2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: Subaru Who?

Take a perfectly good Volkswagen Golf Wagon, add 4Motion All-Wheel Drive, raise the suspension for improved ground clearance, add interior lifestyle goodies and what do you have? The 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. There are many good things about the on…

2016 VW e-Golf

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf 4-Door SEL Premium Review & Road Test

The Hybrid Slayer? Maybe. The Volkswagen e-Golf was first introduced by VW in 2015; I had the 2016 SEL Premium model. The e-Golf comes in only two models and both basically come as equipped by Volkswagen – the SE priced…

2017 BMW M2

First Driving Impressions of the 2017 BMW M2 by Bill Auberlen

Recently people have been asking me about my driving impression on the new BMW M2. Last week I was able to put a little over 700 miles on the famed Laguna Seca Raceway in the 2 series rocket. As an…

2015 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line

2015 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Review & Road Test

Perhaps one of the most iconic cars ever – the Volkswagen Beetle. The 2015 Beetle I drove was wrapped in a tornado red exterior and came with the R-Line® trim package which includes the lightening quick 2.0L TSI® DOHC 16-valve…

2015 Nissan Maxima SR

2016 Nissan Maxima SR Review

When Nissan set out to put together the 8th generation Maxima in 2009, they weren’t looking to copy what was already out there in the large luxury sport sedan market. Instead, Nissan shrank the size of the Maxima a bit…

2015 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door Review

So when I backed out of my driveway in the 2015 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4 door, I couldn’t help but want to race through the streets of Eastern Europe with a trunk full of stolen gold (of course I…

Openbay.com Auto Repair

Openbay and their auto repair service app. Yes please!

I've been a car guy my entire life. If I had a dollar for every time one of my friends or acquaintances asked me about car repairs, I'd be a very rich man!  "Can you recommend a good mechanic?" "Am…

2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2014 Ford Fusion Energi Hybrid Titanium Car Review

I was happy to see "Big Blue" dropped off for review this week. The Ford Fusion has been towards the top of my list of vehicles to spend time in, since having rented its European cousin, the Mondeo, for a…