Thrills Underfoot

Abundant. Big. Considerable. Hefty. Substantial. Weighty. While researching synonyms for "lead-footed" it occurred to me that being a "lead-foot" has nothing to do with the car one drives.  No matter the ride, a "lead-foot" will push said car just a little harder than the average granny.  No offense to grannies. I felt in no way... Continue Reading →

All You Need in the All-New Ford EcoSport

Needs. Wants. Your parents (if you were lucky) explained the difference between these two words to you at a young age.  Usually it was defined as a battle.  Good vs. evil.  Day vs. night.  Self-sufficient vs. in debt. Not so with the all-new Ford EcoSport.  It's everything you need and all you could want in a... Continue Reading →

Modern. Relevant. Real. The 2018 VW Tiguan

Making a splash for summer, here comes the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.  Loaded with style and class, this VW is working its way into the hearts of car lovers everywhere. This second generation Tiguan stands out in the small SUV market with its "Americanized" size (10.6 inches longer in wheel base) and storage capability (more than... Continue Reading →

Steppin’ Out With the Nissan Murano

Summer road trips lead to many new experiences.  No matter the destination, the Nissan Murano arrives in style with performance and a spacious interior fit for all types of fun. Cruising the streets of my town I found myself right at home, literally, in the Nissan Murano.  Seeing Muranos driving around western Kentucky, namely Paducah, I... Continue Reading →

All-New 2018 Chevy Traverse Joins the Pack

The full-size crossover SUV segment has a newly re-designed pack member in the Chevrolet Traverse. With a starting price of less than $30,000 it is being noticed by those seeking roomy comfort for humans and all their "stuff".  An overall five-star safety rating and seating for seven/eight via three rows anchors it as a strong... Continue Reading →

Alfas Galore…and More

There's no denying its prom season.  Limousines, tuxedos, beautiful dresses, flowers, dinners out and dancing 'til dawn. Alfa Romeo displayed all its finery in prime prom style at the inaugural 2018 meeting of the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).  MAMA Secretary, Kelly Enright, outdid herself with beautiful tables and centerpieces complete with information about the... Continue Reading →

The Bullitt Goes to Washington

The original 1968 Bullitt Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the police drama "Bullitt" makes its way to Washington next week. Much like Jimmy Stewart in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington", Sean Kiernan's treasure has the potential to bring people who wouldn't normally be "car people" to their knees on the National Mall next week... Continue Reading →

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