Month: October 2018

  • 2019 GMC Terrain – Drive Report

    The new-for-2019 Terrain Black Edition is available on SLE & SLT for $795. The package includes: 19-inch gloss black aluminum wheels, darkened grille insert and black surround, black mirror caps, roof rails and additional exterior accents, and black exterior model and trim badging. It’s offered in five exterior colors: Ebony Twilight Metallic, Summit White, Graphite […]

  • Fiat 124 Spider Abarth – Tracked

    A one-day Fiat Track Experience at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois under the tutelage of the pros at Skip Barber Racing School gave me plenty of seat time in the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth.  Driving the 124 Spider Abarth as well as the 2-door 500 Abarth on the track road course, in an autocross […]

  • 2019 Volvo XC40 – Drive Review

    The new Volvo XC40 small SUV has been named the 2018 European Car of the Year ahead of the Geneva Motor Show last March in Switzerland. It is the first win of this prestigious award for Volvo Cars. The XC40 is also a semifinalist for the 2019 North American Utility of the Year and a […]

  • 2019 Nissan Altima – First Drive

    Nissan has completely re-done the Altima for 2019. Now after 25 years on the U.S. market Nissan still sees a place for the Altima in its lineup. Even as many folks jump into SUVs, sedans still strike a cord with many buyers, especially younger buyers. I recently drove the new Altima at Nissan’s launch program. […]

  • 2019 Subaru Ascent – First Drive

    Subaru has upped its game with an all-new 3-row SUV. The 2019 Subaru Ascent can be had with seating for seven or eight. With an all-new 260-HP 2.4-L turbo boxer engine it’ll tow up to 5,000lbs. It’s loaded with new tech, including EyeSight Assist and Trailer Stability Assist as well as a camera-based rear view […]