Tag: Blue

Thoroughbred: Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

If there’s one impression that the Mustang left with us, it’s that Ford has engineered a spectacular performance car that hasn’t yet been stretched to its full potential. That was our final judgement of the 2015 Mustang GT, a little too soft and a little too quiet. The […]

Worth the Wait: 2017 Ford Focus RS

The wait, enthusiasts, is over. We watched helplessly as Ford’s European division launched the first Focus RS in 2002 and greedily kept it to themselves. Again, we were spurned with the launch of the European-only second generation Focus RS in 2009. Ford’s return to a single, all-new Focus […]

Artificial Heart: 2016 Kia Soul EV

You can’t build an opinion with one data point. After a mostly-successful week with our first-ever electric vehicle test, Kia wanted to know if we’d like to try another. Without much consideration, we decided that yes, we would. After all, once you’ve driven the world’s most affordable EV, […]

Reset: 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue

Halfway up the mountain, I remembered. I remembered the pleasure of honest steering as I sliced into a hairpin. I remembered the confident click of a well-tune gear lever as I powered up the next incline. I remembered the proper balance of a well-sprung sports car as I […]

Ronin: 2015 Subaru WRX STi

There are few cars that are more synonymous with the enthusiast. This isn’t a car bought to go from A to B. It’s not perceived as a sensible car for a family. It probably won’t impress your lady-friend. Subaru didn’t design this car to please a focus group […]

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 […]