Weidel on Wheels

Weidel on Wheels: Infiniti G37 convertible is a looker and a performer

Drive a luxury convertible with the top down through the somewhat rural Foresthill area, a rather sleepy town above Auburn, and one is bound to receive some long, gazing looks. A ...

Weidel on Wheels: Routan makes the minivan a fun vehicle to drive

While I’m no fan of the minivan, one has to admit that the 2011 Volkswagen Routan is a pretty nice vehicle. Put the Routan’s same essentials in a sport utility vehicle body a ...

Weidel on Wheels: Volvo’s S60 makes a welcomed return

Contrary to its reputation that can be summed up in one word — stodgy — Volvo has actually produced a vehicle with some real personality, attractive looks, and sporty character ...

Weidel on Wheels: New redesign makes this Kia sportier than ever

Toss out the impressive gas mileage and a sticker price that appeals to many, and there wasn’t a whole lot else that was convincing car shoppers that they should be driving off t ...

Weidel on Wheels: Impreza WRX STI is quite impressive

Ever drive a small compact vehicle that’s turbocharged? If not, it’s something to consider next time you happen to be out shopping for a smaller car that delivers big-time in t ...

Weidel on Wheels: Redesigned QX56 offers plenty of luxury, power

Although many large sport utility vehicles are still on the road, gas-conscious times like these certainly have people thinking twice about purchasing one of these behemoths. Let ...

Weidel on Wheels: Love to drive? You’ll love the Camaro Convertible

Although it disappeared from production for seven years, the Chevrolet Camaro must have been missed judging by the number of eyeballs I got while testing out the 2011 convertible. ...

Weidel on Wheels: Reintroduced, 2011 Buick has a more “Regal” appearance

Researching the history of the Buick Regal, my memories were pretty right on regarding this rather nondescript vehicle. The old Regal was a long and lean sedan that was introduced ...

Weidel on Wheels: Lancer offers mediocrity, but some good stuff too

To properly provide an overall evaluation of the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, one should really test drive all its options — the Lancer has four different trim variations and they are ...

Weidel on Wheels: Scion’s tC gets its first makeover

In an attempt to recapture some of its youthful appeal, the Scion tC arrives this year with its first-ever complete redesign. But even with the changes, it’s doubtful the tC can ...