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...
Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Is There a Turkey in Your Garage?

Thanksgiving is upon us, when Americans give thanks for their blessings by feasting on turkey and watching – or suffering through – football. The meal is often the centerpiece of this annual celebration with the components, such as turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and...
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 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: 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...
Land Rover Reveals a More Family-Friendly Discovery for 2021

Land Rover Reveals a More Family-Friendly Discovery for 2021

Land Rover is extensively updating the Land Rover Discovery for the 2021 model year, reinforcing its appeal to “active families for whom Discovery enables their active lives and daily adventures,” said Finbar McFall, Land Rover’s product marketing director, at the...
First Drive: 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost

First Drive: 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce’s newest sedan, the freshly redesigned 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost, attem­­pts to eschew ostentatiousness in the styling of its new sedan by terming it “post-opulent.” Given that opulence has never gone out of style, it’s a curious phrase coming from an...
First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord

First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord

Someone at Honda is trying to send a message about the 2018 Honda Accord. Why else would the automaker show the latest version of their bread-and-butter midsize sedan, at the hotel that played host to the Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference in 1944? It was...
First Drive: 2018 Kia Rio

First Drive: 2018 Kia Rio

We all have stages of life that we regret. Usually, most of us face up to that at a high school reunion, when embarrassing stories reappear to remind us of how far we’ve come. It’s no different for automakers. Some won’t admit those little embarrassments, but others...
First Drive: 2018 Toyota Camry

First Drive: 2018 Toyota Camry

Here’s a question for you: how many redesigned sedans have been launched over the last two or three years, and what are they? It’s something Jack Hollis, Toyota Division general manager, asked last week as journalists gathered for the first drive of the completely...