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LSB Chris

Drives a manual, despises cupholders, enjoys spirited driving.
Founder, Editor, and photographer of Limited Slip Blog.
www.limitedslipblog.com

Simple Things: 2014 Mazda 6

Sometimes the simple things in life bring the most enjoyment. The 2014 Mazda 6 wins you over with the simple things; a rev-happy engine, crisp gearshifts, a willing chassis. The new 6 wraps all these things into the sporty and appealing package that is Mazda’s Kodo design theme. […]

Homecoming: 2014 Buick Verano

This time last week, the 2014 North American International Auto Show was getting underway at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. For the US automakers, Detroit is their hometown and this show is their time to show off their best and brightest to the world. It only felt […]

NAIAS 2014: Photo Post

We were live on the show for the reveals of day 1 and day 2 of the 2014  North American International Auto Show. As the media went home and the show opened to the public, we picked our 5 best/worst of the show. But there were hundreds of […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NAIAS

The 2014 North American International Auto Show media days have ended. As Detroit recovers from the influx of over 5,000 journalists and Joe Biden, we sat down and talked through our opinions of the show. The resulting list, conceived at Olive Garden over endless salad and bread sticks, […]

Limited Slip Blog goes to Detroit

Hours ago, we arrived in Detroit for the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Today’s ten-hour road trip covered over 600 miles and crossed four states. Buick was kind enough to provide a 2014 Verano Turbo for the trek. As we found out, the Verano turned out to […]

Fiesta on Fire: 2014 Ford Fiesta ST

The Ford Fiesta is a brilliant little car. It’s the ideal mass market subcompact; well built, efficient, and enjoyable to drive. For an enthusiast, though, the Fiesta doesn’t stand out from the crowd. The hot hatchback market is full of cars that are more exciting to look at […]

Just Right: 2014 Lexus IS350

Nearly a year has passed since Lexus pulled the cover off the 2014 IS. We were initially disconcerted by the enormity of the spindle grille, especially on the F Sport models. Time, and perhaps Lexus’ proliferation of the design, has moved us closer to acceptance. Beyond the Lexus’ […]

Turbo, Charged: 2014 Porsche Panamera

Street, track. Luxury, sport, Plug-in hybrid, twin-turbo V8. These are the contradictions that Porsche wanted us to experience in the new 2014 Panamera.  The car itself seems contradictory; an executive sedan that offers immense luxury, yet is capable of 0-60 in 3.6 seconds.  Porsche was so confident in […]