This week we take a look at the 2021 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400, a very fast and luxurious sports sedan from Nissan’s luxury division.
As the name suggests, the Red Sport 400 has 400-horses p... More ›
Today we look at the 2021 Hyundai Palisade, a 3-row SUV that has been one of the hottest sellers on the market since it debuted in 2019. This is the Calligraphy Edition, which is new for 2021 and is t... More ›
This week I’m behind the wheel of the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Suburban, the flagship Chevy SUV. The last update to the Suburban was in 2015. The new Suburban is longer than the last version, the ... More ›
This week I bring you the all-new 2021 Acura TLX - and by all-new Acura really does all-new. It’s on a new platform, one exclusively Acura’s, not shared with Honda, and it has a new update... More ›
Ignore the super-sized hamburger grille up front and the body sporting more lines than a politician’s campaign speech.
The only embellishment that matters on the 2020 Lexus RX350L is the styl... More ›
This week I’m reviewing the all-new 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe full-sized SUV. The last update to the Tahoe was in 2015 and this new version is the one everybody has been waiting for. It is longer and... More ›
This week I bring you the 2021 VW Atlas, a stylish, roomy and enjoyable to drive three-row SUV that seats up to seven. The Atlas debuted as a 2018 model -- touted as a vehicle VW designed specifically... More ›
Please don’t send an ill wind my way – or even a blustery gust or two.
They might catch the laughably giant rear wing on my Honda Civic Type R, sending the wildly exaggerated car and me... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the 2021 Nissan Titan Pro-4X half-ton pickup. This truck was completely redone for the 2020 model year, but was largely unchanged for 2021.
To me, the ... More ›
Silence clings to most Lexus sedans like pearly morning dew.
It adds to their considerable shine and appeal as the solid, stolid Rotarians of the luxury-car segment – and the leader in high-e... More ›
This week we take a look at the 3-row 2021 Cadillac XT6 Premium luxury crossover SUV. XT6 was created last year to fill a void between the 5-passenger XT5, and the huge Escalade, which is expensive an... More ›
If you view the U.S. tax code as a little light bed-side reading, you should be intrigued with the buzzing, humming, sometimes-silent Volvo XC60.
Most days, the supercharged-turbocharged-electrifie... More ›
This week I bring you a beautiful and very fast SUV, the 2020 Ford Explorer ST. ST by the way, stands for Sport Technology and this hot-looking SUV is packed with it.
The big change for 2020 with a... More ›
The Joker never smiled on me.
For years, Acura’s alphabet-soup sedans – the TSX, the TLX and several other forgettable models – wore awkward, thick grilles resembling the Joker&rs... More ›
I’ve been accused of being a shill for Subaru because I sing their praises so much on the radio show. This is a badge I wear proudly, because I know Subaru SUVs are a great choice for my listene... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the all-new 2021 Toyota Venza SUV. This is the second time Toyota has produced the Venza, the first was from 2008 to 2015. What makes the Venza special is that all of... More ›
It’s not often you get behind the wheel of a vehicle that really does change things. And I believe I just spent the week in a vehicle that does just that. I’m talking about the redesigned ... More ›
Barely bigger than some cardboard boxes, my favorite roadster lacks map pockets, a conventional glove compartment and a spare tire.
It steps stiffly over smooth suburban streets like some old man o... More ›
This week I bring you the most powerful 3-row SUV on the planet, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63. The GLS is all-new for 2021 after debuting in 2018.
The AMG comes with a 4.0-liter... More ›
This week I bring you the 2021 Corolla XSE - the top-of-the-line model and sportiest Corolla in the lineup. It’s the second year for the 12th-generation Corolla. To be around that long you have ... More ›
When word got out Chevy was bringing the Blazer back, we all had visions of the K5 Blazer, but that was not to be.
Instead the Blazer slots between two popular Chevy SUVs, the smaller Equinox and t... More ›
Bland sedans don’t attract long-term fans.
