Denis Flierl

Denis Flierl

Denis Flierl

Car Reviews Editor
Denis Flierl has over twenty five years combined auto industry and automotive journalism experience that he brings to Automoblog readers. Over the thirteen years that he owned an automotive business, he worked directly with every major car brand in the auto industry and became familiar with all makes and models of cars. His passion for cars led him to spend the last twelve years in automotive journalism where he brings all that experience to his readers as he writes about the auto industry and the latest test cars he drives.
Denis Flierl

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National writer for Torque News giving you the latest Subaru new car reviews and news. Test driving with altitude.
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Denis Flierl
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2015 Audi allroad 2.0T quattro Tiptronic Review

2015 Audi allroad 2.0T quattro Tiptronic Review

The National Automobile Dealers Association is projecting that SUVs will account for 56 percent of U.S. vehicles sales this year. They offer an elevated driving position, extra passenger and cargo carrying ability and many other benefits consumers seek in a larger vehicle. The lower price of gasoline is also a contributing factor and fuel mileage […]

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport AWD 2.0T Review

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport AWD 2.0T Review

Hyundai has put the word Sport squarely in their Santa Fe small crossover SUV nomenclature and it’s more than just a badge on the rear lift gate.  The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is high on the fun to drive meter, plain and simple. This is partly because Hyundai provides an optional 2.0-liter turbocharged engine for […]

2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review

2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review

The transformation from the 2014 Nissan Murano to the 2015 model is dramatic to say the least. The only thing that wasn’t changed on the new SUV was the drive-train and the Murano badge on the rear lift gate. Nissan Murano gets a total redesign with new, bolder looking exterior styling plus a more upscale […]

2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD Review

2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD Review

With a complete redo last year, is the new Toyota Highlander a wagon, a crossover, or an SUV? That’s the question we tried to answer this week as we test drove the new 2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD. Toyota’s Highlander is a 7 to 8 seater, depending on how many adults and kids you […]

2016 Ford Focus RS Finally Arriving for U.S. Enthusiasts [video]

2016 Ford Focus RS Finally Arriving for U.S. Enthusiasts

The 2016 Ford Focus RS comes with a number of performance features that will set it apart. It gets an industry first Drift Mode. Europeans have been thrilled with the hot hatch Ford Focus RS since its introduction in 2002, but U.S. performance enthusiasts could only look and not touch until now. That all changed […]

2015 Lexus LS 460 F SPORT Review

2015 Lexus LS 460 F SPORT Review

If you are in the market to purchase a full-size luxury sedan, the Europeans have some of the finest cars in the world in this segment. With the European entries often thought of as being the most prestigious in this class, why should you consider the 2015 Lexus LS 460 F Sport? Well, one reason […]

2015 Infiniti QX60 V6 AWD Review

2015 Infiniti QX60 V6 AWD Review

Infiniti is to Nissan like Lexus is to Toyota. Infiniti is the luxury brand of Nissan, but they go about their business a little different from Lexus. Lexus seems to be going the way of developing a new image for their brand that includes much more performance and flash. Infiniti’s business model is about building […]

Ken Block Plans to Destroy Global Rallycross Competition

Ken Block Plans to Destroy Global Rallycross Competition

Ken Block has set his race schedule for 2015 and says he is ready to win the Global Rallycross title this year in the Ford Fiesta ST. Ken Block was only 5 points away from winning the Global Rallycross title last year in his Ford Fiesta ST. Block who is a fierce competitor, says he’s […]

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review

When you think of small crossover SUVs, the first thing that doesn’t come to mind is sporty and fun to drive. Most families buy an SUV for its cargo carrying ability, five door utility, all-weather capability and family friendly seating configurations. The Mazda CX-5 breaks the mold and delivers driving dynamics that could make this […]

2015.5 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Review

2015.5 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Review

When you think of a family Volvo from the past, visions of huge headlights, the styling of a brick and uninspiring driving dynamics come to mind. The new 2015.5 Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV comes with newly redesigned headlights, sleek exterior styling and engaging driving dynamics. What hasn’t gone away are Volvo’s characteristic attributes like a […]

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR Review

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR Review

Commuting doesn’t have to be boring and for 2015, Nissan has added new character to the compact Versa Note lineup. This new model gets a step up to make things more interesting on the drive around town. The Nissan Versa Note SR has the same personality, but gets new makeup to set it apart from […]

2015 Lexus IS250 AWD Sedan Review

2015 Lexus IS250 AWD Sedan Review

The 2015 Lexus IS250 AWD Sedan is one good looking luxury car and this year’s model keeps the momentum going as the brand tries to remake its image. The IS250 jumps in the highly competitive sports sedan market with the Germans who have dominated for decades. IS250 makes a statement for the Japanese automaker that […]