A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer Premier AWD

When Chevrolet officials revealed they were bringing back the tried-and-true Blazer nameplate, visions of rough-and-tumble off-roaders danced in the heads of many. Those folks got a big of a surprise when the Camaro-inspired vehicle arrived. Overview: Unlike its...
A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

A Week With: 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4

Chances are if you stood on a street corner almost anywhere in the industrial world and asked boulevardiers to describe a luxury car they would depict something remarkably close to the 2020 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4. After all, the Quattroporte looks like a luxury...
A Week With: 2021 Infiniti QX50 Autograph AWD

A Week With: 2021 Infiniti QX50 Autograph AWD

Redesigned for 2019, the compact 2021 Infiniti QX50 luxury crossover utility vehicle returns sporting welcome minor trim updates, including a standard Wi-Fi hotspot, and laminated front side glass for a quieter ride. Safety enhancements include side-mounted airbags in...
First Drive: 2021 Mazda3 Turbo

First Drive: 2021 Mazda3 Turbo

Mazda has long been a bit of a conundrum for automotive enthusiasts. Its products generally offer great design, refined and well-equipped interiors and compelling vehicle dynamics. But they often fall short in one key category: powertrain performance. That message...
First Drive: 2021 Ford F-150

First Drive: 2021 Ford F-150

It’s been a tough year for auto buyers and automakers alike. But, if anything, demand for full-size pickups has been running at a frantic pace. Detroit automakers continue to dominate the market and despite strong competition from its crosstown rivals, Ford Motor Co....
First Look: 2021 Infiniti QX55

First Look: 2021 Infiniti QX55

It’s been nearly two decades since Infiniti rolled out its first two crossover-utility vehicles, the innovative FX and EX models. A lot has happened since then and, if anything, Nissan’s luxury brand has slipped into the shadows. But now, it says, it’s betting “the...
A Week With: 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

A Week With: 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

When the product planners at Lexus prepared the brief for the Lexus GS 350 F Sport, they had a clear definition for the car, and it shows in the design of the final product The 2020 GS F Sport’s design is crisp, while the sedan is well-equipped with a quiet, confident...
First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra N and Elantra N Line

First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra N and Elantra N Line

If you haven’t been in a Hyundai Elantra in recent years you could be in for a surprise, especially if you’re now thinking of one of the early “cheap and cheerful” models that easily got lost in a crowd and largely appealed to buyers on a tight budget. The 2021...
First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid

First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid

With the arrival of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai has definitively proven it’s out for blood from compact car kings Honda and Toyota. If you need proof of how far Hyundai has come since arriving on these shores in 1985, you need only look at the first-generation...
A Week With: 2020 Ford Transit 350 XLT AWD

A Week With: 2020 Ford Transit 350 XLT AWD

Ford is competitive in a variety of segments, but one area where it dominates is in the commercial vehicle market, specifically its Transit model. The automaker made news Thursday with the debut of its E-Transit model, which is expected to arrive late in 2021. Until...
A Week With: 2021 Toyota Venza Hybrid

A Week With: 2021 Toyota Venza Hybrid

What’s in a name? The question, first posed by William Shakespeare in “Romeo and Juliet,” is apt when it comes to the 2021 Toyota Venza, a name first used on a Camry-based crossover from 2008 to 2015. Toyota claims the name springs from a combination of “venture” and...
First Drive: 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid

First Drive: 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda was one of the first manufacturers to bring hybrid technology to market. In fact, it beat the Toyota Prius into U.S. showrooms by a few months with the Insight. But the original Insight had only marginal success. The fact that it seated just two passengers was...