Category: Driven

Fresh Faces: BMW 328i vs. Audi A4

-Christopher Little There’s a bit of a war going on in Germany, and it’s been going on for quite some time.  For years, the BMW 3 Series and the Audi A4 have challenged each other over bragging rights to be the top German sports sedan.  85 kilometers separate […]

BMW X1 Short Drive

-Christopher Little Back when we were first introduced to the US-spec BMW X1 at the New York International Auto Show, I wasn’t so sure it would be a good idea.  After driving it, have I changed my mind?  Maybe.  I’m still not sure why someone in the market […]

Audi A7 Short Drive

The Audi A7 is regarded as one of the best looking four-door cars on the market today.  I believe this assessment to be true, regardless of how it drives.  Recently, I took one out for a relatively short spin.  Even with just a short ride, I can tell […]

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T

Last Tuesday, Hyundai dropped off a 2013 Genesis Coupe 2.0T Premium for us to test. We had 1000 miles and seven days to see how it stacked up. So we planned a road trip from our headquarters in Upstate, NY to the summit of Mount Washington to find […]

SRT Track Experience

–Christopher Little I’ve always associated SRT with large displacement engines, tire smoke, and quarter mile times.  And in many respects, that’s a pretty accurate assessment.  Street & Racing Technology is so named because that’s what goes into these cars.  I, however, was under the impression that, despite this, […]

New for 2013

2013 Audi S5 – Test Drive

Audi’s S5 is one of the best looking sport coupes on the market.  However, its 354 hp, 325 lb-ft naturally aspirated V8 has fallen a bit behind the times.  For 2013, the V8 has been replaced with the supercharged V6 from the Audi S4.  The new engine makes […]

Fiat 500 Sport – Test Drive

-Christopher Little & Scott Villeneuve Personality.  Many compact car in the US market don’t have any.  They are drab, plastic-filled shells of transport.  That trend is shifting, lead triumphantly by a most unlikely competitor.  Over the past few years, we’ve seen some storied marques die or be sold […]