Jim Prueter

2021 VW Atlas SEL — A formidable family friendly 3-row SUV

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(September 28, 2020) The Atlas, Volkswagen’s first large, three-row seven-passenger SUV was first introduced for the 2018 model year. It’s big — very big — and was designed for the needs of the modern American market, competing with popular SUVs like Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse, Kia Telluride, and Hyundai Palisade, among others in the mid-sized SUV class of vehicles.

2021 Volvo XC90 T8-E Inscription — Delivering luxury, class, efficiency

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(September 23, 2020) For years, I’ve made long weekend pilgrimages to visit family, explore National Parks, and go on golf junkets, mostly because I love to drive and partly because it’s cheap. Recently, it seemed a certain virus might annul my trip to southern Utah, but restrictions eased just in time for our Bryce Canyon-Zion hiking excursion. We were in luck.

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer ACTIV — Chevy revives Trailblazer: In name only

By Jim Prueter
MortorwayAmerica.com

(September 14, 2020) For the 2021 model year, Chevrolet has resurrected yet another name from the past, this time the Trailblazer. But rather than the truck-based utility vehicle that was available from 2001 through 2009, the new Trailblazer is a very different vehicle that’s much smaller and slots between the larger Chevy Equinox and smaller Trax. The only thing it shares with the old Trailblazer is the name. Also know, this is not a derivative model of the mid-sized Chevrolet Blazer that’s larger and was an all-new model for 2019.

High Performance in a turbocharged 4-cylinder 2020 Ford Mustang

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 28, 2020) Back in 2014 when Ford introduced its sixth-generation Mustang it created no shortage of controversy with its retro styling design. It also made news with the return of a four-cylinder under the hood after nearly three decades and for the first time it was being sold globally in places like Europe, Asia, and Africa.

2020 Mercedes C 300 Cabriolet — The glamorous way to soak up rays

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 27, 2020) Research, customer feedback and more important and relative is sales that suggest convertibles have fallen out of favor with the car buying public and currently account for less than one percent of new car sales. By today’s standards of vehicle popularity, Thelma & Louise in the 1991 movie of the same name would more likely find an SUV with a massive panoramic sunroof their object of desire than the Thunderbird they famously took their fatal leap into the Grand Canyon. Likewise, for James Dean’s Porsche 550 Spyder and Steve McQueen’s Jaguar XKSS ragtops.

All-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette a supercar bargain

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 23, 2020) The all-new 2020 Corvette is by far the hottest and most talked about car of the year. Corvette has been a part of the car scene for almost 70 years and is as American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie. And until now, Corvette has been instantly recognizable as, well, a Corvette.

2021 Kia Seltos — Kia hits another home run

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica

(August 18, 2020) Let’s get straight to the point: If you’re shopping for a new sub-compact crossover utility vehicle the all-new Kia Seltos deserves to be on your shopping list. By nearly every measure possible it manages to beat the competitors from Honda, Toyota and others. Read on and I’ll tell you why.

Toyota Sequoia gets a new TRD PRO trim level for 2020

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 12, 2020) Most people can anchor their understanding of time travel thanks to the 1985 Robert Zemeckis movie Back to the Future. The movie stared Michael J. Fox as the teenager Marty McFly who accidentally travels back in time in a DeLorean time machine thanks to the eccentric scientist Emmit “Doc” Brown played by Christopher Lloyd.

2020 Infiniti Q60S Red Sport — Killer good looks will only get you so far

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 10, 2020) With just five percent of the automotive market share, two-door coupes are considered objects of desire rather than vehicles that fill a mainstream transportation need. People buy them because they want one, not because they are necessarily a practical choice. The Infiniti Q60 is a stunningly gorgeous sports coupe that’s slugging it out with some of the best that Germany has to offer.

2020 Ford F-350 King Ranch — Ford redesigns 2020 Super Duty trucks

By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(August 8, 2020) Ford was a bit late to the party following major refreshes for Ram, Chevrolet and GMC super duty pickup trucks but now for 2020 its America’s truck leader Ford’s turn with a heavily refreshed lineup of Super Duty’s of their own.