Car Reviews


Test Drive: 2011 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium

Note, the following review was originally written May 5, 2011. I didn’t actually set out to drive a Subaru today. No, I started out with the intention of driving the new Buick Regal Turbo with the 6-speed manual transmission. Since I am one who likes fast sedans, I wanted to […]


Test-drive: 2011 Volvo C30

Note: This review was originally published on February 24, 2011 on my original WordPress blog. I spent nearly 4 years working for Volvo in the latter part of this past decade, including a stint in Parts and Logistics at the corporate headquarters in Rockleigh, NJ. One of the biggest perks […]


Test-Drive: 2011 Mazda 2

Note: This review was originally published on September 24, 2010 on my original WordPress blog. Back in early spring of 2002, while I was still in college, I test drove a Mazda Protégé ES. The idea was to determine if Mazda’s then-new “Zoom-Zoom” marketing campaign was really representative of the […]


Test-Drive: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Note: This review was originally published on August 14, 2010. I’ve always been a bit of a sucker for a sporty wagon. A lot of people turn their noses up at the stodgy reputation of the family station wagon, and there are certainly plenty of cars deserving of that rebuke. […]