Category Archives: new car review

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, compact SUV, crossover SUV, driver-assistance safety features, luxury SUV, new car review, sporty cars, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, driver-assistance safety features, luxury sedans, midsize sedans, new car review, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in 2-door coupes, automobiles, muscle cars, new car review, performance cars, pony cars, sporty cars, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, compact SUV, driver-assistance safety features, luxury SUV, new car review, SUVs, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, compact SUV, crossover SUV, driver-assistance safety features, fuel economy, luxury SUV, new car review, SUVs, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, compact SUV, crossover SUV, diesel cars, new car review, safety, SUVs, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in all-wheel drive, automobiles, compact SUV, diesel cars, fuel economy, luxury SUV, new car review, SUVs, Uncategorized | Leave a comment