Tag: 2013

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 […]

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 […]

2013 Saratoga Invitational & Auto Show

Car show season is here and perhaps the best in the Capital Region is the Saratoga Invitational & Auto Show hosted by the Saratoga Auto Museum.  Held each Spring, it celebrates the debut of a new museum exhibit.  This Summer’s exhibit is BMW: The Ultimate Driving Machine, featuring […]

Turbo Torpedo: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

I must start with an admission. I have been fairly outspoken about my dislike for matte paint calling it dull, unimpressive, and generally useless to the general public. While matte paint might not be the best option for every driver, the matte gray paint on our tester turned out to […]