2020 Kia Forte GT Test Drive

“2020 Kia Forte GT” A Fun to Drive Sleeper Sedan Following a successful third generation redesign last year, the Kia Forte has added two new sport trims for the 2020 model year: the GT Line and GT. With these new additions, the 2020 Forte continues to offer driving fun, comfort, and convenience to those looking…

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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 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC Test Drive

The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC is an affordable compact SUV. Mitsubishi’s advertising tagline used to be “Find Your Own Lane” which has been changed to “Drive Your Ambition”, and the Japanese automaker seems to have done just that, stepping up their game with their 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander model lineup, particularly with the top-of-line GT…

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Volkswagen Passat GT Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer To add more pizzazz to the aging Passat, Volkswagen debuted a special GT model designed by the company?s North American engineering hub in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The design was derived from extensive feedback from U.S. customers and dealers….

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2018 Toyota 86 GT Test Drive

?2018 Toyota 86 GT 2-door Coupe? Scion FRS 86?d by Toyota The Scion brand name has disappeared, now bears the Toyota moniker. The model designation also disappeared, and what was the FR-S is now labeled the 86. We?ll deal here with the 2018 Toyota 86, which was originally the fifth model to join the old…

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2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT Test Ride

?2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT? A Sport Tourer that?s perhaps More Tourer than Sport OVERVIEW The Yamaha Tracer 900 replaces the FJ-09 in Yamaha?s lineup of sport-touring bikes and it has been updated for the 2019 model year, available in both a standard version and as the Yamaha Tracer 900 GT ? a premium, tour-ready…

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2018 Volkswagen Passat Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Competing in a class of overachievers, like the latest Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Mazda6, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat is holding its own despite its age. For 2018, Volkswagen is upping the ante by adding a new sportier V6 GT version to their existing fleet of six midsize Passat sedans….

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2018 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 Coupe Test Drive

2018 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Premium Armed with more Tech, Performance and Personalization Possibilities The venerable Ford Mustang pony car has been around since 1964 and1/2 and the offerings have changed dramatically over the years, with a multitude of model variations offered, featuring a variety of engines and transmissions, not to mention several body styles…

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2018 Kia Stinger Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As avid Kia watchers since the brand?s U.S. debut in the Portland, Oregon area, we?ve watched the brand grow quickly, mature and build into an important presence in the North American automotive market. If you don?t think the Kia is a major player just look at the number of Kias…

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2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 Coupe Test Drive

?2018 Aston Martin DB11 Grand Touring Coupe? V8 added to lineup accompanying the V12 ? Can Less be More? As Aston Martin progresses into its ?Second Century? plan of existence, the iconic British manufacturer is now adding a V8 powered DB11 Grand Touring Coupe model to its lineup as an alternative choice to the Aston…

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