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Anthony Sophinos

Automotive Writer and Content Creator

Location icon United States

I'm a proven freelance writer with extensive experience covering the automotive industry. I've written countless car reviews and overviews and have covered the latest developments in electric vehicles, in-car infotainment, and other automotive technology. My byline can be found at websites including iSeeCars, CarsDirect, and New Car Test Drive. The articles showcased here are just a small sample of what I've written over the years.

Throughout my career, I've worked with WordPress as well as other content management systems. I've engaged in SEO best practices using ClearScope and Yoast. I'm used to doing extensive research on technical subjects in order to write factual, comprehensive articles. I thrive on tight deadlines.

Whether you're looking for fresh and original writing, editing and proofreading, SEO optimization, or just an injection of personality into your current content, feel free to reach out for more information about my services. I'm always open to new opportunities and am happy to discuss anything pertaining to my portfolio.

And if you don't need any editorial work done? I'd still love to hear from you. My enthusiasm for cars - and the people who are as infatuated with them as I am - is what brought me into this line of work in the first place, so connecting with others in this industry is something I especially value.

Thank you again for visiting my portfolio, and I hope to hear from you soon!

Portfolio
NewCarTestDrive
2021 Ford Mustang Review

Is there anything quite like the iconic Ford Mustang? It's been a sensation since it debuted in April 1964. Almost 57 years on, the Mustang is bigger, more powerful, and more expensive than ever-but remains an enduring symbol of driving's most romantic attributes. For 2021, there's been a bit of a shuffle among the performance ...

Ride Digest
06/30/2021
Are Minibikes Street Legal? - Ride Digest

The fun you can have on small motorbikes seems to be inversely proportional to their diminutive size. Minibikes - also known as pocket bikes, pit bikes, monkey bikes, and a slew of other informal terms - are small enough for a child to ride comfortably, yet can travel as fast as 50 mph.

Find The Best Car Price
06/28/2021
Best Overall Trucks [Ranked for 2021] | Find The Best Car Price

What are some of the best trucks? Everyday driving is the realm of the Honda Ridgeline; full-size supremacy comes from the F-150, though the Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado put up a good fight; off-road trucks like the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon and Chevy Colorado ZR2 offer endless entertainment.

Ride Digest
04/20/2021
Are Go Karts Street Legal? - Ride Digest

If you're thinking about buying one, you might be wondering if go karts are street legal. You've ridden them in fairs and have seen them racing on the track. Maybe their teeny size, loud noises, and riotous speed and handling have you pining for one.

Motor News Daily
03/24/2021
How to Rotate Truck Tires (Car Expert Tips) - Motor News Daily

It's hard to understate the importance of tires. Besides keeping your truck tethered to the road, they have direct implications on how your truck rides, handles, turns, and stops. For all they do, tires are fairly low maintenance, but the little upkeep they do require is especially important.

CarsDirect
Best Luxury Cars For 2021

Why it's a top pick: There are more than a few luxury cars with spiffy interiors, but the Genesis G90 is particularly marvelous. It has all the trappings of its biggest rival, the Mercedes S-Class, but don't call it a copycat. The G90 cabin has its own subtle elegance that gently whispers its intentions.

CarsDirect
2021 Tesla Model X Prices, Reviews & Vehicle Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Tesla Model X. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

CarsDirect
2021 BMW 7-Series Prices, Reviews & Vehicle Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 BMW 7-Series. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

CarsDirect
2021 RAM 3500 Prices, Reviews & Vehicle Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 RAM 3500. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

CarsDirect
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Prices, Reviews & Vehicle Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Mini Cooper Review

The 2021 Mini Cooper is the latest iteration of a car that manages to be equal parts whimsy and practicality. It taps retro styling to attract shoppers who want to stand out from the usual horde of compact crossovers. The Cooper offers both a hardtop and convertible, can be had with two doors or four, ...

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Nissan Rogue Sport Review

Don't be fooled by the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport. It isn't, as the name suggests, a spiced-up Rogue crossover-it's actually a one-size-smaller trucklet with five seats, decent space, and a thrifty inline-4. The Rogue Sport enters 2021 with a mildly refreshed fascia, some new colors, and an array of standard safety gear that was previously ...

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Ford Mustang Review

Is there anything quite like the iconic Ford Mustang? It's been a sensation since it debuted in April 1964. Almost 57 years on, the Mustang is bigger, more powerful, and more expensive than ever-but remains an enduring symbol of driving's most romantic attributes. For 2021, there's been a bit of a shuffle among the performance ...

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Ford F-250 - NewCarTestDrive

In much of the country, heavy-duty trucks are king in more ways than one. Their capability is rivaled only by their swagger and loyal buyers often live and die by the badge on the grille. Ford knows this all too well, and their 2021 Super Duty lineup reflects the machismo looks and brute strength that ...

