Archive for July, 2017
Miles driven: 321
Fuel used: 13.5 gallons
With the massive shift in consumer preferences to compact and midsize SUVs, the traditional midsize sedan isn’t quite the sales juggernaut that it was just a few years ago, but that doesn’t mean that manufacturers are abandoning the category. A redesigned, dynamically styled 2018 Toyota Camry is arriving in dealerships right now, Honda just unveiled an all-new Accord for 2018, and we just had our first test drive of the significantly refreshed 2018 Hyundai Sonata.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Toyota Camry XLE for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
There’s no question that Packard is out of business, but there is some disagreement as to when the company really wrapped things up. Though the Packard brand officially died after 1958, some purists consider 1956 to be the marque’s final year, as that was the last time the automaker built its own cars based on its own designs and technology.
When it goes on sale late this year, the redesigned 2018 Honda Accord may well represent the model’s most radical redo in its storied 40-year history.