Category: Driven

New Kid on the Block: Kia Cadenza

Over the last few years, Kia has been trying to transform their image and the introduction of the 2014 Cadenza is a huge leap in the right direction.  From the outside looking in, there is nothing not to like about the Cadenza.  The Smokey Blue exterior, front LED […]

An American Band: Chevrolet Camaro

“You’re going to get some eyes with this one.”  As the delivery driver handed me the keys to a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS Hot Wheels Special Edition, it sounded more like an omen than a passing comment.  It turns out he was very right.  The Hot Wheels Special […]

Living on the Edge: 2013 Kia Rio 5 SX

We enjoy hatchbacks for their good looks and real-world practicality. We’re especially fond of hot hatches with their added power and driver involvement. This Spring we’ve driven a wide variety of hatchbacks, from the Kia’s hot hatch cousin, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo, to the efficient and stylish Lexus […]

The 6th Man: 2013 Lexus CT200h F Sport

“A Prius for everyone” is the jingle that ends the latest Prius commercial as the five-member Prius parade rolls through a colorful landscape. But Toyota has a bastard child, a 6th hybrid platform that often gets overlooked. Enter the Lexus CT200h. Arguably the best looking dedicated hybrid platform […]

BMW Alpina B7 – Short Drive

If you’re one to enjoy the larger and more luxurious things in life yet still want to go fast, the BMW Alpina B7 is for you.  As we reported when the refreshed B7 was released, the Alpina is enhanced for the 2013 model year; some more horsepower and […]