Stefan Ogbac

Stefan has been writing about the auto industry since 2014. Even though he owes the Dodge Viper for turning him into an avid car enthusiast, he’s found his niche on Japanese and Korean autos. Based in Los Angeles, you’ll find Stefan in the kitchen whipping up delicious food when not tinkering with cars or cruising on Angeles Crest.
Stefan Ogbac
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo completes final testing ahead of debut

The arrival of the latest addition to the Taycan family is getting close as Porsche finishes putting the car through its challenging testing program. In total, the Taycan Cross Turismo will have traveled 620,352 testing miles, equivalent to circling the globe 25 times. Through that, Porsche put its camouflaged prototype through its paces on proving […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 revealed with retro-futuristic looks

Hyundai’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle has finally arrived. The 2022 Ioniq 5 carries over nearly unchanged from the 45 Concept it’s based on complete with pixel-like LED headlights and taillights, flushed door handles that automatically pop out, and geometric alloy wheels up to 20 inches in size. Certain versions will also get a solar panel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
2021 Kia Niro review: Honest and practical

Are you looking to buy your first hybrid but want one that’s practical, easy to park, and styled conventionally? Consider the 2021 Kia Niro a subcompact crossover that promises exceptional fuel economy and space in a package that won’t polarize opinions. After its 2019 refresh, the Niro gained many new tech features and subtle exterior […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/22/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo features “CUV” suspension and drive mode

The official debut of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo isn’t that far off and the German brand has dropped us another teaser plus some details on the suspension. Essentially a raised wagon version of the Taycan sedan, the Taycan Cross Turismo is slightly higher off the ground and has roof rails, giving it a rugged […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/19/2021
Porsche Taycan vs. Audi e-tron GT: How different are they?

Another luxury sedan joins the all-electric club. The Audi e-tron GT adds a new choice for those wanting to ditch fossil fuel yet still care about performance and luxury. Developed closely alongside the Porsche Taycan, you may be wondering how different is the Audi? What makes the e-tron GT stand out from its platform-mate? We’ve […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021
Global market Honda HR-V revealed with hybrid powertrain

Honda has revealed the global market HR-V and it’s less bubbly than its predecessor. The smallest Honda crossover gets a more upright greenhouse but the rear window is still angled more dramatically. Quite possibly the most standout exterior design cue is the grille, which looks like a bunch of slats. You still get rear door […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021
2022 Nissan Qashqai debuts with e-Power hybrid system

Nissan has finally taken the wraps off the third-generation 2022 Qashqai and it marks the first time the brand’s e-Power hybrid system will be offered in the European market. The subcompact crossover is one of the bestselling models for Nissan and it’s now sporting a sharp new look. In total, Nissan has sold well over […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021
2022 Hyundai Kona Electric gets a new look and more tech

Hyundai has finally announced the U.S.-spec 2022 Kona lineup and the biggest highlight for the all-electric version is the addition of new tech features. The Kona Electric is now offered with a dual-screen layout featuring two 10.25-inch displays. As with newer Hyundai models, only Kona variants with the smaller main touch screen get a wireless […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
Lotus ER-9 design study showcases future EV endurance race car

Lotus has revealed a design study of what could become an endurance race car that may find its way into circuits by the 2030 season. Called the E-R9, this insane concept features a cool delta-wing-like body to maximize aerodynamics and a center canopy similar to what you’d find in a Le Mans prototype race car. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
2022 Kia Niro EV to be sold nationwide in the United States

Among battery-electric vehicles outside of Tesla, the Kia Niro EV is one of the most compelling, offering a blend of practicality, range, and user-friendly tech. Unfortunately, not everyone in the nation can buy one because it’s only sold in 12 states. Some competitors like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt, and Tesla’s full range are more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021