Tag: manual

Reborn: Buick Regal GS

The 2014 Regal GS is a turning point of our opinion in Buick. The brand has been doing all they can, new styling, a focused marketing campaign, and different leasing programs to convince buyers that Buicks are just for pensioners anymore. We’ve noticed the change in Buick’s design, […]

Too Grown Up: VW Jetta SE

The Volkswagen Jetta has an impressively diverse range of engines – from the efficient Jetta Hybrid and TDI Clean Diesel to the performance-oriented GLI. Unfortunately the Jetta that doesn’t get much attention is the middle child, the 2.5L inline-5 powering the Jetta SE and SEL. For some reason, […]

Young Again: 2014 Scion tC

Scion has long been what Toyota can’t be, the quirky sub-brand that paired unique styling with a youthful appeal. To enthusiasts, a tC is far more appealing than a Corolla, but it still comes backed by Toyota reliability and safety. That makes it a great first car. In […]

Simple Things: 2014 Mazda 6

Sometimes the simple things in life bring the most enjoyment. The 2014 Mazda 6 wins you over with the simple things; a rev-happy engine, crisp gearshifts, a willing chassis. The new 6 wraps all these things into the sporty and appealing package that is Mazda’s Kodo design theme. […]

Fiesta on Fire: 2014 Ford Fiesta ST

The Ford Fiesta is a brilliant little car. It’s the ideal mass market subcompact; well built, efficient, and enjoyable to drive. For an enthusiast, though, the Fiesta doesn’t stand out from the crowd. The hot hatchback market is full of cars that are more exciting to look at […]

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 […]