Category: Car Reviews

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Review: 2020 Cadillac XT4 FWD Sport

Review: 2020 Cadillac XT4 FWD Sport

With the CUV market exploding in the U.S., how does the Cadillac XT4 set itself apart? Reviewing cars in the time of COVID-19 is a double-edged sword. On the positive side, veritably empty freeways make for stress-free cruising. On the other hand, there are very few destinations that are still open. Enter my latest loaner,...

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2020 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition XT

2020 Subaru Outback Onyx Edition XT

The 2020 Outback Onyx Edition XT has plenty of power and capability, but are the pros enough to outweigh the cons? Check out Mirinda Osmer’s video review of the Outback Onyx on our YouTube Channel. You’ve seen Subaru Outbacks before. They’ve been around since 1994. Our 2020 Onyx Edition XT represents the sixth generation and...

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Review: 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Sedan

Review: 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Sedan

The 2020 Corolla Hybrid hits the road sporting a smart, small sedan body paired with the extremely efficient Prius drivetrain. … Check out our video review here  … So you’re in the market for a small car? A hybrid, you say? Thankfully, there are choices that don’t spell themselves “Prius” out there these days. Take the all-new...

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2020 Kia Forte GT – An Affordable Bargain

2020 Kia Forte GT – An Affordable Bargain

With crossovers and SUVs taking over the market with wildly varying prices, affordable sedans seem to be a thing of the past. However, the 2020 Kia Forte GT looks to give buyers an affordable option without sacrificing quality. Kia’s third generation Forte is a welcome surprise for us at LACar. Our GT test version features...

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2020 Toyota GR Supra – Return of the Dragon

2020 Toyota GR Supra – Return of the Dragon

LA CAR gets an e-ticket ride with the latest incarnation of the legendary Toyota Supra thanks to mandatory quarantine and empty freeways. Verdict: It’s a veritable street fighter on wheels. I was very excited to have a week in the 2020 Toyota GR Supra. I took delivery of the press car three days after L.A. County...

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2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury AWD

2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury AWD

LA Car reviews the XT6, Cadillac’s entrant in the red-hot three-row crossover market. I recall quite vividly the day one of my former bosses rolled up into the parking lot with a Sailfin blue and silver Toyota Sienna almost 20 years ago. Being a stupid 20-something who felt sufficiently close to my manager, I felt...

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A Bentley For Bond

A Bentley For Bond

Ian Fleming in developing a dashing, suave leading character for his Casino Royale novel turned to the Bentley Continental for influence. Fleming himself owned a 1953 Continental, a motorcar awash in style. The clean, sensible design of the Mid-Century Modern movement is reflected in the Bentley. And, the solid principles of the car are also...

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Dadcar gets Ripped: 2020 TRD Avalon

Dadcar gets Ripped: 2020 TRD Avalon

The  Toyota Avalon goes to automotive crossfit and gets shredded. LACar takes the wheel for a week to see how the TRD treatment suits Toyota’s biggest sedan. Photos courtesy of Toyota  You’ve heard of the term “dadbod,” right? Soft from years of neglect, covered up in loose-fitting sweaters this is the type of body perfect...

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A Work Of Art Found On Many Wishlists

A Work Of Art Found On Many Wishlists

We explore the Bentley Continental GT First Edition, and the chances of Santa bringing us one anytime soon. Even if we’ve been nice – mostly – we are assuming this gift will arrive late… Santa will take a joyride. Ian Fleming in developing a dashing, suave leading character for his Casino Royale novel turned to...

 

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