Month: December 2014
2015 Hyundai Sonata. Why it’s a great choice for Chicago drivers.
Read my Chicagoland drive report on the 2015 Hyundai Sonata right here.
2015 Acura TLX. A very suitable contender in the entry luxury sport sedan market.
An all-new car and and all-new model from Acura. This compact sedan is nimble with the right amount of luxury and sportiness. A 4-cylinder will save you on gasoline costs…and those fuel prices will rise again, or a V6 gives your performance with the option of all-wheel-drive for those Chicago winters. Located in the Chicago…
2015 Chrysler 200 Windy City Review
The mid-size car segment offers lots of choices for Chicago’s drivers. The U.S., Asian and European brands offer good car choices that fit very well into Chicago urban living as well as suburban commuting. The Chrysler 200’s 9-speed automatic transmission coupled to either a 4-cylinder or 6-cylinder engine gives you the choice of either more…
Keep on Truckin’. 2015 Chevy Colorado named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year.
Last week Motor Trend announced the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado as the winner of their 2015 Truck of the Year Award. I’m not totally immersed in the pickup market, preferring to keep my area of concentration more in the car and SUV arenas. However, I do find GM’s two all-new entries in the midsize pickup (MSPU)…
If you plan to motor west, you will soon be able to do it electrically on Route 66.
While we were eating those Thanksgiving Day leftovers, Governor Pat Quinn announced an investment of $1 million to establish a network of charging stations for electric vehicles along historic Route 66 through Illinois. The state has joined local governments and the private sector to create the Illinois Route 66 Electric Corridor, a partnership that connects…
Are you in the market for a midsize sedan that can handle Chicago’s winter?
I just spent a week with the all-new 2105 Subaru Legacy, a very formidable midsize sedan that is equipped with all-wheel-drive as standard equipment. And, although gasoline prices right now are as low as they’ve been for a long time, they will go up again. The Legacy has EPA test fuel economy ratings that are…
Read my “Second City” take on the new 2015 Hyundai Genesis.
The all-new 2015 Genesis is a very compelling midsize luxury sedan priced starting at $38,000. Read my full test drive review here.
Did you miss getting to the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals?
Have a look at my story and a photo gallery of cars in the show.
The new Chicago Car Guy
Follow my blog for Chicagoland car news. I drive and write about new vehicles that are on the market today. My focus is mostly on urban-use vehicles that are suitable for big-city drivers. I also write about classic cars, motorsports and auto museums.