Wednesday, November 23, 2022

THE HIJACKING OF THE LA AUTO SHOW


The 2022 version of the Los Angeles Auto Show was the scene of a mobility hijacking. As Bumper2Bumpertv reports the event once dominated by horsepower was taken over by electric vehicles.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

The 2023 Honda HRV bulks up!


The latest version of a compact Honda SUV with a high roof line is growing up right before our eyes. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what is new and functional in the HR-V

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

THE 2023 TOYOTA LINEUP RANGES FROM THE CROWN TO THE COMMONER


Toyota is appealing to passenger car drivers with a new flagship sedan and some upgrades to existing crossovers and compacts. Bumper2Bumpertv spent a busy day in Tennessee sorting through the various models.

Monday, October 17, 2022

INFINITI QX60, A FULL SIZED SUV LOADED WITH LUXURY


While there is a lot of attention paid to European Luxury SUV’s , Infiniti is proving that alternatives developed in Asia can compete. Bumper2Bumpertv came away impressed with what the QX60 offer after a week of test driving.

Monday, October 10, 2022

THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.4 MAKES AN ECONOMY MOVE FOR 2023!


THE BATTERY ELECTRIC SUV FROM VW WILL OFFER AN OPTION FOR 2023 TO MAKE IT A LITTLE MORE AFFORDABLE. BUMPER2BUMPERTV REPORTS THAT IS ONE OF A FEW MOVES THE BRAND IS MAKING TO WIN WIDER ACCEPTANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Vinfast is coming to America, fast!!!


IN THE GLOBAL AUTOMOBILE MARKET THERE ARE NEW PLAYERS COMING ONLINE.BUMPER2BUMPERTV HAS CHECKED OUT ONE NEW BRAND WITH ROOTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

LEXUS LX600 AN UPDATE TO A STANDARD.


HOW DOES A CAR MAKER CHANGE ITS LARGE SUV TO KEEP IT RELEVANT? BUMPER2BUMPERTV SAYS FOR THE LEXUS BRAND THAT MEANT SOME NEW TECHNOLOGY AND A CHANGE IN THE DRIVE TRAIN FOR THE LX600.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

A LEANER AND DIFFERENT VERSION OF THE 2022 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW


The Detroit auto show has emerged from the worst of the covid pandemic with a shift to the fall. But Bumper2Bumpertv reports the event still needs some TLC before it can get back to full strength.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

TOYOTA SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR HOT HATCHBACKS WITH THE GR COROLLA.


With support from the top executives of the company, the Toyota brand is getting bolder with its Gazoo Racing portfolio. Bumper2Bumpertv’s Greg Morrison got a sample of what it can do at a racetrack in Utah.

Monday, September 12, 2022

THE LINCOLN AVIATOR PURSUES EFFICIENCY AND LUXURY IN THE SAME VEHICLE.


The luxury division of Ford is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022. Bumper2Bumpertv reports Lincoln brand is also offering a hybrid drive system as part of the landmark event.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

THE GERMAN BUILT TOYOTA GETS A STICK SHIFT!

Purists who enjoy shifting gears finally get their wish as the Toyota Supra now offers a manual transmission. Bumpr2Bumpertv got some seat and track time with the new gearbox to check out how it works.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

MERCEDES BENZ MOVES INTO ELECTRIFICATION FROM THE TOP DOWN.


The German based automaker is moving toward an electrified world with the development of battery electric models. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at two of the first passenger vehicles from the brand and what they offer.

Friday, August 26, 2022

FORD GOES SMALL WITH A TRUCK!!


Like most automakers Ford is focusing on light duty trucks and SUV’s these days. Bumper2Bumpertv spent some time with the revived Maverick, the brand’s latest entry in the small truck segment.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

MAZDA MX5, WHERE FUN STILL THRIVES


As most automakers shift towards electrification there are still a few models out there offering a throwback experience behind the wheel. Bumper2Bumpertv reports one at the top of the list is the Mazda MX5.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

2022 SUBARU WRX, READY TO RUN IN A REFINED MANNER.


The most recent version of the WRX has dressed up a bit while still retaining its performance pedigree. Bumper2Bumpertv tried it out and came away impressed with the upgrades.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

BMW 230i A LEAN MACHINE WITH ENOUGH CHOPS TO UPHOLD THE BRAND LEGACY.


The BMW brand offers a lot of vehicles in various sizes and configurations. However we got a thrill recently when there was some seat time in a smaller unit that embraces the brand’s unique style of performance and technology.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

TOYOTA IS BRINGING ROYALTY BACK TO THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET.


The Toyota Crown is coming back to the North American market after and being absent since the mid 1970’s. Bumper2Bumpertv reports that the ”different” kind of sedan comes at a time when another large car had been discontinued.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

2022 MERCEDES GLE450


Luxury car maker Mercedes Benz has a unique way of designing and building SUV’s. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at one of their models which nearly checks off all of the boxes.

Sunday, July 3, 2022

THE COROLLA REACHES THE APEX OF THE SEGMENT.


