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From open-wheel racecars to specialty off-road vehicles, George Kennedy has driven it all. A career automotive journalist, George has been a producer and senior writer at WheelsTV, an associate editor... (More)

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2014 Infiniti Q60 Test Drive Review Don’t look now, but the luxury coupe is a dying breed. Once the staple of the American Road, it is hard to imagine a brand like Lincoln or Chrysler without luxurious, powerful coupes. But there are a ...
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2015 Hyundai Genesis Test Drive Review Have you ever seen a sports or action movie in which the protagonist makes a first attempt at a goal early in the movie, fails, then embarks on a training montage, only to succeed in the end? The less...
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2014 Toyota 4Runner Test Drive Review It's a marvel that traditional body-on-frame SUVs continue to exist in the modern marketplace. With the explosion of the crossover market, buyers have eschewed traditional SUVs for car-based crossover...
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2014 Kia Soul Test Drive Review A car does not always have to be a V12-powered exotic supercar to make a statement. Take the Kia Soul, for example—it's hard to think of another vehicle whose purpose is to be a fuel-efficient, daily-...
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2014 Toyota Tundra Test Drive Review How does one "eat crow"? I’m not quite sure, but after spending a week with the Toyota Tundra, I must officially change my stance on Toyota’s full-size pickup and put it right up with the Big Three's ...
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2014 Ford Fiesta Test Drive Review If more subcompacts were like the Ford Fiesta, more buyers might actually want to own city cars. I have not always felt this way about the diminutive Ford runabout, but with its 2014 mid-life refresh,...
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2014 Toyota Prius C Test Drive Review The Toyota Prius family is growing. The iconic hybrid has been so successful Toyota has seen fit to expand the Prius into a multi-vehicle sub-brand. It still lives under the Toyota name, but has expan...
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2014 BMW X5 Test Drive Review With vehicles like the X6, 5 Series GT and 6 Series Gran Coupe, BMW seems bent on breaking traditional notions of vehicle classes. Sport Activity Coupes, 4-door coupes and performance crossovers might...
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2014 Toyota Highlander Test Drive Review The crossover has come a long way. Sure, that sounds like a tired trope, but when you are in the market for such a ubiquitous family vehicle, you should probably be used to over-done terms like “In a ...
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2014 Dodge Charger Test Drive Review Oh, to be the King of Hazzard County. I’d say Duke, but driving around in a 2014 Dodge Charger SXT feels that much better. Though not quite as powerful as the V8-powered R/T and SRT variants, this big...
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2014 Infiniti Q50 Test Drive Review What’s in a name? If you are employed in Infiniti’s marketing department, that question has been a source of frustration and ire as of late. The Japanese luxury brand has renamed its entire lineup for...
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2014 Subaru Forester Test Drive Review If you live in New England, Colorado or the Pacific Northwest, Subarus are common sights. Here in Massachusetts, they frequently line the frost-heaved and salt-worn streets. Subaru has focused on the ...
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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Test Drive Review If you own a pickup truck, you know it gets used for far more than hauling loads and general work duty. It is also the family wagon, camping support vehicle and the ride that everyone can rely on no m...
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2014 Volkswagen Passat Test Drive Review One of the most important aspects of going to a high-school reunion is what to wear. You want to dress up but not too much, so as to send the right message. Go in a suit, and people will think you’re ...
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2014 Toyota Corolla Test Drive Review Certain vehicle segments define themselves by hyperbole in a particular metric. Performance cars are measured in horsepower and 0-60 times, pickup trucks are vetted on towing and hauling capabilities,...
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2014 BMW 4 Series Test Drive Review The 3 Series Coupe is dead. Long live the 3 Series Coupe. BMW’s compact luxury 2-door was the thing that enthusiasts lusted for, pinching pennies for the chance to pick one up in the classifieds. Sur...
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2013 Chrysler 200 Test Drive Review The Chrysler 200 is in no risk of going down in the pantheon of “Greatest Cars of All Time.” In fact, it was one of the striking symbols of a low point for the American automaker. But few cars have ma...
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2014 Kia Forte Test Drive Review Kia has come a long way. For the majority of its 20-plus-year presence in the North American market, the Korean automaker moved vehicles under a bargain-basement approach, dealing no-frills rides at c...
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2014 Lexus ES 350 Test Drive Review Although in the North American market since 1989, Lexus came to be the pillar of reliability and comfort that it is now in the mid-1990s. A first-generation Lexus ES 300 did not have the performance p...
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