WSJ Review: Luggage With Four-Wheel Drive



American Flyer Elite Quattro 360
Upright Suite 21-Inch Carry-On
(Best Value); 800-675-3451
$109.98; shipping is free

The good: Suitcase had one unique feature: The handle can bend back to a 45-degree angle, making it very easy to push the bag like a cart. Interior had decent amount of space and a removable toiletry bag. Bag has a bottom lift handle, too.

The bad: Zippers were bulky and a tad difficult to open and close. When the top handle was up, some thin metal was exposed, posing a very slight cutting hazard. (The retailer says it hasn't had any complaints.) Only two colors are available, black and red.

The shopping: Site offers rankings on construction quality -- this bag was rated closer to "economical" than "premium."