2019 Ford Expedition Platinum 4×4 Test Drive

“2019 Ford Expedition Platinum 4×4” The New ‘King of the Road’? OVERVIEW The Ford Expedition is a three-row mega-sized people mover with seating for up to eight. There are two sizes – the Ford Expedition and the Ford Expedition Max, whose wheelbase is extended 9.1-inches, with an increase in overall length of 11.9-inches. We’ll deal…

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2019 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Prestige Test Drive

“2019 Audi A6 3.0T quattro Sedan” The Progression of Driving Intelligence OVERVIEW The all-new eighth generation 2019 Audi A6 four-door sedan is a regular smorgasbord of sophisticated technology – perhaps for some, too much technology. There are three trim levels – Premium; Premium Plus; and Prestige with base pricing starting at $58,900….

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2019 Acura NSX Test Drive

“2019 Acura NSX” The New Sports eXperience (NSX) Ever Better The first Acura NSX rolled out in 1989 as a 1990 model, and it is clearly as popular now, perhaps even more so than when it was first introduced, and it still maintains a substantial fan base. A performance enhancement came in 1997 with fitment…

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2019 Kia Sorento SXL AWD Test Drive

“2019 Kia Sorento SXL AWD” Sorento Bows with added Tech and Visual Enhancements OVERVIEW The 2019 Kia Sorento is a premium Global Class SUV that happens to be Kia Motors America’s best selling SUV. For the 2019 model year, it shows up with modest visual exterior enhancements both coming and going, displaying new front and…

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Toyota Highlander Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer If we were to refer to the Toyota Highlander as the Camry of crossover SUV’s that would probably make sense to most people. The Camry has a reputation of being one of America’s best, most dependable family sedans, it’s a good value and the design is quite conservative – at…

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2019 Audi A8 L V6 Test Drive

“2019 Audi A8 L V6 Sedan” Fourth Gen ‘Lord of the Rings’ – Almost… Overview Big Sur, CA – Audi just rolled out the V6 version of their Fourth Generation Audi A8 L with a wheelbase that’s extended 30 cm over the base model. The source of power is a 3.0-liter , DOHC, 24-valve TFSI…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL 4MOTION Test Drive

“2018 Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION” VW’s American built Family-Sized SUV Overview The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is based on the award-winning Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture, and it is the largest, most dynamic Volkswagen vehicle ever assembled in America. It is built alongside the Passat at VW’s Chattanooga, TN assembly plant….

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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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2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD Test Drive

“2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD” Redesigned and Refreshed with New Technology The first generation Honda Pilot bowed in 2002 as a 2003 model and ran through 2008, with the second generation taking over in 2009 continuing through the 2015 model year. The 2016 Honda Pilot launched the third generation, joining the Honda CR-V and the…

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