Astrid Waters

Astrid Waters is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

Workers inspect the 2011 Dodge Avenger at Chrysler Group's production plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Sedans & Coupes

The Dodge Challenger and Charger Had a Short-Lived Cousin

Dodge began as a simple parts supplier in Michigan, but it wasn’t long before the brother-owned company began producing whole vehicles of its own. Now, it’s unlikely that you could take a simple drive to the grocery store without running into one of its iconic releases — be it the Durango, Challenger, or Charger. The …

A green 2020 Subaru Forester compact crossover SUV travels on a two-lane highway past foliage and a canal
Crossover & Midsize

The Subaru Forester Forces You to Get This Feature

The Gunma Yajima plant in Japan has been manufacturing the Subaru Forester compact SUV since 1997. The model’s immense popularity has led to expanded production and distribution around the world. Consumers appreciate the SUV’s comfortable seating, safety features, and cargo space. Now in its fifth generation, the Subaru Forester continually adds better features and earns …

A gray 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave traveling on a two-lane highway in a mountainous desert
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Already Has a Dangerous Highway Problem

Cars are indisputably complex. As they age and wear, problems and subsequent recalls arise. Still, with an intimidating name like “Gladiator,” a reliable brand like Jeep, and (most important) a 2020 release year, buyers were expecting more from this pickup truck.  Though the 2020 Jeep Gladiator initially garnered praise, including North American Truck of the …

A2021 Jaguar F-Pace luxury compact SUV's tan cockpit
Crossover & Midsize

Shut Out the Outside World in the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace

When British luxury brand Jaguar began producing SUVs in 2015, some fans were wary. Accustomed to the automaker’s flashy sports cars, they feared the utility vehicle would bring a clunky body at a high price.  Now in its sixth year, the Jaguar F-Pace has proven the skeptics wrong. The 2021 model features a full face-lift …

A white 2012 Buick Enclave luxury crossover SUV stopped on a city street
Crossover & Midsize

Avoid a Used 2012 Buick Enclave at All Costs

Everyone loves a good deal, and a reliable vehicle like the Buick Enclave could be a tempting find on the used market. These midsize crossovers have been transporting drivers from point A to point B since 2007, making them a familiar sight on the road and a popular choice for a luxury SUV. Still, if …

Logo of Rolls Royce car, owned by BMW, is pictured outdoors
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Does BMW Own Rolls-Royce?

Many car enthusiasts stay fiercely loyal to their favorite brands, but this doesn’t always mean supporting the same corporation for life. When faced with budget cuts, production restrictions, or licensing deals offering hundreds of millions of dollars, many groups choose to sell lines of iconic cars to another company. These sales can bring innovation and revitalization …

A 2021 Toyota Mirai Limited in Oxygen White traveling on asphalt with a mountain backdrop
Sedans & Coupes

Can You Drink a 2021 Toyota Mirai’s Expelled Water?

When most people hear the words “car accident,” they visualize crumpled metal, broken glass, and tow trucks. No sane person would think of a car wetting itself. At least, not until recently.  The Toyota Mirai runs on hydrogen, a newer innovation in eco-friendly vehicles. Their only byproduct is water. The technology and design are undoubtedly …

A Ford F-450 Crew Cab 4x4 in Star White Metallic Tinted Clearcoat with FX4 Off-Road Package and available equipment towing a large trailer on the highway
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Ford F-450 Platinum Is More Than a Big Performer

A truck‘s style is not typically a huge factor of consideration for the average consumer. Often, the most important thing about a truck looks-wise is how much dirt and dings it can withstand while still getting the job done. Still, one of the latest releases from Ford has already shown that a bit of glamour …

The Genesis G70, named Motor Trend Car of the Year, is shown at the auto trade show, AutoMobility LA, at the Los Angeles Convention Center
Sedans & Coupes

1 of the Best Parts of the 2021 Genesis G70 Is That It’s Insanely Cool

The name “Genesis” has become synonymous with luxury performance and design. With global dominance in the market, it’s hard to believe that the brand only became an independent marque in 2015. While it initially faced challenges gaining consumers’ attention and trust, car fans now eagerly await the release of each year’s Genesis G70 model. With available 365 hp and …

A staff member demonstrates a 2021 Jeep Gladiator at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Has No Business Being So Expensive

Life-long Jeep fans are always eager to see and support the latest releases from their favorite brand. For those consumers who also love trucks, the Jeep Gladiator is the best of both worlds. The company kept the iconic shape and open-air style of the classic Jeep, while equipping it with the flatbed and strength of a traditional …