Jimmy Lykens

Automotive Editor

Jimmy Lykens is a native of the coalfields of southern West Virginia, but he and his wife currently live in Nashville, TN and are expecting their first child.  Jimmy has been a lifelong auto and motorcycle enthusiast and writes many independent articles on both. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Marshall University in Huntington, WV.

Recent Contributions by Jimmy

  • Chrysler 300 vs. Hyundai Azera

    January 27, 2015

    When shopping for a full-size sedan, you have plenty of options. The main question is whether you prefer more luxury or more performance -- and…

  • Chevrolet Impala vs. Hyundai Azera

    January 27, 2015

    If we asked you to name an American sedan, it wouldn't be a surprise if the first car that comes to mind is a Chevrolet…

  • Lexus GX 460 vs BMW X5

    January 21, 2015

    When it comes to luxury SUVs, the BMW X5 has been one of the leading lights for years. Its dedicated approach to precision engineering, sporty…

  • Lincoln Navigator vs. Mercedes-Benz GL450

    January 21, 2015

    Although rising gas prices have hurt the full-size SUV market, affluent buyers still want luxurious family haulers. Among their choices is the Lincoln Navigator and…

  • Honda Pilot vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

    January 21, 2015

    Sport-utility vehicles are one of the highest sellers in the U.S. Over the years, they've had to adapt and change to meet the standards of…

  • Honda Pilot vs. Nissan Pathfinder

    January 21, 2015

    While sport utility vehicles were originally designed to be rugged, off-road trailblazers, in today's world the reality is that most SUVs and crossovers can be…

  • Toyota 4Runner vs. Nissan Pathfinder

    January 21, 2015

    There are many long-standing rivalries in the automotive world that live and breathe to this day: Mustang vs. Camaro, Impreza vs. Lancer and F-150 vs.…

  • Toyota 4Runner vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee

    January 21, 2015

    Few marques in the auto world can claim the same legendary off-road status as Toyota and Jeep. The Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Grand Cherokee have…

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Review

    October 14, 2013

    When it appeared on the scene in 1996, the relatively affordable Mercedes-Benz SLK brought the hardtop roadster to a much wider audience. Although somewhat awkward…

  • Volvo S60 Review

    September 26, 2013

    When the Volvo S60 was introduced for the 2001 model year, it was aimed squarely at entry-level luxury veterans like the BMW 3 Series and…

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