Driving the 2015 Ecoboost Mustang
Apr02

Driving the 2015 Ecoboost Mustang

My entire car-driving life, I’ve been import loyal. But I wasn’t an import fan just for the sake of ‘picking sides’ or being one of the cool alternative kids. I was import fan because they had a certain perspective to building cars… a perspective that made their cars exciting to drive, and just as vital… exciting to modify & stylize. Over the past couple decades, a lot of the American car manufacturers lacked that certain...

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Driving the 2014 Scion FRS
Feb18

Driving the 2014 Scion FRS

Taken as a complete package, the FRS is one of the best cars I’ve ever driven. It’s the kind of car where – either you ‘get it’, or you don’t. But to understand the attraction to the FRS – you have to understand the concepts behind it. This is a driver’s car. This is the purest tuner car on the market. No gimmicks. No fake sports cars. The 86 lives! And if you’re the kind of guy who can only justify a car’s...

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Driving the 2015 Acura TLX
Feb06

Driving the 2015 Acura TLX

By Yousef Alvi and Jonathan Wooley In a way – this could be one of the most important cars that Acura has ever produced. I know I know – it’s not a new NSX; it’s not a Type R. But the TLX is the car that is going to pay for the NSX. You need a high-volume seller in order to pay for the expensive toys in a manufacturer’s lineup. That’s why Porsche makes SUVs. To up the stakes – The TLX is also replacing two cars in...

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Driving the 2015 Lexus RC350 F-Sport
Jan30

Driving the 2015 Lexus RC350 F-Sport

By: Jonathan Wooley and Yousef Alvi This car, like the IS, has a button on the console for Eco/Normal/Sport/Sport+. It’s not a dummy-button. The button is real; it makes acute changes to the drivetrain, throttle response, steering, and suspension. And the way for a CAR GUY to unlock the codes & fully appreciate this car… is to understand & mentally adjust how this button should work – instead of how it does work. OEM...

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Driving the 2015 Lexus IS
Jan22

Driving the 2015 Lexus IS

First off – you have to understand going in, that the Lexus IS targets a wide range of people with different desires from a car. Gilmore girls to real car enthusiasts. But for an enthusiast – it’s all there. Lexus has found a way to appease the masses & make a great all-around car… without sacrificing performance in the name of comfort. A lot of cars try and fake it these days; the IS is the real deal. From one...

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