Why The Ford Coyote Engine Is So Great (But Flawed)

2019 Mustang coyote engine

When the 5.0 Coyote engine was designed it was manufactured with a new cylinder head. This first-generation Coyote engine was made from 2011 through 2014. It was used in Mustang GT and F-150 pickup trucks. As for performance, the intake and exhaust lobes of the camshaft moved in unison, so … Read more

Extended Wheelbase Jeep Wagoneer on the Way?

Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Is Jeep working on an extended wheelbase version of the Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer? Ever since the new model debuted in 2021, rumors of a stretched wheelbase version of Jeep’s full-size SUV have surfaced. More recently, we have learned about camouflaged copies of the large Jeep being tested in the … Read more

Grand SUV: 2022 Chevrolet Suburban

2022 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet’s iconic SUV struts it. With room for up to nine, the Chevrolet Suburban is the consummate wagon, although it is an SUV. Introduced in 1935, the Suburban is the oldest and one of the most recognizable nameplates in the world. Through 12 generations the Suburban has certainly changed, but … Read more

Refreshed: 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

Styling with GMC’s largest pickup truck, the Sierra 1500 in Denali trim. Full-size pickup trucks continue to dominate the market with more than 2 million units sold annually. It is a lucrative segment for manufacturers and one reason why electric variants are becoming available. The GMC Sierra 1500 is one … Read more

Better Than Ever: 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

New two-row Jeep Grand Cherokee debuts. Jeep has a new Grand Cherokee, completing a two-year release of this fifth-generation midsize model. In 2021, Jeep released the first-ever three-row variant, then followed in 2022 with the all-new two-row standard model. Together, the Grand Cherokee solidifies its leadership in the segment with … Read more

Sumptuous SUV: GMC Yukon Denali

GMC Yukon Denali

If you’re aspiring for an Escalade, don’t overlook the Denali. Large SUV shoppers with luxury in mind, may consider the Cadillac Escalade or Lincoln Navigator. But they’re not the only luxurious SUVs available, at least not amongst the domestics. The GMC Yukon and Yukon XL in Denali trim make a … Read more

Luxury Unleashed: 2022 Infiniti QX80 Review

2022 Infiniti QX80

The ground is changing in the automotive world with electrification gaining as never before. Nearly every manufacturer or brand is heavily invested in all things electric, with new models rolling out at a stepped-up pace. Infiniti has experimented with hybrids, but will soon offer several full-electric models. Meanwhile, its full-size … Read more

True Grit: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra checks all the important boxes in the full-size truck category. The pickup truck landscape is changing as electric trucks and compact variants emerge in a popular segment. Change is good, provided it yields a product that customers want. But for shoppers of full-size trucks, only models as … Read more

Longer is Better With the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

A three-row Grand Cherokee L for the Jeep line. The Jeep Grand Cherokee launched for the 1993 model year and ever since it has proven its place in the brand lineup. This five-passenger, midsize sport utility vehicle is technically a crossover. However, despite its unibody construction, it has been designed … Read more

At a Glance: Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Jeep Grand Cherokee L

The Jeep marque continues its ascent, as it introduces new and updated models. This Stellantis brand is finding a foothold in new markets, while solidifying its position domestically. For 2021, an all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L model expands the product line, bringing a three-row version of the popular Grand Cherokee … Read more

Top-Down Fun With a 2021 Ford Mustang Convertible (Review)

2021 Ford Mustang convertible

America’s original pony car continues to turn heads and stir hearts. We drove the delicious Mustang Convertible. The Ford Mustang is the very definition of iconic and is essentially an automotive brand unto itself. More than a half-century after it was first launched, America’s pony car still turns heads and … Read more

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: High-Performance SUV

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 which proudly wears the initials, SRT8, stands for Street Racing & Technology V8 and is how Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep models identify as the most powerful and sporty models. The more powerful Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 delivers a lot of torque (637 Nm/470 lb.-ft.) as … Read more

Massive and Powerful: 2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

The GMC Sierra comes in standard and heavy-duty applications. GM is one of three domestic brands with heavy-duty pickup trucks. These models are typically measured by gross vehicle weight ratings of at least 10,000 pounds. Under the GM banner, there are Chevrolet and GMC branded trucks, the latter marketed under … Read more

A Look Back at the Ford Mustang II

Ford Mustang II

Not every Mustang was a superstar. The Ford Mustang II is a bit of an odd bird when it comes to sports cars. Based on its brand name, it’s technically labeled a muscle car. However, its interior parts and lackluster engine make this classification dubious. While highly regarded in its … Read more

Vroom! Lexus Reveals the IS 500 F Sport.

Lexus IS 500 Sport

Optimum power comes to the IS range. Ever since Lexus discontinued the GS sedan and its potent GS F variant, rumors of an IS F model have continued. After all, by dropping the GS, Lexus left a big gap in its performance sedan lineup, one that seemed as if it … Read more

Super Trooper: Nissan Titan Pickup

Nissan’s full-size pickup truck soldiers on in a tough segment. We love our full-size pickup trucks as they have largely replaced family sedans for a significant number of consumers. Nissan’s entry is the Titan, an appropriate name for the brand’s largest and most powerful truck. In addition to carrying as … Read more

Lexus Brings a Convertible to the Gorgeous LC 500 Line

2021 Lexus LC 500 convertible

Drop-top fun comes to Lexus’ range-topping sport coupe. We’ve been anticipating a convertible variant for the breathless LC 500 line and now it’s here. Lexus’ range-topping sport-touring coupe that debuted in 2018 along with a hybrid version, now claims a drop-top version to round out the model line. Notably, it’s … Read more

Refreshed Nissan Titan Makes Its Case

Nissan updates the Titan of all pickup trucks. 2020 Nissan Titan Review The Nissan Titan is a full-size pickup truck, a model introduced in 2005, then completely overhauled in 2017 to launch its second generation. This year, it receives a refresh with unique grille designs across its trim line along … Read more

Jeep Trolls Ford With V8 Wrangler Concept

An enhanced Wrangler may be on the way. The big news this week was the Ford Bronco family reveal, representing perhaps one of the most significant online debuts of our time. Ford’s live showing was broadcast on several television stations, YouTube, and social media platforms, thereby creating a groundswell of … Read more

Ultimate Luxury: 2020 Genesis G90

One of the descriptions for “genesis” is “beginning” and that’s an appropriate name for Hyundai’s luxury marque. The Genesis G90 was the brand’s first standalone model when it launched in 2017. Three years later and this full-size sedan is currently sold alongside the midsize G80 and the compact G70 sedans. … Read more

SUV Performance! BMW X6 M Competition

BMW’s formidable line of SUVs is comprised of seven models sequentially named from X1 to X7. This German marque leaves no holes in its lineup, ensuring that there is a luxury utility vehicle for every shopper. But BMW doesn’t stop there. Indeed, recognizing that many of its customers transitioned from … Read more

The Big and Burly Toyota Sequoia

The Toyota Sequoia is an enormous sport utility vehicle with room for seven. It is part of a small breed of traditional, truck-based models. In this case, it shares its underpinnings with the full-size Toyota Tundra pickup truck. Though the market has shifted dramatically to car-based crossover utility vehicles, the … Read more

Driven: Land Rover Range Rover Velar

Land Rover’s place in the SUV market is defined by two product lines: Range Rover and Discovery. The Range Rover series represents the apex of the brand, while the Discovery line is representative of those models we typically think of as Land Rover. The Range Rover Velar is the third … Read more