CarCorner Review: Super – Hero – Status…2015 Lexus NX 200t

By Cathy Droz – Have you noticed lately that we seem to be inundated with Superheroes? They seem to come from every angle including comics, movies, television – and have you ever been to Comic-Con? They generate millions of dollars for movie producers, toy makers and event planners. More importantly, they give each generation of […]

CarCorner Review: A Day Out With The Outlander – 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

By Melanie Droz Shawcroft – When you have a three-year-old and your husband has been at Army basic training for nearly four months, relaxing, independent days are few and far between.  So when I finally had a day off work but was still able to drop Berrett off at school, I quickly decided that I, along […]

CarCorner Review: Disneyland In 48 Hours – 2015 Infiniti QX70 RWD

By Cathy Droz – When you are still working, and most of your friends are retired, you seize every opportunity you can to take long weekend trips or quick visits to friends, family and especially time with grandchildren. My middle daughter Julia, her husband and three little girls, (five, four and 15 months) live in […]

CarCorner Review: Going Down Memory Lane – 2014 Infiniti Q60S Convertible

By Melanie Droz – It has been years since I owned a vehicle that was only two doors and even longer since I owned a convertible. In high school, I drove a convertible Ford Mustang and a Honda CRX, and I even got the pleasure of driving a two-door Chevy Lumina in a beautiful blue when […]

CarCorner Review: Two Parents And A Truck – 2014 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

By Cathy Droz – Little did we realize when raising our three children that we would eventually be called upon to act as “Two Parents and a Truck” moving company.  In the span of five years, my husband and I have moved our collective family 12 times, including four cross country adventures! And I mean […]

CarCorner Review: An Empy Nester Getaway – 2014 Audi A6 2.0T Quattro Tiptronic

By Cathy Droz – When a beautiful ice silver metallic Audi A6 materialized in my driveway on delivery day, the first thing I thought was “Where can I take this that is ‘cool’ enough for such a car?” Lucky for me I already knew the perfect outing…a local Scottsdale resort for a girl’s sleepover/Spa mini-vacation! […]

CarCorner Review: I’m “Fore” The Venza – 2014 Toyota Venza Limited V6 AWD

By Cathy Droz – You can’t pick up a paper or see an ad on TV or the Internet without hearing the buzzword “crossover.” In the simplest of phrasing it “drives like a car with the cargo space of an SUV.” Gone are the days when one has to give up the luxury of a […]

CarCorner Review: 2015 Chrysler 200 – I Rate It A 200 Plus

By Cathy Droz – Who do you know that owns a Chrysler 200? I know of only one person since the car made its debut in October 2010. My daughter Melanie on the other hand, owns a Chrysler 300 and we are all familiar with that model, right? She graduated from college, moved from California […]

CarCorner Review: 2014 SRT Dodge Viper

Taking A Bite Out Of The American Muscle Cars By Cathy Droz – When I hear the word viper I think of a very dangerous snake, and since I live in the deserts of Arizona I stay clear of trails where those poisonous reptiles might appear. Did you know that the venom of the viper […]

CarCorner Review: 2014 Fiat 500L

What, No Panini’s In The Glove Box? By Cathy Droz – You have to love the Fiat vehicle branding, you know, the commercials with beautiful Italian women flirting with nerdy guys in front of a Fiat 500 Abarth,  and the most recent ads with a scene from the days of Paul Revere yelling “the Italians […]