Nov
17
2020 Lexus GX 460 Premium

2020 Lexus GX 460 Premium in Atomic Silver

Quick Spin, Consumer Guide Automotive

2020 Lexus GX 460 Premium

Class: Premium Midsize SUV

Miles driven: 333

Fuel used: 19.6 gallons

Nov
16
Forgotten Concept: Mazda MX-03

Mazda MX-03 Concept

Forgotten Concepts, 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.

Nov
13
Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring

2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring in Soul Red Crystal (a $595 option)

2015 Audi Q52020 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Grand Touring

Class: Sporty/Performance Car

Miles driven: 276

Fuel used: 8.8 gallons

Nov
13
2022 Hyundai Tucson

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.

Nov
12
First Spin: 2021 Lexus IS

2021 Lexus IS 300 AWD in “Grecian Water” blue

Consumer Guide Automotive

The 2021 Lexus IS is a case study in how the new-vehicle market’s shift to SUVs has affected the way automakers allocate their product-development dollars. Now that the average shopper in both the mainstream-brand and luxury-brand segments is more likely to choose a crossover SUV instead of a traditional passenger car, it’s not surprising that automakers are focusing the bulk of their resources on SUVs. Though many traditional-car offerings still sell in respectable numbers, they are no longer at the forefront of their respective product lineups.

Nov
11
Automotive Aerodynamics

1932 Rockne

Instead of fumbling with task of explaining the concept of aerodynamics myself, I will simply lift some copy from the Porsche 924 ad seen below. Per Porsche:

Nov
10
2020 Aston Martin Vantage

2020 Aston Martin Vantage Coupe in China Grey

Consumer Guide Test Drive

2020 Aston Martin Vantage Coupe

ClassPremium Sporty/Performance Car

Miles driven: 254

Fuel used: 15.1 gallons

Nov
09
Tremor

2020 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 4×4 Crew Cab in Velocity Blue

2015 Audi Q52020 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 4×4 Crew Cab with Tremor Off-Road Package

Class: Large Pickup Truck

Miles Driven: 619

Fuel Used: 50.5 gallons

Nov
06
AutoPacific, California EV Mandate

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.

Nov
06
GMC Cannonball

1960 GMC DFRW 860 “Cannonball”

I’m not really into old commercial trucks. Not because old trucks aren’t cool, it’s just that the whole car thing fills my time pretty completely. I get the truck thing though, and certainly appreciate a vintage big rig whenever I come across one.

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