Tag: 2014

Chrysler “What’s New” 2015

A low fog hung in the sky, preventing the early-morning sun from warming the asphalt. For a moment, there was silence. Four gleaming vehicles sat before me, and I had first pick. This was how I began my day at Chrysler’s “What’s New 2015” event at their Chelsea […]

Utility: 2014 Subaru Forester XT

In the SUV world, bigger is better. The Subaru Forester didn’t start out very big, but it didn’t start out as an SUV either. When the first generation Forester landed in 1997, it was more of a station wagon than an SUV. But wagons fell out of favor […]

Escape: 2014 Honda Civic Si

I didn’t plan this. It’s was just past 7:30pm on Friday night, the sun was setting, and I was scything through central New Hampshire behind the wheel of the 2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe. It had only been a few hours since my phone rang – a call […]

Rings Redux: 2014 Audi S5

Almost exactly two years ago, we had the opportunity to take a short drive in the new Audi S5. We genuinely enjoyed the car, and so did you. Our review of the 2013 Audi S5 is the most-read post in Limited Slip Blog history! So when we asked […]

Adventure: Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

The Cherokee is, arguably, the grandfather of all crossovers. In 1984, the venerable XJ was an early adopter of unibody construction. The sturdy platform provided excellent ground clearance and enough room to fit an optional inline-six cylinder engine. The XJ lives on as a go-to choice for off-roaders, […]

All Smiles: 2014 VW Beetle GSR

If you’ve ever needed a little extra spring in your step, a smile on your face, this 2014 VW Beetle GSR could be the car to provide it. Back when we drove the standard Beetle, we found it missing one thing: character. This VW has enough character for […]

Undercover: Mercedes CLA250

For 2014, Mercedes introduced a new vehicle to their lineup of letters – the CLA. The new C-Class has up-market aspirations with its latest redesign, so the CLA 250 takes its place as Mercedes’ entry-level sedan. It’s a way of making the brand affordable to more consumers, specifically […]