We’ve finally seen the brand new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, and there are a lot of questions we’d like answered. Unfortunately, many of those questions are ones that will only be answered behind the wheel. For the first time in basically forever, there are two different Mazda Miatas on sale. The question is, which one would you pick? What?! Two Miatas?! That’s right. The Fiat 124 … [Read more…]

[tps_header]One of the cool parts about being an automotive journalist is that I get to drive a lot of cool cars throughout the year. While I don’t get to sample every new car hitting the streets, I do get a chance to drive some good ones. It should be noted that I really didn’t drive anything terrible this year, which is always a plus, but there are a few that stand out in my … [Read more…]

I’ve had the rare pleasure of spending quite a few miles behind the wheel of both the 2015 F-150 and the 2015 Silverado. While we’re heading right into model year 2016, both models are staying quite similar even though the 2016 Silverado will have a retouched front grille and other mild changes. I was able to test out the 2015 F-150 at the press event they hosted in Texas, … [Read more…]

We recently heard a quote on an episode of the Autoblog Podcast from host Dan Roth that accurately sums up your time in a new Dodge Challenger. “Every drive in a Dodge Challenger,” starts Roth, “occurs in 1971.” After spending a few days in one, it’s hard to argue that point. (Full Disclosure: We were in Texas for an event, and needed a vehicle to get us from the event until … [Read more…]

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In the world of fast sedans, there’s fast, and there’s Hellcat fast. The Dodge Charger Hellcat is the most powerful production sedan currently on sale. It has 707 horsepower and will run the quarter-mile in 10.8 seconds in the right conditions. Its speed is as impressive as its civility. The real surprise is how you can live with this car everyday and not manage to get yourself … [Read more…]

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The best-selling pony car in the world is all new for the 2015 model year. The 2015 Ford Mustang is a step forward in every way imaginable for this car that’s seen production for over 50 years non-stop. One of the biggest changes for 2015 is the addition of the 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder turbo. Is that an appropriate engine for a Mustang? How is this new Mustang overall? Read on … [Read more…]

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The Ford Flex has some of the loyalest fans in the automotive industry. Flex owners, when they replace their Flex, purchase another Flex over 40% of the time. That far exceeds the Explorer, which is the SUV sales king for Ford, and even the almighty Ford F-150. But what makes this vehicle so great, and why don’t more people buy it? We spent a week in one to find out! (Full … [Read more…]

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