Saturday, December 14, 2019

2018 Toyota C-HR: As Fun To Drive As It Is to Look At

toyota c-hr
2018 Toyota C-HR First Drive Impression A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about the new 2018 Toyota C-HR. I marveled at the styling and how far Toyota has come in terms of exterior design. This vehicle does not remind me of any of...

Playing Hide And Seek With The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Review It’s a bit sad that the main thing sticking in my mind after spending a week with a $43,205 vehicle is how annoyed I got each time I got in and tried to start the vehicle! I found it very difficult...

2020 Jeep Gladiator: 24 Things I LOVED

2020 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon
A Few of My Favorite Things…About The Jeep Gladiator What did I like about the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator? After experiencing three different trims of the 4WD four-door Wrangler pickup on a day-long drive that took us over more than 200 miles of pavement and...

2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn Is Perfection

2017 Rolls Royce Dawn
An Afternoon Drive In The 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn Indulge me (and yourself) just a little this week, as you read my column. I am going to describe the details that intrigued me in the 2017 Rolls-Royce Dawn. Anyone having an extra $400,000 laying around, shouldn't...

2017 Ford Raptor Tackles Barnhill Mountain With Ease

Ford Raptor Articulation
2017 Ford Raptor An Off-Road Vehicle Ready For Any Adventure When I am delivered a test drive vehicle, my first thought is often to hit the open road. Except, when the 2017 Ford Raptor was delivered. My first thought, where I can drive this beast...

The Hyundai Conumdrum – Sonata or Elantra?

2017 Hyundai Elantra
How does one best spend a hot August day – With the 2017 Hyundai Elantra or the 2018 Hyundai Sonata? Going into my time in Charleston, S.C., I thought it would be the Elantra, hands down. Sportiness and all, you see. But, after my first...

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport-An Urban Crossover

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport
by Art Gould When a car company builds brand equity such as Nissan has done with its best-selling vehicle, Rogue, it is no wonder that the newest entry in the lineup also shares the Rogue name. The commercial value that derives from consumer perception of...

2016 Ford F-150: The Smoothest Truck I’ve Ever Driven

2016 Ford F-150
2016 Ford F-150 Is A Smooth Operator I've always considered the Ford F-150 a leader in the truck market. F-Series trucks have led the country in sales for the past 39 years. There are a lot of Ford trucks that I love, but I was...

Key Fobs Replaced by Smart Phones

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Are key fobs going the way of dinosaurs? Perhaps so. 2011 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC models are featuring brand specific smartphone apps that connect with OnStar technology. The gig is that owners can activate all of the functions available on a traditional vehicle...

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross An Unexpected Surprise

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review I admit, Mitsubishi has been my least favorite auto manufacturer for years. I admit dismay when I heard I would be delivered one for a week-long test drive. It was not something I was looking forward to. I believe the...