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LSB Chris

Drives a manual, despises cupholders, enjoys spirited driving.
Founder, Editor, and photographer of Limited Slip Blog.
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Outside the Box: 2016 Hyundai Tuscon

The new Hyundai Tuscon is bigger, stronger, and more efficient than before. Fully redesigned for 2016, the 3rd generation Tuscon brings much-needed enhancements to driving dynamics with an all-new drivetrain, fully revised suspension, and a stiffer body. There’s a lot riding on this new Tuscon. Not only is […]

Everyman: 2016 Subaru Outback

If you think back, there was always that one kid in school who participated in every extracurricular activity, did well in every subject, and fit in with just about every social circle. That is the personification of the Subaru Outback. The Outback is a jack-of-all-trades vehicle. It has […]

First Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra

The Elantra is Hyundai’s #1 selling vehicle. That means there’s a lot at stake when it comes time to update the platform. When Hyundai debuted the Elantra at the L.A. Auto Show last November, value and efficiency were the focus. This new Elantra packs class-leading technology into a […]

Crossed Over: 2016 Mazda CX-3

A new breed of crossover has arrived, aimed at making another class of car obsolete. The compact crossover is a relatively new idea billed as more utilitarian without sacrificing size or efficiency. But yet another crossover variant makes us nervous. The SUV and extended cab pickup truck market […]

Artificial Heart: 2016 Kia Soul EV

You can’t build an opinion with one data point. After a mostly-successful week with our first-ever electric vehicle test, Kia wanted to know if we’d like to try another. Without much consideration, we decided that yes, we would. After all, once you’ve driven the world’s most affordable EV, […]

EV Escapade: 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEv

September 12-20 was National Drive Electric Week. The initiative aims at raising awareness of all-electric vehicles that, “…are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil”. Some […]

Kaizen: 2016 Nissan 370Z Nismo

Nismo’s approach to the 370Z can be captured in a single word: kaizen. Kaizen simply means “change for better”. In the corporate world, kaizen has become MBA jargon synonymous with continuous improvement as it pertained to Japanese auto manufacturing. As a philosophy, it refers to the practice of […]