Wheels

Published on August 26, 2018 - Page 20
This week, it’s the luxurious 2018 Genesis G80 Sport we’re reviewing, a model we’ve driven when introduced in 2017. As smaller sibling to the larger...
Published on August 19, 2018 - Page 21
My recent article on the Ford Ranchero I christened as the first “car-pickup” generated numerous reader responses, including emails from Gabor Korthy...
Published on August 19, 2018 - Page 21
This week, we’re driving one of the biggest SUV’s on the road, the 2018 Nissan Armada 4WD. Although the entry Armada starts at $46,090 in 2WD trim,...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 12
: Greg I would like to add a car to your list of the top 10 muscle cars from the 1970 decade. Two years after getting out of the service in 1969 I...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 20
: Greg, I always look forward to reading your columns and you’re “the go to guy” for tough questions. Back in 1974, my fiancée (now my wife) went...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 20
This week, we’re reviewing the 2018 Buick Encore, a compact SUV dressed in Sport Touring trim with AWD mechanicals. Notable is more horsepower on all...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 1
When the Bloomsburg Nationals Car Show opens its gates Friday, Aug. 10, for a three-day meet, there will be two very special Plymouth Roadrunners on...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 22
Relying on renowned owner satisfaction ratings and offering a car that attracts consumers in all demographic age groups, our tester this week is the...
Published on July 22, 2018 - Page 26
There’s a brand-new SUV in town called VW Atlas, and it’s sure one of the roomiest midsize SUV’s we’ve ever tested. With three rows of standard...
Published on July 22, 2018 - Page 26
Recent columns on cars and engines from the 1950s have resulted in numerous letters and comments via email from my loyal readers (thank you so much...
Published on July 15, 2018 - Page 21
This week, we’re reviewing the 2018 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD, still the best selling compact SUVs in the world and winner of many notable awards along the...
Published on July 15, 2018 - Page 21
: Greg, back in the 1960s, I purchased a 1955 BelAir Sport Coupe, and while drag racing, a guy who was driving it blew it up. It had the new 265-inch...
Published on July 8, 2018 - Page 22
: Greg I was a teenager during the 1950s and, like my pals, developed an intense interest in cars. In addition to tinkering with my Dad’s 1951 Ford...
Published on July 8, 2018 - Page 22
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the second generation 2018 Honda Ridgeline, listed by the EPA as a light duty mid-size pickup and built by an...
Published on July 1, 2018 - Page 21
This week, it’s Volkswagen’s 2018 Passat we’re testing, delivered in SE trim with a technology package as standard fare. Built by an American-based...
Published on July 1, 2018 - Page 21
Here’s our list of the Top 10 Muscle Cars from the 1970 decade at the request of several readers. You’ll notice that every car is pre-1972 as the...
Published on June 24, 2018 - Page 24
This week, we’re driving Chrysler’s seventh generation 2018 Pacifica, now in its second year of an all-new design. This new Pacifica is clearly the...
Published on June 24, 2018 - Page 24
: Greg, I enjoy your columns about the old days of automobiles and am a big Packard fan from days gone by. I grew up in the 1950s like you did and...
Published on June 17, 2018 - Page 22
: Greg I enjoy your column very much and I hope you can answer my question that I’ve been thinking about for 50 years. I recall that you once owned...
Published on June 17, 2018 - Page 22
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the all-new 2018 Infiniti Q60, arriving in Red Sport Coupe dress with all-wheel-drive mechanicals. Up front I’ll...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 28
This week, we’re driving the 2018 Toyota Avalon, a fourth generation model that debuted in 2013. To this day Avalon is still ahead of the pack when...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 28
: Greg I used to own a 1981 Imperial and currently own a 1949 Dodge Coronet Club Coupe. What is your opinion of these cars and how much are they...
Published on June 3, 2018 - Page 18
: Greg, I am a big fan of Cadillacs and would like to know which ones were the biggest in wheelbase and engine size. I know Cadillac one time had a V...
Published on June 3, 2018 - Page 18
This week we’re driving the improved 2018 Nissan Pathfinder, delivered in top line Platinum trim with 4WD mechanicals. Listed as a midsize SUV by the...
Published on May 27, 2018 - Page 22
This week, we’re driving the new, more aerodynamic 2018 Mazda6, noted for excellent looks and outstanding amenities. Its new exterior design is most...
