2017 Ford Escape Titanium
Featured Video Play Icon

2017 Ford Escape is simple and sophisticated

The Ford Escape is not a complicated crossover. Its basic underpinnings are derived from the Focus and the interior of our test vehicle is not particularly posh. Yet, driving and using it proves the vehicle is also sophisticated. A couple…

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Hyundai knows the way to Santa Fe: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Hyundai knows the way to Santa Fe. When it launched the first-generation of its Southwest-inspired mid-size crossover, it catapulted itself to the top ranks of automakers. The Santa Fe was sporty, roomy, and incredibly affordable. Back for its third generation,…

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

2017 Hyundai Elantra: less swoopy, more suave

When first seeing the redesigned 2017 Hyundai Elantra, I didn’t really care for it. Sure, it was bound to be a technical advancement over the previous generation, but it seemed less special. Swoopy bodywork had given way to a more…

2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec

Finally: Hyundai adds protections for LGBT workers!

At long last, we’re happy to report that Hyundai has joined Gaywheels’ list of gay-friendly automakers. Technically speaking, Hyundai has offered protections to LGBT employees for several years. As you might recall, the company even earned a score of 75…

Rocky Mountain Drive Experience
Featured Video Play Icon

The best cars, trucks, and SUVs from the 2016 Rocky Mountain Drive Experience

The Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa–located in Tabernash, Colorado near Winter Park–recently played host to the 2016 Rocky Mountain Drive Experience, presented by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press.  This annual event provided a terrific opportunity for me and my fellow…

Very strange underwear ad for the Opel Astra Sports Tourer
Featured Video Play Icon

Seriously WTF new ad for the Opel Astra Tourer is all about men’s underwear

Sometimes, a press release flies into our inbox, and we really don’t know what to do with it. This is one of those times. So, at the risk of botching Opel’s 100% WTF new marketing campaign for the Astra Tourer,…

2016 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 TRD Pro

2016 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 TRD Pro: rugged yet refined

Yesterday, Sam gave us his take on the 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 TRD Pro. Today, it’s Dave’s turn. * * * * * 1984. Perhaps that reminds you of the masterpiece by George Orwell, a tale of power and control. But…

2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro in Quicksand

2016 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 TRD Pro: Boys, your Jonny Quest vehicle is finally here

Note: This review will focus solely on the TRD Pro trim. When we get our hands on a tamer 4Runner, we’ll tell you all about it. If you’re into sitting well above it all, bouncing around a bit in a…

2016 Volkswagen Golf R
Featured Video Play Icon

2016 Volkswagen Golf R kicks pants, stops hearts

My buddy and I were walking to my car for lunch while I was telling him about this really cool Volkswagen I was driving. He saw it from the door and said, “Big deal, it’s just a Golf”!” Well, he’s…

2016 Lexus RX 450h

The 2016 Lexus RX 450h gets turnt up

Let’s face it, there are a number of hybrids that can certainly bring out a yawn, or two, or three in the best of us! The 2016 Lexus RX 450h’s redesign is however far from boring with its radical looks….