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…

Gogoro 2 Smartscooter – Updated to practically fit your lifestyle

The Gogoro Smartscooter has been updated. The Gogoro 2 and Gogoro 2 Plus are completely redesigned, with a new second generation motor and powertrain that delivers the same amount of electrical power (6.4kW), but with more emphasis on smoother torque and more control. Last year I had the opportunity to try out the Gogoro 1…

Suzuki SX-4 Crossover review – The nimble soft-roader adventurer

Who remembers the 1st generation Suzuki SX-4? Well, I am sure some of you do remember the brand. It has been since 2012 since Suzuki left the U.S. automarket and Suzuki is still alive and well and churning out new models overseas. Take this 2nd generation Suzuki SX-4, which now adds the Crossover (Taiwan market)…