2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Test Drive

“2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD” Top of the Line, 3-Row, 7-Passenger SUV Mazda’s CX-9 made its world debut back in 2006, and has since been recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class since. It reigns today as the senior member of Mazda’s versatile SUV lineup….

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible Test Drive

“2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible” The Ultimate Drop-Top Bimmer The iconic BMW 8-Series has returned following a 20-year hiatus. It launched initially with the all-new 2019 BMW M850i xDrive 2+2 Coupe – a quintessential GT, signifying a new chapter in the luxury sports coupe’s history of incredible performance, breathtaking design and the latest in technology….

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2019 GMC Terrain Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – When we heard that Barbara’s son-in-law, Todd, would be racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race in Roseburg, Oregon, we figured it was a good time to go watch him race. We happen to have the 2019 GMC Terrain SLT and decided it would be…

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2019 Yamaha Niken GT Sport Tourer Test Ride

“2019 Yamaha Niken GT” An Interestingly Unique Sport Touring Bike At first glance from a distance, Yamaha’s 2019 Niken GT appears to be two bikes parked extremely close together, which is in reality an optical illusion. Both the Niken and Niken GT are uniquely innovative, in that they have two front wheels. They are not…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – The clerk in the convenience store looked out the front window admiring the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 we were driving and asked us what a GLI was. We responded, ‘it’s the upper-level Jetta with more performance features and the 35 means it a special model for…

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2019 Mazda CX-9 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With the automotive market featuring more three-row crossovers and SUVs than we can recite from memory, it’s difficult to sort through the list simply to identify the ones you want to check out before you buy….

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Audi A5 Coupe Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The car buying process usually requires compromise. Sometimes the styling is compromised for more convenience, or visa versa. Then there is the compromise between performance and fuel economy and the one between the budget and desire….

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2019 BMW X7 xDrive 50i Test Drive

“2019 BMW X7 xDrive 50i SAV” BMW Launches Two models of Stellar First Ever X7 BMW has just entered the full size SUV arena with two stunning models of their first ever X7 SUV (except their term is SAV for Sports Activity Vehicle). And for the first time it will be possible to pre-order a…

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2019 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.0T AWD Test Drive

“2019 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.0T AWD” Adventure Ready Compact SUV The Equinox is Chevoret’s second best selling vehicle following Chevy’s Silverado truck lineup, with nearly 2 million sold to date. The 2019 Chevrolet Equinox steps up to the plate ready to shine with appealing styling cues, sleek aerodynamic features that enhance the lineup’s appearance in…

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