2020 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss Is Ready For Anything

As we are in the middle of an historic event, it’s time we get a vehicle that’s ready for the occasion.  It should be all-weather capable, comfortable, and apparently able to haul vast quantities of toilet paper.  As an Eagle…

2020 Subaru Legacy Tops Consumer Reports

So, I’m flipping through the April 2020 issue of Consumer Reports – the Auto Issue – and slowed down at the “Top 10” list.  When I came to the mid-size sedan, I kind of expected to see the Toyota Camry,…

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2020 Jeep Wrangler and Diesel Go Together Like Grace and Frankie

One of my guilty pleasures for the last few years has been Netflix’s series Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin.  Individually, the two are icons.  Together, they are a match made in Heaven – a delicious concoction…

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2020 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport Is A Handsome Little Devil

Since driving the original Hyundai Genesis sedan a decade ago, I could tell the Korean automaker’s upscale brand had serious potential.  I’ve met many Genesis owners who love their cars.  Now a stand-alone brand, Genesis is becoming a serious competitor…

Future Roads Lead to CES In Las Vegas

During January, all roads once led to Detroit for the annual North American International Auto Show.  With that glittering display downsized and relocated to June this year, all roads instead led to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where…

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Like Liza, The 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Is One Brash Italian

Like Liza Minelli’s father, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is Italian.  It quite literally wears that fact on its fenders with the four-leaf clover, or Quadrifoglio, from the brand’s racing team.  Look beneath the skin for a track-tuned  barnstormer with Ferrari-derived…

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2019 Genesis G80 Weds Its Sexy Wheels To California

I despise winter:  The icy roads, chilly mornings, and especially, the long dark nights.  It all just leaves me California dreaming of cranking the Beach Boys and watching the sun set over the Pacific from a surfboard.  When my niece…

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2020 Toyota Corolla Goes From Matronly To Macho

I’ve said many times the Toyota Corolla is a great car for grandmothers.  Before you give me grief, hear me out.  It’s actually a complement to grandmothers.  The Corolla is durable, affordable, efficient, roomy, well equipped, and with a footprint…

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Bucks Crossover Trend

One of my good friends, who owns a Mercedes C-Class wagon with nearly 200,000 miles, recently asked what vehicle she should buy next.  She really wants a new C-Class wagon, but alas, they are no longer imported to the U.S. …

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2020 Kia Telluride Revels In Its Refined Britishness

I wish I could buy a Rolls-Royce Cullinan, the most bombastically British SUV dump trucks of money can buy.  It invigorates like a Miami Beach nightclub, rides like an all-terrain cloud, luxuriates with scar-free leather, and stages grand exits from…