Vehicles

2019 BMW M2 Competition Coupe: track qualities, creature comforts

Mission accomplished! I made it through my seven-day test in the 2019…

 

2019 Chevrolet Equinox AWD: plenty of room, creature comforts

You really can’t go wrong when it comes to the compact SUV…

 

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450: a technological wonder

Mercedes-Benz created a new vehicle segment in 2003 with its CLS, a…

 

2019 Infiniti QX50: new level of versatility, efficiency, performance

It’s not often that I get excited by the hood of a vehicle. But, I confess, that was the case with the 2019 Infiniti QX50… Continue reading

2019 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design: a true driver’s sedan

It’s a crazy mixed up world we’re living in. For the first time, Volvo is exporting cars to Europe. I know that because my latest… Continue reading

2019 Lexus LS500: quality ride attracts gawking eyes

2019 Lexus LS500: quality ride attracts gawking eyes You know you’re sitting in the lap of luxury when one of the car’s options costs $23,080.… Continue reading

2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature: functional, versatile all-wheel drive

It’s hard to do better than the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature in the compact crossover SUV class, especially when price is a consideration. The top-of-the-line… Continue reading

2019 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro: stunning truck stands up to tough terrain

Trucks these days. I tell ya. When I was young pickups were assembled for blue-collar working types – like my dad. And, as I recall,… Continue reading

2019 Honda Pilot: family friendly with new styling

The 2019 Honda Pilot mid-size SUV has received its mid-cycle refresh, and now sports aggressive new styling, powertrain refinements, hands-free power tailgate, Honda Sensing and… Continue reading

2019 Nissan Maxima: captivating, performance-oriented exterior

It’s been a long time since my rear end sat in a Nissan Maxima. Too long. The 2019 Maxima Platinum is Nissan’s flagship sedan –… Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: performance, efficiency, technology, value

As if the Chevy Silverado already didn’t have enough choices for consumers. The all-new 2019 Silverado 1500 offers eight trim levels paired with six engine/transmission… Continue reading

2019 Infiniti QX80: contemporary, commanding presence

Week two of Snowpocalypse, the 2019 Infiniti QX80 full-size SUV landed in my driveway. And talk about perfect timing! The QX80 is the flagship of… Continue reading

2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition: iconic ‘Bug’ more reliable than ever

I guess all good things must come to an end. But I’m still holding out some hope that – at some point at least –… Continue reading

2019 Honda Insight Touring: hybrid sedan with electric option

Don’t look now, but the Honda Insight is now a premium compact sedan slotted between the ubiquitous Civic and Accord. My tester, the 2019 Honda… Continue reading

2019 Lexus UX 250h: Creature comforts for urban explorers

If you’re already a Lexus aficionado, you may not need this lesson in deciphering its letters and numbers lexicon of naming its models. My latest… Continue reading

2019 Toyota Camry XSE: quick off the line with power to spare

The 2019 Toyota Camry XSE sedan is the perfect solution for a family man (or woman) that harbors a secret desire to drive a sports… Continue reading

2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid: expanding on a bestseller

What’s the best-selling, three-row luxury sports utility vehicle of all time? Acura’s MDX, of course. And rather than resting on its laurels, the Japanese automaker… Continue reading

2019 Nissan Rogue: ProPILOT Assist system eases driver workload

Nissan has hit a home run with its Rogue, compact SUV that seats five. In fact, it has been the Japanese automaker’s top-selling nameplate both… Continue reading

2018 Audi RS 3: more aggressive, sport-focused design elements

I couldn’t have received a nicer Christmas present in my driveway. Well, I could have if it was mine to keep – but let’s get… Continue reading