Automotive Reviews & Galleries
Automotive Design for the Cars Universe Words by Brian Griebenow Photos provided by Disney / Pixar Studios I have a passion for design, or rather…Design. During my years as a designer of industrial manufacturing machinery, I sought simple solutions and efficient execution. One of my cherished gifts from my wife is a beautiful coffee table book about legendary industrial designer Brooks Stevens. I also have a mental list [...]
The Detroit Three are all looking into ways to contribute resources to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. By pooling knowledge and manufacturing necessary items for first-responders, Ford Motor Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors are all contributing to the relief efforts.
We won’t lie, the Lexus IS is in need of a tech update, and the engine lineup doesn’t quite make sense. But fun-to-drive dynamics and attractive styling mean we like this petite lux-level sedan any way.
Yesterday’s Car of Tomorrow, Today Words by Brad Olson Photos by Jennifer Jensen I recently spent a day behind the wheel of Tesla’s Model S…a P85+ to be more precise. This is not a unique experience as many well-healed buyers now own the Model S, and according to sales reports, the company is selling more every week. On the other hand, the Model S is deceptively different than [...]
The Lincoln Aviator steps up the luxury game in the midsize SUV class. The base vehicle is commendable but add on some options such as Air Glide and some amazing Perfect Position seats and you have a recipe for comfortable cruising.
The Audi A8 L is completely redesigned for the 2019 model year, and it gets a lot of new gadgets and a decidedly decadent interior. However, where it gains in luxurious amenities, it loses a little something on the sportiness scale.
The 2020 Volkswagen Passat gets a redesign, inside and out. But rather than a drastic change, this midsize sedan evolves an already-classic design. With comfort and a sub-$24K base price, the Passat is a nice place to start shopping if you’re looking for a fun-to-drive, yet “grown up” vehicle.
The Lexus LFA originated from a dream and a conversation over drinks in a bar. While it ended up being a pricey halo car with limited production, it signaled that luxury wasn’t Lexus’ only goal, and it brought more affordable performance to the mainstream.
Though the Honda Civic Hatchback lacks the movie-star looks of its Type R sibling, it falls on the warm-fuzzy side of the spectrum with solid reliability, excellent fuel economy and just the right amount of maneuverability for urban driving.
Toyota Supra Photo Gallery