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LSB Scott V

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Quick Spin: 2016 Toyota TRD Pro

Welcome to the first of a new series. We call them Quick Spins. The Toyota Tundra we drove last, in 2014, represented the mid-cycle refresh of the second generation Tundra. Still in its second generation, Toyota has dialed the Tundra’s off-road capabilities up to 11 with the 2016 […]

4DSC? 2016 Nissan Maxima

The Nissan Maxima is the company’s flagship sedan. Touted as a Four Door Sports Car, or 4DSC, the eight generation Maxima was unveiled at the 2015 NYIAS. Nissan has thoroughly redesigned the exterior be in line with the design language first seen on the new Murano. The radical […]

Survivor: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road

Trucks have always been rugged. Regardless of whether they’re mid-size, full-size, or larger, trucks are the workhorses that many rely on. But trucks have become increasingly more domesticated. Lightweight construction and new drivetrain technologies have made them more efficient, new suspension systems have made them more compliant, and […]

Less is More: 2015 Infiniti QX60

This spring, we tested Infiniti’s full-size SUV, the QX80. Then, in the heat of the summer, we sampled its sporty crossover, the QX70. That left us the fall to try out the Infiniti QX60. Despite what the name might suggest, the QX60 is larger than the QX70, being […]

Fitting In: 2016 Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V is an all-new market entry for Honda. It’s based on the fun and well-put-together Fit, which we drove earlier this year. The question isn’t whether or not Honda packaged the HR-V well enough to sell, but rather if the HR-V is as fun as the […]

Icon: 2015 VW Golf R

List a few iconic cars. Perhaps you thought about the Ford Mustang, the Chevrolet Corvette, or the VW Beetle. Did you consider the VW Golf? Maybe you should. Perhaps not the original hatchback, the Golf is none-the-less the progenitor of all modern hot hatches. It’s dominance paved the […]