Paul Borden

Nothing raises the holiday spirit more than a 2019 AMG CLS 53 coupe

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 9, 2019) MIAMI — Travel during the holidays, especially if it involves flying, can be especially trying, tiring, and frustrating, so as an auto reviewer it’s nice to know that a new vehicle will be waiting at the local Park-N-Fly when I get home. Like on my recent return from a visit to my daughter’s for Christmas.

Volkswagen adds new R-Line model to redesigned 2019 Jetta lineup

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 3, 2019) Introduced nearly a year ago at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta kicks off the new year as a fully redesigned sedan that should ensure its role as one of the German automaker’s top sellers and make it more of a contender it its class as well.

2018 Nissan Murano — Luxury ambiance without the luxury pricetag

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 22, 2018) If you like the Nissan Rogue compact crossover (and many do as it is the company’s best seller) but want an SUV with a little more size, you can get it without even leaving the Japanese automaker’s showroom. Though it is actually older than the Rogue by five years, the Murano looks kind of like a Rogue that has grown up.

Major upgrades coming for 2020 model Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica

(December 17, 2018) If you happen to have your eye on a Mercedes-Benz GLE crossover SUV for your next vehicle, you may want to wait until next spring (it’s not that far off) when the new 2020 GLE hits U.S. showrooms. The German automaker is really taking its midsize SUV, which began life over 20 years ago bearing M-Class badging, up to a new level, even offering a three-row seating as an option for those with growing families.

Audi Q7 reflects balance between power, functionality

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 13, 2018) Manufacturers of luxury SUVs tend to lean toward the performance side when it comes to the engineering and the design of their products, but aside from some issues with available storage space behind the third row, Audi’s Q7 hits the sweet spot between get-up-and-go and comfort/functionality.

Volkswagen gives its Tiguan crossover long overdue makeover for 2018

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 6, 2018) Having debuted as a 2009 model as Volkswagen’s first compact crossover SUV, the Tiguan moves into its second generation as a 2018 model, which is bit longer than usual between redesigns. But it was well worth the wait.

No, it's not the end of the world, but Rolls-Royce now has an SUV

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 4, 2018) MIAMI — If you are among those who think the rising popularity of SUVs/crossovers and the decline of the family sedan is the coming of the end of the world, I have some bad news for you. In what could be interpreted as confirmation of the impending apocalypse, Rolls-Royce has brought an SUV to the market.

2019 Ram takes truck to a new level in full-size pickup segment

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 2, 2018) When Ram designers and engineers sat down four years or so ago to create the next generation half-ton 1500 pickup, they were given a blank sheet of paper and the goal of producing a no-compromise truck that, according to Brad Pinter, 1500 brand manager, would be the strongest and most technologically advanced Ram the company had ever built.

Jaguar brings its electrifying experience to Miami

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(November 10, 2018) MIAMI — To help familiarize consumers who may have some qualms about the future of these vehicles (range angst, anyone?), the company is staging a nationwide tour billed as “Jaguar Electrifies Experience” that showcases its electric products with an emphasis on its first electric-power vehicle, the I-Pace SUV.

Genesis adds third sedan to its portfolio with introduction of G70

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(November 5, 2018) Disposed of the Hyundai label and launched as a separate brand from the South Korean manufacturer three years ago, Genesis continues to expand its portfolio with the introduction of its G70 luxury sedan for 2019. As you might deduce from the alpha-numeric naming system, it is the smallest of the three sedans now under the Genesis banner following the G90 and G80 sedans that have been around for a couple of years.