Volkswagen must have gotten tired of having to answer questions about why it won’t build a true competitor to cars like the WRX STI. Sure, the GTI has always been a brilliant little hot hatch, but it has also been a step behind in terms of sheer speed, and the R32 and previous generation Golf R didn’t spice things up that much. With the new 2015 Golf R, however…
For most Americans, cars are about getting from point A to point B as cheaply as they can. These people don’t want any fancy features, plush interiors or a strong power train. They want cheap and fixable with good fuel economy. If only they had an opportunity to drive a vehicle like the 2015 Dodge Charger AWD.
Introduced to the world at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the Land Rover Discovery Sport is an entirely new vehicle that heralds a new Discovery model line. This compact, three-row SUV is based on the Range Rover Evoque, but boasts a handsome design with near-perfect proportions, lots of glass, and room to spare for five+two passengers.
Grading the New 2015 Ford Mustang GT as a Family Hauler Likes: Sweet, sweet note of a good old American V8 Ample torque and power on tap A nice advancement of the classic design Dislikes: Driving it in the snow Tight backseat space Uninspired MPG I don’t know who was more excited to get the […]
Likes: Impeccable exhausts systems Prodigious V12 power and intelligent suspension performance Desirable color combinations Dislikes: Tough visibility in Coupes It was a very enthusiastic, compelling and brilliant afternoon when Automotive Rhythms tested the 2015 family of Aston Martins in Westlake Village, California a few days ago. As the purveyor of opulent, gentlemen sports cars, the […]
Our post-post-modern age is subject to all kinds of ambiguities, sub-niches, gender-bending and confusion. In that sense, the BMW X4 that we recently drove for a week is a product of our times. It’s a coupe-like luxury crossover. For us, as delightful as the acceleration and handling was—after all, it’s a Bimmer—we could never quite figure out what segment of vehicle we were driving.
The 2015 BMW X6 M is the baddest performance SUV or SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) on the market. With a combination of rabbit-like agility, turbo technology, high-performance braking and the intelligence of Apple’s iOS, this Bimmer Beast is more dominant than Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch on a go-kart. Acceleration? Check! Dynamic? Check! Technology? Check!