Cheryl Jensen, Editor

Cheryl Jensen has some unusual ways to spend a vacation—like driving from Paris to Beijing, mostly off-road, or motoring through dense Central American jungles. Whether reporting on her exotic journeys or offering insightful reviews, Jensen’s work frequently can be found on The Car Connection, as well as in such national publications as Better Homes and Gardens, Car and Driver, AutoWeek, American Woman Motorscene, The New York Times, Ladies' Home Journal, Robb Report, Open Road, Wheels (in Australia), the Chicago Tribune, and The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer and its Newhouse News Service. Prior to establishing herself as an auto writer, she worked in marketing communications at the Cleveland Clinic, an academic medical center, for more than seven years and was manager of the Clinic's product line communications. Before that, Ms. Jensen wrote a nationally syndicated weekly column dealing with families and aging issues and co-authored the book, The Complete Guide to Health Insurance: How to Beat the High Cost of Being Sick, published in hardcover by Walker and Company and in paperback by Avon. Along with her husband, Chris — also a well-known auto writer —Jensen lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Articles

1999 TCC Buyer's Guide
1999 TCC Buyer's Guide

The 2000 Neon and Dakota Quad Cab with four doors headline the product line changes for Dodge cars and trucks. The big news for Dodge is the 2000 Neon, which grows up a bit in all its interior dimensions, including the trunk. Its ride characteristics have been enhanced to make the vehicle quieter...Read More»

1999 Chrysler 300M Special
1999 Chrysler 300M Review

Chrysler introduced the all-new 1999 300M and LHS sedans last spring. These models and the rest of the line see minor changes for 1999. The 300M has engineering improvements that reduce noise, vibration and harshness. It offers automatic headlamps that light automatically at dusk. New leather is...Read More»

1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1999 Chevrolet Silverado

For 1999, Chevrolet adds a new Corvette hardtop model to its coupe and convertible, and introduces a new pickup truck, the Silverado, which is the first redesign of its pickup truck in 10 years. Coming early in 1999 is the new 2000 Impala four-door sedan. Chevrolet says it has the interior room of...Read More»

1999 Cadillac Escalade
1998 Cadillac Escalade Review

For the 1999 model-year Cadillac gets the first sport-utility vehicle in its 96-year history, the Escalade. It also gets a theme. This theme, "art and science," will be carried out in classic designs coupled with advanced technology, such as a night-vision system to be introduced in the 2000...Read More»

1999 Buick LeSabre Limited
2000 Buick LeSabre Review

Having completely redesigned the rest of its line in the last several years, Buick is gearing up to introduce the 2000 LeSabre. The next-generation LeSabre arrives in showrooms as a 2000-year model in the first quarter of this year. With a 1.4-inch-longer wheelbase and a stiffer body, it offers a...Read More»

2006 BMW X5-Series 3.0i
BMW X5 review

BMW's first sport-utility vehicle, the X5, goes on sale late in 1999. In the fall, the new M5 sports sedan arrives with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine rated at 400 horsepower (hp) and a six-speed manual transmission. And if that isn't enough for driving enthusiasts, BMW will build a new roadster based on...Read More»

1999 Audi A6 Avant
1999 TCC Buyer's Guide

Audi rounded out its A6 model line with the new 1999 Avant station wagon last summer, and late this spring it will introduce the new TT coupe. Expected this fall as a 2000 model is a 2.7-liter bi-turbo engine rated at 250 horsepower (hp) in the S4, a high-performance version of the A4. The TT goes...Read More»

1999 AM General Hummer
1999 TCC Buyer's Guide

For 1999 all Hummer models get a new traction control system and anti-lock brakes to make driving easier both on-road and off. The traction control system, called TorqTrac4 (or TT4), automatically engages when it senses a wheel slipping. The system uses an electronic sensor on each of the four...Read More»

1999 Acura 3.2TL
Acura TL review

The big news for Acura this year is its all-new TL performance luxury sedan. Having been completely redesigned, Acura engineers say the new TL offers new levels of performance, refinement, handling and comfort. It is now offered exclusively with a new 3.2-liter 24-valve VTEC V-6 engine and...Read More»

2000 Jaguar S-TYPE V6
1999 Jaguar S-Type Review

Jaguar's S-Type luxury sport sedan will go on sale here in the spring, adding a third line to the product range. The new model is built on a completely new platform that it will share with the new Lincoln LS. The rear-wheel-drive S-Type has a double-wishbone suspension and a choice of two engines...Read More»

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