94 car reviews, from $19k to $134k

94 car reviews, from $19k to $134k

Of the 94 new cars and trucks I drove and reviewed during 2019, the lowest-priced was the Nissan Versa, with a sticker of $19,140. Others of the 10 low-enders were the Nissan Kicks $23,500; Volkswagen Beetle $23,940; Volkswagen Jetta $25,265;…

Volkswagen Atlas makes ‘4-way stop’

Volkswagen Atlas makes ‘4-way stop’

At last, Atlas in four-wheel-drive configuration has been sent my way by Volkswagen. Atlas is VW’s new midsize crossover which has attracted interest for its spacious, three-row interior. I’ve kidded Volkswagen for sending me in April 2018 an Atlas of…

Chevy challenges with inline-6 diesel

Chevy challenges with inline-6 diesel

Regarding the light-duty turbodiesels for half-ton pickups, I’ve now driven the Big Three – Chevy, Ford and Ram. They’re powered by 3.0-liter, turbocharged engines; the Chevy an inline-6-cylinder, the Ford and Ram with V-6s. A relatively short drive to Fort…

Elway dealerships’ Christmas party

Elway dealerships’ Christmas party

My occasional contacts in recent years with John Elway and his dealerships have been based mostly on automotive news, of course. That tie continued on a Saturday night when Jan and I drove into Denver to the Sheraton Hotel downtown…