2015 Nissan Versa Note

That’s So Gay: 2015 Nissan Versa Note Is A Single White Rose Among Bigger Bouquets Of Cars

In a classic episode of Designing Women, the ultimate in 1980s television shows for gay men (behind the Golden Girls), the Women discuss how when a man sends a woman one single white rose, it means love. Yet Suzanne Sugarbaker,…

2015 Ford King Ranch Expedition

2015 Ford Expedition Brings The Whole Ranch

While General Motors dominates the full-size SUV segment with highly polished gems, Ford has been less than enthusiastic about spending precious resources on its full-size SUVs — namely, the Expedition.  It simply had to age gracefully while the team in Dearborn,…

2015 Volkswagen Jetta

On The Fence: 2015 VW Jetta Is Good, Not Great; Fast, But Maybe Too Fast

A few years back, Volkswagen had the same problem that some high-priced rent boys face. Much like the six-million dollar man who charges five-grand per weekend for a good time, Volkswagen found that their cars were luxurious and elegant, fast…

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We Let The Dog Decide: 2015 Honda CR-V EX-L Vs. 2015 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

No matter what you think about Honda and its line-up of family friendly coupes, sedans, hybrids, SUVs and trucks, there is no way any dog or lover of dogs could spend a week with the 2015 Honda CR-V and not…

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2015 Volvo V60 Blows Turbos Toward Lamborghinis Past

When I was an auto-loving geek-nerd in high school, I dreamt my future family would be carted about in a Volvo turbo wagon.  They were the coolest.  In the day, there were ads comparing the quick haulers to Lamborghinis.  Sure,…

Michel Deslauriers' review of the BMW X4, which calls the vehicle "transgender"

Canadian Auto Journalist Michel Deslauriers Calls The BMW X4 ‘Transgender’ Without Understanding What Transgender Means

Every so often, we receive emails that read something like this: “Why does the world need a car site just for LGBT shoppers? How the hell are their needs any different from the rest of us?” To which we typically…

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Adds Class

With each generation, Mercedes claims the C-Class is more sophisticated, more upscale, and just more of everything.  That was true when the 1994 C-Class replaced the 190E and it’s true as the fourth-generation supplants the third.  You often hear these…

2015 Audi A3 TDI

2015 Audi A3 TDI Could Trigger Adultery

I’m a sucker for small German sedans, hooked by the Mercedes 190E a few decades ago.  But the current wave, including the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3, make my heart patter.  I’m not immune to the wicked ways of VW…

New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras Driving Guide To Help You Navigate The Streets Of New Orleans This Fat Tuesday

Note: Every year, I tweak and repost this article for those of you who can’t be with us in New Orleans for the joys and pains of Fat Tuesday. More sober posts tomorrow!  Across most of the U.S., today is…

2015 Honda Fit

That’s So Gay: 2015 Honda Fit Is Fit For A Queen Or A Jester

My favorite new show for 2015 is Galavant, ABC’s new comedy about a medieval hero called Gal (short for Galavant) who comes to save the people of Valencia from the queerly evil and very campy King Richard (his older brother…