Strip away the $61,345 price tag and ignore all of its competitors, and the 2014 Acura RLX isnít a bad car.
When the all-new 2014 Silverado pickup truck was revealed in December, it looked like Chevrolet hadnít gone far enough to keep pace with the competition. That perception changed when I saw the new Silverado next to the 2013 model and had a chance to drive both.
As a kid did you ever stick your hand out of the car window and marvel at the way you could play with the wind? Perhaps you still do.
A common theme when trying to save money is ďdo it yourself,Ē but many car owners are hesitant to take that advice and attempt basic maintenance and repairs on their vehicles.
Ford touts the Focus ST as not only being the companyís first ďtruly global performance car,Ē but also as the forerunner for future performance vehicles in North America.
Linguistically, the Paceman is a Britishism wrapped in an Anglicism. It's a term from the decidedly English sport of cricket for a person who rolls a ball with lightning speed — a term that, when transposed to the newest car from Mini, describes a small object careening across the pavement.
A shiny new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle convertible is sitting in my driveway. My objective: To fully appreciate the Beetle's potential with the top down. Problem: It's an unseasonably cold April and my Michigan driveway is shrouded in fog.
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A perfect name can summarize a car or truck's personality perfectly: Mustang, Ram, Impala. But the wrong one can send a message the automaker never intended.
Is this the year to light up Dad's world on Father's Day?
The weather is warm, and that means many of us will be towing trailers more frequently. There are some things to keep in mind before tugging that boat down the highway. First — and this may sound obvious — compare your vehicle's towing capacity against the weight of the items you're towing.
Itís so loud in here that I might as well be operating farm machinery. The cabin reeks of gas, wafting in from the flat-six engine in the rear of the car. My shoulders are sore from cranking the heavy steering wheel and the frame of the car bucks with every bump in the road.
Chevroletís 2013 Sonic RS didnít earn its red Rally Sport and Turbo badges for added horsepower; thereís no more muscle here than under the hood of a regular Sonic. In the world of Chevrolet, the RS model looks sporty, but doesnít get the power and handling of the more expensive SS Super Sport.
Who knew the simple car horn could be so useful? A trip to Shanghai reminds one that a vehicle feature we in the U.S. have been taught to use sparingly can still be a primary driving tool.
Chris Basselgia has an associateís degree in electronics but decided thatís not what he wants to do for a living, so heís pursuing a bachelorís degree in ...
After a carís ďcheck engineĒ light winks on for the last time, thereís a place where the expired vehicle can be reduced to fist-sized chunks of unrecognizable ...
The 2013 Chevrolet Volt has a lot going for it. It can travel up to 50 miles on all-electric power and has a backup gasoline engine for longer trips, is a ...
Subaruís compact crossover Forester is completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, making it roomier on the inside and thriftier at the gas pump.
Automotive icons are the specialty of ICON Inc., a company founded to restore and sometimes to re-create or to re-interpret vehicles known for their rugged, go- ...
Given a choice between a new Toyota Corolla or the latest iPhone, 16-year-old Allison Katz of Irvine, Calif., says easy. Sheíd take the phone.
As the weather heats up, so does action on car dealer lots and showroom floors. Many American consumers will be trying to reconcile their bank account balances ...
After driving the 2014 Kia Forte, I exited the car with one overriding thought: Honda should watch its back. For the fifth model year of its popular compact ...
Itís not the most luxurious or most affordable Cadillac, but the 2013 SRX is the brandís best-seller because itís the most versatile.
As new car and truck sales continue to rebound to pre-recession levels, the focus for automakers is to find ways to make their vehicles stand out from the ...
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