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How Comfortable Is the 2021 Toyota Venza? We Road Tripped for Over 4,000 Miles

I wrapped up 2020 the same way I started it, with a cross-country trip from Los Angeles to Houston. Last year I drove our long-term Volvo S60 to visit my family during the holidays and had such a great time that I decided to repeat it (and who knows, maybe it will become a tradition). […]

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2021 Audi SQ5 First Test Review: “S” Is for “Sporty” and “Suave”

With SUVs being so popular now, manufacturers have the challenge of fitting multiple models into a multitude of niches to satisfy all kinds of customers. Take Audi, for example, whose Q5 represents about 25 percent of the marque’s U.S. sales. Part of that has to do with the model’s three very different powertrain variants: the regular […]

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2021 Mazda CX-9 First Test Review: Twice-Baked Goodness

You’re sitting alone in a well-lit dining room. The only thing keeping you company is a cup of coffee and 12 empty table settings, all of which are for you. Behind a set of double doors tucked in the back corner is all the banging, clattering, and chaos of a very busy bakery. “All for […]

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Official: The Volkswagen Golf Has Been Discontinued in America

We heard rumors back in the spring of 2019, right around the time the Golf SportWagen and Alltrack wagons were discontinued, but now we’ve gotten the official word: The Volkswagen Golf hatchback’s nearly-fifty-year run in the U.S. has come to an end. The Puebla plant cranked out its last North American-bound 2021 Volkswagen Golf last week, and […]

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Fast and Dangerous: What It’s Like to Drive a Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car

The Fuel cars are fast and dangerous, so Jason Rupert uses all of his focus when it is game time. We take a look inside his Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car.

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