2021 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro S

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 assisted in an analysis of the electric VeeDub:

Dusk blue metallic paint with black painted roof, lunar gray leatherette seating for 5 – heated driver and front pass. seats and panoramic fixed glass moon roof with sunshade, weighs 4,782 lbs., 180.5” long and has 108.9” wheelbase – 30 cubic ft. of cargo capacity behind rear seat and 60 cubic ft. with second row seating folded down, 20” Polished alloy wheels and 235/50R20 Bridgestone all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, digital dash including one mounted to steering column, rear vision camera, 12” infotainment screen, 10 speaker  AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 107 horsepower front electric motor and 201 horsepower rear electric motor (295 hp total) with single speed automatic transmission with dash mounted shifter, (total torque is 339) 4 driving modes and all wheel drive, $50,870.00  list price built in Mosel, Germany, fuel economy 88 mpg on highway, 98 in city, 93 overall – goes 240 mi. on a full charge

 

 

2022 Volkswagen Taos 1.5T SE w/4Motion

Pirate Radio DJ George “Elvis” Gray helped analyze the brand new Volkswagen Taos: Cornflower Blue metallic paint with black premium CloudTex and cloth seating for 5 – heated driver and front passenger seat, weighs 3,430 lbs., 175.8” long and has 105.9” wheelbase – 24.9 cubic ft. of cargo capacity (60) in luggage compartment18” Black alloy wheels and 225/50R18 Pirelli all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, oversized moon roof and 6 speaker AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 1.5 liter, 158 horsepower turbo four with a 7 speed automatic transmission, 4 driving modes and all wheel drive, $32,380.00  list price, fuel economy 32 mpg on highway, 25 in city, 28 overall – 14.5 gallon tank  – goes 464 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Sedan

George “Elvis” Gray of Pirate Radio helped analyze the Corolla at the studio parking lot:

Celestite Gray metallic paint with black premium Softex seating for 5 – heated driver and front pass. seat, weighs 2,850 lbs., 182.3” long and has 106.3” wheelbase – 13.1 cubic ft. of cargo capacity in trunk, 15” Alloy wheels (with covers) and 195/65R15 Michelin all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward and rear collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, and 6 speaker AM/FM/satellite premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and blind spot monitor, 1.8 liter, 121 horsepower hybrid four with a CVT automatic transmission, three driving modes, and front wheel drive, $27,191.00  list price – built in Toyota, Aichi, Japan, fuel economy 52 mpg on highway, 53 in city, 52 overall – 13.2 gallon tank  – goes 686 mi. on a full tank of gasoline

2021 Lexus IS-350 “F Sport” AWD Sedan

George Gray of Pirate Radio 104.7 assisted in analyzing the Lexus sedan:

Sonic Chrome charcoal metallic paint with black NuLuxe seating for 5 – heated and ventilated front buckets, weighs 3,880 lbs., 185.4” long and has 110.2” wheelbase – 10.8 cubic ft. of cargo capacity in trunk, 19” Black aluminum wheels and 235/40R19 (265/35R19 on rear) Bridgestone all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision and overhead camera, 10.3” infotainment screen, navigation, power moon roof, carbon fiber rear spoiler, Lexus Enform 10 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, blackout front grill, badging for F-Sport model, color keyed door handles, and foldaway heated outside mirrors3.5 liter, 311 horsepower V-6 with 280 lb. ft. of torque and an eight speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive – zero to 60 in 5.6 seconds – top speed 143 mph, $56,790.00  list price – built in Tahara, Aichi, Japan, fuel economy 26 mpg on hwy, 19 in city – 17.4 gallon tank  – goes 452 mi. on a full tank

2022 Honda Civic 1.5T FWD Touring Sedan

Morning Mist metallic paint with black leather seating for 5 – heated front buckets, weighs 3,077 lbs., 183.1” long and has 107.5” wheelbase – 14.4 cubic ft. of cargo capacity in trunk, 18” Two toned aluminum wheels and 235/40R18 Goodyear all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 9” infotainment screen, navigation, power moon roof, Bose 12 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, color keyed door handles, and foldaway heated outside mirrors, 1.5 liter, 180 horsepower four with a CVT  automatic transmission (paddle shifters), remote starter and front wheel drive, $28,695.00  list price – built in Alliston, Ontario, Canada, fuel economy 38 mpg on highway, 31 in city, 34 overall – 12.4 gallon tank  – goes 471 mi. on a full tank

