Category: Scott Villeneuve

Quick Spin: 2016 Toyota TRD Pro

Welcome to the first of a new series. We call them Quick Spins. The Toyota Tundra we drove last, in 2014, represented the mid-cycle refresh of the second generation Tundra. Still in its second generation, Toyota has dialed the Tundra’s off-road capabilities up to 11 with the 2016 […]

4DSC? 2016 Nissan Maxima

The Nissan Maxima is the company’s flagship sedan. Touted as a Four Door Sports Car, or 4DSC, the eight generation Maxima was unveiled at the 2015 NYIAS. Nissan has thoroughly redesigned the exterior be in line with the design language first seen on the new Murano. The radical […]

NYIAS 2016: Day 2

Day 2 of the NYIAS has drawn to a close. Tomorrow, after dealer previews and some rearranging, the Javits Center will open to the public. Before you attend, here’s more noteworthy debuts straight from the floor. We’re on our way home to rest up for Easter weekend. Stay […]

NYIAS 2016: Day 1

It’s sunny and 70 degrees here in New York. But no matter how nice it is outside, thousands of journalists have packed into the Jacob Javits Center to see what the auto industry has to offer. Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show has come to […]

Survivor: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road

Trucks have always been rugged. Regardless of whether they’re mid-size, full-size, or larger, trucks are the workhorses that many rely on. But trucks have become increasingly more domesticated. Lightweight construction and new drivetrain technologies have made them more efficient, new suspension systems have made them more compliant, and […]

NAIAS 2016 Day 1: The Reveals

After a tumultuous travel day for many attendees, the 2016 North American International Auto Show could have gotten off to a slow start. Despite the frigid morning temperatures, things got heated inside the COBO Center. Here’s our favorite five from Day 1. BMW M2 BMW wowed today with […]