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Thursday, December 31, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART XII

TOYOTA 4RUNNER Remember the days when SUVs were S-U-Vs ? 4x4s were 4x4s and off-roading was something you did on the Rubicon Trail, not on ...

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART XI

SUBARU FORESTER There's something about the Subaru Forester which makes other good, solid, and capable small SUVs seem bland and unint...

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART X

NISSAN XTERRA Superior cargo-carrying proficiency can be found elsewhere. Full-bore towing is a task best undertaken by a larger SUV. Heady...

Monday, December 28, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART IX

MERCEDES-BENZ GL350 BLUETEC & GL450 Stars have aligned perfectly for Mercedes-Benz shoppers since the GL-Class became available in '...

Sunday, December 27, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART VIII

MAZDA CX-9 Don' t make any more sacrifices than is absolutely necessary. There are millions of people who need more space than a smart f...

Saturday, December 26, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART VII

JEEP WRANGLER The purchase of a new Jeep Wrangler makes you the envy of the neighbourhood. Oh, don't get me wrong - I know plenty of f...

Friday, December 25, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART VI

INFINITI FX Back when Infiniti was in elementary school, figuratively speaking, it became clear very quickly that he/she/it wasn't like...

Thursday, December 24, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART V

FORD FLEX ECOBOOST A decade ago, the crazy fast Chevrolet Corvette used a 5.7L V8 to generate 350 lb-ft of torque. The public, including au...

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART IV

FORD F-150 SVT RAPTOR Imagine yourself as a bank robber. Imagine , I said - don't actually.... ya know, rob a bank. We've all attem...

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART III

CHEVROLET AVALANCHE Don't worry. You're not alone. There are other people buying vehicles with V8 engines. Moreover, people are sti...

Monday, December 21, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART II

BUICK ENCLAVE In the inaugural Good 12 Supersize , the Buick Enclave grabbed hold of a position with many thanks to its designers. The Bui...

Sunday, December 20, 2009

THE GOOD 12 SUPERSIZE v2.0 - PART I

AUDI Q5 The four-ringed badge of Audi has always played a special role in the life of The Good Car Guy. It's hard to escape the effect ...

Saturday, December 19, 2009

THE GOOD 12 v3.0 - PART XII

VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SPORTWAGEN TDI VOLKSWAGEN GOLF WAGON 2.0 TDI CLEAN DIESEL Just before The Good 12 Supersize v2.0 begins, another wagon cre...

Friday, December 18, 2009

THE GOOD 12 v3.0 - PART XI

TOYOTA VENZA Beautiful cars of yesteryear weren't full of overwrought styling idiosyncrasies or oversized wheels and grille badges. Cl...