Driving the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado
Apr24

Driving the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

Pickup Trucks are ingrained in American culture like apple pie and baseball. It started off innocently enough in 1925 with the Ford Model T, which offered a Pickup variant of the most popular car in the world and as the world will see, continued the dominance with the F-150 being the bestselling vehicle in the United States for decades. Now the world would see a shift in the way we use and perceived pickups in 1994 with the debut of...

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Driving the 2015 Lexus NX-200t F-Sport
Apr10

Driving the 2015 Lexus NX-200t F-Sport

This is the brand spankin’ new 2015 Lexus NX200t F-Sport. It’s an all new vehicle for Lexus – entering the highly competitive luxury compact SUV market.       It comes with two different powertrains: the 2.5-liter 4-banger hybrid that produces 194 horsepower. Or – our 2.0-liter TURBOCHARGED-4 producing 235 horsepower and 258 ft/lbs of torque. This car represents a potentially significant moment here for...

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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 2015 Lexus GX460….Off Road
Mar17

Driving the 2015 Lexus GX460….Off Road

By: Yousef Alvi Pictures by: Emily Reichelderfer What you see in front of you is the 2015 Lexus GX460. Let’s get the specs out of the way first. It comes with a 4.6 liter V8 producing a prodigious 301 horsepower and 329 ft/lbs of that sweet torque mated to a smooth 6 speed automagic. It’s a luxurious yacht on wheels, that wraps its 7 occupants in expensive cowhide as wide as the eyes can see, sumptuous and delicate wood finishes and...

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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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