Vehicles & Rides

Ride Review: Mazda CX-9

By Randy Stern / May 2, 2013

The idea of choice can be a very good thing. It starts with a basic idea of what you want.…

Ride Review: Ford Explorer Sport

By Randy Stern / April 25, 2013

A name could evoke several emotions at once. The Ford Explorer has been one of those names when, over time,…

Ride Review: Buick Enclave

By Randy Stern / April 15, 2013

This was where Buick’s reboot began. After a decade of offering Rendezvous, Rainiers and Terrazas, General Motors’ premium brand needed…

Ride Review: Dispatches from the Auto Show Circuit

By Randy Stern / April 4, 2013

There is sort of a confession to make: I love auto shows. This love of convention centers turned into humongous…

Ride Review: Lexus ES

By Randy Stern / March 24, 2013

Do you remember when Lexus was introduced in 1989? Toyota’s luxury brand was indeed a breakthrough at a time when…

Ride Review: Volkswagen CC

By Randy Stern / March 7, 2013

What exactly is a four-door coupe? Before we look into that, we must understand what a coupe really is. Merriam-Webster…

Ride Review: Infiniti JX35

By Randy Stern / February 19, 2013

At what point do we consider a crossover or SUV considered “too much?” It would depend on what we use…

Ride Review: Lexus GS 350

By Randy Stern / February 7, 2013

How do you succeed in a recovering economy? If you are at a comfortable income range and have survived several…

Ride Review: Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

By Randy Stern / January 22, 2013

There is a new kind of crossover coming to town. Be prepared to downsize a bit. As if there weren’t…

Ride Review: Cadillac ATS

By Randy Stern / January 10, 2013

This was one the big stories of 2012. It began with a search for a hero. For years, American automakers…

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