Davis Adams, Contributor

Davis Adams is a contributor to and skunkworks operator for High Gear Media's car sites, with a special affinity for shopper-focused content on The Car Connection. Adams is a native to Atlanta, where's he's spent time working with the product communications team at Porsche Cars North America, which he followed by helping launch the editorial team at AutoTrader. His focus is on mainstream cars and the entry-level luxury segment, and his writing has appeared at places like Car & Driver, Digital Trends, eBay Motors and eBay.com.

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2014 Lexus ES
2014 Lexus ES

The Lexus ES 350 and ES 300h hybrid are the bigger, more mature companions to the compact, sporty Lexus IS. Based on the Toyota Avalon architecture, the ES these days has adopted a more interesting shape and more engaging road manners, along with a new hybrid model. Following a full...Read More»

2014 Toyota Land Cruiser
2014 Toyota Land Cruiser

When bigger is better, there's the Toyota Land Cruiser. Other crossovers and SUVs have downsized, and drivers are choosing more compact, more carlike wagons, more than ever--but for a few thousand drivers each year, nothing gets things done like the massive, and massively capable...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, 2014 New York Auto Show
Volkswagen Reveals Facelifted 2015 Jetta: 2014 New York Auto Show Live Photos

Just two days before the beginning of the New York International Auto Show, Volkswagen has revealed a round of revisions that will come to next year's compact Jetta sedan. The car's exterior receives a few subtle changes to the front and rear fascia, which VW claims should aid in improving the...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen GTI
VW Prices 2015 Golf GTI from $24,395

Volkswagen announced the pricing schedule for the 2015 Golf GTI today at the New York Auto Show, so you can finally start saving those pennies toward a tangible goal. Much like the GTIs of the past, this seventh-generation hot hatch will come in two- and four-door models, with multiple levels of...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK stands out among small, luxurious crossovers, for its upright lines and rugged stance. It's an almost old-fashioned look in these days of aerodynamic sleekness even for tall utility vehicles; but don't be fooled: Those square-cut looks hide a comfortable and...Read More»

2014 Land Rover LR2
2014 Land Rover LR2

The Range Rover may be responsible for building the brand's identity, but the it's the LR2 that's designed to meet the growing demand for small- to mid-size crossovers on the market today. It's built with solid towing capability, good ground clearance and all-wheel drive, but it's also...Read More»

2014 Acura TL
2014 Acura TL

The 2014 Acura TL isn't as luxurious in the traditional sense as some of its German or even American competitors. But in SH-AWD all-wheel-drive guise, it's an engaging sedan, with athletic driving feel coupled to a spacious and comfortable interior. It's also a lame duck: for the 2015...Read More»

2014 Acura TSX
2014 Acura TSX

Is it a premium sport sedan, or an entry-level luxury car? The Acura TSX is caught in a grey area, where it's compared to a huge swath of expensive machinery, everything from a Lincoln MKZ to an Audi A4. It's a tweener, and that works to its advantage at times, but also keeps it a...Read More»

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show
VW Beetle Dune Concept: A Bug For The Desert Rat In You

Is there a place in the world for a Bug outfitted for a cross-Sahara trek? At this year's Detroit Auto Show there was, at least in concept-car form. VW’s lifted Beetle Dune Concept takes its cues from the off-pavement dune buggies of yesteryear, while previewing a look at what a go-anywhere...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen GTI (Euro spec)  -  Preview Drive, April 2013
VW Celebrates 50 Years Of Production In Mexico With Launch Of 2015 Golf

This week, Volkswagen celebrated its 50th anniversary of working in Mexico by rolling the very first seventh-generation Golf built in North America off the production line. The celebratory event took place at VW's production facilities in Puebla, Mexico, where members of the Mexican government, as...Read More»

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