Heather Platt

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2020 Kia Soul EV
By Heather Platt On Monday, February 18th, 2019

The 2020 Kia Soul EV Has A Range Of 243 Miles

Kia recently showed off the newly redesigned third-generation Soul, and one of the most interesting changes had to do with the fully electric version. Using a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery borrowed from the Hyundai More...

2019 Hyundai Genesis G70
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

2019 Hyundai Genesis G70 2.0T Drivers’ Notes Review

Over the past few months, we’ve spent a lot of time behind the wheel of the Genesis G70. We first drove the car in New England last fall. We also spent some time on the West Coast in pair of G70s, one fitted More...

How to Protect Your Car
By Heather Platt On Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Unattended Cars Stolen – How to Protect Your Car

In some states, leaving your car unattended in idle is illegal. Plenty of speculation surrounds this common law, but the most logical reason why it’s illegal is to protect car owners from theft or other dangers. More...

2019 Acura NSX
By Heather Platt On Thursday, February 7th, 2019

2019 Acura NSX Quick Spin Review

I drove the 2019 Acura NSX on track a while back, and it’s an absolute freight train. But now that I’ve driven it in the snow and the rain and our pothole-riddled streets around Southeast Michigan, I More...

Subaru BRZ STI
By Heather Platt On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Subaru, Toyota Refute Reports Of Brz, 86 Demise

After news broke of an anticipated Japanese report telling that the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins were not long for this world, both carmakers have denied the cars’ successors have been canceled. Carscoops More...

By Heather Platt On Saturday, January 26th, 2019

GMC Says It’s ‘Considering’ An All-Electric Sierra Pickup

GM loves to talk about its electric future — Cadillac was just announced as the brand’s official electric division — but trucks haven’t been mentioned as a part of this electric revolution, so far. More...

Aston Martin
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

TAG Heuer And Aston Martin Drop Special Edition Dbs Superleggera

Look the race-spec Aston Martin Vantage GT3 dead in the eyes, and there’s a good chance that, at least for a subconscious second, the brain is going to redirect to watches. Watches and high-end cars are a More...

2020 Mercedes-Benz Cla
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

2020 Mercedes-Benz Cla 250 Is Sleeker, More Powerful Than Ever Before

The successor to Mercedes-Benz’s first front-drive compact for America, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 and CLA 250 4MATIC, is finally here. And – no surprise here – it looks like a scaled-down CLS-Class. More...

By Heather Platt On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

Great Wall Motor Launches $8,680 ORA R1 Electric City Car

Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor has launched its second flagship EV under its new ‘ORA’ electric car brand: the ORA R1. The subsidized price of the ORA R1 ranges from 59,800 RMB to 77,800 RMB (USD 8,680 to More...

2019 Mazda3
By Heather Platt On Thursday, December 20th, 2018

2019 Mazda3 Shows Off Factory Bodykit, Miata Gets A Hardtop At Tokyo Auto Salon

The 2019 Mazda3 wasn’t exactly lacking in the sporty style department when it was shown last month in L.A. But everyone, including Mazda, knows that doesn’t mean it can’t be even sportier. As More...

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