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Toyota Prius Plug-in and Acura TL

| August 1, 2011
Toyota Prius Plug-in and Acura TL

The Plug-in Prius is fundamentally different because it can be pre-charged.
The Acura TL styling is attractive, rich-looking and tastefully crafted.

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See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200

| July 1, 2011
See the new Buick Regal and the Chrysler 200

BUICK REGAL – engaging, refined and appealing …
CHRYSLER 200 – the styling was masterfully designed …

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SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic

| June 1, 2011
SUBARU Outback & HONDA Civic

Subaru Outback, as capable as ever!
Honda Civic, the winning strategy refined!

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See the new Dodge Durango and the Smart for Two

| May 1, 2011
See the new Dodge Durango and the Smart for Two

Dodge Durango & Smart For Two

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See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

| April 1, 2011
See The New Hyundai Elantra And The Kia Sorento

HYUNDAI ELANTRA I’ve always contended that it doesn’t take any more effort to make a good-looking car than a homely one. After all, it’s mostly a matter of stamping metal body panels and the giant presses really don’t care about the shape of the pieces that they stamp out. Well, with the new Hyundai Elantra, […]

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See the New Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta

| March 1, 2011
See the New Fiat 500 and the VW Jetta

FIAT 500 Class: Subcompact Hatch Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive Starting price: about $15,900 Fiat Returns with the 500 Because of the recent marriage of Chrysler and Fiat, the Italians are again coming to our shores. This may in fact be a happy union because of our current economic times and vehicle preferences.  Fiat, well known for […]

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See the new Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h

| February 1, 2011
See the new Ford Explorer and Lexus CT200h

Ford Explorer
With the totally new Explorer, Ford has started over from scratch and opted for a unibody construction vehicle with front wheel drive that will even be offered with a 4 cylinder engine!
Lexus CT200h
Lexus’ newest car, the CT200h, is the entry model in its lineup. It’s best described as a compact touring car with a hybrid drive similar to the one found in the Prius.

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See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

| January 1, 2011
See the new Chevy Cruze and Infiniti QX56

There’s a mad dash to claim market share in the new small car segment of the automotive world today. Car companies are recalibrating to produce appealing and profitable smaller cars. Enter the Chevy Cruze. This little sedan has actually been on sale in more than 60 world markets for some time, and GM has logged […]

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See the new Hyundai Sonata and Mazda2

| December 1, 2010
See the new Hyundai Sonata and Mazda2

Hyundai Sonata Hyundai has taken a back-door approach to accessing the Amer ican automotive market. Ori gin ally, they just copied other successful models and sold them at a lower price with longer warranties. Then they began adding more features than the competitors and improving quality. Now in an outlandish move, they are taking the […]

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Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

| November 1, 2010
Nissan Leaf / Scion TC

Nissan Leaf Nissan has taken the vanguard position in the EV (electric vehicle) world by introducing and promoting its Leaf battery electric vehicle. This is the first vehicle of its kind offered in our market and there will be many more to follow. To review, in recent history we’ve gone from gasoline and diesel powered […]

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Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke

| October 1, 2010
Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Nissan Juke

Ford Fusion Hybrid Hybrid cars have gone from being an oddity to being proven mainstream vehicles. I’ve driven and tested all the hybrids on the market and most of them several times. They function quite admirably and do a good job of driving like “normal” cars and not emphasizing their unique technology. The purchase price […]

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Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

| September 1, 2010
Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Buick Regal Class: Midsize Sedan Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive Starting price: about $27,000 Buick gets sporty. If you go back far enough in Buick history, you’ll actually find some sporty models in the lineup. In recent history, however, “Buick” and “sporty” were rarely found in the same sentence, having been branded as the vehicle of choice […]

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BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna

| August 1, 2010
BMW 750Li and Toyota Sienna

BMW 750Li The 7 series is well and truly the flagship of the BMW marque. This large sedan is offered in many iterations ranging from the “base” 740i with a starting MSRP of only $77,000 to the 760Li V12 road eater whose beginning price is $137K! Hybrid and all-wheel drive versions are also available. Our […]

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Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

| July 1, 2010
Mini Cooper & Honda Crosstour

MINI COOPER When the British Mini car company was purchased by BMW, the car received the full Teutonic engineering treatment. That meant transforming the iconic car from an ultra-light micro vehicle with sliding side windows and 13-inch wheels to something more substantial, all the while retaining its unique “‘Mini’ness.” As impossible a task as that […]

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Ford Fiesta & Audi TT

| June 1, 2010
Ford Fiesta & Audi TT

FORD FIESTA Redefines the Small Car Class: Subcompact Car, Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive, Starting price: about $13,000. With the never-ending demand for greater efficiency, as measured by government fuel economy and emissions standards, buyers are shifting dramatically to smaller vehicles. In response to this seismic shift, auto makers are offering more features and options on smaller […]

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang

| May 1, 2010
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid & Ford Mustang

CADILLAC ESCALADE HYBRID To begin, the new Escalade Hybrid is a fine piece of luxury automotive workmanship. The regular Escalade shares the same platform with the Chevy Tahoe and the GMC Yukon, but its received the “full” Cadillac treatment. There is also the ESV long version similar to the Suburban in size, plus the EXT […]

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