Archive for May, 2020

May
19
Mercedes-Benz Auto 2000

Mercedes-Benz Auto 2000 Concept

Forgotten Concepts This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.

May
18
2021 Toyota Sienna Limited

2021 Toyota Sienna Limited

Toyota’s Sienna minivan is currently one of the oldest contenders in its segment, with a basic design that dates back to the 2010 model year. That’s about to change in the near future; Toyota unveiled the all-new fourth-generation version of its long-running minivan today via an online webcast. The 2021 Toyota Sienna is redesigned from the ground up, gaining flashier styling, a topline Platinum trim level, a host of new comfort and safety features, and a standard hybrid powertrain on all models.

May
18
2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota Venza

With its new midsize crossover scheduled to arrive in showrooms in a couple months or so, and the 2020 New York Auto Show currently postponed from its original April date to the end of August, Toyota shifted plans and revealed its all-new 2021 Venza SUV via a “Spring New Product Showcase” online broadcast today.

May
15
1.6T, Test Drive: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited in Portofino Gray

2020 Infiniti QX60 Luxe2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Class: Midsize Car

Miles driven: 460

Fuel used: 14.9 gallons

May
15
1963 Pontiac Tempest

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

May
14
Healey Tickford

1952 Healey Tickford Saloon

Note: The following story was excerpted from the August 2008 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine

By Don Sikora II

Donald Healey is famous for the Austin-Healey, but he had an active life long before he teamed up with Austin. Healey flew for the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. Between the wars he was a successful rally driver and won the 1931 Monte Carlo Rallye. Later he was director of experimental design at Triumph. During World War II he worked on armored-car design.

May
13
BMW X6 xDrive40i

2020 BMW X6 xDrive40i in Mineral White Metallic (a $550 option)

2015 Audi Q52020 BMW X6 xDrive40i

Class: Premium Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 265

Fuel used: 13.2 gallons

May
12
Classic Ads Featuring the Backs of Cars

1991 Oldsmobile Toronado Troféo

What would be the the automotive equivalent of a leg man? I’m guessing it’s a wheel-and-tire guy. But whether or not your type is brunettes or redheads, you have to admit it’s always fun to admire the things we love from a new perspective.

May
11
Quick Spin: 2020 Ford Ranger Lariat Supercrew

2020 Ford Ranger Lariat SuperCrew 4×4 in Rapid Red Metallic

Quick Spin, 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription

2020 Ford Ranger Lariat SuperCrew 4×4

Class: Compact Pickup

Miles driven: 219

Fuel used: 12.4 gallons

May
08
Green Solutions

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.