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2021 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Though it’s among the runners-up for pure driving pleasure, the 2021 Infiniti Q50 can satisfy almost anyone who enjoys driving for its own sake.  Most of those enthusiasts likely would concede that the best vehicles for their... Continue Reading →

2021 Lexus LS 500: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Musing for a description of the 2021 Lexus LS 500 luxury sedan, a Sherpa fleece blanket comes to mind. It’s cozy comfortable and bereft of objectionable traits. Introduced in 1989, the LS commands the top tier of... Continue Reading →

Coupe Love Affair with the 2020 Lexus RC F

by Jason Fogelson Looking back on my history of car ownership, I realize I have ping-ponged between trucks/SUVs and coupes. I’ve owned very few sedans, and I haven’t kept them for long. I’m definitely in touch with why I love trucks... Continue Reading →

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer In American slang, “86” means to get rid of, cancel, eject or bury something. In the Japanese automobile industry, 86 is the name of a nimble Toyota sports car that is actually built by Subaru. The joint... Continue Reading →

2020 Toyota Prius is the Proto-Hybrid

by Jason Fogelson As the automotive industry does its best to catch up, the 2020 Toyota Prius posts incremental improvements and additions. Prius has been the poster child for hybrid cars for over 20 years now, a beacon that identifies... Continue Reading →

2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Anyone who thinks that the sales-surging crossover sport utility vehicles have ripped the wheels off hatchbacks should take a look at the 2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring. Though hatchbacks, as well as station wagons, have been... Continue Reading →

Twelfth Time’s the Charm: Driving the 2020 Toyota Corolla

by Jason Fogelson I’ve never owned a Toyota Corolla. I don’t know how I have avoided it, because I have owned at least five of the other top 10 best-selling vehicles of all time. Corolla has been manufactured over 12... Continue Reading →

Hoopla for the Supra

by Jason Fogelson Ever since the Supra made its debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this January, I’ve been itching to get a drive. I waited (sort of) patiently, bugging my local Toyota reps every... Continue Reading →

2020 Toyota Camry TRD V6: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Though the sport oriented 2020 Toyota Camry TRD is distinct from its more expensive Avalon TRD sibling, you could argue that the two sedans actually are fraternal twins. Both have been massaged by the Toyota Racing... Continue Reading →

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