Joel Patel

Automotive Editor

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Based out of the Washington, D.C. area, Joel Patel is an automotive journalist that hails from Northern Virginia. His work has been featured on various automotive outlets, including Autoweek, Digital Trends, and Autoblog. When not writing about cars, Joel enjoys trying new foods, wrenching on his car, and watching horror movies. 

Recent Contributions by Joel

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Lincoln Corsair

    2022 Lincoln Corsair Review

    November 30, 2021

    Elegantly styled. The 2022 Lincoln Corsair is the brand’s smallest SUV, but it has the same elegant lines and high-end styling as Lincoln’s more expensive…

  • Is The Toyota Corolla GR Coming To The U.S.?

    November 24, 2021

    To enthusiasts, the Toyota GR Yaris is the type of car that comes around once in a decade. The homologation special is a rally-bred machine…

  • Porsche May Add A Three-Row SUV

    November 24, 2021

    Porsche made a name for itself with its sports cars. The rear-engine Porsche 911 is an icon, while the mid-engine 718 Cayman and Boxster continue…

  • Infiniti QX50 vs. Infiniti QX60

    November 22, 2021

    Infiniti has four SUVs that range from compact all the way up to large. The Infiniti QX50 is the smallest SUV in the automaker’s lineup,…

  • Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX60

    November 22, 2021

    There’s no shortage of midsize SUVs on the market. Two Japanese options that compare well to one another in the three-row luxury segment are the…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Lincoln Nautilus

    2022 Lincoln Nautilus Review

    November 22, 2021

    Old-school ethos. Modern cars and SUVs attempt to be do-it-all vehicles. Instead of focusing on one thing, automakers try to make vehicles good at everything.…

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2022 Lincoln Aviator

    2022 Lincoln Aviator Review

    November 22, 2021

    Return to form. The 2022 Lincoln Aviator is a pint-sized Navigator in the best way possible. While the SUV has plenty of power, it puts…

  • Is The Kia Stinger Being Discontinued?

    November 19, 2021

    With the move to offer more electrified vehicles and to focus more on SUVs, automakers are dropping sporty cars at an alarming rate. Earlier this…

  • Chevy Bolt EV Production Stopped Till 2022

    November 19, 2021

    After General Motors announced its recall affecting all Chevrolet Bolt EVs and Bolt EUVs ever made, the automaker halted production of the electric cars at…

  • Will Nissan Discontinue The Titan Pickup?

    November 19, 2021

    In the full-size pickup truck scene, options from American brands continue to reign supreme. If you’re looking for a big truck to tow and haul…

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