Brian Wong, West Coast Editor

Brian Wong is the West Coast Editor for Internet Brands Automotive group, contributing to Green Car Reports, Motor Authority, and The Car Connection. He is the former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for and has an affinity for sports cars and sunshine, two excellent reasons to call Southern California home and enjoy them year round. Wong is a California native (surprise, surprise) and UCLA graduate with a degree in Economics which might explain his proclivity for vehicles that offer great value, in addition to being fun to drive. His favorite things to find in Los Angeles are good tacos and free parking, one of which is in ready supply.


2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

What kind of car is the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS? What does it compare to? Mercedes swings big with the EQS electric vehicle that’s billed as the eventual successor to the ultra-posh S-Class sedan, with a fully electric powertrain and a futuristic interior. Rivals at this level of...Read More»

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 580)
Mercedes-Benz EQS

The Mercedes-Benz EQS is an electric full-size sedan with a flowing shape and rear liftgate. It is the eventual successor to the flagship S-Class, which is in its last generation as a gas-powered vehicle, and drives electric vehicles into ultra-luxurious territory for the first time. Two versions...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander? What does it compare to? The 2022 Outlander is the first entirely new Mitsubishi SUV in more than a decade. A seven-seat crossover with an architecture shared by the Nissan Rogue, the 2022 Outlander rivals the Honda CR-V, Toyota...Read More»

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander
Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander is a mid-size crossover SUV that is among the most affordable to offer seating for up to seven. The Outlander is now in its fourth generation on sale in the U.S., after the 2022 model was introduced following a skipped year in 2021. Rivals for the Outlander include the...Read More»

2022 Honda Passport TrailSport
Refreshed 2022 Honda Passport adds TrailSport trim and burlier styling

The refresh given to the 2022 Honda Passport doesn’t include drastic changes, but it does introduce a new TrailSport trim level that is a bellwether for a more rugged look for future Honda’s other trucks and SUVs. The two-row Passport is the first of Honda’s vehicles to offer a...Read More»

2022 Honda Passport TrailSport
2022 Honda Passport preview

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Honda Passport? What does it compare to? The Passport is the mid-size, two-row cousin of the three-row Pilot, with more rugged styling that hints at its greater off-road capability thanks to a raised suspension and greater approach/departure angles. Is...Read More»

2022 Subaru WRX and WRX GT
First ride: Redesigned 2022 Subaru WRX tries to spell fun with C-V-T

The Subaru WRX holds a unique place in the hearts of driving enthusiasts with its rally-inspired heritage and all-wheel-drive performance credo. For 2022, the sedan gets a complete redesign that introduces the fifth generation of the car. The updates touch every part of the WRX, which joins the...Read More»

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan? What does it compare to? The refreshed 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan fights in the most hotly contested automotive segment right now: compact SUVs. That puts it up against popular vehicles like the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Hyundai Tucson...Read More»

2022 Nissan Frontier
2022 Nissan Frontier

What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Nissan Frontier? What does it compare to? The 2022 Nissan Frontier is a mid-size pickup truck competing in a surging utility truck segment that features fresh takes on the Ford Ranger and Honda Ridgeline to newer models such as the Jeep Gladiator. Is the...Read More»

2019 Nissan Frontier
Nissan Frontier

It may have taken 17 years, but the Frontier finally got a full redesign for 2022 and the updates have transformed it completely. Styling, technology, and suspension updates make the Frontier the best all-around mid-size truck in this class, something that was hard to imagine after so many years...Read More»

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