2019 Kia K900 Luxury Sedan Test Drive

“2019 Kia K900 Luxury” Second Generation Flagship Completely Redesigned The 2015 Kia K900 answered the dealer’s call for an upscale luxury vehicle in the model lineup. Now the 2019 Kia K900 ups the ante marking the second generation as the pinnacle for an all-new four-door luxury sedan of flagship status with first class seating for…

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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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2019 Toyota Camry XSE V-6 Test Drive

2019 Toyota Camry XSE V6 Emotionally Charged Design A Big Plus The Toyota Camry sedan was all-new for the 2018 model year, finally raising the bar from ?Ho-Hum? to ?Wow? with its emotionally charged design and improved driving dynamics. The Camry has been the best selling car in America for the past 16 years. The…

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer In June we participated in the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) 2018 Northwest Green Car of the Year competition to select the most environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. After driving 18 different hybrid and electric cars, SUVs and a minivan we chose the 2018 Northwest Green Vehicle of…

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Having reviewed Hyundai cars and SUVs since shortly after they went on sale in the U.S. in 1986, we?ve been continually impressed by the constantly improving design, quality, technology and value. We recently spend a week driving the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and can report that the trend continues. The…

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2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Road Trip

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Vancouver to Vancouver to Vancouver ? Between our job of writing about cars and our own wanderlust, we have been blessed with extensive travel over the last 25 years. While ocean cruises have become a recent addiction, our favorite excursions are still road trips. When an interesting car becomes available…

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2017 Toyota Tacoma Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Some people need a full-size pickup because they are pulling something big, like a trailer or boat; while others just like to drive trucks. For those who like trucks and occasionally must haul something or pull something, we think the 2017 Toyota Tacoma offers a great opportunity to drive something…

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2017 GMC Acadia Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Until recent years, the new vehicle mantra seemed to be ?bigger is better,? but high fuel prices and added environmental concerns have changed the battle cry. Now ?lighter and smaller? is the charge, and that?s what GMC did with the all-new 2017 Acadia. With a plan to reposition the Acadia…

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Historically, some of our favorite automotive designs have been Cadillacs, especially since the beginning of the 21st century and the ?Art and Science? design theme. The automotive styling features bold forms with crisp edges and an elegant high tech look that?s unlike any other vehicles in the market. The design…

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2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With exception of people who buy pickups for work and business, we categorize full-size pickup buyers into four basic groups or some combination there of: 1. Those who have something they regularly haul, pull (like a boat or travel trailer) or they go off road. 2. Those who want to…

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