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Jordon Shultz

Pontiac Aztek
Crossover & Midsize

Beneath the Cladding, Pontiac Aztek is a Hidden Gem

For years, the Pontiac Aztek has been the butt of many jokes in the automotive press. Often recognized as a top contender for the “ugliest car award,” General Motors is unceremoniously credited with creating the eyesore of the new millennium. With exterior styling resembling a Toyota Prius on PEDs, the Aztek donned a face that …

The “Sweedest” Sleeper SUV You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s true—every car enthusiast has a favorite sleeper car or sleeper SUV.  The arrest-me-red Chevrolet Camaros and grabber blue Ford Mustangs may bring in the hardware at car shows, but their reputation certainly precedes them. They’re not particularly rare, unique, or unsuspecting. Their aggressive styling oozes the aura of speed and performance. Everybody knows these …

Cars

The Pontiac GTO Was an Australian Anomaly

By the time the Pontiac GTO arrived stateside in 2004, the Holden Monaro was already a long-standing legend from the land down under. Though Pontiac’s tribal arrowhead badge replaced the Holden lion, the GTO remained largely unchanged from the popular Monaro. The two cars shared the same world-class chassis and upscale interior styling that were …

blue example of this sedan in the city
Autos

2020 Hyundai Sonata N Line will Bring Performance to the Forefront

Since its introduction, the Hyundai Sonata has been a fierce competitor in the midsize sedan market. Known for its styling, reliability, and affordable MSRP, the new eighth generation Sonata now more than ever is giving the folks over at Toyota and Honda a valid reason to look over their shoulder. Once grouped with the Camry, …

red Ford Focus car
Autos

2020 Ford Focus ST will be European Exclusive Sport Wagon

Ford Motor Company is back at its dirty tactics—breaking hearts and playing favorites. It may have been more than three decades ago, but yes, we’re still jealous of the Sierra RS Cosworth that never made it to our shores. With each new model debut, it’s becoming increasingly more apparent that Ford of Europe has always …

orange Ford Mustang
Autos

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package Will Receive Heart Transplant From the Focus RS

Throughout automotive history, pony cars and V8 engines have been a synonymous pairing for enthusiasts. The mere mention of fitting America’s most popular performance cars with another powertrain was met with ridicule and laughter. Sure, V6 powered Ford Mustangs and Chevrolet Camaros have been available for decades. But for the most part, owners who purchased …

GMC Syclone
Trucks & SUVs

GMC Syclone Returns With a Twist

After a 28-year absence, the world’s most iconic sport truck is making its return to the GMC lineup. The Syclone, produced last in 1991, will be available to order at GMC dealerships once again with a limited production run of only 100 models. The new Syclone is a collaborative effort between General Motors and Special …

1987 Chevrolet Celebrity Eurosport VR
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Wagon Wednesday: Chevrolet Celebrity Eurosport VR was a Prelude to Sport Wagons in the U.S. Market

By 1987, station wagons had been relegated to merely an afterthought in the United States. The Big Three had changed course, and minivan sales were booming with the Dodge Caravan, Chevy Astro, and Ford Windstar leading the charge. With wagon interest waning, another run-of-the-mill rollout from the Big Three wouldn’t suddenly turn the tides this …

2019 Buick Regal GS
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Top Sport Sedans for Less Than $40,000

The sport sedan segment may be categorized as a dying breed, but the few affordable options that remain provide more bang for your buck than ever before. While the field continues to shrink, there are still some bargains to be found in the market. Here are two of our favorites. 2019 Kia Stinger GT Starting …