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LSB Scott V

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Living Fossil: Lexus GX460

Body-on-frame SUVs are a dying breed; giant, inefficient dinosaurs of the open road. Unibody construction is in vogue. But we have a soft spot in our hears for the stalwarts of body-on-frame construction. This Lexus GX is one of them. Sharing many of its components with the Toyota […]

Hello Luxury: 2014 Hyundai Equus

The full size sedan market gained a new competitor three years ago when the Hyundai Equus was introduced. Since then, Hyundai has been trying to establish its luxury roots. As we found out, the upcoming 2015 Genesis sedan greatly improves on its predecessor’s shortcomings. That being said, 2014 […]

NYIAS 2014: Day 2

The tired, poor, huddled masses of journalists have left the building. The press preview days of the 2014 NYIAS auto show have come to a close and we’ve escaped the city limits. As the show floor prepares for the public, we review the biggest news from Day 2 […]

Oldie But Goodie: 2014 Jeep Compass

The times have been pretty good around the Jeep camp these days.  Other than the small hiccup over the 9-speed automatic in the new Cherokee, we haven’t heard much of anything that wasn’t positive.  How can you complain when the SRT Grand Cherokee is still alive and kicking?  […]

The New Generation: 2014 Kia Soul

Bring on the new generation of hamsters. If you’ve been near a TV recently, you probably recognized the newly styled Kia Soul from its commercial with some newly styled hamsters. Thinner, cooler, and more upscale. What a coincidence that Kia’s soulful mascots have hit the gym and visited […]

Rewired: 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Everyone knows the Toyota Avalon as the flagship for Toyota.  Last spring, Toyota unveiled an entirely redesigned Avalon.  The new design also came with the addition of a hybrid model, and that is the one we have here. We were interested to see how Toyota applied their mastery […]