Mercedes adds AMG fix to new GLE43 SUV

Mercedes adds AMG fix to new GLE43 SUV

A special new model, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE43 AMG, was the SUV of choice for my annual Memorial weekend circle drive to Wray and Sterling and back to our Front Range home, which was in Denver for many years and…

V90 wagon completes Volvo flagship line

V90 wagon completes Volvo flagship line

Following the splash of the Volvo S90, my selection for Car of the Year at the Denver Auto Show, along comes the wagon version – the 2017 V90 Cross Country T6 all-wheel-drive model. Like the S90, the big V90 performs…

Hellcat quick to quieter ground

Hellcat quick to quieter ground

Showing up in my neighborhood recently was Dodge’s Hellcat, America’s most powerful muscle car. The 2017 Challenger SRT Hellcat coupe, which performs with 707 horsepower, highlighted the weekend. Seeking a relatively quiet roadway for the ‘Cat, Jan and I drove…

1st turbo adds kick to larger Honda CR-V

1st turbo adds kick to larger Honda CR-V

As well-mannered as ever, the 2017 Honda CR-V has grown a bit and, for the first time, has embraced a turbocharged power source. A bigger stance and wraparound grille/headlights assembly lends a more aggressive look to the new CR-V. The…

Miata turns racy with RF edition

Miata turns racy with RF edition

Recently off the assembly line in Hiroshima, Japan, the RF launch edition of the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata hit town recently. It’s like no other Miata. Only 1,000 were built for the U.S., and all are sold. Finished in machine…