Month: October 2019

  • 2019 BMW X2 M35i – Drive Review

    The 2019 BMW X2 is interesting and appealing. The M35i delivers a high level of performance and entertainment. The rear opening hatch makes it very functional and utilitarian. The exterior design is quite car-like. The interior is comfortable and well outfitted with premium materials. The 302-horsepower X2 M35i is priced at $46,450. Check it out […]

  • 2019 Volkswagen Arteon – a second look

    The premium look of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon along with its roomy interior, large cargo space, and decent performance make it worthy of serious consideration. The Arteon is all-new for 2019 and a candidate for the North American Car of the Year award. Its dramatic coupe-like shape, typically reserved for premium sedans, is very striking. […]

  • 2019 Shelby GT350 – Street and Track

    This street-legal race car from Ford is something to behold. It’s fast, nimble and fun. With a 526-HP V8, Tremec 6-speed manual, huge brakes and a well tuned suspension the 2019 Shelby GT350 delivers thrill after thrill. I played with it both on the street and on the track. You should too. Here’s more to […]

  • 2019 Audi A3 – Drive Review

    With standard quattro all-wheel drive, a new exterior design, smart technology integration, and thoughtful interior flexibility, the 2019 Audi Q3 offers a strong entry in the premium compact SUV segment. The 228-HP turbo 2.0-L mated to an 8-speed automatic gives the Q3 good all around performance. Suspension upgrades improve driving dynamics. The interior is among […]

  • 2019 Cadillac XT4 – Drive Review

    Cadillac’s entry in the premium compact SUV segment comes across as a viable offering with its decent driving dynamics and long list of features and options. There’s plenty of safety and technology to choose from. The XT4 with its 237-HP 2.0-L Turbo in combo with a 9-speed auto trans and either front- or all-wheel drive […]

  • 2020 Dodge Charger Widebody – First Drive

    For 2020 all 707-HP Charger SRT Hellcats get the Widebody treatment. The 485-HP Charger Scat Pack gets it too, as an option. There’s a new limited-production 717-HP Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition of the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody. Only 501 will be made. Very streetable and mild mannered while also very track-ready, these badass sedans from […]

  • 2019 Chevrolet Equinox – Drive Report

     The Equinox has been a part of the Chevrolet portfolio for about 15 years. It was redesigned in 2018 and became a bit smaller. It’s shorter and lighter but still quite roomy. There’s been a few updates for 2019 and a choice of three different engines including a diesel is offered. Equinox can be equipped […]

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel

    Mazda started talking about bringing a diesel engine to the U.S. way back in the early part of this decade. Well, it’s finally here. I’ve just driven the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Signature AWD. The twin-turbo 2.2-L diesel develops lots of low end torque for good pulling power giving the CX-5 a 3,500 lb. […]

  • 2019 Lexus LC 500 – Drive Report

    The LC 500 was all-new in 2018 and has received a few upgrades for 2019. The rear-wheel drive coupe has a 471-HP 5.0-L V8 with a 10-speed automatic that will take you from 0-to-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Top speed is 168 mph. It’s the kind of car that you just want to jump in and […]