Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2014 Mazda3 Five Door Grand Touring

Mazda is making the most of its very successful Mazda3 Compact. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the top of the line version which packs a lot of technical content into a small package

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Connected Car Technology

The latest, coolest feature in your next car may not be what is under the hood or on the exterior chrome. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at how technology that keeps a driver informed, entertained and connected has become the buzz word for the industry

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The mid size "family friendly" Toyota Highlander has under gone three major changes since its introduction. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what the latest version brings to the driveway.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

BMW i3 First look

Now there is an electric luxury crossover in the market from BMW. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the i3 which is more than an electrified version of something that is already in the market place.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

The big news this year from the Los Angeles Auto Show was more cars that operate on alternative fuel sources. Bumper2Bumpertv was there as manufacturers demonstrated that the fuel cell may be a viable short term solution to this issue

Sunday, November 24, 2013

2013 Green Car of the Year.

So what is the best deal for drivers who want a green and workable car? Bumper2Bumpertv was in Los Angeles when Green Car Journal anointed the winner for 2013.

Monday, November 18, 2013

2014 KIA Soul!

How much can be added to an entry level compact without making it too pricey? That is a question Bumper2Bumpertv has about the 2014 KIA Soul! which nearly makes it to the entry luxury segment.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

2013 SEMA Overview

It was a Golden Anniversary event for SEMA in the Silver State this year. Bumper2Bumpertv was there to see how the auto industry marked the occasion.

Monday, November 4, 2013

2014 Acura MDX

Acura thinks its version of the large luxury SUV can compete with the best of the others in the segment. Bumper2Bumpertv finds the new platform has made some big steps in terms of technology.

Friday, November 1, 2013

2014 Buick Encore

A small luxury crossover was the target for the Buick division of General Motors. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what the brand came up with in the Encore to fill that niche.

Monday, October 21, 2013

2014 LEXUS IS F Sport

Can an F Sport variation on the LEXUS IS make the sport sedan appealing to the drivers who want performance? Bumper2Bumpertv takes a look at what it can do with a bigger V6 engine.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

2015 Cadillac Escalade First Look

Cadillac wants the world to know that the Escalade will come with a new look and some upgraded technology for the 2015 model year. Bumper2Bumpertv has a quick peak at the large luxury SUV which was unveiled in New York.

Friday, October 11, 2013

2013 Lincoln MKZ

Lincoln is working furiously to establish itself as an "American" luxury car brand. Bumpeer2Bumpertv finally got a look at the mid size sport luxury offering from the company which is trying to distinquish itself from Ford.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

2014 Toyota Tundra

While the nameplate is Japanese the Tundra is an All American truck. Bumper2Bumpertv got a chance to see what the Texas built truck can do when put to the test.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

So what is new with the latest Jeep Grand Cherokee? Bumper2Bumpertv got a chance to test one for a week and came away impressed with the new drive train and technology.

Monday, September 16, 2013

2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

It is the Europeans chance to show off for the automotive world with the IAA show in Frankfurt. Burmper2Bumpertv has a quick overview of what made news this year in terms of cars that may or may not be available in North America.

Friday, September 6, 2013

2013 Toyota RAV4

This small SUV has new sheet metal and some nice tweeks to it's interior layout. But Bumper2Bumpertv has found a few things that makes us wonder what were they thinking.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Stan & the Mazda6

So is the 2014 Mazda6 really all of that? A colleague of ours , Stan Washington thinks the answer is yes and spent some time with Bumper2Bumpertv explaining his viewpoint.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

2013 Toyota Tundra TRD

The crowd in the half ton pickup truck is getting bigger. Toyota thinks it can play with everyone else with the Tundra,on and off road. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the trucks strengths and weaknesses.

Monday, August 12, 2013

2013 Range Rover Evoque

We all know that Range Rover can make big SUV's capable of covering nearly any surface on the planet. But can they do the same thing with a small unit? Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at some of the good and bad points of the Evoque.

Monday, July 29, 2013

2013 KIA Rio

Is the KIA Rio a distinct compact? Is it any different from other similar offerings? Bumper2Bumpertv says the answers are yes and no.

Monday, July 22, 2013

2013 Nissan Titan Pro 4x4

Nissan is working very hard to carve out it's own space in the half ton pick up truck segment. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the brand is offering to compete for the hearts, minds and loyalty of truck owners.

Monday, July 15, 2013

2014 Acura RLX

Acura is trying again to play in the full sized luxury sedan segment . Bumper2Bumpertv has a first look at the replacement for the RL sedan.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

2013 Hyundai Azera

Hyundai has a car for drivers who want to "move up" from a mid size sedan but don't want to go too deep into the luxury segment. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the second generation Azera which is designed to fit in that slot.

