2017 Infiniti QX30 channels its inner Mercedes

The QX30 is a stylish little Infiniti crossover. Or, is it? Beneath the flowing chiseled bodywork are the bones and powertrain of the Mercedes-Benz GLA. That’s a good start, because despite a few quirks and princely price tag, it’s a…

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2017 Lexus ES350 is like Uncle Bob after winning the lottery (video review)

You’ve seen “Uncle Bob” on “lottery changed my life” shows where a blue collar worker wins the lottery, and suddenly he and The Mrs. are off on a home-buying spree. Soon, the garage is filled with luxury cars and he’s…

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2017 Volvo XC90 rules from China to Sweden (video review)

Even the key fob is a work of art, leaving a first impression of the XC90’s specialness. When Ford sold Volvo to China’s Geely nearly a decade ago, it was not known if the Swedish automaker would survive, thrive, or…

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2017 Nissan Rogue adds glitz and green

I was completely baffled when the first-generation Nissan Rogue raced up the sales charts to become one of the best-selling compact crossovers. It buzzed like your sleeping mother, contained more cheap plastic than a discount toy store, and steered as…

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2017 Buick LaCrosse speaks Avenir

A couple of years ago, Buick rolled out the Avenir concept car on opening night of the Detroit auto show. It was a big, proud sedan riding on a rear-drive architecture. It’s big wide grille, winged Buick logo, ventiported fenders,…

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2017 Fiat 500X Pops with its cute, rugged self

Fiat’s money-maker is its cute little face and urban-adventurous spirit. And while the smaller members of the family are oh too adorable, they’re not exactly rugged. That’s where the 500X rolls on-stage. It may look like it’s just a 500…

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid starts a revolution

Nearly 35 years after Chrysler introduced the original minivan, it again plots revolution. It’s only after a full day of driving the Pacifica Hybrid down California’s Pacific Coast Highway, through the canyons around Malibu and Hollywood, and on open Interstate…

2017 GMC Acadia attends a new ball

After a decade on-stage, GMC’s Acadia three-row crossover set sales records in 2015. Accomplishing that as so many younger hotties rolled in and out of its neighborhood is astonishing. So, one might think GMC wouldn’t be interested in messing much…

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2017 Fiat 124 Spider sports a long hood [video review]

During an interview with AC/DC’s Brian Johnson, the author of a book called Rockers and Rollers, he said something I’ll never forget: “A long hood just does something for a car”. Of course, he also went on to compare that…

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2017 Dodge Durango storms the Citadel [video review]

Webster’s defines a Citadel as “a castle or fort that in past times was used to protect the people of a city if the city was attacked”. Of course, most of us would think of Citadel as the rigorous military…