Matthew Pilgrim

Automotive Editor

After graduating from GMI with a bunch of other car geeks, Matt Pilgrim spent time in many areas of the auto industry - manufacturing, durability testing of prototypes, and collaborating with stylists to engineer exterior components for cars such as the NSX. Turning his attention to journalism, he brings together his engineering background and passion for cars and has written for several automotive publications and sites, including The Car Connection and his own site, Pilgrim Motor Press.

Recent Contributions by Matthew

  • 2019 Volvo XC60 YMM Overview

    October 2, 2018

    The second-generation 2019 Volvo XC60 follows in the footsteps of its larger, award-winning sibling, the XC90, and carries an exterior design that bears strong brand…

  • 2019 Mazda CX-9 YMM Overview

    October 1, 2018

    The 2019 Mazda CX-9 carries the brand’s passion for thrilling driving experiences and fulfills the expected duties of a large crossover. Bold lines, premium looks,…

  • 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV YMM Overview

    September 19, 2018

    The EV segment is on the cusp of an influx of new products and even new sub-segments. When it arrived on the scene as a…

  • 2019 Cadillac CTS-V YMM Overview

    September 12, 2018

    The 2019 Cadillac CTS-V takes on the venerable competition from Germany in the super sport sedan arena. This third-generation vehicle came out swinging and still…

  • 2019 GMC Sierra 3500HD YMM Overview

    August 29, 2018

    The 2019 GMC Sierra 3500HD was made for heavy hauling and, with this truck being a GMC, things can get very luxurious and expensive. GMC…

  • 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited YMM Overview

    August 22, 2018

    Just as GMC ramps up production of the all-new Sierra1500 , the existing body style continues into 2019 as the Sierra 1500 Limited. This truck…

  • 2019 Subaru WRX YMM Overview

    August 10, 2018

    With its practical shape and commitment to safety on one side and its boost-loving engine and "brrr" exhaust note on the other, the 2019 Subaru…

  • 2019 BMW 2-Series YMM Overview

    August 8, 2018

    The 2019 BMW 2-Series continues to be brand’s modern reference to the fondly remembered 2002 compact sport model. With a host of performance add-ons available,…

  • 2019 Kia Sportage YMM Overview

    July 31, 2018

    The 2019 Kia Sportage continues to offer euro-sporty styling and an impressive feature list. However, efficiency and value are lacking when stacked up next to…

  • 2018 Fiat 500 YMM Overview

    July 25, 2018

    The 2018 Fiat 500 packs a much bigger personality than its diminutive size might suggest. The Fiat is about bold style and, despite being about…