Bill Leedy



The 2010 Chevrolet Express Van

Recently my grandmother decided to move from the house she's lived in since 1964 into a fancy new senior living facility. Because of the drastic size difference in living space, some furniture items became available. Sadly, while the Mazda3 does... Continue Reading →


Review – The 2016 Ford Focus

It was late in September when a deer came out of the woods and attempted to occupy the same moment in space and time as my Mazda3.  My physics professor once told us that this was an impossibility, so, as... Continue Reading →

Reviews – Nissan Sentra and Kia Rio

A few times over the course of this year I have been granted the exciting and amazing opportunity to drive some, well, rental cars!  Now, these may not be as prestigious or enticing as the Jag or the Macan from... Continue Reading →

Short Takes – Jag XJ, F-Pace, and Porsche Macan

It would seem that over the course of this summer, my name has been put on some list of "available drivers".  As a result, I’ve been given the opportunity to drive a couple of very nice cars. These cars were owned... Continue Reading →

On the Lot – 2016 Mazda CX-9

*Unedited and originally posted on Opposite Lock on 6/2/2016: It’s late enough into the year they should’ve come out as 2017’s, but the first of the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9’s have reached our lot! Two of them have arrived... Continue Reading →

Review – 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

*Unedited and originally posted on Opposite Lock on 5/6/2016: Are you tired of all the gushing reviews of the 2016 Miata? Are you tired of the slow-car-fast mantra? Do you feel that Miata is NOT always the answer? Are... Continue Reading →

Review – 2015 Chevrolet Camaro

*Unedited and originally posted on Opposite Lock on 1/26/2016: When I started this article, I was sitting at my home in central Vermont on Christmas Eve pecking away at a laptop with Will and Grace playing in the background.... Continue Reading →

I Drove a Beetle and I Think I Liked It

*Unedited and originally posted on Opposite Lock on 8/8/2015: The course: A grueling 3.2mi loop of tarmac winding around the side streets of South Burlington, VT. The driver: A 34yo male with a bit of a buddah belly, a... Continue Reading →

Review – 20xx Ferrari 360 F1 Modena

*Unedited and originally posted on Opposite Lock on 2/5/2015: I know we are all reeling from the lack of articles about Doug's Ferrari recently, so, I thought I would help him out before he gets too deep into his... Continue Reading →

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