Month: July 2018

  • 2019 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec – First Drive

    For 2019 the Veloster has a new exterior and interior design, powertrain enhancements, and an array of new and improved infotainment and connectivity features. The 201-HP Veloster R-Spec with its turbo engine and six-speed manual is a blast to drive. And, there’s seats for four and a decent amount of trunk space. The R-Spec is […]

  • 2018 Hyundai Accent – Drive Report

    The Hyundai Accent has been updated for 2018 with a more stylish look and new features and equipment. The Accent is a very affordable compact car and budget-constrained buyers should give it a good look. Also, it’s a great choice for a city dweller who will appreciate its compact dimensions. And, I wouldn’t rule it […]

  • 2018 Toyota Prius c – “c” is for City

    Although the Prius c has to do battle with a range of less expensive but newer and nicer subcompact sedans, with the latest safety tech now available this car might just be a good choice for that new teen drive in your family. Priced in the low $20s and with fuel economy in the upper […]

  • 2019 BMW X4 – First Drive

    On the invite of BMW I drove the new 2019 BMW X4 through the Carolina Appalachians, got to see it being built in BMW’s Spartanburg, SC assembly plant and had a little fun pushing the limits on the track and skid pad at the BMW Performance Driving Center. The all-new 2019 BMW X4 went into […]

  • 2018 Mazda6 Signature – Drive Report

     New for 2018 on the Mazda6 is the power we’ve been wanting plus more comfort and refinement. The 6 is now offered in an expanded model range with a 250-HP turbo 2.5-L available on the upper trim levels. A new front grille and headlights on the outside and more plushness on the inside add more. […]

  • 2018 Kia Stinger – Drive Review

    Kia has ventured into new territory with the introduction of its all-new, very bold 5-passenger sportback sedan, the Stinger. The Stinger is the highest-performance production vehicle in the company’s history and is in the space typically occupied by European automakers. The Stinger is based on Kia’s GT Concept that was first shown at the 2011 […]