Category: sporty cars

  • 2022 Subaru BRZ – Drive Review

    2022 Subaru BRZ – Drive Review

    A finalist for the World Car Awards, a KBB award winner, Edmunds Top Rated Sports Car for 2022 and included as a top vehicle in the Car and Driver 2022 10Best list. That’s the 2022 Subaru BRZ 2+2. Fun, practical, and it won’t empty your bank account. Check out what I have to say here. […]

  • 2022 Volkswagen Golf R – Drive Review

    2022 Volkswagen Golf R – Drive Review

    The new 2022 Golf R ups its game, now with 315-hp (a 27-hp increase) coming from the 2.0-L turbocharged engine. Both a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission are offered. A Driving Mode Selection feature offers six modes: “Comfort,” “Sport,” “Race,” “Drift,” “Special,” and “Custom.” The originator of the hot hatch is […]

  • 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV – First Drive

    2022 Mazda MX-30 EV – First Drive

    The 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is an entirely new subcompact crossover utility vehicle (UV) that’s battery powered. It’s only sold in California, at least for now. Driving range is 100 miles. Not really much compared to other BEVs on the market. But, for city dwellers and commuters it might just be enough. Check it out […]

  • 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo – Drive Review

    2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo – Drive Review

    The 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo 5-passenger subcompact is available as a sedan or hatchback. The new 2.5-L turbo is rated at 250-hp and 320 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed automatic and all-wheel drive is standard. It’s quick, fun to drive, easy to maneuver and, it’s practical. Read 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 […]

  • 2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV

    2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV

    The new 4-door 2021 MINI Cooper Countryman has been updated with new exterior and interior design elements along with enhancements in technology and equipment offerings. The 2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV is the plug-in hybrid variant. It is powered by a 134hp turbocharged 1.5-L 3-cylinder mated to a 6-speed automatic. This is paired with […]

  • 2021 Hyundai N Line

    2021 Hyundai N Line

    Hyundai’s high performance N line-up was developed to make the driver’s heart beat faster whenever they’re behind the wheel. Hyundai has announced it will bring to market a total of seven new N and N Line models in sports, sedan and SUV segments through the 2022 calendar year.  I drove both the new Sonata N […]

  • 2020 Mini Cooper SE – drive review

    2020 Mini Cooper SE – drive review

    The 2020 MINI Cooper SE 3-door hatch is the automaker’s first all-electric model. With a price tag starting at $29,900 the SE has an EPA-rated driving range of 110 miles per charge. The MINI Cooper SE drives like an electric go kart. It’s a true performance car that retains all the fun-to-drive attributes of a […]

  • 2020 Ford Edge ST – Drive Review

    2020 Ford Edge ST – Drive Review

    The Ford Performance Team put their fingerprint on the Ford Edge. Now you can haul stuff really fast. Edge ST features a specially tuned 335hp 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine. With 380 lb.-ft. of torque, a quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive with selectable traction control the ST has lots of go power. […]

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost – Drive Review

    2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost – Drive Review

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost has 310hp coming from its 2.3L 4-cylinder to get you down the road. A new High Performance Package boosts that to 330hp. The days are long gone of low-performing entry level sport cars. The new technology available today is working wonders to make for very exciting and fun daily-drivers. Check […]