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

Nothing evokes the best of sports cars past and present quite like the Mazda MX-5 Miata. It's small, impractical-and a joy to drive. The two-seat, rear-drive roadster is now in its fourth generation, and was upgraded with a new engine two years ago. All 2021 Miatas gain standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability; Apple ...

CarsDirect
2021 Dodge Charger Prices, Reviews & Vehicle Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Dodge Charger. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

Iseecars
Leasing VS Buying: Which is Better? - iSeeCars.com

We've all heard those typical dealership commercials advertising their latest financing specials. Sometimes they're talking about buying, other times about leasing - but in the end they want your money one way or the other. So which is better: leasing or buying? Like anything as complex as buying a car, the answer is simple: it depends.

CarsDirect
2021 Cadillac XT5 Deals, Prices, Incentives & Leases, Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Cadillac XT5. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

CarsDirect
2021 BMW X5 Deals, Prices, Incentives & Leases, Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 BMW X5. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

Iseecars
The Best Hybrid Cars and Electric Vehicles of 2020

As hybrid and electric vehicles proliferate, more and more shoppers are seriously considering the fuel-saving technology as a viable alternative to traditional gas-powered cars and trucks. Yet one of the biggest concerns prospective buyers might have still remains largely unknown: long-term reliability.

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Nissan GT-R - NewCarTestDrive

It's easily overlooked these days, but yes, Nissan does still build the GT-R, a high-performance, all-wheel-drive exotic car. Pricing has spiraled with horsepower, but make no mistake: this big coupe is still stunningly quick and enormously grippy. As usual, the GT-R sees no major changes for 2021.

CarsDirect
2021 Kia Sorento Deals, Prices, Incentives & Leases, Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Kia Sorento. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

Iseecars
Hybrid VS Plug-in Hybrid VS Electric Cars - iSeeCars.com

Take a look around at dealer lots these days and you'll realize that the future, whether you like it or not, has arrived. Recent technological advancements have led most automakers to offer at least one or two models that are either hybrid, plug-in hybrid , or fully electric.

The Car Connection
06/10/2020
2020 Acura NSX Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

If you want a supercar that looks the part and drives the part but aren't smitten with the usual suspects in this class, the NSX is your kind of machine. Find out why the 2020 Acura NSX is rated 7.0 by The Car Connection experts.

Iseecars
CVT VS Automatic Transmission: What's The Difference? - iSeeCars.com

Before we answer these questions, let's first take a step back and consider the workings of the conventional automatic gearbox, and why we need gearboxes in the first place: First developed by General Motors in the late 1930s, the fully automatic transmission made driving significantly easier and smoother by eliminating the need to manually shift gears (though the manual transmission has nonetheless remained available, even to this day).

CarsDirect
2021 Volvo XC90 Deals, Prices, Incentives & Leases, Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Volvo XC90. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

Iseecars
Hybrid and Electric Trucks

Pickup trucks have been hewing to the same formula for years: a big gas or diesel engine hidden under a long hood that itself hinges to a big, hulking vehicle best defined by its six- or eight-foot bed. It's a layout nearly as old as the automobile, and just as successful.

Iseecars
What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

In the market for a used car? You're not alone. Used cars are big business: somewhere around 40 million pre-owned vehicles trade hands each year. That's a lot of secondhand cars - and not all are the low mileage garage queens their sellers might make them out to be.

CarsDirect
2021 Audi TT Deals, Prices, Incentives & Leases, Overview - CarsDirect

Get expert advice on buying a 2021 Audi TT. Research current prices and the latest discounts and lease deals. Browse key features and get inside tips on choosing the right style for you. Use our calculator to get an estimated loan or lease payment based on current offers in your area.

NewCarTestDrive
2021 GMC Yukon - NewCarTestDrive

The GMC Yukon doesn't need to be in Denali trimmings to convey luxury (though it certainly helps). This big bruiser of a full-size SUV has always embodied a sort of modest elegance, and more than a few buyers prefer the GMC over the related but far more ostentatious Cadillac Escalade.

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Genesis GV80 - NewCarTestDrive

The 2021 GV80 is the first crossover from Genesis, and the South Korean brand-an offshoot of Hyundai-has pulled out all the stops to build a luxury car with a more affordable price tag. The GV80's a stunning crossover, one with all the latest tech wizardry in its features list.

NewCarTestDrive
2021 Dodge Challenger - NewCarTestDrive

First introduced in 2008 as a faithfully-styled homage to the 1970 model, the 2021 Dodge Challenger has seen little in the way of styling updates but plenty in the way of extra horsepower. Its familiar looks haven't aged, however, and neither have we sickened of the seemingly yearly power infusions.

The Car Connection
06/16/2020
2020 Porsche Cayenne Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne offers hybrid models, but fuel economy isn't its best look. For that you'll want to check out the new Taycan electric car. To find out why the 2020 Porsche Cayenne is rated 7.2 and ranked #6 in Luxury Large SUVs, read The Car Connection expert review.

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