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

  • 2022 BMW 3-Series Overview

    November 2, 2021

    What's New The 2022 BMW 3-Series enters the new model year with no major changes. For decades, the 3-Series has been one of the more…

  • 2022 RAM 1500 Overview

    November 2, 2021

    What's New Ram expands the 1500 pickup truck’s lineup for the 2022 model year. The GT, BackCountry, Longhorn SouthFork, and Limited 10th Anniversary Edition are…

  • 2022 Volvo XC40 Overview

    November 2, 2021

    What's New The 2022 Volvo XC40 arrives with minor changes to the internal combustion lineup and one large change for the all-electric XC40 Recharge. Instead…

  • 2022 Range Rover Redesign Will Be Sold Alongside Old One

    November 1, 2021

    The 2022 Land Rover Range Rover may not look all that different from the previous model, but the luxury SUV is actually all-new. As one…

  • Toyota's New EV May Offer Tesla-Style Yoke

    November 1, 2021

    For years, Toyota has been stating that it’s betting on hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen vehicles instead of electric cars. That doesn’t mean Toyota won’t…

  • 2022 Toyota GR86 Remains A Bargain Under $30k

    October 28, 2021

    Despite the dwindling number of sports cars on the market, the 2022 Toyota GR86 returns for a second generation, as does the Subaru BRZ. When…

  • 2022 Acura TLX Type S Gets $500 Price Increase

    October 28, 2021

    Having driven the 2022 Acura TLX Type S, we can confidently state that it’s an impressive performance vehicle. The sporty sedan is garnering a lot…

  • 2023 Kia Sportage Will Get First-Ever X-Pro Trim

    October 28, 2021

    Kia revealed the global 2023 Sportage earlier this June, but the South Korean automaker is now ready to finally provide some information on the model…

  • 2023 Corvette Z06 Impresses With 670 Horsepower

    October 27, 2021

    Chevrolet raised the Corvette nameplate to new heights when it moved to a mid-engine design for the C8. Placing the engine in the middle of…

  • First BMW i4 Deliveries Sold Out

    October 26, 2021

    Consumers have been waiting for BMW to come out with electric vehicles for years. Unsurprisingly, when BMW came out with the iX, the electric SUV…

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