2021 Mazda 3 Turbo Sedan

October 9, 2021 - Features, Sedans

Big Fun, Big Value! by Paul Herrold It’s difficult to find a bad car in today’s market. Gone are the Yugos and Pontiac Aztecs of the world. Nowadays, safe, capable vehicles get us to our destinations reliably and in relative comfort. Of course, there is…

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2021 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo

September 30, 2021 - Features, Sedans

Uncommon Speed and Style by Brendan R. Appel If you listen to conventional wisdom, gas-powered cars are a dying breed, soon to be replaced with quiet, efficient, and green electric-only vehicles. Gas-powered sports sedans are even further along the road to extinction as buyers’ appetites…

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2021 Tesla Model S Plaid

August 24, 2021 - EVs, Features, Sedans

Two Words: Absolutely Astonishing! by Paul Herrold Unless you’re used to being catapulted off the deck of an aircraft carrier in a fighter jet or strapped into the racing seat of a Top Fuel Funny Car at the NHRA Nationals, there are few experiences that…

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2021 Hyundai Venue SEL

August 24, 2021 - Crossover/SUV, Features

It’s that Good! by Paul Herrold Most families go through it: that moment when your teenager turns 16 and starts hinting at wanting a car. As a parent, what should you buy with a realistic budget of $25,000? This is a real question that many…

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2021 Chevrolet Suburban High Country

April 8, 2021 - Crossover/SUV, Features

Room for a large family – and everyone’s stuff  by Brendan R. Appel  The week before Chevrolet dropped off their all-new 2021 Suburban for this review we drove Ram’s new 1500 TRX.  These might seem like two totally different vehicles: on the one hand, the…

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2021 Ram 1500 TRX

March 29, 2021 - Crossover/SUV, Features

The Apex Predator Truck – For Now by Brendan R. Appel  Since its debut in 2009, Ford’s F150 Raptor has been the default king of the off-road truck.  I say “default” because no other manufacturer has produced a truck designed to run a Baja-style off-road…

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The 7th Generation Golf GTI

March 4, 2021 - Features, Sports/Muscle Cars

2.0T Autobahn Edition by Paul Herrold The Volkswagen Golf GTI is one of those rare automobiles that when someone asks you, “Hey, what do you drive?” you don’t even need to say the name of the manufacture (Volkswagen) or even the name of the model…

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2020 Lexus UX250h

October 22, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

An Urban Prius in a Nice Suit by Brendan Appel & Paul Herrold Let’s be honest: the Lexus UX250h is not our kind of car. We’re into speed and the UX250h, well…isn’t.  With 181 total horsepower, a CVT transmission and a 0-60 times in the…

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2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport

October 14, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

Room for an NBA Team by Brendan Appel There seems to come a time in every parent’s life where you become excited at the prospect of taking your two or three kids along with their two or three friends out somewhere.  So, you instinctively buy…

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2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD

October 1, 2020 - Crossover/SUV, Features

An unmitigated success in a disastrous year. by Brendan Appel 2020 will be known for lots of things, but mostly for being an unmitigated disaster of a year.  In between COVID-19 and riots, however, we can find a few bright spots to raise our spirits. …

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