Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review – A familiar nameplate totally transformed

Mitsubishi’s original Eclipse as many of us remember it by was a sporty coupe/hatchback that was fun to drive. The earlier generation Eclipses even had all wheel drive and turbos, plus convertible variants, but in 2012 Mitsubishi decided put the Eclipse out in the pasture as popularity declined, sales waned, and its corporate financial woes…

BMW 330e plug-in hybrid review – Performance for a bright future

These days electrification is proliferating to all modes of transportation. The future of the automobile seems to be going towards electrification with countries pressing for requirements and regulations to phase out fossil fuels. Hybrids and all electric automobiles are becoming more common even with brands you’d never associate an electric or hybrid car with. The…

Luxgen U5 review – The all around tech savvy compact crossover

Luxgen has been on a roll, taking advantage of the ever growing crossover segment. First with the U6 crossover, which competes with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, and now Luxgen joins in on the compact crossover segment with the release of the new U5. The Luxgen U5 competes with the likes of the Honda…

Mitsubishi Grand Lancer review – The evolution of an old timer

The decades old Lancer has finally been put out in the pasture. All around the world, the 2017 model year is the last year for the long running Japanese nameplate, including in the United States. However is the Lancer gone? Nope, in Taiwan, the Lancer name lives on and the car has been redesigned and…

Mitsubishi Colt Plus review – The camel receives a dynamic oriented facelift

The freshened up Mitsubishi Colt Plus was unveiled on June 22, 2017. New for the 2018 model year is the revised exterior along with new tech and safety features. The Colt Plus now has Mitsubishi’s dynamic shield styling front end, while the rear tail lights get the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV style light bar and LED…

2017 Mazda 2 review – The fun little subcompact

The 3rd generation Mazda 2 (Sold in the U.S. from 2010-2014) was very underrated when compared to the competition in the crowded subcompact arena. The Mazda 2 was a great little car that was fun to drive and somewhat stylish. With the 4th generation Mazda 2, Mazda redesigned the skin inside and out, but there…