Wheels

Published on February 9, 2020 - Page 24
This week, we are driving the flagship luxury crossover from the folks at Volvo, namely the 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD Inscription. I know that’s a lot...
Published on February 9, 2020 - Page 24
: Greg, I really appreciate the work you put into your feature articles as I look forward to them every week in our daily newspaper. I’d like to know...
Published on February 9, 2020 - Page 25
: Greg, how does the racing season look for 2020? It is a new decade and I am wondering what you feel will be the best racing series this year? Is...
Published on February 2, 2020 - Page 16
Last week, we presented our five favorite automobile test drives from 2019. This week, it’s our five favorite SUV/truck test drives and why we liked...
Published on February 2, 2020 - Page 16
: Greg, I have a 1971 Pontiac GT-37 and it has the eyebrow decals over the wheel wells like the GTO had. I am debating on selling it, but the more I...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 16
This week, I present my five favorite test drives of 2019. Included are cars only, as next week I will feature my five best test drives for SUVs,...
Published on January 26, 2020 - Page 16
: Greg, I recall reading one of your articles on the history of cars a while back. In it, you mention how things were back at the beginning,...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 16
This week, we review the 2020 Kia Sorento in top-class SX trim with all-wheel drive. Sorento is a popular midsize SUV that arrives with room for...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 16
: Greg, with all the talk about the great new C8 mid-engine Corvette, do you feel the C3 generation Corvettes built after 1974 are decent buys in the...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 31
This week, we are reviewing the fourth-generation 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon four-wheel drive two-door, named Motor Trend Magazine’s “SUV of the Year...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 31
The midsize three-row SUV marketplace is becoming increasingly crowded with worthwhile choices. A traditional mainstay of this class is the Ford...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 27
This week, we are reviewing the all-new fifth-generation 2020 Toyota RAV4, delivered in XLE trim. It is one of a variety of models available, five...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 27
The prospect of paying too much for a new vehicle often fills shoppers with dread, which explains why so many invest hours researching prices, trade-...
Published on December 29, 2019 - Page 17
This week, we are reviewing the sub-compact 2020 Hyundai Accent four-door sedan, now in its fourth generation. Brought to market in 2018, this...
Published on December 29, 2019 - Page 17
AUTHOR’S NOTE: I received this communication from mechanical design engineer Robert J. Angeli, creator/owner of two registered U.S. patents with a...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 20
This week, it is the 2020 Hyundai Kona we are testing, a front-wheel drive smaller compact crossover that debuted in 2017 as an all-new Hyundai model...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 20
: Hi, Greg, and I feel the only vehicle less thought of nowadays more than a station wagon is a van. Well, I found a 1969 GMC Window Van about five...
Published on December 15, 2019 - Page 19
This week, we drive the 2019 Lexus ES350 sedan that competes with the best in the business in a crowded midsize class. Delivered in F Sport trim with...
Published on December 15, 2019 - Page 19
: Greg, I heard my friends discuss that Italian tractor manufacturer Ferruccio Lamborghini started his Lamborghini car company because he was upset...
Published on December 8, 2019 - Page 15
This week, we are driving a 2019 Toyota C-HR, an entry-level vehicle added to the Toyota lineup last year. Listed as a compact by the EPA, major...
Published on December 8, 2019 - Page 15
: Greg, I read your columns regularly in the Press Enterprise and enjoy them. Being I grew up in the same period as you — I’m an aging baby boomer —...
Published on December 1, 2019 - Page 20
This week, we are driving Chrysler’s seventh-generation Pacifica, now in its third year of an all-new layout. Pacifica is the company’s most...
Published on December 1, 2019 - Page 20
: Greg, I enjoyed your recent articles on Kaiser-Frazer and Willys-Jeep vehicles. My uncle owned a Henry J back in 1953 and I remember him telling me...
Published on November 24, 2019 - Page 20
This week, we are reviewing one of the biggest SUVs on the road, the 2019 Nissan Armada. The entry Armada SV starts at $47,100 in two-wheel drive...
Published on November 24, 2019 - Page 20
: Hello, Greg. I would like to know if there was ever a Lincoln Continental built that came with a BMW diesel engine as an option? Also, your...
Published on November 17, 2019 - Page 17
This week, we are driving the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee, delivered in Summit four-wheel drive dress with an optional 5.7-liter Hemi sitting under the...
Published on November 17, 2019 - Page 17
: Greg, I really enjoyed your article on the 1947 Chevy Cadet that never made it to production following World War II. I also remember you wrote of...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 19
This week, we go back-to-back with the Fiat 500, this time arriving in performance-oriented Abarth trim. Abarth debuted in 1957 and won many small-...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 19
Following recent columns on expensive $250,000-plus collector cars and talking with owners at shows, I’ve been asked numerous questions pertaining to...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 18
This week we drive the 2019 Fiat 500 Pop, the short wheelbase subcompact from Fiat Chrysler. Built in Toluca, Mexico, the 500 relies on an engine...