Author: Yousef Alvi

2018 Genesis G80 Sport Review

Text: Yousef Alvi //  Photos: Geoff Dennis Welcome to the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport.  What is it?  It is a twin turbo’d, rear wheel drive, luxury machine.  The perfect combination for a sporty luxury car.  The current generation has been with us over a few iterations and was formerly called the Hyundai Genesis.  Now that Genesis has spun off, the G80 is made to compete against the Audi A6, Lexus GS, BMW 5 series and host of others I’m too lazy to type out.  But you get the point.  It’s a highly competitive market. Now on the styling front the...

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Car vs Crossover – and why cars are losing

Quick! Are you a car enthusiast? Sure you are! That’s why you are on our site. And since we are all on the same page here… I’m going to yell at you. YOU ARE NEVER GOING TO GET YOUR BROWN TURBO-DIESEL 6-SPEED WAGON. Shut up about it. Whew. Ok that felt good. What am I on about? It’s simple. Every time an automaker comes out with a new crossover, someone yells from the internet trolly rafters, “SUVs suck! Get a wagon!’’ The problem is – those people yelling… don’t buy sh*t. Sales numbers don’t lie. Do you know who buys...

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2018 Genesis G90 Review

Stats: 2018 Genesis G90 Price:  $72,825 Horsepower: 420 Torque: 383 ft/lbs Transmission:  8 Speed auto Engine:  5.0 V8 MPG: 16/24 Genesis is to Lexus like Hyundai is to Toyota.  I started this off with a SAT question just for the internet trolls out there.  Look it took Lexus years to overcome it’s image of just being a fancy Toyota.  The same will happen for Genesis.  Will it take just as long?  Judging by the 2018 Genesis G90…nope. The 2018 Genesis G90 is quite literally genesis for the brand.  Yes they have the G80 which has been around for a...

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2018 BMW M550i review

First Impression: The torque…the noise…..THE BEAUTIFUL TORQUEY NOISE!!  You just hold on for dear life and pray you don’t see a cop.  The 2018 BMW M550i is absolutely hilarious to drive in Sport Mode.  Here are some quick stats: Engine: 4.4 Liter Twin Turbo V8 Power: 456 hp @ 6000 rpm Torque: 480 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm Transmission: 8 Speed auto Performance*: 0 to 60 mph: 3.8 sec 0 to 100 mph: 8.2 sec ¼-mile: 12.1 sec Top speed: 155 mph *Courtesy of Car and Driver One Week Later: Disclaimer:  I’m going to sound like BMW just paid off...

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GM Performance Exhaust

So I got myself a new Sierra Denali.  I was happy.  Then I wasn’t…because I’m dumb and if it’s stock…then it’s gotta change.  So I rang up GM Performance and they sent over their new exhaust system for the Sierra 6.2.  It has truly transformed the truck!  Instead of just silently puttering around town…it signals it’s presence with a roar and rumble.  I.  LOVE.  IT.   The best part is that there is no drone!  GM provides a flash upgrade to the stock Bose system to help eliminate any unwanted drone in the cabin.  Couple that with the valved...

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