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A List – The Best Cars and SUVs of 2018 & 2019

Let’s take a moment to talk about the best cars, crossovers and SUVs I drove in 2018 and what you should be on the lookout for in 2019.

We Sold The Tesla!

The Model 3 is now gone. Why did we sell it? Because we completed our reviews and it was time to move on. Why didn’t we keep it: because it isn’t a Model Y.

Expandable / Inflatable Spare Tire – Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Ferrari, Holden

Have you ever wondered what the collapsible / expandable / inflatable spare tire (made by Vredestein) that you see in vehicles like the Audi Q5 or Volkswagen Touareg look like when inflated? Then check out this video. While obviously not as useful as a traditional spare it’s better than not having one at all.

How Much Power / Range Does Sentry Mode Use?

Sentry mode is one of Tesla’s latest and most intriguing features, but how much power does it use? Can you turn it on and leave your car at the airport for a week …

2018 Acura Traffic Jam Assist

For the 2018 model year Acura has tweaked their active lane keeping systems and adaptive cruise control into a system designed to help make slow-and-go or stop-and-go traffic less stressful. This is still a “hands on” assist style system but it does shoe the brand’s march towards more autonomous systems in the future.

AoA Memberships

We debated for an eternity but finally decided to give the new YT membership thing a try. Give it a whirl. What have you got to lose?

AoA Live! The Tesla is gone and the Nexo has returned.

For AOA stickers, send a self-addressed, postage paid envelope to Dyklaine, LLC Alex On Autos PO Box 573 Redwood Estates, CA 95044 Join Today: …

Mazda’s Skyactiv-X Engine Explained

Compression ignition in a gasoline engine has been seen as the holy grail of engine technology by many engineers and for 2019 Mazda has finally made it a reality. While some may say that SPCCI (Spark Controlled Compression Ignition) isn’t true compression ignition I disagree. Mazda’s engineers took a pragmatic approach to the issues surrounding […]