2021 Mercedes Benz E450: Not for the faint of heart

Just in case you don’t already know, you need money to consider owning (or even leasing or renting) a Mercedes E Class car.  A standard bearer, to be sure, the E Class is a symbol of luxury throughout the world.  Just…

HYUNDAI TUCSON, VELOSTER N ARE SERIOUSLY ENGAGING

For a long time, Hyundai has stood for quality cars with handsome styling and value pricing.  But, they weren’t especially engaging.  That’s been changing recently and is especially apparent with the completely redesigned 2022 Tucson compact crossover and 2021 Veloster…

Pride in 2021: We’re Ready To Go…Almost

During this pandemic, we have anxious about whether we should travel or not. So far, we have actually taken to the skies, on the rails, and on the road. We have done our best to follow local, national, and institutional…

2021 Toyota RAV4, Venza: Two Suits, Same Hybrid Closet

It’s good to have a well-stocked closet with clothes for a night on the town and for hiking with your date.  Even better if your closet is a garage and there are two efficient Toyota’s residing inside.  Get your mid-size…

2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible Finds Detroit Through Ohio

When driving to Detroit, all roads apparently go through Ohio.  Or, so the Lexus LC500 Convertible’s navigation system would have me believe.  I went to school in Michigan and never traveled through Ohio to get there, but every time I…

2022 Subaru Outback Goes Deeper Into The Wilderness

Subaru Outback customers know what they want:  Reliable family transport, all-road capability, fuel efficiency, long-term durability and plenty of space for all their stuff.  Judging by sales numbers, people are pretty pleased with their jacked-up Outbacks.  But some owners upfit…

2021 Toyota Corolla: Still a good compact car

A half-century later, the Toyota Corolla is still a very affordable car worth a look for meeting your basic day-to-day needs when buying used is an option you’d rather not take. Listed base price is currently $20,025 US, but as…

2021 Genesis G80 Wears Its Britishness Like A Bentley

If I showed you this car and told you we had the all-new, just released mid-size Bentley, you might believe me…for a few seconds.  The Genesis G80 is clearly not a Bentley, but there is a certain Britishness to its…

2021 Mazda3 Hatch Looks Like Sculpture, Drives Like A Scalpel

Mazda makes some of the most beautiful and enchanting cars available today.  It’s as if a team of Japanese engineers had improper relations with Italian artisans.  The Miata may be the case example, but other vehicles like the Mazda6 sedan,…

2021 Cadillac Escalade: Turn-of-the-(21st)-Century Largess and Style

Ever since it hit the scene, The Cadillac Escalade has been the ride to get if you want to get noticed. It’s big, it’s splashy, and – to be perfectly honest – it’s loud.  And that’s the whole point: You…