Hi, I’m Leah Guy and I love to drive cars! I don’t claim to be an expert, but I do have experience. My hometown is Louisville, Kentucky where my father ran an auto repair shop. Even before I had a driver’s license, I was driving all sorts of cars on and off the lift. That enthusiasm […]
To be honest, in-car infotainment systems are a challenge to use, an expensive option, and they become quickly out-of-date because of the long development time. Thankfully, the folks at Jaguar Land Rover North America (JLRNA) have come up with a solution that is flexible and user-friendly. After a 10 minute hands-on demonstration of their new […]
It may not rattle any cages in the auto world, but the 2015 Buick LaCrosse knows its target buyer and optimizes for it. It features everything you’d come to expect from a brand known to appeal to a more mature audience: a smooth ride, refined interior, comfortable use of interior space, and a contemporary but conservative exterior.
Describing the 2014 Ram 3500 long box truck is simple. It is one of the longest, most powerful towing haulers on the consumer market. If you want to tow anything without concern, the Ram 3500 with a 6.7L turbo-diesel will do it without breaking a sweat. See? Simple.
Lexus’ response to the dominant BMW 3-Series is now in its third generation. The first-generation IS300 made a pretty great statement with a balance of performance and styling inside and out and established the Japanese on the scene of near luxury RWD compact performance sedans. The IS300 was the first production sedan to feature clear casing-housed taillights that was a staple of aftermarket customization. This was before Infiniti launched its own entry into the segment, the ubiquitous G35.
Big brawny electric vehicles like the Tesla Model demonstrate that EVs aren’t necessarily small and limited. But bargain-minded car shoppers, especially those looking for a second car, are well advised to consider one of the top electric subcompacts, which can provide great maneuverability, plenty of driving range, low fueling costs, and an attractive price. I recently drove two leading contenders: the all-electric Fiat 500e and Chevrolet Spark EV.
Luxury crossovers are one of the hottest segments in the market, and smaller sized entry-level premium crossovers have become especially enticing for new car buyers. More practical than a sedan, and with the kind of features and performance befitting a luxury car, these little utes are being snapped up by young couples and single professionals in surprising numbers.