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2016 Passat Unveiling: Chicken Little, The Sky Is Not Falling Because Volkswagen Lied

Alright people, I will get right to the point. The Volkswagen emissions scandal (A.K.A.—Dieselgate) is not by any stretch of the imagination the “largest scandal in the history of auto manufacturing” nor is it any more of a “betrayal of…

The Silence Of The Vans: 2015 Ford Transit Connect Vs. 2015 Nissan NV200 Vs. 2015 Mazda5

A “We Let the Dog Decide” Comparison Test Thriller Starring Roxy Hamel Vans. They’re a very useful vehicle. They can be used to store goods, moving materials, and transporting workers (as long as you follow a guide on seat conversions)….

We Let The Dog (And Human) Decide: 2015 Mazda3s Vs. 2015 Honda Civic Si Vs. 2015 Kia Forte Koup SX

In the following comparison test for the very first time we are going to attempt to please the wants and needs of both human owner and canine backseat companion. Since James and his dog Roxy rarely agree on which direction…

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…

We Let The Dog Decide: 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Vs. 2015 Fiat 500

My name is Roxy Hamel and usually in these reviews where I am allowed to “decide” which new car is better according to my point of view you don’t really get to hear my true voice. Well, that was down…

A Katy Or A Gaga? The 2015 Chevrolet Volt Vs. 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

Currently dominating the world of music pop culture are two artists whose approach to writing songs, devising their own sense of personal fashion and hair color could not be any more different. We speak of course of Lady Gaga, the…

2014 VW Jetta

The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8 Turbo Shows There Really Are Second Acts In German Car Lives

At a recent full line VW drive event that we here at Gaywheels.com attended in Napa, we started our morning grabbing the keys to the vehicle that we expected the least from as far as thrills and surprises go. We chose to drive a manual transmission equipped 2014 VW Jetta in midlevel (and very affordable) SE trim with the all new VW 1.8 liter base corporate turbocharged 4-cylinder motor. But there is nothing basic at all about this new 170 horsepower/184 lb. feet of torque engine, dear readers, and no longer is the Jetta a bargain basement, built to price economy car with a faint hint of German sportiness about it.

The 2014 Toyota Corolla Is The World’s Sexiest Washing Machine

When Toyota asked current Toyota owners what they wanted changed when this automotive powerhouse went about redesigning its stalwart Corolla sedan, they said they wanted a bit more exterior style and seats that were more comfortable. Well rejoice Corolla owners, the 2014 Toyota Corolla has come back with a more stylish exterior and more comfortable front and rear seats. And that’s about it. Toyota stopped there and left everything else exactly as it was. This is less a restyle and more of a whitewash of sterile durable goods.

2010 Kia Forte – Preview

2010 Kia Forte Sedan

What do you get when you cross a peacock with a turtle? How about a giraffe with a cheetah? No, not another weird name from that German “people car” manufacturer. These questions come from Kia, the supplier of highly styled, affordable people movers. Yes, I just used “highly styled” and “Kia” in the same sentence. Check out what I had to say during my day with the newest hottie from Kia. Yes, KIA.

Ford Transit Connect – Preview

2010 Ford Transit Connect

While most of the coverage of the Transit Connect focuses on its utility and appeal to the small business owner, this little box can be configured to carry up to 5 people with loads of room to spare behind the second row of seats. In addition to the small business owners that will rejoice at its size and price, I think there will be a lot of sports enthusiasts (cyclists, skiers, surfers etc.) that will find the commodious and bare-bone interior very attractive for their lifestyles.