because I surely needed one recently along with the 2020 Lexus LS 500h that arrived in my driveway for a week. One look at the back seat will tell you why. It p... More ›
This week I’ve been driving the all-new 2020 Ford Escape that was completely redone for 2020. Ford made this new edition lower, longer, and wider which created more interior room and cargo area.... More ›
Slippery blue Jags with windswept curves and 22-inch wheels always attract attention – even when they slip by as quietly as a summer breeze, but it just doesn’t seem quite right.
A hurr... More ›
This week, I’ve got a real beauty for you! Introducing the all-new 2020 Lincoln Aviator, a 3-row luxury SUV that is packed full of technology.
I really like the sleek looks of thi... More ›
Don’t look for hip-hop hamsters inside the boxy Kia Soul GT, the crossover-wagon-thing that somehow makes square seem fashionably anti-sleek.
Sure, the likable 2020 Soul GT still looks as if ... More ›
It’s as elegant as midsize luxury sedans come with a host of attributes and an impressive attention to detail that have made it one of Lexus’ top performers. I’m of course talking ab... More ›
This week we take a look at the Range Rover Sport HSE, a large luxury SUV known best for incredible interiors and a simply amazing all-wheel drive system. I admit reviewing a Rover Sport is a bit of ... More ›
Give this crossover craze another year or two and high-riding crossover limos will likely be off-loading dizzy, glittery celebs at the Academy Awards.
Why not? A few years ago, as you may recall, N... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2020 Jeep Wrangler. Although Jeeps don’t change often, the Wrangler was completely redone for 2018 and refreshed with new features for 2020.
The Wrangler comes... More ›
Well guys. All I can say is I must’ve been REALLY good this year. Because Santa drove his sled to my house the other day -- and left it in my driveway! His sled being a bright, sizzling red-hot ... More ›
Luxury doesn’t always mean leisurely.
Take the slinky 2019 BMW M850i convertible, for example, a sumptuously chiseled grand tourer seemingly built for casual cruises down sun-dappled boulevar... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2020 INFINITI QX80, a beastly SUV that was refreshed a couple of years ago, but has remained largely unchanged since then. My tester is the Limited version, the top-of-... More ›
Small cars get about as much respect these days as the dreary torrent of misspelled tweets from zillionaire athletes and blustery politicians.
I mean, who cares? Cars, of course, get shoved aside b... More ›