Duke’s Drive: 2017 VW Jetta 2.0T GLI Review

Posted on August 13, 2017

Given how good the standard Jetta has become, is the extra coin for the GLI badge worth it? I hopped in a 2017 Jetta 2.0T GLI to find out.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 4×4 Review

Posted on July 31, 2017

When I tested the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, I was absolutely blown away. Moving forward a few years, has Jeep kept the magic going, or is this SRT not quite the same animal? Let's find out...

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Duke’s Drive: 2018 Chevy Equinox Premier Review

Posted on July 25, 2017

Is this Chevy SUV a decent but somewhat ordinary choice, or something worth more than just a second glance? I spent some quality time behind the wheel to find out.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT Coupe Review

Posted on July 7, 2017

Just look at it. Whether you love the bow tie or its arch-nemesis, you have to admit: this is a seriously good looking car. But besides looks, what does the 2017 Camaro 2LT have to offer?

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition Quad Cab 4×2 Review

Posted on March 20, 2017

It's not often that a pickup manages to find that sweet spot between performance and functionality like the 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition 4x2. I grabbed the keys to find out if this Ram is as compelling to drive as it looks.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 VW Touareg V6 Wolfsburg Edition Review

Posted on March 9, 2017

The 2017 VW Touareg Wolfsburg Edition looks remarkably good, comes standard with all-wheel drive, has a lovely interior and a strong engine. But how does all this play out on the road? I found out.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 VW Beetle Convertible Dune Edition Review

Posted on February 13, 2017

Arguably the most "fun for fun's sake" car ever - the VW Dune Buggy, has had a spiritual rebirth. Meet the 2017 VW Beetle Dune Convertible. When it comes to love at first drive, this VW may just have the market cornered.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Ford Escape SE Review

Posted on January 28, 2017

How well does the 2017 Ford Escape SE stack up to increasing competition? I drove it for a week to find out.

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Posted on January 25, 2017

Over the years, the Ford Fusion has developed a reputation as a surprisingly tempting alternative to German and Japanese sports sedan rivals. Can the Fusion Hybrid offer an equally compelling package? Read to find out!

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Duke’s Drive: 2016 FIAT 500C ABARTH Review

Posted on January 8, 2017

If you want a FIAT 500, there's only one option: it absolutely must be the ABARTH. Why? Read my review and find out!

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Duke’s Drive: 2017 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Review

Posted on December 27, 2016

Given how much I've enjoyed Wranglers in the past, does the tradition of excellence carry over to 2017 models? To dive into answering that question, I borrowed a brand-new 2017 Wrangler Willys Wheeler 4x4 from Jeep and got to it.

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Duke’s Drive: 2016 Dodge Durango Limited Brass Monkey Review

Posted on December 23, 2016

When I drove the 2015 Durango AWD, I was largely impressed with the combination of decent power, great looks, well-appointed interior and plentiful room. Does that same recipe result in an equally appealing dish in 2016? I borrowed this 2016 Durango Limited from Dodge for a week to find out.

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Duke’s Drive: 2016 Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn Crew Cab 4×4 Review

Posted on December 17, 2016

Over the course of ten days, I was able to thoroughly see what this Ram is made of, including a long-distance road trip to Vegas with a serious towing requirement. Does the 2016 Ram 2500 Longhorn have what it takes to be a front-runner among its rivals? Read to find out!

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Duke’s Drive: 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Edition Review

Posted on December 13, 2016

The 2016 Ford Platinum Explorer 4WD is an incredibly capable SUV that the entire family will enjoy. Inside and out, it's clear that Ford put all the effort into making a well rounded family mover that not only looks great, but has the performance and features that every family demands.

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Duke’s Drive: 2016 Ford Mustang GT California Special Review

Posted on December 12, 2016

The California Special Edition Ford Mustang GT is back, and better than ever! Ford took an already fine-tuned classic American muscle car and made it even more bad ass, and extremely unique. Grab one before they stop production again, and set yourself apart from all the other Mustangs on the road.

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