Month: July 2021

  • 2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Drive Review

    2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Drive Review

    GM’s trio of full-size utility vehicles got bigger for 2021.  The Denali Line sub-brand within GMC gets unique design ques. The Yukon Denali trim has an exclusive interior – a completely new instrument panel, unique seats and a choice among four unique color themes. Denali has a unique Galvano chrome grille which is larger and […]

  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Review

    2021 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Review

    The Subaru Crosstrek is a practical choice for a good value compact utility. The 2021 Crosstrek got a few updates the most important of which is an available new 182-hp 2.5-L 4-cylinder Boxer engine. There’s also a new Sport trim added to the lineup. Learn more right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible – Drive Review

    2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible – Drive Review

    BMW has brought back a soft top on the 4 Series convertible. Riding on an all new platform the soft top also brings weight reduction, greater cargo space and a lower center of gravity for improved handling. There’s a choice of the 430i convertible powered by a 255-hp twin-scroll turbo 2.0-L 4-cylinder. Or, the M440i […]

  • 2022 Volkswagen Taos – First Drive

    2022 Volkswagen Taos – First Drive

    Volkswagen has a new model. It’s the entirely new 2022 Taos subcompact utility vehicle. Call if the new Golf for the U.S. because the Golf is no longer, except fo the GTI and Golf R. Taos seats five, has decent cargo space and is offered in front-wheel or all-wheel drive powered by a 158-hp 1.5-L. […]

  • 2021 Lexus ES – Drive Review

    2021 Lexus ES – Drive Review

    The ES lineup grows for 2021 with the all-new 2021 Lexus ES 250 AWD, the first ES all-wheel drive model, and with the 2021 ES 350 Black Line Special Edition. ES 250 AWD is powered by a 203-HP 2.5-L 4-cylinder engine that’s mated to an 8-speed automatic. The new Black Line Special Edition ES 350 […]

  • 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 – First Drive

    2021 Volkswagen ID.4 – First Drive

    The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first all-electric utility vehicle (UV) and the brand’s first global battery electric vehicle (BEV). Notably, the Volkswagen ID.4 has been named “World Car of the Year 2021,” prevailing over strong global competition. About half of U.S. adults support a proposal to phase out production of gasoline-powered cars and trucks and drive […]

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe – Drive Review

    2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe – Drive Review

    The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe was the best-selling plug-in hybrid in the U.S. in May. Named Green SUV of the Year by leading industry publication Green Car Journal the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is the first PHEV from the Jeep brand. The Jeep 4xe Charging Network of EV Level 2 charging stations located at Jeep […]

  • 2021 Honda Ridgeline – Drive Review

    2021 Honda Ridgeline – Drive Review

    For 2021 the Ridgeline has more rugged styling with all-new body panels forward of the windshield. There’s also a new rear bumper with exposed exhaust finishers. Honda’s iVTM-4 all-wheel drive (AWD) system is now standard across the model range. Not everyone who wants a pickup needs full-size pickup. Check out the Ridgeline right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy