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Lillie Champlin

Lillie Champlin is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

The logo for Dodge Ram can be seen on display at the South Florida International Auto Show in Miami Beach, Florida, in October 2006.
Trucks & SUVs

The Dodge Ram Daytona Was Manufactured With a Glaring Problem

In 2005, Dodge revived its Daytona nameplate to produce a limited-edition Dodge Ram Daytona truck. The Daytona calls to mind the stylish, sporty cars produced in decades past. These sleek, aggressively styled cars sat low to the ground, had heavy doors, and offered a spirited driving experience. Dodge’s special-edition pickups boasted head-turning Daytona looks, along …

A silver 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe is unveiled on March 19, 2008, at the New York International Auto Show.
Sedans & Coupes

This Pontiac Could Be GM’s Next Corvette or Camaro

Remember Pontiac? A General Motors brand, the Pontiac badge graced legends such as the Trans Am and GTO. It was once one of the best-selling car brands in the United States. But it couldn’t stay afloat with declining sales, market changes, the 2008 financial crisis, and the brutal restructuring at GM at the time. The …

A Porsche 911 Targa 4S vehicle is on display during the 18th Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition
Sedans & Coupes

The Base 2020 Porsche 911 Doesn’t Quite Feel Six-Figure-y

One of the most popular sports cars on the market, the Porsche 911 has timeless, distinctive styling and dynamic performance as a calling card. The 2020 model builds on that reputation with innovative improvements that remind Porsche fans that the automaker remembers its commitment to them. The 911 is offered as both a coupe and …

RV campers lined up in a parking lot
Marine & RVs

How Big of a Down Payment Do You Need to Finance an RV?

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, a recreational vehicle — also known as an RV, camper, motorhome, or travel trailer — can allow you to travel comfortably and maintain social distance from others. You eliminate the need for hotel rooms, restaurants, and restrooms on your travels with a camper. According to the RV Industry Association, 11 …

A metallic red 2019 Mazda CX-3 drives on a city street outside a storefront
Crossover & Midsize

Mazda Makes the Lightest Compact SUV on the Market

Mazda offers two SUVs in the subcompact segment. The CX-30 is slightly larger and heavier than the Mazda CX-3. But don’t count out the 2021 Mazda CX-3 just yet. It happens to be the lightest compact SUV available on the market today. Why does that matter? And what impact does the CX-3’s lighter weight have …

A dark-red 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Hybrids & Electrics

The Ford Mustang Mach-E Redefines the Muscle Car

Car enthusiasts are excited about the new Ford Mustang Mach-E. But many of them probably don’t know the Mach-E wasn’t originally a Mustang. It was going to be a wagon model of the Focus EV. But the higher-ups at Ford, fortunately, gave that some thought. If you want to get people into EVs, they need …

The Genesis G70 concept car is seen during the press preview days of the 2019 New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center in New York on April 17, 2019
Sedans & Coupes

The Biggest Problem With the Genesis G70 Is Going to Hyundai

The Genesis G70, with its upscale cabin, exciting performance, and near-perfect predicted reliability rating, is a real contender in the small luxury car segment. It packs a ton of great driver-assist features and, with a powerful V6 engine, handles as well as many luxury sports cars. The G70 also boasts excellent warranty coverage. So why …

A red 2019 Toyota Avalon drives on a foliage-lined road outside a city.
Sedans & Coupes

Why Doesn’t the Toyota Avalon Get More Respect?

When it comes to full-size sedans, the 2020 Toyota Avalon has it all. It’s spacious, boasts a load of luxury features, and handles smoothly. You also have a choice of a gas or hybrid powertrain. The reviews for the Avalon are good too. You’d think that with all it has going for it that the …

A red 2020 Ducati Monster motorcycle seen at the Ducati stand during the 41st Bangkok International Motor Show 2020.
2 Wheels

Riding the 2020 Ducati Monster 821 Is ‘Borderline Magical’

Motorcycle aficionados will tell you that when it comes to bikes you daydream about, the Ducati Monster is either at or near the top of their list. If it’s not, it should be. The 2020 Ducati Monster 821 continues the proud tradition of exceptional bikes that the line has maintained since its debut in 1993. …

A 2021 Ford F-150 Platinum in Iconic Silver stands atop a grassy cliff overlooking water and pine trees
Trucks & SUVs

You’ll Love These Little 2021 Ford F-150 Features the Most

The folks at Cars.com took a look at the latest model of one of America’s favorite pickup trucks. Like many Ford fans, the reviewers found plenty to like about the all-new 2021 F-150. But truck enthusiasts will especially love three features in particular. And during this ongoing pandemic, you might even need them. What features …

A light-blue 2021 Chevy Tahoe sits parked on a black stage.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe Is Perfect for Winter Gear

If you’re a winter sports enthusiast in the market for a full-size SUV, the 2021 Chevy Tahoe might be exactly what you’re looking for. This three-row SUV shares a platform with the Silverado 1500 and the Suburban. The Tahoe offers a comfortable ride and more than enough space to stow your luggage, skis, and snowboards. …

A gray Koenigsegg Gemera supercar is parked on a green lawn with a white tent in the background.
Sedans & Coupes

The $2M Supercar for Your Next Family Road Trip

For most of us, the terms “comfortable, practical family car” and “supercar” don’t exist in the same universe. Especially when that supercar has a nearly $2 million sticker price. Swedish sports car manufacturer Koenigsegg has produced its first-ever high-performance vehicle that seats four people. The automaker touts it as “family-friendly.” According to Koenigsegg, the Gemera …

2018 Nissan Titan XD is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Nissan Titan XD Is Taking an In-Between Approach

The team at Autotrader recently reviewed the new 2021 Nissan Titan XD. The 2021 Titan XD is unique because it’s bigger than the half-ton Titan, but it’s smaller than its three-quarter-ton heavy-duty peers. It offers heavy-duty capabilities but at a more affordable price than the HDs. What did Autotrader have to say about the Titan …

A Chevy Corvette is seen during Auto show at the LA Convention center in Los Angeles on November 18, 2015.
Sedans & Coupes

The Chevy Corvette Cracked Rims Lawsuit Fell Apart Quickly

In 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed that alleged certain Corvette Z06 and Grand Sport wheels from 2015 to the present bend, crack, and puncture tires. The lawsuit alleged the faulty wheels could result in high replacement costs for Chevy Corvette drivers. But in November 2020, the lawsuit was dismissed. What happened to prompt the …

2017 Toyota Tundra is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on February 9, 2017.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2017 Toyota Tundra Has a Few Minor Trouble Spots

If you’re looking for a good used truck, the 2017 Toyota Tundra has a lot to offer. It’s a big, capable truck with towing capabilities and off-roading chops. Does it have some trouble spots? Like any other vehicle, absolutely.  Are the Tundra’s issues enough to send you looking at other trucks? Read on to learn …

A 2021 Silver Land Rover Defender drives on rough terrain.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Is an Equal-Opportunity Performer

With traditional sedans taking a back seat to SUVs as today’s popular family vehicle, more and more segments are emerging for them. There are SUVs in all colors, sizes, and shapes ranging from simple to feature-packed. How does a discerning shopper even begin to choose? Fortunately, the folks at MotorTrend have compiled a roundup of …

A red 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium 4Motion on a paved road with mountains in the background.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Is a Formidable Family SUV

Cars.com released its annual list of the best family vehicles for 2020. Each year, the automotive website gathers input from expert on-staff reviewers and parents about the best family cars on the market for the current model year. There are many criteria — including safety, value, and versatility — to meet, so you know the …