Category: Car Reviews

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Upward Mobility

Upward Mobility

2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited LA Car gets a week behind the wheel of Toyota’s flagship sedan. The mid-life crisis has never been so plush. Certain things are signaling to me that I am getting old. Lower back pain. Rocking out to my favorite Depeche Mode jam only to find out it’s playing on K-Earth...

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Fine Art(eon)

Fine Art(eon)

Volkswagen displays its all-new Arteon at the Petersen, surrounded by high-fashion photography exhibit The Petersen Automotive Museum is a must-see stop for car lovers. It’s a celebration of not only the priceless and interesting cars on display, but also of Los Angeles’ unique role in shaping car culture since the inception of the automobile. The Pete (as...

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2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir & 1938 Y Job

2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir & 1938 Y Job

Harold Osmer takes the 2018 Buick LaCrosse Avenir for a spin Buick is doing a fine job of designing and building cars for adults. Detailed styling, construction, and execution are hallmarks of the new LaCrosse Avenir. Avenir is the top of the line for LaCrosse. Our review vehicle features dark brown leather trim work—it was...

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2018 Buick Cascada

2018 Buick Cascada

The guys rolled up with a sporty 2018 Buick recently. Cascada, they called it. Roughly translates to “waterfall” in Spanish. Actually translates to “pretty good car to have for a week” in English. The Cascada has been in Europe for several years and now in the U.S. for the past three. You might not be...

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Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

Reed Berry takes the Toyota’s 2018 RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD for real-world MPG test from LA to the Strip and back, saves money for $2.99 prime rib. For Californians such as myself, one of the most popular destinations for both business and pleasure is Las Vegas. The excitement of Vegas is only about a four-hour...

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Chevy’s Bolt EV: 10 things to know about the first long-range, affordable electric car

Chevy’s Bolt EV: 10 things to know about the first long-range, affordable electric car

It’s been almost two years since the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV yanked the mantle from the Tesla Model 3 as the first affordable long-range electric car stage. While the $35,000 version of the Model 3 finally arrived, delivery is still a pretty elusive. The Bolt EV took the electric car manufacturers by surprise. None, probably,...

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Yes I Know the Way to (Hyundai) Santa Fe

Yes I Know the Way to (Hyundai) Santa Fe

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate Hyundai continues to be a crowd pleaser with its large, stylish SUV Hyundai has come a long way over the years from their early start in 1967 in Seoul, South Korea.​ When the manufacturing powerhouse exported its Excel to American shores in 1986, it was aimed at budget-conscious consumers....

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Enclave Avenir [av.niʁ]

Enclave Avenir [av.niʁ]

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir Like most of my vehicle reviews lately, my stint with the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir begins at LAX. With a 10-hour flight behind me, and an almost two-hour trek through LA traffic in front of me, I made my way through customs and immigration, picked up my suitcase and made my...

 

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