Peter Braun

Peter Braun

Peter is a freelance contributor to Digital Trends and almost a lawyer. He has loved thinking, writing and talking about cars since his first adventures with the ill tempered Volvos he learned to drive on. In his free-time Peter diagnoses the problems with his Volvo 850 Turbo, goes target shooting and reads about history.
Articles
Product Review

Mazda Connect Review

Lame name aside, Mazda Connect offers excellent features and an intuitive design.
Car Review

2015 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Review

VW’s Beetle R-Line is a perfect fashion accessory, but an imperfect hot hatch.
Car Review

2016 Kia Sorento Review

2016 Kia Sorento review.
Car Review

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Review

Hyundai's 2015 Santa Fe remains as utilitarian as a minivan while retaining a personality.
Cars

Volvo's V60 Cross Country is comfortable on roads, confident venturing off them

The 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country is a nearly perfect family car; it combines luxury and utility in a way few true competitors can. That's good, because it does have a few flaws, such as a relatively high price and cramped rear seats.
Car Review

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander GT V6 Review

The Outlander GT from underdog Mitsubishi might look cutting-edge, but the rest feels old.
Car Review

2015 Fiat 500e Review

The 500e is the perfect city car with pep that Fiat doesn't want to sell.
Car Review

2015 Nissan Murano SV Review

Though no screamer, Nissan's 2015 Murano is the most stylish, charismatic crossover around.
Cars

Though nice to drive, Mazda's CX-9 is let down by its outdated interior and hefty price tag

The Mazda CX-9 is like an aging athlete; it is still capable but also starting to fall behind his younger rivals. The big Mazda can still drive like a champ, but it lacks the technology and refinement of newer, cheaper crossovers.
Cars

Meet the new transmission tech quite literally driving your car forward

Transmission technology has come a long way since the relatively simple world of automatics and manuals a few decades ago, which is good. Unfortunately being spoiled for choice leaves some buyers downright confused. Accordingly, we are…
Car Review

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Review

No car under $100K delivers more grins than Dodge's Challenger R/T Scat Pack.