Tag: Road Test

Chicago to Knoxville and Back in the 2017 Cadillac XTS: 1,000 Miles of Why?

Chicago to Knoxville and Back in the 2017 Cadillac XTS: 1,000 Miles of Why?
It is not too often that I begin an automotive review quoting Thumper, but as his father advised- “…if you can’t say something nice, then don’t say nothin’ at all, ” I am left pondering how to be positive about the 1,000 miles I logged in the 2017 Cadillac XTS. Although being constructively critical can help consumers make... Read more »

Behind the Wheel in a Nissan Versa: Proof That Crap Comes in Many Colors

I like to believe that every dog has its day. As an automobile enthusiast, I sincerely want to believe that no vehicle- regardless of design, engineering or country of origin is inherently bad. Taking all of that into account, I am still finding it quite difficult to accept that the Nissan Versa is by any... Read more »

Driving a Diesel in Denmark- Is This What Makes The Danes So Happy? (Pt.1)

Driving a Diesel in Denmark- Is This What Makes The Danes So Happy? (Pt.1)
“You know, they say that the Danes are considered the happiest people in the world.” This statement was presented to me by my friend Flemming (who also happens to be my brother-in-law to be) as we sat together on his patio, enjoying a craft beer and admiring a beautiful 10:00pm sunset at his lovely, rural,... Read more »
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Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review

Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review
I guess growing up in one of the “Top 3” cities skewed my perceptions a bit. For years, I have heard that New York was a big, hard city, filled with traffic, congestion, wandering pedestrians and food carts. From my observations, there may be some truth to that statement, but I found New York City... Read more »