Mercedes Takes Drivers Around the Benz

Take some world class cars from one of Germany’s top marques, add a day on a road course race track learning and honing your driving skills, and what do you have?

By Jim Bray - Monday, June 16, 2008

Ford Sharpens its Focus

It has just about everything you could ask for, including the kitschy Sync.

By Jim Bray - Saturday, June 14, 2008

Springtime for GM in Foothills Country

With the grass finally rizzing in my area, it’s safe for companies that make outdoors-oriented stuff to show off some of their latest wares without worrying excessively about getting snowed out.

By Jim Bray - Monday, June 2, 2008

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue – Say Goodbye to Productivity

If you’re a car nut and you buy this game, forget about getting any work done. You might as well start looking up marriage counselors in the phone book, too.

And this isn’t even the full game!

By Jim Bray - Friday, May 23, 2008

Audi A3 – Little Wagon, Ho!

A3: it’s small, it’s a wagon and, as usually happens when I live with an Audi for a spell, it tore at my heartstrings to give it back.

By Jim Bray - Thursday, May 22, 2008

Pilot—ing a Straightforward, Unassuming Honda SUV

Though its name may be inspired by the high flying world of aviation, Honda’s Pilot SUV is a decidedly down-to-earth vehicle. And though it may come off as a tad bland, it’s really just a straightforward, no nonsense imagining of the eight passenger SUV niche.

By Jim Bray - Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Dodge Dakota Deigns to Drink Differently

Talk about making a fuel of yourself. The Dodge Dakota midsized pickup is a heavy duty beast that for 2008 is capable of driving right past the gas pump – and straight to the ethanol one.

By Jim Bray - Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Chevrolet Crafts a Winner with New Malibu

Its name has been around for decades, but it seems like decades since the Malibu moniker was applied to a really interesting and compelling car. But it has now: Chevy’s Malibu is a car that deserves respect.

By Jim Bray - Wednesday, April 9, 2008