Paul Borden

2024 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 — Flagship of the Mercedes-Benz SUV fleet



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 18, 2024) Though its roots go back to the late 1990s when Mercedes-Benz introduced its first SUV, dubbed the M and later adjusted to ML to alleviate a conflict with BMW’s M line, the GLS came into being as a 2017 model when it replaced the GL-Class that had served as Mercedes’ flagship SUV since its introduction in 2006.

Alfa Romeo Giulia a sports sedan for those who think outside the box



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 11, 2024) Looking for a small luxury sport sedan that stands out from the crowd? The Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan may be just what you are seeking. Introduced as a 2017 model when the company revived a nameplate from the 1960s and ’70s, the Alfa Romeo Giulia delivers captivating performance in an attractive, distinctive package and at a competitive price.

2024 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate — All the best features


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 4, 2024) When it comes to motor vehicles, America has a long established love affair of pickup trucks as evidenced by the fact that the top three sellers traditionally are pickups from Ford (F-Series), Chevrolet (Silverado), and Ram.

Pacifica carries on Chrysler tradition in minivan history



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 28, 2024) Chrysler came up with the concept of the minivan for family transportation —especially those families with three or more children — 40 years ago and I would argue that nobody has come up with anything better since.

Jaguar sending F-Type out in style as it readies all-electric fleet




By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 19, 2024) Please allow me a little personal note here — I would like to send a big “thank you” to my press fleet manager at Prestige for sending the Jaguar F-Type Convertible my way for one last go around before Jaguar yanks it out of production. It has been a favorite of mine since its introduction a decade ago as a so-called “spiritual successor” to the company’s legendary E-Type roadster of the 1960s and early ’70s.

Subaru streamlines Impreza lineup adding new RS model for 2024


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 13, 2024) The Impreza has been a staple in the Subaru fleet for over three decades now and undergoes significant changes as it enters its sixth generation this year.The 2024 Subaru Impreza no longer is offered in Premium and Limited trim levels as fifth-generation Imprezas were, and the sedan configuration has been discontinued.

2024 BMW X6 M60i



BMW challenges concept
of what makes up a coupe


By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 7, 2024) If your idea a a coupe is a two-door vehicle slightly smaller than a sedan and somewhat limited passenger and cargo capacity, BMW has a message for you. The German automaker refers to its 2024 X6, which you and I no doubt would call an SUV, as a “Sports Activity Coupe” or SAC. The 2024 X5, which also seats five passengers and has four doors like the X6, it calls a “Sports Activity Vehicle” or SAV.

Mitsubishi adds Platinum trim to 2024 plug-in Outlander lineup



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 31, 2023) Introduced as a plug-in for the 2018 model year, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV moved into its second generation for 2023, and the 2024 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV grows a bit with a new upper level Platinum trim added.

2024 Cadillac CT4-V —Offering performance at a good price



You don't have to give up fun
in entry-level luxury segment


By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 24, 2023) Debuting as a 2020 model, the CT4 sedan serves as an entry level vehicle to Cadillac’s luxury fleet, a role formerly played by the ATS sedan from 2012 through 2019. But don’t make the mistake of conflating “entry level” with “humdrum driving experience.”

2024 Buick Envista — Buick adds new entry level SUV to its portfolio


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By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 17, 2023) In a prior life, the Buick Envista that debuts as a 2024 model might have been dubbed a hatchback coupe. But in keeping with company’s vehicle E-style nomenclature Buick prefers to call it a crossover SUV,  joining compacts Envision and Encore GX and the mid-size Enclave in the company’s North American portfolio.