The all-new 2015 Lexus NX compact SUV is not your father’s ho-hum Lexus. The sedate Japanese brand distinguishes its new model with sharp lines, a polarizing front-end, and unique driving position. The NX is available as the 200t turbocharged variant and the 300h hybrid model—which swaps some power for class-leading fuel efficiency. With the turbocharged […]
As most consumers know, Volvo has worked to establish safety as the carmaker’s main brand identify. That’s not changing, but company executives are now working on new areas of focus, from design to performance, to make owners not only feel safe—but inspired.
One of the easiest automotive upgrades you can do is to upgrade your headlights with brighter and more modern light bulbs. Over the years, lighting technology has been steadily improving, starting with brighter halogen bulbs, and then HID Xenon bulbs. These bulbs were brighter but had drawbacks from poor color temperature, poor beam pattern, or a need to do significant rewiring of the headlight enclosure. Today the hot ticket is LED, which is better and easier.
A Subaru wagon is held in high regard in certain parts of the country where all-wheel drive is supremely important—like the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains and Northern Michigan. Unfortunately, many Americans in other regions might not fully appreciate the wonders of a wagon, even one as capable as the Subaru Outback. If you fit into that category, here’s what you’re missing.
If there’s a new graduate in your family, chances are this will be a busy summer preparing for college or using that college degree to enter the workforce. Since both scenarios involve travel, we’ve decided to list our top new car picks for first-time buyers.