By Barbara & Bill Schaffer
Automotive demand seems to require that all car manufacturers produce SUVs or crossovers and lately that demand has grown to include a three-row SUV. Volkswagen had two very good two-row SUVs: a compact Tiguan and the luxurious Touareg. Unfortunately, the Touareg wasn’t ringing the VW cash register enough and they stopped selling it in the U.S. market after the 2017 model year. It was replaced by the all-new three-row Atlas in 2018. Continue Reading
If you thought the Escalade was a little too much, a little too big and a little too heavy, Cadillac now has a choice of a new third row SUV. Nik has the details.
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer For the umpteenth time (actually 42 years) the Ford F- Series was the bestselling vehicle in the U.S. While that’s almost become a ho-hum statement it’s an impressive accomplishment that shows Ford’s obsession with making their trucks better and better to
“2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible” The Hottest Camaro Yet Comes Two Ways Looking for an alternative to the ZL1 Corvette? Name your poison – a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in either Coupe or Convertible form. Both are powered by the same energy source as the ZL1 Vette – a big honkin’ V-8.
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – A recent BMW online newsletter we received suggested a road trip in a BMW, and by coincidence we were testing BMW’s first-ever M850i convertible. It was a perfect time for a short road trip. We would have preferred to try the newsletter’s
“2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD” Top of the Line, 3-Row, 7-Passenger SUV Mazda’s CX-9 made its world debut back in 2006, and has since been recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class since. It reigns today as the senior member of Mazda’s versatile
“2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible” The Ultimate Drop-Top Bimmer The iconic BMW 8-Series has returned following a 20-year hiatus. It launched initially with the all-new 2019 BMW M850i xDrive 2+2 Coupe – a quintessential GT, signifying a new chapter in the luxury sports coupe’s history of
“2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited H-TRAC AWD” Hyundai Launches a Winning Full-size Flagship SUV Coeur d’ Alene, ID – In keeping with an ever growing industry trend, Hyundai Motor America just launched their five-door, three-row full size flagship SUV – the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, joining
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – When we heard that Barbara’s son-in-law, Todd, would be racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race in Roseburg, Oregon, we figured it was a good time to go watch him race. We happen to have the 2019 GMC Terrain SLT and decided it would be
By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – The clerk in the convenience store looked out the front window admiring the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 we were driving and asked us what a GLI was. We responded, ‘it’s the upper-level Jetta with more performance features and the 35 means it a