Tag: VW

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 […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NYIAS

The 2014 New York International Auto Show media days ended on Thursday and the show opened to the public on Saturday. Now that we’ve caught up on sleep, we had time to reflect on some of our favorite (and least favorite) moments from this year’s show. Keep in […]

NYIAS 2014: Photo Post

With all the different things going on around the show floor, we’re bound to skip over a few things. This is where we can share cars that aren’t as new, didn’t make our recap, or are just plain photo-worthy. Once you’ve read our Day 1 and Day 2 […]

NYIAS 2014: Day 1

Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show 2014 has drawn to a close. The morning began with a keynote address from Ford COO Mark Fields and ended with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. In between the bookends of Ford Motor Company […]

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. […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NAIAS

The 2014 North American International Auto Show media days have ended. As Detroit recovers from the influx of over 5,000 journalists and Joe Biden, we sat down and talked through our opinions of the show. The resulting list, conceived at Olive Garden over endless salad and bread sticks, […]

Toss Up: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

For 2014, Mitsubishi executed an extensive redesign for the Outlander. SUVs have always been popular, requiring manufacturers to burn the midnight oil to come up with fresh ideas that will draw the attention of consumers. The latest design from Mitsubishi is one that will give people a reason […]

Rewired: 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Everyone knows the Toyota Avalon as the flagship for Toyota.  Last spring, Toyota unveiled an entirely redesigned Avalon.  The new design also came with the addition of a hybrid model, and that is the one we have here. We were interested to see how Toyota applied their mastery […]

Little Black Dress: 2014 VW Touareg TDI

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI is the automotive equivalent of a little black dress. Every woman has one—they’re simple, timeless, and useful in a number of different situations. The Touareg has embodied these characteristics since its inception. Although the 2014 model year received only a few minor changes, […]