Just ask Toyota. After years of building mid-sized Camry sedans that seemed about as exciting as pulling weeds, the automaker gave the top-selling C... More ›
This week I bring you one of the most popular SUVs sold in America, the 2020 Ford Edge Titanium, which is the top-of-the-line before you get to ST, the performance version of Edge that I reviewed last... More ›
There are a few times in your life when you get behind the wheel of a vehicle and experience something totally unexpected. My recent week with the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is one of those times. This is... More ›
Ferrari fantasies fade fast in a minivan, the dowdy cargo containers of the auto industry.
Who has time in a van for 8,000-rpm reveries? You’ll be too busy dodging half-eaten Twinkies hurled ... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the 2020 Ford Expedition Max, the extended 3-row version, intended to compete with the Chevy Suburban and GMC Yukon XL.
This is the 4th generation Expedition since... More ›
This week I’ve got a real head-turner for you, the all-new 2020 Cadillac CT4-V. This is the performance version of the CT4, and the predecessor to last year’s CTS-V Sport.
I love the lo... More ›
The busy-body Toyota RAV4, sporting more lines than a Rand-McNally map, tends to shout loudly about itself.
“Look at me” radiates from every odd, hard-edged corner, though it’s ki... More ›
This week, I bring you Lexus' flagship performance coupe, the 2020 Lexus LC 500. And wow can it move! It’s a sure-footed 471-horsepower V8-powered Grand Touring sports coupe with power that ... More ›
Forget “real” in vapory, hyper-strange 2020, the year of virtual education, masked dating and drive-in concerts.
What’s next – digital breathing? Heck, I’m not sure my... More ›
Ok let’s start with the obvious. On paper, I’m probably not the demographic you think of when you see the Honda Type R hot hatch. (Or so I gather from all the looks I got this week.) But t... More ›
This week I bring you the 2020 BMW X6 xDrive40i, that is in its 3rd-generation this year and was redesigned, making it an inch longer and an inch wider than previous models.
The X6 sits on the same... More ›
Well guys, what a surprise for me this week! When the 2020 Toyota Camry TRD arrived in my driveway -- I knew right away it was something special. With its sporty looks in Supersonic Red and two-tone m... More ›
Some brightly wrapped packages deliver way more than three pairs of brown socks or an electric toothbrush.
I know all about these things.
Too many long-ago Christmases and birthdays conditioned ... More ›
This week I am fortunate to be behind the wheel of the hottest car of the year, the 2020 Chevy Corvette. This is also the most sought after vehicle by car reviewers in America.
This is the 8th gene... More ›
This week I’m bringing you something extra special. The first-ever Lexus LC 500 Convertible. And I have to tell you my jaw is still on the floor after my week behind the wheel of this stunning v... More ›
The last time I got really lost in glitzy, gritty Dallas – and I’m a native – I ended up in downtown Fort Worth.
An accidental stranger in a strange new land, I suppose, still on ... More ›
This week we take a look at the all-new Buick Encore GX, a small premium crossover that is a little larger than the original Encore, but not as large as the Buick Envision. Encore GX shares a platform... More ›
If there’s a vehicle to pep up your spirits with its fun design and personality, it’s a Fiat. So when the 2020 Fiat 500L arrived in my driveway recently it solved a case of the Monday blue... More ›
German cars swoop where others stumble, snarl when vehicles around them tend to sputter.
They inhale concrete as if it were an hors d’oeuvres, wearing their over-sized sense of superiority li... More ›
This week we take a look at the all-new 3-row 2020 Cadillac XT6 luxury crossover SUV. XT6 was created to fill a void between the 5-passenger XT5, and the huge Escalade, which is expensive and too larg... More ›
It seems like only yesterday when Chevrolet was unveiling the all-electric Bolt in 2016 amid much fanfare and mass-market production hype. As it turns out, the hype was warranted. Fast-forward to pres... More ›
Any dinky crossover vehicle steeped in the Stones gets a second look from me – period.
I believe it’s a rule in the auto industry.
Granted, I seriously doubt that Nissan had Mick and... More ›
This week I’ve got a real head-turner for you, the all-new 2020 Cadillac CT5-V. This is the performance version of the CT5, and the predecessor to last year’s CTS-V Sport.
I... More ›
Confusion seems to cloud everything I touch these days.
I mean, should my mask and gloves match my shirt? Can I substitute flip-flops and a Big Daddy Roth T-shirt on Fridays and still meet office-c... More ›