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Sam Philbrook

Sam Philbrook is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

BMW M8 Coupe parked on the track
Sedans & Coupes

Don’t Expect the BMW M8 Coupe or Convertible Anytime Soon

Fans of BMW‘s luxury vehicles have already experienced disappointment about the 2021 models. First of all, the 2021 BMW Alpina XB7 has already sold out. There’s always the pre-owned market, but if you were waiting for a 2021 vehicle to be used then it’s unlikely you wanted to buy it this year. But cars selling out is an …

The KIA Telluride is seen at the 2020 New England Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Crossover & Midsize

The Kia Telluride Is Quite Literally Too Popular

The 2020 Kia Telluride came out of nowhere to smash expectations, even winning the Motor Trend SUV of the Year award and the World Car of the Year award. Kia has historically produced reliable vehicles at affordable prices, but the success of the Telluride has surprised even the Korean manufacturer. Struggling to keep up with …

The Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado Is the Cheapest Truck in America

For the past few years, the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier have been neck and neck. Customers who wanted a truck at an entry-level price basically had two options at the price point. But compared to the stability of the Chevy Colorado, Nissan is wading into uncharted territory with the 2020 and 2021 Frontier, and …

The world premiere of the Acura ZDX is unveiled at the New York International Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

What Happened to the Short-Lived Acura ZDX?

Acura’s fans have no doubt noticed an egg-shaped hole in the market over the past seven years as the company finally pulled the plug on its ZDX model in 2013. It boasted typical comfort and performance for an Acura vehicle, and it certainly had its fans. But the upsides of the ZDX just weren’t enough …

The new Lincoln Aviator is unveiled during the Lincoln Motors press conference on display in Los Angeles, California on November 28, 2018 at Automobility LA
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Common Lincoln Aviator Problems to Deal With

After 15 long years, the Lincoln Aviator is back. The new 2020 Aviator is turning heads, even if it’s flying under the radar at the same time. Unfortunately, it’s also been the target of some pointed criticism, leading potential consumers to worry about its reliability. With three recalls already on the books, it may be …

2019 Kia Sorento SXL is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

When Can We Expect the Redesigned 2021 Kia Sorento?

Although there’s no official date for its U.S. release, the 2021 Kia Sorento made a splash in the European market this March. Following up on the release of the Kia Telluride, the 2021 Sorento features some of the Telluride’s build design while building a whole new name for itself. At a predicted $28,000 or so, …

The Lexus LX on display at the New York International Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid the 2020 Lexus LX If You Want a Luxury SUV With 3 Rows

Although “three-row luxury SUV” seems like a narrow slice of the auto market, Lexus has dominated it since the release of their first Lexus RX back in 1998. Rolling out a high-quality vehicle with a great reputation helped Lexus corner the market on SUVs for consumers willing to spend up a little bit while remaining …

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV crossover plug-in hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Mitsubishi Outlander?

Technically, the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander is an award-winning car. Kelley Blue Book awarded it the 5-Year Cost to Own honor for 2020, and reliably keeping a car on the road at a reasonable cost is more important than ever. But a low cost doesn’t necessarily mean a car is a good value, and critics have …