 

2022 MINI “John Cooper Works” 2-Door Hardtop

George Gray of Pirate 104.7 FM helped analyze the MINI at the studio parking lot:

Rebel green metallic paint with chili red roof, carbon black leather seating for 4 and heated front buckets, weighs 2,845 lbs., 152.8” long and has 98.2” wheelbase – 9 cubic ft. of cargo capacity – 34 with seats folded down, 18” Two toned aluminum wheels and 205/40R18 Pirelli P-zero summer  radial tires, Lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8.8” infotainment screen, navigation, dual moon roof setup (one powered), six speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, color keyed door handles, and foldaway heated outside mirrors, 2.0 liter, 228 horsepower four with a 6 speed manual transmission  remote starter and front wheel drive – zero to 60 in 5.7 seconds, $40,850.00  list price – built in Oxford, United Kingdom, Fuel economy 31 mpg on highway, 22 in city, 25 overall – 11.6 gallon tank  – goes 360 mi. on a full tank

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line “Black Edition” AWD

George Gray of Pirate 104.7 radio helped analyze the new 2022 Tiguan at the station parking lot:

Pyrite silver paint with black leatherette seating for 5 – heated front buckets, weighs 3,757 lbs. and has 109.9” wheelbase – 73.4 cubic ft. of cargo capacity, 19” Two toned aluminum wheels and 225/45R19SL all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision camera, 8” infotainment screen, remote start, power moon roof and rear tailgate, VW 6 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, blackout front fascia, black badging for R-Line, color keyed door handles, and foldaway heated outside mirrors, 2.0 liter, 184 horsepower turbo four with 221 lb. ft. of torque and an eight speed automatic transmission and all wheel drive, $34,990.00  list price, fuel economy 28 mpg on hwy, 21 in city – 15.9 gallon tank for regular fuel – goes 445 mi. on a full tank

2021 Toyota C-HR “Nightshade Edition” FWD Crossover

George Gray, DJ at Pirate 104.7, assisted in reviewing the Toyota C-HR:Magnetic Gray metallic paint with black and gray sport cloth seating for 5, weighs 3,300 lbs. and has 103.9” wheelbase (172.6” long) – 37 cubic ft. of cargo capacity with all seats folded flat (19.1 with back seat erect), 18” Black aluminum wheels and 225/50R18 all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision, 8” infotainment screen, C-HR puddle lights, and Toyota 6 speaker AM/FM premium stereo sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, black chin and tailgate spoiler, black roof, black door handles, black badging and foldaway outside mirrors, 2.0 liter, 144 horsepower four with CVT automatic transmission and front wheel drive, $25,240.00  list price – Built in Isawa, Iwate, Japan, fuel economy 31 mpg on hwy, 27 in city – 13.2 gallon tank for regular fuel – goes 409 on a full tank

2021 Toyota Highlander “Limited” Hybrid SUV

DJ George “Elvis” Gray assisted in analyzing the Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Opulent Amber metallic paint with black leather seating for 8, including heated and air conditioned front buckets, weighs 4,595 lbs. and has 112.2” wheelbase (194.9” long), 84.3 cubic ft. of cargo capacity with all seats folded flat (48/16), 20” Bright machined flow-formed aluminum wheels and 235/55R20 Bridgestone Alenza all season radial tires, lane keep assist, forward collision alert, radar cruise control, rear vision, panoramic moon roof, surround view monitor, and power hands free tailgate, 12.3” infotainment screen with navigation, ambient door sill lighting, puddle lights, and JBL 11 speaker AM/FM premium studio sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, wireless phone charger in console, heated leather steering wheel, 2.5 liter, 243 horsepower hybrid four with CVT automatic transmission and all wheel drive, $50,557  list price, built in Princeton, Indiana, fuel economy 34 mpg on hwy, 35 in city, 17.1 gallon tank for regular fuel, goes 581 miles on a full tank