Think of it as a GLK, but with a new name, sleeker body and an engine transplant. By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com Change is apparent wherever we look, but does changing the Mercedes-Benz GLK name to GLC represent a change for the better? Updating and modernizing models on a regular basis is a time-honoured practice in […]

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Acura replaces two models with one. Can the new TLX  really do double-duty? By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com Acura shoppers might miss the 2014 TSX sedan and the larger TL, but not for long. Both of these retiring brands have been reconstituted under a single TLX model that is as diverse as its predecessors. The TLX […]

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Standard all-wheel-drive never looked so . . . normal. By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com Slow and steady is a formula that Subaru has successfully used to bring the Legacy sedan closer to what would be considered the “mainstream”car market. In the past few years, the Legacy has increased both in stature and size to become one […]

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If the last one was a bit too “out there” for you, then you’ll be happy with this one. By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com Many mainstream car companies prefer making evolutionary rather than revolutionary adjustments to their more popular models. In Hyundai’s case that axiom doesn’t apply, as witnessed by the Sonata’s significant makeover for 2015. […]

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Trendy “crossovers” are all the rage . . . but you’re not fitting eight people into a crossover By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com Kia prefers you not call the 2015 Sedona a minivan. But as the saying goes, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck . . . Note to Kia: the […]

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