Author: Jonathan R. Pitman

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4×4

  The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Picture this: You’re driving down a dark road at night and your headlights automatically dim and adjust so that the lights on the car don’t blind oncoming drivers. That’s just one of the many innovations that sets[Read More…]

Test Driving the 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXL

The 2010 Buick LaCrosse. (Photo: GM) Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman There are cars that are just basic and then there are cars like the new 2010 Buick LaCrosse. Since the LaCrosse was introduced to the Buick lineup replacing the long-running Buick LeSabre. It, it has generated a fresh appeal[Read More…]

The New 2010 Kia Forte 2.0 EX (Sedan)

The 2010 Kia Forte. (Photo: Kia) Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Since its inception, Kia, the Korean-based car company, has grown to become well know with its commanding lineup and reasonable selection of features on all models. Something you would generally expect on higher end models. The new Kia Forte[Read More…]

The Redesigned 2010 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR V6 (Sedan)

The 2010 Nissan Altima. (Photo: Nissan) Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Replacing the Nissan Stanza in late 1992 was a gamble that paid off and gave birth to something new and fresh. The Nissan Altima debuted in early 1993. When the Altima first appeared, the Altima name plate was displayed[Read More…]

2010 Nissan Sentra SR: A Better Bet

The 2010 Nissan Sentra. (PHOTO SUPPLIED) Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Many things about the Nissan Sentra have changed over the years. Nissan went all out when they redesigned the Nissan Sentra in 2007. That was the year that marked a new beginning for this car. Its bold design and[Read More…]


The New 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid

The 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid is a “smart, sophisticated car.” No detail has been left behind. (Photo: Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman A solar roof, parking assist, lane keep assist, dynamic radar cruise control and remote air conditioning, is what I call a smart car. It’s also what I[Read More…]


The New Nissan Cube 1.8 SL

The Nissan Cube. (Photo: Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Something new and different is being introduced to the Nissan lineup. It is as interesting a selection as it is odd. The Nissan Cube has finally made its debut in the United States after only being sold in foreign countries[Read More…]

Driving the New Pontiac G8 GT

The 2009 Pontiac G8 GT. (Photo: Car TalkBy Jonathan R. Pitman Everyone is on pins and needles debating over the fate of General Motor’s future. But, if Pontiac is indeed one of the car companys that will be omitted from the lineup, then it should go out with a[Read More…]

The 2009 Nissan Murano LE AWD

The 2009 Nissan Murano. (Photo: Car Talk By Jonathan Pitman Since the inception of the Nissan Murano in 2003, it has captivated the hearts of many consumers with its top of the line performance and luxury that continues today. Despite the changes, most of which have been subtle, the[Read More…]

Car Talk: The CVT Issue and Concern

As you may know I am not a big fan of the CVT transmissions, (Continuously Variable Transmission) So, I thought I would mention it separately from my automotive review articles.   My concern is that one day all cars will be equipped with this technology.  My stance is that not[Read More…]