2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium, the down and dirty.

It would be safe to say that most of us have a fond memory about the Toyota 4Runner.  As I prepared for this review, I started thinking about my experiences with the 4Runner; it wasn’t hard to recall a plethora…

2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD: Fierce enough to slay winter

Based on the 1971 inspired design, the 2018 Dodge Challenger has some true heritage as an American muscle car. It’s also versatile. (Right, and how many times have we heard that…but this case, it’s true!) The Challenger can play many roles…

2018 Nissan Rogue Sport: Perfect for adventures big and small

The first-generation Nissan Rogue Sport (which is technically the second-generation Nissan Qashqai) is a street-savvy, versatile crossover that’s nicely equipped for life’s daily activities or routine-breaking grand adventures. With its modern design and stylish, sports car-inspired looks, the Sport is…

2018 Nissan Murano Platinum AWD: The perfect vehicle for Statler and Waldorf

Remember the two codgers that sat in the audience of The Muppet Show?  Created by the late Jim Henson, Statler and Waldorf were known for their cantankerous opinions as they hurled heckles from their balcony seats. The elderly characters consistently jeered…

2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 sedan has more than 15 pieces of flair

One of my favorite movies is Office Space with Jennifer Aniston, who plays a server at a TGI Fridays-type restaurant.  In one scene, her boss gives her grief because she’s only adorned with the minimum 15 pieces of flair. So, when…

What do the 2018 Kia Soul! Turbo and a gay elephant have in common?

Last year you might have seen my review of the Volkswagen Golf GTi and some of the other “hot hatches” you’re likely to find in showrooms. Could the 2018 Kia Soul! Turbo be added to that list? Maybe, but before…

3 ways to be at your best on long winter drives

With Thanksgiving and Christmas now in the rearview mirror, motorists might be inclined to relax and let down their guard, but not so fast. Winter driving can be challenging at the best of times, and it’s doubly so when the…

5 easy tips for safe winter driving

The first few days of the new year are a perfect time to look back on where you’ve been and set some goals for what’s ahead. At Gaywheels, we hope that one of your goals for 2018 involves keeping your…

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI: The hot hatch

No doubt about it: Volkswagen needs to repair its reputation with consumers in the wake of Dieselgate. One good way to do that might be to loan everybody a new Golf GTI. Once naysayers got behind the wheel and put…

2017 Toyota Yaris iA: Nothing basic here

Everybody remembers their first car: mine was a pale blue, 1969 Toyota Corona. It was a big deal, for both of us–me, and Toyota. For me, the Corona represented freedom, independence, and the gateway into a larger world–once I got…