116 Articles by David
Spec Racer Ford | Racing performance for around $50K

If a beer company isn't sponsoring your ride, here's a way to get into racing

Ford and performance have been synonymous since Henry put Barney Oldfield in the seat of his 999 at the beginning of the last century.

2017 Honda Accord LX | A lot of car for a little lease

There are bad ways to get under $200/month on car payments. Here's a good way, on a good car.

Buying Guide
Subaru WRX vs. Volkswagen GTI | Under-$30K fun

Subaru's WRX and Volkswagen's GTI, each with a base price of around $25K, can easily become $40K.

2018 Audi Q5 | Pricing a redesigned crossover

With its redesign of the 2018 Q5, Audi introduces a host of updates and upgrades to an already popular formula.

Buying Guide
2017 Nissan Titan PRO-4X | Build yourself a brute

With the introduction last year of Nissan's Titan XD, offering big shoulders and Cummins power, Nissan's truck team finally took something beyond a stutter step into the hearts and minds of truck buyers.

2017 Ford Fiesta ST: Discounts boost fun-for-the-money factor

Will Ford not offer the new 2018 Fiesta stateside? We can't be sure. But it's offering deals on the outgoing 2017 Fiesta ST.

Sell your own: 2006 Ford Mustang GT

As Ford's 2018 Mustang info pours in, our Detroit-based editorial team elected to 'build' their own Mustangs, using Ford's online configurator.

Two Wheels
The Dodge Demon isn't the only way to a 10-second quarter mile

Want Demonic dragstrip performance? Consider a Japanese literbike.

There's more than one way to scorch a quarter mile.

BMW 320i | Lease-deal highlight

As we settle into summer, a sizzling deal is fully appropriate to the sizzling temps. Take BMW's offer on its 320i sport sedan.

Buying Guide
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport | Affordable outlier

If you've forgotten Mitsubishi, you're not alone.

Ohio State football legal dispute tackles Honda

Honda is in play in a legal dispute initiated by former OSU great.

Buying Guide
Volkswagen Golf match play: Golf R vs. GTI

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.

Buying Guide
2017 Jeep Cherokee vs. all-new Compass

The newest Jeep is the Compass, and while classified as a compact, its size, interior room, and powertrain overlap nicely (or confusingly) with its midsize sibling, the Cherokee.

Buying Guide
Sell Your Own: 2006 Pontiac GTO

Introduced as a manned-up option for Pontiac's compact Tempest, the early GTO was 389 cubic inches of romp and stomp.

Sell your own: 2006 Hummer H3

At the time of the Hummer launch, America's economy was on the rebound, and the truck had a role in pushing Iraq out of Kuwait.

Buying Guide
Sell your own: 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL

If you're hoping to bridge the socioeconomic gap, try a pre-owned Mercedes.

Second Drive
Almost Jeffersonian | 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Second Drive

Kia gets a lot of things right in this usable PHEV.

In the science of the plug-in hybrid, there's little new.

Buying Guide
Sell your own: 2001 Honda S2000

Honda's two-place convertible is a Miata with more power or a Z4 with more attainability.

Buying Guide
Infiniti QX60 AWD vs. Mazda CX-9 Signature

Two vehicles popular for transporting kids and their stuff.

Sell your own: 2003 Lexus SC 430

Some seven years after production of the SC 430 ended, a coupe/convertible prospect has the benefit of both hindsight and nostalgia.

Buying Guide
Sell your own: 2011 BMW M3 four-door

Got $30,000? How about a pre-owned BMW M3.

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