The Fargo You Should Know

When you think of Fargo, your first impression would be the Coen Brothers film starting Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand. Sadly, your visions of snowy wasteland, funny accents, and quirky characters are far from the truth. Fargo is a city…

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2019 VW Golf Redefines “Basic”

In the old days, a basic compact car would feature hubcaps, a vinyl bench seat, and if you were lucky, an AM radio. Forget air-conditioning. But those days are distant memories as today’s basic cars usually come with power windows,…

A Concours By Lake Minnetonka

The summer Concours season is reaching its climax next month with the Monterey Car Week. In the weeks rolling up to one of the most prestigious automotive weekends in the U.S.A. are smaller events that follow similar tenets of a…

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Subaru Builds A More Stylish All-Capable 2020 Outback

Subaru could have radically changed the Outback for 2020. The design team explored options from super sleek wagons to upright crossovers that would make the proverbial outhouse look aerodynamic. Yet, when they discussed what current and potential owners wanted, it…

Thinking small? Here are 4 things to like about the 2019 Kia Forte

Road behemoths are not for everyone. Some folks prefer more petite packages when it comes to their vehicles.  So, if you’re in the market for a solid compact, then the redesigned 2019 Kia Forte is a good pick to peep. …

2019 BMW X2 M35i Is A Bit Intense

BMWs are usually delightful cars to drive, but some of the M editions can be a bit intense with their stiff suspensions, tight steering, and right-now throttle response. One could argue that’s exactly how a performance car should behave, and…

The 2019 Ford Edge is still holding its own

The 2019 Ford Edge has quite a ‘tude and rightly so; even after 13 years, it is still a visual standout in its segment.  For 2019, the Ford Edge comes in four flavors–SE, SEL, Titanium, and the performer ST.  Design-wise,…

Can the 2019 Chevy Silverado Make Hay With A Four-Cylinder Engine?

My father, who has owned seven General Motors pickups, meets me in the driveway. It’s hard to miss my big red Silverado as I roll up for a visit. He takes a walk around, looks at the big gnarly schnoz,…

Mazda’s 2019 CX-9 is zooming baby!

It seems everyone is looking to step up into an SUV these days; they are truly becoming the darlings of the automotive world.  Sedans appear to be falling by the wayside.  Every automaker offers an SUV these days and these…