Category: Christopher Little

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 […]

Gold Coast Concours 2013

Each year, we attend the Gold Coast Concours/Bimmerstock.  Some readers might remember that we brought the Mini Cooper S Roadster to the show last year.  This year, we brought a pair of BMW 3 Series to the show. It’s really two car shows in one; large enough to […]

Square One: 2013 Scion FRS

Much has already been written about the inception of the Scion FRS and there’s no need to beat a dead horse. Yes, it is part Toyota and part Subaru. Yes, Toyota’s marketing department got involved, meaning that it’s sold under the Scion brand in the United States. Yes, […]

3 Turned Up to 11: 2013 Mazdaspeed 3

More power: a simple formula to turn an ordinary car into a performance machine. Mazda, with its performance roots, bestows a select few of its models with that special treatment. The results are badged Mazdaspeed. Adding “speed” to the name of a model is a bold move. What […]