Vehicles

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

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