May
18

2017 Lexus NX 200t

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – The importance of the Lexus NX 200t is often overlooked. Yes, it did add a much-needed small crossover to the lineup. But it was also a forerunner of the angular styling that has shaped the brand’s entire utility vehicle lineup. What’s more, the NX was the first vehicle…
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May
18

2018 Audi TT RS coupe

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Tweet By Ken Chester Jr.,  Motor News Media With an all-new five-cylinder engine delivering 400 hp the all-new 2018 Audi TT RS is the most powerful production TT model Audi has ever produced. Featuring a new 2.5L five-cylinder TFSI® engine, the all-new 2018 TT RS joins the lineup of Audi Sport vehicles launching this spring.…
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May
14

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Edition Convertible

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Tweet By Dan Scanlan – MyCarData.com So here’s this golden VW Beetle Dune Edition Convertible, and my state trooper buddy walks up from his HEMI Dodge Charger cruiser and nods at my ride. “So Dan, when are you getting a man’s car?” he said, eliciting snickers from fellow journalists. OK, some might see the Beetle…
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May
07

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – The first thing we noticed about the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid was its smoothness. This sedan was really silky on the road. It was powered by a new 2.0-liter direct injected four cylinder engine that was rated at 154 horsepower. It was mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.…
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May
07

2017 BMW Z4 Roadster

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Tweet By Ken Chester Jr., — Motor News Media The BMW Z4 Roadster represents the interplay of classical proportions and state-of-the-art technology. The Z4 represents a time-honored and yet contemporary interpretation of the traditional roadster concept. Exterior features, detailed interior refinements, the available Hyper Orange design package, as well as availability of the full range of…
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Apr
30

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – As soon as they dropped off the 2017 Mazda6, we were headed down Hwy 14 to connect with I-94 West and on to Chicago. Once we were clear of the expressway like traffic, we set the car’s adaptive cruise control on 78 mph and settled in for what…
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Apr
30

Audi S3 is a fun little sporty package

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Tweet By Casey Williams – MyCarData.com Over the years, Audi’s sporty S models have been some of the most enjoyable cars I’ve driven. We’re talking about the S4, S5, S6, S7, and S8 – all high performers. But, beyond ample acceleration, they are not harsh in everyday traffic. Where some competitors shake your teeth out,…
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Apr
23

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

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Tweet By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman – MyCarData.com The very fetching Italian Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is the new king of compact sports sedans moving ahead of the Germans consisting of traditional “driver’s car” sedans from BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz. Sacrilege to the BMW 3-Series fanatics, to be sure, but we came away after…
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Apr
16

2017 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Limited

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Tweet by Frank S. Washington DETROIT – Quietly, Hyundai has entered the world of electric vehicles. With its 2017 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, the Korean automaker now offers what it called a class-leading 27 miles of electric-only range. The reason we say silent is that we haven’t heard much about the midsized front-wheel drive sedan. Hyundai…
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Apr
16

Jaguar XF — Poised to pounce

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Tweet By Kelly Foss – MyCarData.com Starting price about $52,000 When Jaguar’s XF first made its debut in 2007, it ushered in a dramatically new design aesthetic for the British car maker. Everything about the XF was thoroughly modern — ready to take on the new century in style. Now, nine years later, the XF…
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