I know I won’t get much, if any, sympathy when I say that, sometimes, there are letdowns when you review cars. The last car I evaluated was a $100,000, 400hp, German coupe. I’ve now stepped directly from that into a Kia Rio. Continue reading
Once you set butt inside the new 6-series, there’s an awful lot of technology waiting for you. Some of it is cool, some of it is mediocre and some of it doesn’t really work.
The Passat TDI is a purpose-driven ride. It’s meant to be a comfortable, mid-size cruiser that gets phenomenal fuel economy, and it reaches those goals with ease. Continue reading
When you go to buy a Volkswagen, their best cars almost always have three letters or numbers at the end of the model name: GTI, TDI, VR6.
The sixth generation, 2011 Jetta, on sale for a little over a year now, has been met with some pretty strong criticism. Reviewers took one look at 2011’s cheapened interior, and suspension, and had three letters of their own; “WTH??” Continue reading
I’m going to admit something slightly embarrassing here in the hopes that other people out there, who suffer from the same thing, won’t feel so alone.
OK, here goes.
I’m a virgin.
I’ve driven many Audis, Vokswagens, Mazdas, Infinitis, Cadillacs and even a few Porsches, but never a car with the blue and white roundel on the hood.
All that changes today as I step into the new, 2011 BMW 5-series.
Today, I become a man. Or, something… Continue reading
To this day, I still think the first-generation Mercedes CLS is one of the sexiest cars I’ve ever laid on eyes on. While the term “four-door coupe” goes against the very definition of what a coupe is, Mercedes broke the rules in all the right places with the CLS. Late … Continue reading
One of these cars will try very hard to get you a speeding ticket within the first 30 minutes behind the wheel. You’ll be having such a good time though, you won’t even worry until the words “step out of the car” echo through passenger compartment. The other one will … Continue reading