2014 Toyota Corolla S

2014 Toyota Corolla Gets Its “S” Together

I was not a fan of the last-generation Toyota Corolla. It was an underdeveloped, over-hyped piece of boredom that relied more on the reputation of Toyota than its own virtues. The exterior was watered-down vanilla and its interior was about as blah. But, it went beyond aesthetics. The tall and narrow body allowed crosswinds to coax it into a gentle oscillation on the Interstate that its vague electrically-assisted power steering could not easily correct. Toyota should have done better.

2014 Mitsubishi Mirage ES

Mitsubishi Sees A Mirage

Having left the Galant, Montero, and Eclipse behind, Mitsubishi is re-focusing itself towards plug-ins and compacts. It’s a dubious strategy given the insane competition from cars like the Toyota Yaris, Chevy Spark, Nissan Versa, and Ford Fiesta…not to mention the Toyota Prius and Chevy Volt. At least Mitsubishi’s newest sub-compact comes with a popular name and outstanding fuel economy.

2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR: A High (Voltage) Roller

It’s wasn’t by some random act that Cadillac invited us to drive the new ELR coupe in Palm Springs, California- the desert playground renowned for high style and mid-century design was chosen deliberately to serve as a backdrop for the new line of Cadillacs, and the ELR in particular.

2014 Toyota Tundra

2014 Toyota Tundra Growls In A Good Way

You don’t have to be a Texan, hard hat wearer, or even a cow poop-scooper named Farmer John, to drive around in a pickup truck! No longer viewed as run-of-the-mill workhorses not worth a second glance, today’s current crop of trucks have been bumped up status-wise and are now luxe head-turners. The 2014 Toyota Tundra will certainly make you look, and when you get behind the wheel and hear its growl, you’ll definitely want to experience the ride.

Infiniti Q60 Convertible

We Let the Dog Decide: The 2014 Infiniti Q60 Convertible Is The Choice For Both Driver & Canine

Roxy, Gaywheels own exclusive canine auto journalist, may be just a dog to some but she knows what she wants and more often than not that is the utmost in luxury. The 2014 Infiniti Q60 folding hardtop convertible provided her with just that and more as this is one of the few luxury convertibles that she is even allowed to ride in as it has a leather lined back seat not all that suitable for anything more than small children but perfect for a 44 pound boxer rescued from Boxer Rescue Los Angeles.

Ford logo

Ford Continues Support Of Homophobic St. Patrick’s Day Parade, While Guinness, Heineken Pull Out

It’s St. Patrick’s Day — a day of shamrocks, green beer, and, depending on where you live, a heaping helping of homophobia.

Taxi

LGBT News: Chicago Cabbies Vow To Out Aldermen, Chrysler Crusades Against Bullying

We’re following two LGBT-related news items today — one of them odd, the other, just awesome. Just for kicks, let’s start with the odd.

2014 Toyota Tundra

2014 Toyota Tundra: Bred By Uncle Sam

Toyota has endured sorted success with its full-size pickups. The T100 was nice, but underwhelming. Same was true of the first-generation, not-quite-butch-enough Tundra. By gen-3, Toyota had constructed a new plant in Princeton, IN to assemble its full-girth full-size truck. It later moved to a gleaming new plant in San Antonio, TX, where the 2014 fourth-generation pickup, the first major update since 2007, is exclusively built.

2014 Lexus IS

Revisiting The 2014 Lexus IS F-Sport: A Car for The Fast, Fastidious, And Fabulous

A few months back, I wrote a glowing (as in gay glow stick) review of the 2014 Lexus IS, a fabulous, beautiful car with some improvements that make it worth more than just a Google shopping visit. In particular, you can now get a leather hybrid material for your seats, a “Bed, Bath and Beyond meets Mr. S. Leather,” if you will. Jamba Juice or Astroglide spill, be gone.

2014 Dodge Avenger

The 2014 Dodge Avenger Is Not Throwing Shade At Its Twin

The Dodge Avenger has been treated like a stepchild since its re-intro in 2008 — never a rock star and always in the shadows of its brawnier and pricier sibling with the badass rep, the Charger.