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What To Put In The Hatch Of The New Ford Fiesta
What To Put In The Hatch Of The New Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta Hatchback is said to break the stereotype of the “small cars” in the U.S. By having a luxurious interior, rather than your common plastic, the Fiesta brings a more stylish look to a market where similar cars are scrutinized for their cheap materials. But what really...Read More»

Buick LaCrosse four-cylinder drive
Favorite Luxury Features Of The Buick Lacrosse

In recent years, Buick has become a name to recognize in the luxury class, and the new 2010 Buick LaCrosse has allowed Buick to compete with some of the most respected names in the industry. While most individuals looking for a luxury sports sedan are finding themselves at dealerships test-driving...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2-door 3.8L Man Grand Touring Angular Front Exterior View
The Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Lining the streets of America, the Korean carmaker, Hyundai, has taken the industry by storm creating affordable, reliable (although this point is questioned by many), and attractive vehicles. Among their recent line of vehicles is the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, a stylish vehicle that is priced...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul 5dr Wagon Auto Sport Angular Front Exterior View
Kia Adds Some Soul

What is happening over at Kia? I was asked to check out some inexpensive cars for my sister-in-law, who is replacing an aging Chevrolet Malibu and I was shocked to see the choice Kia had on offer. Not only does Kia have inexpensive small cars like the Rio and Rio 5, but they have a fully equipped...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Ask Rob About Cars: 2011 Ford Mustang Upgrades

Q: What will be the upgrades for the 2011 Ford Mustang? - John H., Los Gatos, California A: John, the 2011 Ford Mustang has significant engine horsepower improvements that vault it into top contention for both the V-6 and V-8 models. The 2010 model already saw an upgraded interior commented on here...Read More»

2011 Mazda Mazda2
The 2011 Mazda2 Destroys the Competition

Forget the fact that the 2011 Mazda 2 has yet to run head-to-head with any of its competitors, and that Mazda isnt even listing all of its stats online yet, and even forget that there is still snow on my front lawn while I am predicting victory for a car that will not be sold until the sun comes...Read More»

2010 Smart 454 Concept
Your Car Needs Sunscreen, Too!

When I was a kid, my parents let me run around outside for hours without a thought of skin protection.  Being a fair-skinned boy, I'd get burns that would make my skin blister. Over the past 25 years or so we've come to realize just how damaging the sun is to both us and our stuff.  These days...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7 quattro 4-door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View
Audi Q7: Hoop Dreams?

Say you're an NBA pro who is Cadillac Escalade weary.  After all, it's a rolling cliché.  What should a hoop tender do? How about heading center court in the four-hoop logo mobile--an Audi Q7 3.6 Premium?  It's packed with electronic wizardry and bucks the V8 trend with a snorting bull...Read More»

2005 Porsche Cayenne S
2005 Cayenne Turbo - Nice Car

Bought my Cayenne a few years ago. here are the pros - very nice interior finish and handling. Cons - way expensive. You know at first I didn't like this car as the trasmission has some serious flaws in how the gears are mapped (tries to go to 6th gear to quickly). However, having had the car for...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Buick Regal GS Concept: Get Some!

Do you ever get frustrated when you see a performance Buick on stage at a Barrett-Jackson auction and wonder why Buick no longer makes anything remotely like that?  Stew no longer as Buick has seen fit to release information today on the Buick Regal GS concept. Back in October of 2009, I...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
The Left Field Choice: The 2010 Mazda6

There is something about the way Mazda builds its engines that gives them a divinely unique character. Whereas so many competitors have four cylinders that drone and six cylinders that are as exciting as Tupperware, Mazda makes motors that truly give new meaning to "zoom-zoom." They are mechanical...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta interior
Ford Wows With 2011 Fiesta Interior; Can’t Compare Mazda2 Yet

Whether it was an odd coincidence or a calculated move, the 2011 Ford Fiesta and 2011 Mazda2 were both introduced at the LA Auto Show, on the same day. What makes it significant is that they’re closely related. While we’ve heard varying figures, it’s fair to say that they share more than just...Read More»

2009 Suzuki Equator
Should You Buy a Nissan Frontier or a Suzuki Equator?

How about neither? When was the last time you picked up a car or truck magazine and saw a compact pickup truck on the cover? The reason for this is that while full size pickup truck sales have grown year over year (Ford F-150, Dodge Ram), sales of compact trucks like the Toyota Tacoma and...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
The 2010 Dodge Ram is the Big Bruiser of Full Size Pickups

Goodness gracious this puppy is huge. Its the 2010 Dodge Ram and boy does it look like one angry dog! With a recent roof to ground redesign, the Dodge Ram has truly undergone a quality transformation. It also now has some of the coolest toys available on full size pickups anywhere. Who thought...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Suburban
'Tis the Season for Theft Preventtion

With the Christmas shopping season just ahead and thieves cruising malls and parking lots looking for easy pickings it's a good time to take stock of your own habits and see if you can tighten things up a bit so that when you come out of Macy's on your fourth trip to the car, your earlier purchases...Read More»

2010 Scion xB 5dr Wagon Auto (Natl) Engine
Quick Review: The New 2010 Scion xB

The new 2010 Scion xB has been redesigned with a larger engine for a quicker get up and go from its previous model, and a much roomier interior that makes you say "wow!" even when sitting in the back seat. Because of it's futuristic box design form, this highly functional vehicle is often...Read More»

Ken Block's Subaru STI Trax
Ken Block's Subaru STI Trax

We haven't seen this thing (the mutant incarnation of a Subaru and snow mobile) since it made an appearance at a Rally America event last year. Afterwards, DC Shoes released an online film, which featured its co-founder and rally/viral video star Ken Block, showing off the Worlds Fastest Snow Cat...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
Suzuki's 2010 Kizashi Will Start under $19,000

This Japanese midsize-sedan is just about to hit showrooms and we now have concrete pricing numbers. Although its being marketed as a cost-effective econo-sedan, the Suzuki Kizashi will offer style, performance and even an optional luxury package, at a price and time that most automakers had not...Read More»

2010 Ford Edge
The 2010 Ford Edge: A Misnomer So Criminal as to Verge On Chrome Logo Abuse

There have been some goofy automotive names in the past that either didn't mean much of anything (Cimarron, Catera) or were just plain stupid (Chevy Nova which means doesn't run in Spanish). But never before has an automaker designed a vehicle that is so not exemplified by its name. Behold the Ford...Read More»

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