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Lexus’ response to the dominant BMW 3-Series is now in its third generation. The first-generation IS300 made a pretty great statement with a balance of performance and styling inside and out and established the Japanese on the scene of near luxury RWD compact performance sedans. The IS300 was the first production...

Luxury crossovers are one of the hottest segments in the market, and smaller sized entry-level premium crossovers have become especially enticing for new car buyers. More practical than a sedan, and with the kind of features and performance befitting a luxury car, these little utes are being snapped up by young...

Chrysler is raising the bar for modern muscle car power with a supercharged V8 known as a “Hellcat” that will pump out a mind-blowing 707 horsepower. Chrysler is boldly calling this model “the most powerful muscle car ever,” a claim that very well may be true if you ignore vehicles modified by aftermarket companies like...

Bursting out of the gates of Gaydon like a bat out of hell is the exquisite and esteemed British sports car that has gained the respect of many automotive enthusiasts. Defined by flawless design, a venerable 5-liter supercharged V8, an 8-speed QuickShift transmission, an Active Exhaust System and artisan selected...

A fully redesigned and re-imagined looking 2015 GMC Yukon still has the underpinnings of a powerful, full-size SUV. Once the go to SUV of choice for large families, the new Yukon aims bring them back with new near-luxury interior materials and a sleek design. Can it recapture its glory years?

The 2015 Subaru WRX STI features the same 2.5-liter Boxer engine as the outgoing model with 305-horses and attached to Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. However, for 2015 it gets an all-new chassis, new exterior look, and updated interior. Does it add up to the best STI ever? Our friends at Driving Sports TV...

New 2015 Ford Edge Crossover – Quieter, Smoother Ride, New Engines Looking to expand its footprint in the crossover segment, Ford has unveiled a new Edge complete with a new look, standard EcoBoost engine and filled with the latest technology features. This all-new, second-generation Edge looks like a strong...

Looks like every luxury automaker is putting in their bids for the next hot, small, premium utility vehicle to meet the diverse needs of active consumer lifestyles. Whether a parent juggling three weekend games for your children, a hardcore off-road cyclist or a hospitable friend who volunteers their ride for road...

For 2015, Subaru completely redesigned the WRX and WRX STI, and they just might be the best Subaru sedans ever built. With a relatively low asking price, ample power, and race-ready handling, the 2015 WRX and WRX STI definitely improve upon the previous generation Impreza WRX and WRX STI. However, despite the...

If the BMW X3 – a popular compact SUV that compares very favorably with any other luxurious compact SUV – were a men’s shoe, it would be an Allen Edmonds dress shoe. Distinctive, refined, and classically styled. The X3 is everything you expect from a compact luxury SUV, but it comes in a package that could be easily...

Screeching Michelin performance rubber could be heard for hours from afar as if we were attending a Sunday race of the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA Tudor United Sports Car Championship, which BMW is currently leading. Up close you could witness 2015 M3s and M4s blasting down the straightaway of Road America in Elkhart...

For 2015, the Subaru WRX STI got a thorough makeover. New chassis, new suspension, new everything except the tried and true 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer 4-cylinder engine. Only available as a 4-door sedan, the restyled and re-engineered 2015 WRX STI has a full array of systems, technologies and refinements that raise...

The Chevy Suburban has been around for quite a while. So long, in fact, that it now has the distinction of being the longest continuous use automotive nameplate in the world. The Suburban was also the first truck-based SUV, and continues to be one of GM’s most profitable models.

Last year Jaguar knocked it out of the ballpark with the F-TYPE Convertible, their first true 2-seater sports car in 40 years. This year Jaguar thrills us with the F-TYPE Coupe and delivers an exciting blend of style, performance, and luxury that will fire up your lust for cars no matter how your priorities rank. A...

Maserati has a glorious history of sporting achievements and an international reputation for producing great road cars. Now in its 100th year of production, the brand is adding a new, lower-priced, mid-size sedan to its lineup with the goal of dramatically increasing annual sales. The new four door, called the Ghibli,...

Earlier this year I got together with my Travel Junkie friend, Kirsten Alana, to go on an adventure with the Land Rover Experience Driving School, at the Equinox Resort in Vermont. Neither of us had driven a Range Rover before and we were excited to get behind the wheel and drive off-road. We had no idea what the...

Likes: Strong power, great full-throttle sound Good handling and relaxed ride Tight, interesting styling Available AWD traction Dislikes: Options can bump the price to more than $50K Sensitive Remote Touch infotainment controller Small back seat AWD comes with last year’s 6-speed tranny instead of new 8-speed There...

Likes: Screaming 4.2L V8 loves to rev to its 8,000+ rpm redline Handling limits are so high you’ll be itching to hit the track Superb 7-speed S-tronic transmission makes you forget that there is no clutch pedal Typical Audi interior is comfortable and hard to fault Dislikes: The smallish V8 lacks low-end grunt,...

Likes: Great fuel economy, with 43 mpg on the highway Handles like a BMW sedan, even though it’s a wagon Compelling combination of utility and style Dislikes: Not as powerful as the previous 335d model Steep sticker price at nearly $50,000 Underwhelming interior layout and finish It’s nearly impossible to find a...

Likes: Emissions Free Interior spaciousness Dislikes: COMAND telematics needs a refresh The manifestation of automotive mobility from earth’s precious oil resources to the state of electrification brings a spark of positivity to mankind, knowing there is a brighter future that allows humanity to rest on its...

Likes: Up to 33 mpg on the highway Subaru’s symmetrical AWD is standard Excellent road handling and composed ride on-road and off-road Generous cargo and passenger room for its size Dislikes: Auto start-stop feature EV mode doesn’t go beyond initial acceleration Hard to use navigation system Durability, all-weather...