Ryan Konko


Why the Volkswagen Phaeton Failed in the U.S.
Why the Volkswagen Phaeton Failed in the U.S.

By: Ryan Konko The Volkswagen Phaeton was a technological marvel during the time it was sold in the United States. It shared the same platform as The Bentley Continental GT and Flying Spur, featured technology found in the Audi A8, and started at $64,600. Thousands less than the A8, and tens of...Read More»

2009 Suzuki SX4 Man
Test Drive: 2009 Suzuki SX4 Crossover

Can a company that started out making tools for the ancient art of weaving create a fun and practical car? The SX4 Crossover doesn't really offer a ton of differenitation in design.  For a crossover it looks small in comparison to other crossovers like the Ford Flex, if anything it looks more like...Read More»

2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R
Test Drive: 2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited Sedan

Is this what makes a Subaru, a Subaru? The all new 2010 Legacy is a drastic change from the 2009. Its exterior styling is sportier looking, the interior is more luxury oriented, its almost an entirely new car. Is this new car going to appeal to traditional Subaru buyers? For 2010 the Legacy looks...Read More»

Test Drive: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

With everyone today concerned with global warming and the environment one of the greenest decisions you can make is to buy a diesel.  The cars are enjoying a resurgence as customers look for better alternatives given gas prices. Diesel?  Yes, diesel. The TDI engine gets great gas mileage, and is...Read More»

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