Lee Bailie

Lee Bailie

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2020 Subaru Ascent Review

2020 Subaru Ascent Review
While success is never guaranteed in the car industry, launching an SUV in North America these days comes pretty darn close. At the risk of oversimplification, a carmaker needs only roll the thing out and then sit back and watch buyers flock to dealerships to hand over their money. I realize it’s not quite that…

Review: 2020 GMC Acadia Denali

Review: 2020 GMC Acadia Denali
Sometimes I feel like GM’s truck and SUVs merely exist in the background. Just like ordinary scenery that you zoom past. Sure, you see a lot of GMCs on the road, but most seem like workhorses consigned to schlep tools and equipment around for landscapers and plumbers. There’s nothing wrong with making and selling commercial…

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Drive Review

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Drive Review
I well remember being in a massive throng of car journalists on media preview day at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2013 for the reveal of the seventh generation (C7) Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. A next-generation reveal for an icon like the ‘Vette is a big deal, and it was the talk of the show….

2020 Nissan Titan Review: First Drive

2020 Nissan Titan Review: First Drive
Seems like just yesterday I was driving around in the Arizona desert behind the wheel of Nissan’s then all-new, second-generation full-size Titan pick-up as part of the truck’s media launch. But it wasn’t yesterday, of course. That first-drive event was in November 2015, and I must admit that I felt a bit of a déjà…