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Hybrid or Hellraiser? 2015 Lexus CT200h vs. 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3

On: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:14PM | By: Teddy Field


Hybrid or Hellraiser? 2015 Lexus CT200h vs. 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 test 1-1

In most Hybrid or Hellraiser columns, I start by making a tasteless poop joke about hybrid drivers, then end by trying to convince you that driving a gas-guzzling muscle car will somehow make you a better person. But I'm not going to do that this time. Because small hatchbacks like the 2015 Lexus CT200h and 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3, actually offer everything that you need to live a rewarding life. Sort of like Metamucil for the Soul! (oh crap, I just made a poop joke) Anyway, it’s time to figure out if you should drive the pricey hybrid, or the insane used alternative...


Intrepid Travelers Complete Amazing Feat

On: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 2:40PM | By: Gary P Garry


Intrepid Travelers Complete Amazing Feat test 1-1

I have always been a big fan of road trips. I've lived in many different states, so I have been able to take in a lot of sights all around the country. Jack Kerouac was my biggest influence as a writer, and I could always relate to the On the Road mentality.


Land Rover Unveils Range Rover Sport HST

On: Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 2:03PM | By: Carl Malek


Land Rover Unveils Range Rover Sport HST test 1-1

Let’s face it, the 2015 Range Rover Sport has emerged in recent years to become one of the most potent performance luxury SUVs that money can buy (mainly due to its excellent 3.0-liter supercharged V6). But for customers that think 340 horsepower is a bit too mundane for their needs, Land Rover has unveiled a compelling alternative: The Range Rover Sport HST which will make its official debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April.


Scion Teases iA Sedan, First Ever Four-Door Sedan In Company's Lineup

On: Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:32AM | By: Carl Malek


Scion Teases iA Sedan, First Ever Four-Door Sedan In Company's Lineup test 1-1

With Scion's mixed results in terms of overall sales, as well as in attracting more older buyers to dealerships than younger ones, Toyota's youth-oriented brand has released a teaser image that provides us a glimpse of its upcoming four-door sedan model, which would be the first such model that the brand has ever offered.


 

Immerse Yourself in SoCal Car Culture

On: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 5:23PM | By: Gary P Garry


Rod on Venice Beach test 2

They say that you should write about what you know. After doing this kind of thing for a number of years, I do know a little bit about cars, so I guess everything is right in my tiny universe in that regard.


Jaguar Teases 2017 XF Ahead Of New York Unveiling, Brings XE technology In Bigger Package

On: Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 4:13PM | By: Carl Malek


Jaguar Teases 2017 XF Ahead Of New York Unveiling, Brings XE technology In Bigger Package test 1-1

Following rampant reports as well as spy photos of Jaguars next generation XF, the company has released two teaser images ahead of its New York debut that appear to show the XE-themed direction that the big Jag will go as it looks to take on upated versions of rivals such as the Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5 Series, as well as new rivals like the Maserati Ghibili.


Extensive Hot Rod Collection Up for Bids Online

On: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:32PM | By: Gary P Garry


Classic Hot Rods test 2

People sometimes say that you will ultimately be successful if you do things that you are completely passionate about. This can certainly enter the picture when you are talking about career goals, but you can also experience a level of success that you were not necessarily looking for if you indulge any type of passion.


Beater that's hard to beat: 1999-2003 Lexus RX300

On: Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:15PM | By: Teddy Field


Beater that's hard to beat: 1999-2003 Lexus RX300 test 1-1

Beaters are designed to do one thing, get you from one place to another without breaking down. They're usually not pretty, but most beaters are just temporary cars that you drive until you can afford to buy something better. But who says they can't be nice? So may we present the 1999 to 2003 Lexus RX300. A $5,000 beater than so nice... you might actually take care of it.


Bulletproof Bus Can Be Yours for $38,000

On: Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 9:10AM | By: Gary P Garry


Thatcher Bus test 2

Celebrities make a lot of money, and when you have a lot of money you can buy a lot of cool stuff. There are few things cooler than motor vehicles, and we have often written about the cars of the stars on this blog.


Mercedes-AMG To Resurrect Black Series Moniker

On: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 2:09PM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes-AMG To Resurrect Black Series Moniker test 1-1

With the Black Series moniker currently on the shelf following its most recent application on the now out of production SLS supercar, Mercedes Benz has revealed that it will eventually revive the Black Series nameplate for upcoming flagship versions of its AMG lineup.


Upcoming Rolls Royce SUV To Embrace Aluminum Construction, Feature Model Exclusive Platform

On: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:42AM | By: Carl Malek


Upcoming Rolls Royce SUV To Embrace Aluminum Construction, Feature Model Exclusive Platform test 1-1

With the hyper-luxury SUV segment slowly beginning to emerge—thanks to a host of upcoming models from rivals such as Bentley and Aston Martin—Rolls Royce has released some initial details regarding its own SUV entry. They reveal that while the British luxury brand will incorporate copious amounts of aluminium into its construction, the new SUV will not share a platform with any of its BMW stablemates, possibly in an attempt to make the model more exclusive and desireable to its targeted clientele.