Category: Scott Villeneuve

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 […]

Less is More: 2015 Infiniti QX60

This spring, we tested Infiniti’s full-size SUV, the QX80. Then, in the heat of the summer, we sampled its sporty crossover, the QX70. That left us the fall to try out the Infiniti QX60. Despite what the name might suggest, the QX60 is larger than the QX70, being […]

Fitting In: 2016 Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V is an all-new market entry for Honda. It’s based on the fun and well-put-together Fit, which we drove earlier this year. The question isn’t whether or not Honda packaged the HR-V well enough to sell, but rather if the HR-V is as fun as the […]

Icon: 2015 VW Golf R

List a few iconic cars. Perhaps you thought about the Ford Mustang, the Chevrolet Corvette, or the VW Beetle. Did you consider the VW Golf? Maybe you should. Perhaps not the original hatchback, the Golf is none-the-less the progenitor of all modern hot hatches. It’s dominance paved the […]

Bold: 2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Bold. Bold is the best way that Toyota can describe the new Camry. We can’t completely disagree…in regards to its new styling. We got our first looks at the car when we were sitting at the reveal in New York last year.  Visually, we could tell the Camry […]