This Is How I Roll: 2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD

I’ll be completely upfront in saying that my preconceptions of Volvo left me a little underwhelmed when I got the word that one will be dropped off at my doorstep for testing. Volvos to me are the embodiment of Sweden: I look at one and what I see is a vehicle very practical, safe, and sturdy but also cold, banal, […]

Delightfully Commodious: 2011 Kia Optima EX Review

The Kia Optima most likely came to your attention through the bombastic Super Bowl commercial in which many an eager character looked to take possession of it. Even Poseidon himself was forlorn as it was snatched from his salty grasp… By aliens. The reality is, while not as thrilling to warrant intergalactic conflict or the wrath of an ancient sea […]

A Touch Of Refinement: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Thursday nights were my usual drinking night. But the influence of forces like the introduction of karaoke to my preferred watering hole and the lure of 25 cent wings elsewhere has more or less altered this habit. I can usually now be found Monday evenings at the bottom of a pint, occasionally surfacing for a nibble of spicy chicken. It’s […]