The History of the Pontiac Fiero

1984 Pontiac Fiero

In the 1980s General Motors produced a mid-engine, two-seat sports car and named it the Pontiac Fiero. Just as the Corvette elevated Chevrolet, GM hoped the Fiero would do likewise for Pontiac. Its five-year model run started off strong, but quality problems and declining interest eventually killed what is now … Read more

Pontiac G8: Gone in a Flash

Pontiac G8

Automotive models come and go, but the Pontiac G8’s two-year run is one of the shortest on record. Introduced in 2008, the full-size G8 sedan was canceled in 2009, following parent GM’s bankruptcy and restructuring that shut down the Pontiac brand. Just as quickly as the Pontiac G8 showed up … Read more

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE: A Technological Tour de Force

2020 Mercedes Benz GLE

Handsome styling, ample luxury, and advanced technologies. If patience is a virtue, then I exceed in virtuosity. At least when it comes to reviewing a Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Eight years after my first-ever review, I finally had the opportunity to evaluate a Mercedes model other than one briefly encountered at a … Read more

Redefining Korean Luxury: 2018 Genesis G80

Luxury meets value with the Genesis G80 Hyundai launched the Genesis luxury brand launched in 2016 with plans to steadily expand it to six models. Carved out of Hyundai, this marque is comprised of G70 (compact), G80 (midsize) and G90 (full-size) sedans. Two SUVs will soon follow; a third model … Read more

Pure Adrenaline: 2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

2018 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

The SRT Hellcat is in a league of its own. The Dodge Charger needs no introduction, its reputation carefully laid out and established when the sedan rolled out in 2006. Since then, the Charger has undergone numerous updates, including a major redesign in 2011. Today, the Charger is arguably America’s … Read more

F Sport Fun: 2018 Lexus GS 350

2018 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

The Lexus GS 350 F Sport delivers panache and performance. The midsize luxury sedan market includes many participants, with every manufacturer offering at least one model. In Lexus’ case, you have a choice of two models: the ES or the GS. The former is front-wheel-drive only, thus its appeal is … Read more

Elevating the Flagship Sedan: 2018 Lexus LS 500

2018 Lexus LS

Flagship LS sedan begins its fifth generation. When Lexus launched in 1990, the automaker brought to the market two sedans targeting America’s luxury makes — the full-size LS and the midsize ES. The LS served as the flagship model, bringing its own V8 power and rear-wheel drive to the segment, … Read more