Aaron Turpen
An accredited automotive journalist, Aaron is a freelance writer living in Wyoming, USA. His background is varied and storied, coinciding with his ability to talk almost as long as he can type. Sometimes he does both. Most of the time, at least, it's entertaining.
Aaron Turpen
2016 Dodge Durango : Review
November 30th, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

The manliest of the family utilities now on the road.

2016 Lexus GS 200t : Review
October 16th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

The new GS features a superb interior experience and dynamic drive appeal.

Exploring Electrified Powertrains
October 7th, 2016 in Motors

We explain the differences in electrified vehicles using Kia’s new lineup.

2016 BMW 750i : Review
September 26th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

It’s not difficult to see why the 7-Series remains the benchmark for the executive sedan class.

Nissan Heisman House Returns for 2016 Football Season
August 31st, 2016 in Sports > Football

If Tebow’s baseball career fails, he can always live at the Heisman House.

Nissan Adventure Drive : 2017 First Drive of Armada, Pathfinder & Titan
August 23rd, 2016 in Motors > SUVs > Motors > Trucks

We drove the latest rugged vehicles from Nissan’s “Year of the Truck”.

2016 Range Rover Sport : Review
August 15th, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

SUV that looks just as good jumping mud puddles as it does parked in front of the opera house.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro : Review
July 29th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

Powerful looks, a world-class convertible option, and great performance for the money.

2016 Infiniti QX80 : Review
July 13th, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

In automotive market time, the 2016 Infiniti QX80 is an old design, but it’s one that wears its age very well. A few updates were made for this new model year, including some exterior changes. A few small tweaks to the interior also update this new QX. Outside of small details, in essence, the 2016 […]

2016 MINI Cooper Clubman : Review
June 28th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

Everyone except the strictest of Mini purists will like what has been done to this new Clubman.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle : Review
June 8th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line deserves the title “Poor Man’s Porsche”

2016 Lincoln MKX : Review
May 26th, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

With good fuel economy, a smart interior, and a great new look, it’s hard to look past the Lincoln MKX

2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro : Review
May 20th, 2016 in Motors > Trucks

The extreme off-road version of Toyota’s full-size pickup truck.

2016 BMW X1 : Review
May 2nd, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

Walking a careful tightrope between utilitarian needs and BMW driving experience expectations.

2016 Volvo XC60 : Review
April 21st, 2016 in Motors > SUVs

This is a crossover you don’t want to ignore.

2016 Subaru WRX STI : Review
April 14th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

With more power and more fun, the 2016 Subaru WRX STI is a kickass little ride.

2016 Nissan Titan XD : Review
February 22nd, 2016 in Motors > Trucks

This new truck from Nissan is a definite winner.

2016 BMW 340i : Review
February 1st, 2016 in Motors > Cars

A well-made, finely-tuned vehicle that showcases the Ultimate Driving Machine persona.

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider : Review
January 25th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

Beautiful, a bit mysterious, a little intimidating, and yet approachable.

2016 Jaguar F-TYPE R Convertible : Review
January 19th, 2016 in Motors > Cars

We drove the pinnacle of motoring, and it was fun.

Ken Block Likes to Snowboard… with a Ford Raptor Trax Truck
January 15th, 2016 in Motors > Trucks

Quite possibly the most badass Ford Raptor you will ever see.

2016 Audi A3 : Review
November 21st, 2015 in Motors > Cars

A solid little car with a lot of high points and very few negatives.

The Cars That Ate Paris : Classic Horror
November 4th, 2015 in Media > Movies

Before Mad Max, there was this Australian classic.

2015 Ford Mustang GT : Review
November 1st, 2015 in Motors > Cars

The Mustang is now fifty years old and better than ever.

Griff’s BTTF Hover BMW is for Sale
October 18th, 2015 in Motors > Cars

Back to the Future collectors rejoice!

National Liqueur Day with Midori
October 16th, 2015 in Grub > Liquor

Four cocktail recipes to celebrate another liquor themed holiday.

Ginger Beer Cocktails Perfect for Fall
October 8th, 2015 in Grub > Beer

Nothing says “it’s fall” like football and ginger beer!

2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X : Review
October 5th, 2015 in Motors > Trucks

A working truck, no doubt about it, but with the Pro-4X package, it becomes a go-anywhere fun times machine.

2015 Range Rover Evoque : Review
September 29th, 2015 in Motors > SUVs

A beautiful, smart-looking little crossover that really hits the mark for many buyers, though it has its quirks.

2015 Chevrolet Colorado : Review
September 21st, 2015 in Motors > Trucks

A well-built, well-designed truck with a lot to offer midsize buyers.

Five Actual Facts About Chuck Norris
September 17th, 2015 in Humor > Lists

Chuck Norris is a myth, a legend, an Internet meme.

Space Whiskey Tastes Different
September 17th, 2015 in Grub > Liquor

What happens when you make whiskey in space, where there’s no gravity?