Published on May 27, 2018 - Page 22
: Greg in response to your recent column “Where have all the wagons gone,” I have a 1956 Ford Country Sedan wagon my parents bought new for $2,800. I...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 26
This week we’re driving another Volkswagen, this time the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. This VW is still called a “station wagon” as the latter...
Published on May 20, 2018 - Page 26
: Greg, I really enjoy your nostalgia car columns, especially the ones you do on the World War II auto manufacturer efforts. Back during the war, the...
Published on May 13, 2018 - Page 22
I’ve received about 20 letters over the last five years about the Chevy SSR, so now is a good time to answer these many Chevrolet SSR inquiries with...
Published on May 6, 2018 - Page 18
: Hi, Greg. I enjoy your nostalgic car columns in our area newspaper and on the Internet. I’m a retired guy who has always liked station wagons from...
Published on May 6, 2018 - Page 18
This week, we’re driving the 2018 Mazda3, delivered in hatchback five-door design and finished in upper-class Grand Touring designation. The Mazda3...
Published on April 29, 2018 - Page 20
: Hi Greg. As my love for my 1969 Firebird has faded, I found myself wanting a full-sized 1966 Pontiac. The more reading I have done on the 1966...
Published on April 22, 2018 - Page 21
: Greg, when did the 426 Hemi come out? Thanks, and I enjoy your columns, especially about MOPARS. — Ken L. Massachusetts. Correct me if I’m wrong,...
Published on April 22, 2018 - Page 21
This week, we’re driving the sixth-generation 2018 Hyundai Elantra, delivered in Eco trim and assuring consumers 40-mpg highway in non hybrid, fully...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 18
This week, we’re driving the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, delivered in top level SEL trim with all-wheel-control (AWC). The Outlander Sport is a...
Published on April 15, 2018 - Page 18
I want to thank all the readers who responded to my request for more “Annoying Drivers Hall of Fame” additions following my recent column. When I...
Published on April 8, 2018 - Page 20
: Greg, I remember an article you wrote about an engine flaw on the early Rambler cars in the 1950s and 1960s, and am wondering if you could please...
Published on April 8, 2018 - Page 20
We’re driving the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR this week, a sub-compact crossover built to do battle with competitors like Chevy Trax, Ford Eco Sport,...
Published on April 1, 2018 - Page 16
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the 2018 Lexus NX 300h SUV, with all-wheel drive (AWD) a standard feature. The “h” nomenclature refers to a...
Published on April 1, 2018 - Page 16
: Greg, back in 1963 when I was 14, my mother drove off one Saturday afternoon in the family 1960 Ford Country Sedan station wagon. She returned a...
Published on March 25, 2018 - Page 20
We’re going to have a little fun this week as I present the “Annoying Drivers Hall of Fame” for 2018. It seems that with the advent of more and more...
Published on March 25, 2018 - Page 20
This week, we’re driving Toyota’s popular 4Runner, delivered in Toyota Racing Development (TRD) Off-Road 4x4 trim. Listed as a “standard size” SUV by...
Published on March 18, 2018 - Page 22
: Hi, Greg. First, I want to thank you for your nostalgic car columns I read every week in my newspaper here in Medford, Oregon. (The Mail Tribune...
Published on March 18, 2018 - Page 22
This week, we’re driving the all-new five-passenger 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport, introduced in mid-2017 and not to be confused with former Rogue Select (...
Published on March 11, 2018 - Page 23
This week, we get to drive the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SE, a vehicle that won the Motor Trend Magazine “Car of the Year” in 2015 for its entire lineup...
Published on March 11, 2018 - Page 23
: Greg, I’ve enjoyed your columns on Malcolm Bricklin and Preston Tucker over the years. Another car manufacturer that I remember from the 1950s era...
Published on March 4, 2018 - Page 18
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the 2018 Infiniti QX30, one of four SUV/ crossover models that carry the Infiniti badge. QX30 is Infiniti’s...
Published on March 4, 2018 - Page 18
: Hi, Greg. I just finished reading your piece on the Little Red Wagon and the Dodge Little Red Express trucks. I have enjoyed and reminisced about...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 21
This week we’re behind the wheel of Volkswagen’s all-new generation and bigger 2018 Tiguan SEL Premium, listed as a small sport utility vehicle (SUV...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 21
: Hello Greg. I just read your column on clones, replicas, recreations, tributes and fakes. I don’t disagree with any of your points regarding what...