Yes, It’s Electric and It’s Misunderstood

Smart Fortwo Passion Electric Drive Cabriolet (2018)

Like a middle child, the Smart Fortwo Electric is clearly misunderstood. Why? Simply because most people are unrealistic as to the expectations of having a fully electric car. In reality, most of the daily needs can be done seamlessly by a car like the Smart Fortwo. The idea was for me to use only this car the entire week I had it and with its 57-mile range, it would be a challenge, or so I thought. Read more

A Luxury Sedan Option that is Gaining Fast!

Genesis G80 5.0 Ultimate (2018)

The all new G80 mid-sized sedan is without a doubt, the best effort yet Hyundai has made to seriously play with the luxury big boys from Japan, Germany and even the United States. This didn’t come over night, as Hyundai has previously had several luxury sedans with their 1st and 2nd generation Genesis as well as the Equus and the new G80 and G90 are the latest offerings from Hyundai’s high-end line which became a stand-alone brand in 2016. Think Lexus and Toyota. Read more

The Civic Si coupe, it’s all grown up!

Honda Civic Si Coupe (2018)

I admit, I have not driven a Honda in several years, so when I was offered the chance to drive their all-new for 2018 Honda Civic Si coupe, I said sure!

The press car that I drove was bathed in sexy bright red paint that Honda calls Rallye Red, together with the boy-racer-like rear wing, which I admit to really like, plus the blacked out 18” wheels, makes for a dramatic statement in a car. The surprises kept on coming, as I learned that it is only offered with a manual, six-speed transmission. I smiled. Read more