Vehicles

2019 Nissan Leaf SL PLUS: electric vehicle with more power

Electric vehicles are inching their way to relevancy. My latest tester, the…

 

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43: a driver’s car with looks

You, too, can become a member of the entry-level Mercedes-Benz AMG club…

 

2019 Nissan Kicks SV: small SUV that’s big on surprises

I love surprises. The 2019 Nissan Kicks SV is a small front-wheel-drive…

 

2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD: the perfect-sized SUV

I had my Passport at the ready last week – and felt empowered. I’m speaking, of course, of the 2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD sports… Continue reading

2019 Lexus LX 570: conquers any terrain in comfort

If you happen to have the means, do yourself a favor. Test drive and buy the luxurious 2019 Lexus LX 570 flagship sports utility with… Continue reading

2019 Toyota RAV4 XSE AWD Hybrid: more sport, more utility

It’s been 22 years since Toyota launched its compact SUV – the RAV4. Much has changed since then. Compacts have actually grown in size and… Continue reading

2019 Acura MDX: best-selling three-row luxury SUV ever

When I think of a luxury SUV with three rows of seats, I think of Acura’s MDX. And apparently I’m not the only one. With… Continue reading

2019 Lexus IS 350 AWD: maximum power, luxury sports sedan

Spoiled. That’s my middle name. The latest example was the 2019 Lexus IS 350 AWD F SPORT sports sedan. If you crave maximum power, the… Continue reading

2019 BMW M2 Competition Coupe: track qualities, creature comforts

Mission accomplished! I made it through my seven-day test in the 2019 BMW M2 Competition Coupe without getting a speeding ticket. My self-control was tested,… Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Equinox AWD: plenty of room, creature comforts

You really can’t go wrong when it comes to the compact SUV class. My latest tester, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox AWD Premier seats up to… Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450: a technological wonder

Mercedes-Benz created a new vehicle segment in 2003 with its CLS, a vehicle that combined the elegance and dynamic feel of a coupe with the… Continue reading

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