This Caddy doesn’t cruise, won’t let you snooze and never, ever wears fender skirts.
It prefers chewing up Porsche Panameras. Seriously.
After all, the sullen 2019 Cadillac CTS-V I h... More ›
This week I am taking a look at the all-new 2019 BMW 330i sedan, the 7th generation of this very popular German luxury sports sedan.
This new version is larger than the previous iteration. BMW adde... More ›
Heavy-metal Chevy Blazers bucked and bounced through the ‘70s, wearing their bare-steel interiors and bone-rattling rides with pride.
Most of those K5 Blazers seemed only slightly more sophis... More ›
If there was ever a week to drive the 2019 Lexus RX 350L, it was this one. It arrived just in time to chauffeur my parents and a visiting aunt around town. Without a doubt, my smooth, luxurious and co... More ›
This week we take a look at the fastest Range Rover ever produced, the Sport SVR. This two and a half ton SUV takes you from 0-to-60 in just 4.3 seconds and will top out at 176 miles per hour.
All ... More ›
Want to sit in great-looking premium-styled SUV with a cabin packed with comfort and convenience features without the premium price tag? Bonus, it has a bonafide third row? Then Kia’s first-ever... More ›
Sunny little Subaru continues to scale more than crusty red-dirt foothills in Colorado, fueled by good vibes.
Once again, suburban-hippie Subie – the little brand that can -- saw sales rise l... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2020 Nissan Altima SL, a car that was completely redone in 2019. This is Nissan’s best-selling car and the 5th best-selling car in America.
Nissan&... More ›
This week I bring you the current best-selling SUV in America, the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Redesigned for 2019, the all-new fifth-generation RAV4 rides on a new platform shared with the Corolla and Camry. I... More ›
This week I’ve got a real beauty for you, the 2019 BMW M850i xDrive coupe, the flagship of the BMW lineup. This is one of those cars people want to look closer at every single time I make a stop... More ›
With summer temps soaring, I can’t tell you how delighted I was to see the Platinum White 2020 Acura RDX sitting in my driveway this past week, with its welcoming ventilated seats.
Developed ... More ›
We started hearing about a Jeep Wrangler pickup in 2005. It has taken 15 years to arrive, but today we look at the much-anticipated 2020 Jeep Gladiator.
From the front it looks like a W... More ›
The last off-road pickup I drove, a dusty three-ton earth-shaker, felt only slightly smaller than my first apartment.
I kept looking for the kitchen and bathroom, in fact.
I probably had a bette... More ›
Meet the all-new redesigned Mazda3, Mazda’s best-selling vehicle in the world. The brand says it’s sold more than 6 million of them since introduced in 2003. Mazdas are known for their fun... More ›
Sleepy Nissan Altimas excel at hauling kids and cabbage – erstwhile suburban grocery-getters. Ho-hum. If you want spicy, you throw in a can of jalapenos with the groceries and hope they leak all... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2019 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400, a very fast and luxurious 2-door coupe from Nissan’s luxury division.
As the name suggests, the Red Sport 400 h... More ›
Bountiful BMW wants to get its road-mauling Munich mojo back.
Before the German automaker got soft in the middle and fat in the back pocket, its taut, superbly balanced 3-series cars reigned as the... More ›
With all the talk of the reborn 2020 Toyota GR Supra, one might be forgiven for forgetting about the Toyota 86. But if a true driver-centric sports car that harkens back to the glory days of tradition... More ›
High-level mud slinging can involve more than just puffy Washington politicians in the best clothes lobbyists can buy.
Consider the all-wheel-drive 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE450, a polished $96,000 SUV... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2019 Cadillac Escalade ESV, the flagship SUV in the Cadillac lineup. Escalade debuted in 1999 and this is the 4th generation of this large, bold, SUV and not a lot has ... More ›
Burly Ram pickups once arrived new with dents and dirt – as well as a restless border collie in back if they happened to be in extreme West Texas.
They reigned as sturdy, affordable work-truc... More ›
This week, we take a look at a beautiful 2019 Corvette Grand Sport coupe. This is one of the last C7 Corvettes as we get ready for the arrival of the new mid-engine C8.
The Grand Sport was original... More ›
Cute-utes just don’t suit my hot-rod feet and six-speed hands .
I mean, most of the hyper-practical compact-crossover SUVs tend to be about as much fun as a two-hour appointment with the icy ... More ›
This week I bring you the most beautiful AND expensive SUV I’ve ever reviewed, the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan. It was named after the Cullinan diamond found in 1905 weighing in at over 3100 karat... More ›
Virtuous Volvo shed its Nordic ice-tanker image several years ago, trading stolid for style with a fresh pack of sleek new SUVs and station wagons.
Not a single one of them looked as if they might ... More ›
This week we take a look at the 2019 Infiniti QX80, a beastly SUV that was refreshed for 2018, but has remained largely unchanged since 2010.
What is new for 2019 is this trim level, called the Lim... More ›
Loose and lofty Mazda must use soft fingers – not knives – to shape its windswept cars and crossovers.
Unlike some of its chopped and sliced competitors, Mazda’s subtle, carefully... More ›
Street-searing Hemi V-8s belong beneath the lumpy hoods of hot-rod Dodge Challengers, preferably in lime green.
Heck, with a couple of good smoky launches, those brute coupes can make the Earth spi... More ›
This week I bring you a real beauty! I have the 2019 Mercedes Benz AMG S63 Cabriolet, a 200-plus thousand dollar ragtop.
This car features a hand-made engine from AMG, the performance division of M... More ›
If the sound of a $28,000+ Kia Soul makes your jaw drop just a little - you wouldn’t be alone. Considering it’s long-been a funky, economical subcompact car aimed at budget-conscious shopp... More ›
I don’t know what’s happened to me. I saw a picture of my review vehicle at the recent Texas Auto Writers Roundup and groveled until they let me be the first in the area to review it.
T... More ›
This week I bring you the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Cabriolet, a beautiful sportster that went through a light freshening for the 2018 model year. By Mercedes standards, this is the entry-level model, ... More ›
This week, I bring you the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited. The RAV4 is a popular seller and ranks as the 7th best-selling vehicle as of the first quarter, behind the Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V. The... More ›
It happens. One day, you dream of shrieking down Highway 1 in a blood red Ferrari 488, lost in the lusty symphony of its $100,000 engine.
The next, you’re looking at baby seats and strollers ... More ›
High-end German sedans tend to bristle with silky look-at-me malice.
They flash chiseled, aggressive sides and muscular fender flares, growling with enough attention-getting power to launch one of ... More ›
Well, you know what they say. Sometimes timing is everything. Case in point, I just spent two weeks with the 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited. During which the new redesigned 2020 model made its grand e... More ›
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 ›