With summer temps soaring, I can’t tell you how delighted I was to see the Platinum White 2020 Acura RDX sitting in my driveway this past week, with its welcoming ventilated seats.
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We started hearing about a Jeep Wrangler pickup in 2005. It has taken 15 years to arrive, but today we look at the much-anticipated 2020 Jeep Gladiator.
From the front it looks like a W... Find out8250;
The last off-road pickup I drove, a dusty three-ton earth-shaker, felt only slightly smaller than my first apartment.
I kept looking for the kitchen and bathroom, in fact.
I probably had a bette... Find out8250;
Meet the all-new redesigned Mazda3, Mazda’s best-selling vehicle in the world. The brand says it’s sold more than 6 million of them since introduced in 2003. Mazdas are known for their fun... Find out8250;
Sleepy Nissan Altimas excel at hauling kids and cabbage – erstwhile suburban grocery-getters. Ho-hum. If you want spicy, you throw in a can of jalapenos with the groceries and hope they leak all... Find out8250;
Bountiful BMW wants to get its road-mauling Munich mojo back.
Before the German automaker got soft in the middle and fat in the back pocket, its taut, superbly balanced 3-series cars reigned as the... Find out8250;
With all the talk of the reborn 2020 Toyota GR Supra, one might be forgiven for forgetting about the Toyota 86. But if a true driver-centric sports car that harkens back to the glory days of tradition... Find out8250;
This week we take a look at the 2019 Cadillac Escalade ESV, the flagship SUV in the Cadillac lineup. Escalade debuted in 1999 and this is the 4th generation of this large, bold, SUV and not a lot has ... Find out8250;
Cute-utes just don’t suit my hot-rod feet and six-speed hands .
I mean, most of the hyper-practical compact-crossover SUVs tend to be about as much fun as a two-hour appointment with the icy ... Find out8250;
This week I bring you the most beautiful AND expensive SUV I’ve ever reviewed, the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan. It was named after the Cullinan diamond found in 1905 weighing in at over 3100 karat... Find out8250;
Virtuous Volvo shed its Nordic ice-tanker image several years ago, trading stolid for style with a fresh pack of sleek new SUVs and station wagons.
Not a single one of them looked as if they might ... Find out8250;
This week we take a look at the 2019 Infiniti QX80, a beastly SUV that was refreshed for 2018, but has remained largely unchanged since 2010.
What is new for 2019 is this trim level, called the Lim... Find out8250;
Loose and lofty Mazda must use soft fingers – not knives – to shape its windswept cars and crossovers.
Unlike some of its chopped and sliced competitors, Mazda’s subtle, carefully... Find out8250;
Street-searing Hemi V-8s belong beneath the lumpy hoods of hot-rod Dodge Challengers, preferably in lime green.
Heck, with a couple of good smoky launches, those brute coupes can make the Earth spi... Find out8250;
If the sound of a $28,000+ Kia Soul makes your jaw drop just a little - you wouldn’t be alone. Considering it’s long-been a funky, economical subcompact car aimed at budget-conscious shopp... Find out8250;
This week, I bring you the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited. The RAV4 is a popular seller and ranks as the 7th best-selling vehicle as of the first quarter, behind the Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V. The... Find out8250;
High-end German sedans tend to bristle with silky look-at-me malice.
They flash chiseled, aggressive sides and muscular fender flares, growling with enough attention-getting power to launch one of ... Find out8250;
When you think of a Chevy Blazer, you think of a K5 Blazer or perhaps an S10 Blazer. Well, those days are gone. This week I bring you the sexy new 2019 Blazer, which is nothing like any other Blazer f... Find out8250;
Cerebral, soft-spoken Honda typically prefers computer-haiku to back-alley kickboxing.
When a barroom brawl breaks out, Honda generally keeps its head down – usually bent low over a thick boo... Find out8250;
I’ve got to hand it to Volvo. It is on a roll with its impressive new vehicle lineup that started with the XC90, S90, XC60, and XC40 -- and now brings us the all-new S60.
The S60 is a compact... Find out8250;
Stealth comes standard on the egg-shaped Kia Niro EV.
It whirs silently by like a wispy cloud on a sunny day, barely visible among the noisy clumps of crossovers, F-150 pickups,and Tahoes.
I sus... Find out8250;
The Lexus RX has long been one of our go-to recommendations when it comes to a luxurious, roomy mid-size SUV that fits 5 people quite comfortably. Add to that its hallmark Lexus-smooth ride and brand ... Find out8250;
Think of me as a small peg rattling around in an increasingly square, 90-degree world. It leaves lots of slivers and nicks.
As a car-guy steeped early on in the fumes of GTOs, Hemis and Shelbys, I ... Find out8250;
This week I am behind the wheel of the 2019 Mazda CX-9, the granddaddy of Mazda’s SUV lineup with three rows and seating for up to seven passengers.
The current CX-9 generation has been aroun... Find out8250;
All my friends snicker when I slide up to some stiff social event in an atomic-red Mustang that might be missing its mufflers.
Heck, they swear I don’t even know which end of a tennis racket ... Find out8250;
Calculus, Camus and coeds must await me.
Oh boy. I mean, with a Toyota RAV4 sitting in my driveway -- the undisputed king of college cute-utes -- where else could we be bound but the liberal land o... Find out8250;
This week we say hello to the 2019 Ford Ranger, after it being missing in action for the past six years. The new Ranger is a good alternative for those people who need a truck, but not a full-sized on... Find out8250;
Ravines steep enough to stagger a mountain goat barely slow the stubborn, war-bred Jeep Wrangler.
For decades, the dirt-dobbing Wrangler has seized hills and slithered through hip-deep mud with a h... Find out8250;