Ford Bronco Sport lead-in for bruiser

Ford Bronco Sport lead-in for bruiser

The recently arrived 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, somewhat surprisingly, felt comfortably refined in its week in my possession. On sale for three or four months, it does battle with the Jeep Cherokee and Compass and others, leaving the bigger Bronco,…

VW’s ID.4 Electric worthy challenger

VW’s ID.4 Electric worthy challenger

The small, smooth ID.4, the one that temporarily put the “t” in Volkswagen, is no joke. It is a well-designed, fully electric SUV crossover that VW expects will emphasize the brand’s focus on electrification. The ID.4, along with another recently…

Big AMG Mercedes tests twists of Rist

Big AMG Mercedes tests twists of Rist

The twists of Rist provided a delightful start to Christmas week 2020 for Jan and me aboard the 2021 Mercedes AMG GLS63 sport ute. This big full-sized beauty belies its size in  driving the narrow, curvy roads of Rist Canyon…

Honda toughens Ridgeline look

Honda toughens Ridgeline look

Honda for the 2021 model year has toughened the look of its Ridgeline compact pickup, long noted for excellent ride quality. Tired of hearing little praise for the Ridgeline’s other characteristics, Honda execs ordered a redesign of the front, from…