Lexus today asked dealers to temporarily suspend sales of the 2010 GX 460 after Consumer Reports identified a safety issue with the GX 460 and added the Lexus SUV to its “Do Not Buy” list. Lexus released a statement that they are taking the situation very seriously and testing the GX using Consumer Reports’ parameters [...]
Don’t look now but that old slogan just might have relevance today. Seems Buick is snagging substantially younger buyers with their new models. Robert Snell writes about the brand for the Detroit News and finds a lot of life left in the brand. While sales of the Lucerne are down 15 percent, the well regarded [...]
Who’d have thought 5 years ago that the hot luxury category would be crossovers? Sure there were rumblings. The Lexus RX350 has been the brand’s top seller for years. But really, it could be argued that they’re simply tall station wagons. Into the fray comes the versatile Audi Q5. Audi has always made great looking [...]
A Hugger Orange 1969 Camaro Indy 500 pace car replica is a rare collector car today and Chevrolet will once again offer a few select buyers the opportunity to own a piece of racing history with a limited production of 2010 Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car replicas.
For the first time since 1993, a replica of the [...]
What do the Ford Mustang and the computer CD-ROM have in common? They were both overseen by engineer Donald Frey. He passed away on March 5th following a stroke at the age of 86. The Detroit News’ Scott Burgess has an a quick look back at his career and how his accomplishments have enriched our [...]
Toyota sales increased by 35 percent for March compared to the same period last year, as reported by The DetroitBureau. Preliminary numbers put Toyota ahead of Ford for the month, trailing only General Motors in total sales for March.
See the complete report from The DetroitBureau.
The 2010 New York International Auto Show hosted the debut of a number of important new cars, covering the spectrum from fuel-efficient to high-performance. As the economy begins to show signs of improvement, many automakers are adding new products to their lineups.
Hyundai continues its product onslaught with the introduction of an all-new flagship sedan, Equus [...]
Hey there Mr./Ms. Unique Person. You deserve a unique car. Sports sedans are a dime a dozen these days. Luxury crossovers aren’t far behind. Perhaps an SAC is what you’re looking for. Want one? You’ll have to shop at a BMW store because at the moment, the only way to get one is to buy [...]
What did I do last summer? A 900 mile family road trip in California. A nightmare for some but I like driving (and, needless to say, my family). Voyages like these are the perfect test for family rigs and for this trip I’ve chosen Chevy’s new 2010 Equinox. Yes, I’ve already reviewed it but that [...]
Nissan released pricing for the LEAF electric car today. Got your calculators ready? MSRP is $32,780 MSRP but that means little. Lop off the $7,500 federal tax credit and it drops to $25,280. But wait, there’s more (or is that less?). Different state and local incentives that may lower the [...]
The CTS-V is one of the Driven teams favorite performance vehicles. It just got a whole lot more practical with the addition of the Sport Wagon variant. You need to fetch a bag of mulch or get your kid off to piano lessons right quick? 556 HP, Magnetic Ride Control and Brembo [...]
Porsches aren’t like other cars. The ignition is on the left hand side of the steering column. Their designs are fiercely original. The company doesn’t compete on price alone. There’s also a good chance you’ll find the engine behind the passengers. No, not many car companies do it the way Porsche does.
Desirable? Sure. Affordable? No [...]