Paul Borden

C8 Corvette will arrive soon, but don't overlook 2019 Grand Sport droptop

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(July 1, 2019) The next generation Chevy Corvette is on its way this summer with the reveal of C8 Corvette due for July 20. It will represent the company’s first take as a mid-engine roadster, though other details  are upcoming and somewhat on the skimpy side. If you’re one who just has to have the latest thing — and if the lines that form outside of Apple stores when a new iPhone is introduced is evidence there must be many of you — then no doubt you will want to wait to see what all the fuss is about before rushing off to a Chevy showroom.

Mercedes raises the bar in luxury with 2019 AMG S63 Coupe

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(June 24, 2019) If somebody ever would give me $200,000 with the stipulation that I had to spend it all on my next car, at least I know now where I would start. I would head for the nearest Mercedes-Benz showroom and asked the first salesman to take me to the 2019 AMG S63 Coupe. I just might stop shopping there.

VW upgrades Atlas making several safety features standard equipment

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(June 7, 2019) Introduced just a couple of years ago, the Atlas SUV is the largest vehicle in Volkswagen’s lineup and has become the German automaker’s third-best seller behind only the smaller Tiguan crossover and Jetta compact sedan.

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Limited — A hybrid you can live with

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(May 20, 2019) While hybrid drivetrains are offered in many so-called mainstream vehicles these days, Hyundai created the Ioniq hatchback as a conventional gas-electric hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, and electric powertrain, but with no gasoline-only engine option and without some of the quirks that often come with the hybrid segment.

2019 Ford F-150 Limited shows why Ford continues to rule among pickups

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(May 12, 2019) For over four decades, Ford’s F-Series has been America’s top-selling pickup truck, and it doesn’t appear that it will give up that title any time soon. Numbers for the first quarter of 2019 show the F-Series holding a hefty margin over its top two competitors, falling just short of matching the sales numbers for the Ram pickup and Chevrolet Silverado combined.

Driving the refreshed 6th-generation 2019 Chevrolet Camaro convertible

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(May 6, 2019) MIAMI — With the demise of brands like Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, and, earlier, Hudson and AMC, the number of Muscle Car makes on the market today falls considerably short from their hey day of the 1960s and early 1970s. Fortunately, Chevrolet resurrected a charter member of the genre when it brought back its Camaro for 2010 after ending production following the 2002 model year.

Mercedes-Benz GLE continues to impress with 2020 model

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(May 1, 2019) For the 2016 model year, Mercedes-Benz adopted new nomenclature for its extensive vehicle lineup which, among other changes, denoted that all of the German company’s SUV models would be prefixed with the letters “GL.”

The “G” was in homage to its legendary G-Wagen with the “L,” according to the press release announcing the changes, serving as a “linking letter that makes the model designations easier to remember and easier to pronounce.”

Chevrolet brings back Blazer as a midsize crossover SUV

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(April 11, 2019) The name “Blazer” has long been part of the Chevrolet family, but the resurrected Blazer SUV for 2019 bears little resemblance to its forebears, which have a history that goes back to 1969 when Chevy launched the K5 Blazer to compete with Ford’s Bronco, among others.

Audi A4 Allroad helps spark comeback of the station wagon

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(April 4, 2019) This goes back far too many years that I care to acknowledge, but once upon a time my friends from high school and I got together with our families for an informal reunion about 20 years or so after our graduation.

Our meeting place was a park in our hometown, and it became somewhat of a running joke as the afternoon wore on that each of us showed up in a station wagon.

Rubicon is the magic word when it comes to Wrangler's off-road capability

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(March 24, 2019) MIAMI — The Jeep Wrangler may not be the only vehicle with off-roading capability — even luxury manufacturers play in this pool  — but it's hard to argue with Jeep’s claim that its Wrangler is “the most capable and recognized vehicle in the world” when it comes to off-pavement adventures.