Monthly Archives: 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. Advertisements

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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.

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