Category: Driven

Frontrunner: 2014 Kia Forte EX

With every redesign, Kia becomes increasingly enticing, and the 2014 Forte is no different. For 2014, Kia worked on addressing the bland interior and road noise concerns of consumers and critics. The question remains, how victorious were they in their efforts? Our Forte arrived in head-turning Abyss with […]

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 […]

The Euro Option: 2013 VW Passat TDI SE

Something amazing is happening in America. Both the take rates for manual transmissions and diesel powertrains are on the rise. Similarly, the sales of manual-equipped diesel-powered vehicles is also on the rise. We at Limited Slip Blog refer to that combo as “the Euro option” since this powertrain combination […]

First Drive: BMW 428i xDrive

Four. It’s a new number for BMW. Back when I first drove the new BMW 328i, the questions was: “Is it a still a proper 3 Series?” Earlier this week, our friends at Capital Cities BMW called and said they had gotten their first 4 Series. Sitting in the […]