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JR Chocco

Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

2020 Honda Pilot Review: The Honda of Family Crossovers

The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class and hits all the family “must-dos” like a completed weekend chores list. The three-row crossover has been with us for a few years now, and it’s one of our top picks in the class, even among newer competitors. With the 2020 Pilot, Honda...

Lincoln’s Rivian-based electric vehicle canceled due to coronavirus

2020 Lincoln Aviator

In January, Ford and EV start up Rivian made headlines when the two companies announced they were teaming up to build a new Lincoln electric vehicle. Well it looks like we have another victim of the coronavirus, since it's now being reported by Automotive News that the project has been canceled. “Given the current...

2021 Porsche 911 gets new color options and more features

2021 Porsche 911

The 992-generation Porsche 911 is getting some updates for the 2021 model year, which includes some new features and color options - including the cool Python Green exterior color that you see here. The good news is that many of the options that are available on the 911 Turbo...

Nissan Ariya electric crossover leaked?

Nissan Ariya

Nissan is currently hard at work on its second electric vehicle - an electric crossover. Nissan recently previewed the new EV with the Ariya concept at the end of last year and now thanks to a batch of leaked patent images we may have our first look at the production version.

Hyundai is planning a mid-engine sports car

Hyundai RM19

Here's some exciting news. A new report claims that Hyundai is working on a new mid-engine sports car that will arrive within the next two-three years. Car and Driver is reporting that Hyundai is about to jump on the mid-engine bandwagon, but unlike its rivals, Hyundai's mid-engine sports car will probably be more affordable....

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV starts at $80,490

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV

We're already seen the all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade, but if you've been waiting to see the larger Escalade ESV, here it is. Cadillac has released the first official photo fo the 2021 Escalade ESV. As expected, the Escalade ESV is nearly identical to the regular Escalade, but it does have a larger footprint, since...

2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Black Line Special Edition revealed

2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Black Line Special Edition

Lexus has unveiled the 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Black Line Special Edition, which is a very limited run that's going to be available this summer. It builds on the Lexus GS 350 F Sport by adding gloss black wheels, grille inserts, a unique black spoiler, and black...

Next-Gen Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon may drop the diesel and V6

2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The next-generation Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups are slated to arrive for the 2023 model year. We don't have a lot of details yet about GM's new midsize pickups, but a new report claims that they will ditch all the current engines and instead only be powered by one engine.

Will the Kia Stinger be a one-hit wonder?

The Kia Stinger is one of favorite new introductions as of late, thanks to its fun rear-wheel drive platform and versatile liftgate. Sadly not many buyers have found the same love for the Stinger, since it's currently the third slowest selling vehicle in Kia's lineup, with only the Cadenza and K900 finding fewer buyers. Now a new...

A cheaper RWD Porsche Taycan is coming

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S

Right now the Porsche Taycan electric car is out of reach for most buyers since its price tag starts at $103,800 for the Taycan 4S. Well there's good news, since Porsche has confirmed that a cheaper Taycan is coming soon. Porsche R&D chief Dr Michael Steiner recently spoke with...