Other than an engineering breakthrough what can a car maker do to bring attention to a long standing model. As Bumper2Bumpertv reports Toyota followed the same route other manufacturers did with visual and a few technical upgrade for the Corolla.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

HONDA TRAILSPORT—COSMETIC CHANGES BUT BE CAREFUL OFF ROAD.


The Honda Passport SUV added some nice visual touches to the Trailsport edition but as Bumper2Bumpertv sees it, the vehicle could also benefit with some parts to make it something to take into the wild with confidence.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

GENESIS HAS AN APPETITE FOR THE LUXURY MARKET!!


The Genesis division of Hyundai is creating its own space in the luxury car market. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the most recent version of the G80 and what it is offering.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

MAZDA 3 A SMALL CROSSOVER WITH MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES.


The 2022 version of the Mazda3 hatchback fits in a niche that is usually considered a semi performance segment. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at the unit and what it can do under various circumstances.

Monday, May 23, 2022

KIA STINGER GT, A ROAD AND TRACK READY SPORT SEDAN.


Kia has refined the Stinger Sport sedan with refreshed lines and technology.Bumper2Bumpertv likes what it brings to the segment for drivers who enjoy the vehicles potential.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R, OLD SCHOOL PERFORMANCE WITH THE LATEST TECH!


While the auto industry is moving to electrification the Volkswagen brand is still making a few performance models. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what the company brings in the latest version of the Golf R.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

LEXUS NX, A SECOND LOOK.


Lexus did a redesign and added a lot of technology to the 2022 version o the NX Crossover. Bumper2Bumpertv has a second look at what is new and appealing about the vehicle.

Monday, May 2, 2022

2023 KIA SPORTAGE A FIRST LOOK!!


Kia is taking the Sportage SUV to the next level with technology and styling. Bumper2Bumpertv reports the crossover upgrade part of a long term plan as the company transitions to an electrified future.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

THE SUBARU FORESTER GETS TOUGHER!!


Many small SUV’s are limited in their off road capability due to lower ground clearance. But as Bumpe2Bumpertv has learned the Subaru Forester Wilderness is easy to handle and the new Wilderness edition can rough it with the big boys.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOW IS BACK!!


THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOW MADE A RETURN AFTER A COVID INDUCED TWO YEAR HIATUS. BUMPER2BUMPERTV FINDS THE EVENT IS MORE ABOUT VOLTAGE AND RANGE THAN FUEL ECONOMY.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

TOYOTA SERVES UP A “HOT HATCH” IN THE COROLLA GR


While the auto industry is moving toward electrification, Toyota still thinks there is an appeal for a compact drifting vehicle. Bumper2Bumpertv reports that solution for Toyota is a seriously modified Corolla hatchback.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

MAZDA CX-50, DESIGNED AND BUILT FOR THE AMERICAN ROAD


Mazda has created another variation on the crossover with the CX-50. It is also the first vehicle the company is building at its assembly plant in Huntsville Alabama. Bumper2Bumpertv has a first look.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

LIVING LARGE IN MERCEDES MAYBACH COUNTRY


Luxury and the Mercedes auto brand are nearly synonymous to most drivers. However there is an even more exclusive level to the brand Maybach and Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at one of its offerings the GLS600.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

SUBARU STEPS OUT OF ITS COMFORT ZONE WITH THE BRZ


While best known for all wheel drive sedans and wagons that are comfortable on road and off, Subaru is also playing in the 2+2 Sport Coupe segment. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what the company is offering with the latest version of the BRZ.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

THE LEAPING CAT MOVES A CLASSIC FORWARD.


Despite a change in ownership the Jaguar brand continues to build iconic vehicles. As Bumper2Bumpertv has found, one of them is the company’s legendary two seat convertible the F-Type-R

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

TAKING A TOYOTA ON A ROAD TRIP THROUGH HISTORY


From time to time drivers get behind the wheel for a road trip just to see what is out there. Bumper2Bumpertv answered the call of the road and used it to explore a bit of history in the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

THE TRAILBLAZER GETS BULKED UP FOR THE “ACTIV” LIFESTYLE.


With a lot of small SUV’s in the market these days how does a car company make their standout? Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at what Chevrolet is offering in that market segment.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Thursday, February 17, 2022

THE SECOND CITY AUTO SHOW TRYING TO REBUILD


Drivers and automotive fans alike got a chance to return to a pre-covid bit of normalcy at the Chicago Auto Show. Bumper2Bumpertv has a look at some of the vehicles on display at the event.

Friday, February 4, 2022

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

2022 NISSAN FRONTIER , A SECOND LOOK


Can a midsize pickup truck lead a dual life? Nissan thinks the latest edition of the Frontier can be at home both on the streets and in the wild. Bumper2Bumpertv tests that theory out.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

VOLVO CHANGING WITH THE TIMES AND NEW TECHNOLOGY


The Volvo S90 is making a statement in the luxury car segment with luxury, tech features and engineering. Bumper2Bumpertv shares some insights to what the brand is producing these days.