It’s Back!

May 29, 2020 - Features, Sports/Muscle Cars

The return of the Mustang Mach 1. by Chris Balmes It was the year 1969, the bubblegum pop group ‘The Archies’ were at the top of the music charts with the song “Sugar, Sugar.” Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid kept the movie theaters busy…

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CT5-V Blackwing

April 16, 2020 - Features, Sedans, Sports/Muscle Cars

Why Cadillac’s New CT5-V Blackwing is a Big Deal. by Brendan Appel Yesterday, Car and Driver dropped a story on the upcoming 2021 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing that, in every true enthusiast’s dream come true, will reportedly be available with the 650hp LT-4 engine mated to…

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2020 Hyundai Venue SEL

April 9, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

Surprisingly Good! by Paul Herrold Life is all about decisions.  Some decisions can be so trivial you barely even notice making them, like – do you take the jammed-up expressway to work this morning, or do you stick with the local road?  Naturally, there are…

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2020 C8 With Harlan Charles

March 7, 2020 - Corvette, Features, Sports/Muscle Cars

Inside the 2020 C8 Corvette with Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles by Brendan Appel During the very busy 25th Anniversary celebration of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky (right across the street from the Corvette factory), Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles took time…

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2020 Toyota Avalon Limited

January 30, 2020 - Features, Sedans

Comfortable, Confident, (at times) Offensive by Brendan Appel This is the second time I have had the opportunity to review the latest generation of Toyota’s flagship sedan, the heretofore old-man’s car called the Avalon.  With this newest iteration, however, Toyota is definitely seeking to shed…

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio AWD

January 20, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

by Ken “Hawkeye” Glassman   There is something about Italian cars that can make a driver feel different. If you are a car enthusiast, especially a sports car enthusiast, they conjure up images of the golden era of sports car racing, when they ruled the…

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2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD

January 20, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

Features Fun, Practicality and Value. by Ken “Hawkeye” Glassman   The 2019 Hyundai Kona is one of the best subcompact crossovers that money can buy. That’s a bold statement, but the Kona can back it up. This 5-passenger SUV is available in five trim levels,…

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2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate AWD

January 20, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate AWD by Ken “Hawkeye” Glassman   Full disclosure:  I was looking to replace the wife’s 6 year old Nissan Rogue with another similar sized SUV.  So the first one I ordered up was the Hyundai Kona. The Kona is an impressive…

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The Kia Telluride

January 13, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

The new king of the 3-row SUVs. by Chris Balmes   Just saying that the Kia Telluride is the new king of the 3-row SUVs is a bold statement. Believe me, I know. I was a little skeptical at first about Kia’s new full-size SUV…

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Angel Pads Product Review

November 22, 2019 - Features

Next Best Thing to a Racing Seat? by Brendan R. Appel So you have a sports car (or maybe even a sporty car) and you enjoy hitting the racetrack a few times a year for a high-performance driving event, or what we commonly call a…

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