Test Drives


2018 Subaru Crosstrek - check it out

Spent a week driving the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0 i Limited. Great test for it's all season capabilities. To find out more about it, click here to see Subaru USA's site. Sorry about getting it dirty...had to test it out! - Big Jim   2018 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited With Big Jim O'Brien Step outside…

The Great White Rhino - driving the Tahoe RST

There’s a certain anxiety when you test drive a vehicle in bad weather. First off, it’s not yours (unless GM wants to change their minds and give it back) and then you hope and pray none of your peers find out what happened IF you dent it. We were getting ready for our annual  “snowmaggedon”…

The 2018 VW Atlas (cue the strong music)

We've been waiting to test drive this one: VW's first 3 row SUV, the Atlas. How does it hold up in such a competitive market? Check out the video review below - click here for more info on the Atlas 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV with Big Jim O'Brien Join Big Jim O'Brien from 94.7 WCSX…

Reviewing the 2018 Hyundai Elantra

Spent a quality week test driving the newly redesigned Hyundai Elantra SEL -- new look, new styling cues, but that's NOT the best feature (see if you agree). 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Review Big Jim's garage Big Jim steps outside of the garage for a look at the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT

2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Limited

The evolution of the RAM truck continues -- spent some time with the RAM 1500 Limited...some very cool features. 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 Limited Review with Jim O'Brien Step out side of Big Jim's Garage for a look at the 2018 Ram 1500 Limited!

2018 Lexus LC - unlike anything on the road

Over the course of a week I must've heard "what is that?" at least 50 times when people approached the Lexus LC...Why? well just look at it.  Not a bad angle on this car...and how does it ride (scroll down for video review) 2018 LC500 Review with Big Jim O'Brien Step outside of the Garage…

2018 Corvette Carbon 65

What can you say about a car that looks like this? It's the 2018 Corvette Carbon 65 -- only 650 of these will be built (500 sold in the US, 150 in Canada). Big Jim spent a week with it (even though his head sticks out over the roof). In The Garage With Jim O'Brien…

What's a Yaris?

hink about these numbers - 17 & 34. Big Jim O'Brien explains what they mean in this review of the Toyota Yaris In The Garage With Jim O'Brien 2017 Toyota Yaris iA Step outside of the garage with Big Jim as he gives you his thoughts on the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA

2018 Subaru WRX - first drive

Here's our first peek at the 2018 Subaru WRX -- Big Jim takes a drive. In The Garage With Jim O'Brien 2018 Subaru WRX Join Big Jim outside of the garage as he gives you his thoughts on the all new 2018 Subaru WRX

Going big in a Rugged Ridge Jeep

Had an absolute blast driving a Rugged Ridge Jeep (check them out here) -- totally get the Jeep thing (and NO, I didn't almost roll it). We go off roading in Michigan (and get a little muddy). In The Garage With Jim O'Brien Rugged Ridge Jeep Join Big Jim as he takes you off road…