Monday, July 1, 2013

2013 Ford Fusion AWD

Ford redesigned the exterior of the Fusion midsize for 2013 and as Bumper2Bumpertv found out also took a big technical step with an All Wheel Drive version of the sedan.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

2014 Mazda CX-5

Mazda wasn't satisfied with the first edition of the CX-5 crossover and so they made some changes. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the changes and some interesting upgrades for the vehicle.

Monday, June 10, 2013

2013 Chevy Tahoe LTZ

Chevy is still building full sized SUV's these days. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at a fully loaded model what it might need to take the vehicle to the next level.

Monday, June 3, 2013

2014 Ford Focus ST

Can a domestic brand build a fast compact that can compete with the modified cars of the racing circuit? Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at a very good try by Ford to reach that goal.

Monday, May 20, 2013

2013 BMW 750i

If your motto is go big or stay at home then why not go for performance as well? That is how the folks at BMW see the 750i and Bumper2Bumpertv has found out what is new for the sedan that thinks its a race car!!!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

2013 Nissan Sentra

Is the Nissan Sentra a small mid size sedan or a large compact? Bummper2Bumpertv has a look at the latest version of the econobox that has been around more than 30 years.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

2014 KIA Sorento

How does a car maker deliver a "new" SUV that makes sense and will keep the gadget freaks happy. Bumper2bumpertv reports that was the mission KIA faced when reworking the Sorento for model year 2014.

Monday, April 29, 2013

2014 Mazda6 Sedan

There is yet another player in the near luxury mid size segment. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what Skyactiv technology, a new design and some serious new features have done for the Mazda6.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

2013 Honda Accord

So what has Honda done to upgrade the Accord sedan for 2013? As Bumper2Bumpertv reports there are changes under the hood and behind the wheel.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

2013 Audi Q5

How much technology and luxury can be packed into a mid sized crossover? Bumper2Bumpertv says Audi is trying to set the bar high with everything it puts into the Q5, including some new drive trains.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

2013 New York Auto Show

So what is new for 2013 in the automotive world. Well as Bumper2Bumpertv found out manufacturers around the globe are feeling pretty good about what they think the public will like.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

2013 Ford C-Max

Ford is challenging Toyota's dominance of the small Hybrid crossover segment with the C-Max. Bumper2Bumpertv put one on the road and found the C-Max is a competitor to be reckoned with in this segment.

Monday, March 18, 2013

2013 Acura ZDX

It is the end of the line for the Acura ZDX. The platform is being discontinued and Bumper2Bumpertv reports designers are trying to load it up before the luxury crossover fades away.

Monday, March 11, 2013

2013 Ford Escape

There is new sheet metal and technology in the 2013 edition of the Ford Escape. Bumper2Bumpertv takes a look at what is new and how it might be something that is really workable for drivers.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

2014 KIA Forte

So what has KIA done with the second generation of the Forte Compact? Bumper2Bumpertv sees some improvements in creature comforts as well as some technical upgrades

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Cadillac ATS

Can a domestic automaker really compete with imported luxury sport compacts? Bumper2Bumpertv took a look at the new Cadillac ATS which is mounting a challenge to the offshore brands.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

2013 Chicago Auto show

It may not have the lustre of the of similar events in Los Angeles and Detroit, the Chicago Auto Show gets a lot of attention from consumers. Bumper2Bumpertv has look at what average buyers can expect from automakers exhibiting at the show.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

2013 VW Beetle Convertible

So what is the deal with the latest version of the VW Beetle Convertible? Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the drop top for what does and doesn't work.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

2013 Detroit Auto Show Concept cars

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit can also be dubbed a dream center. As Bumper2Bumpertv tells us it is a show where reality and fantasy are both available for fans of the automobile as both a machine and a work of art.

Monday, January 21, 2013

2013 Detroit Auto Show- New Products

The North American International Auto Show is reclaiming its place as a major event for the new car industry. Bumper2Bumpertv spent three whirlwind days at the Detroit event checking out a lot of new offerings that are available to buy now.

Monday, January 14, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray First Look

The seventh generation of the Corvette has made its debut and GM thinks so much of the coupe that it has bestowed the Stingray badge upon it. Bumper2Bumpertv was there as it made its global debut before the start of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

2013 VW CC Sport

Volkswagen is trying to get Americans interested in a mid size sedan with a performance edge. Bumper2Bumpertv has found that the CC sedan has undergone a few cosmetic changes as it tries to make itself better known