Corvette Counterpart: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Is the Chevrolet Camaro SS a 2+2 version of the Corvette? It sure seems that way. Both models share a 6.2-liter, V-8 engine making 455 horsepower. The Camaro has an output of 455 foot-pounds of torque; the Corvette shoots out 460 foot-pounds. In the Camaro you get a 6-speed manual … Read more

Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Grand Finale!

2016 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

A final look at the outgoing Hyundai Genesis. The Hyundai Genesis is marketed as a “premium luxury sedan” and is the first upscale model sold by this Korean manufacturer in North America. Introduced in 2009, it was soon joined by the unrelated Genesis Coupe and the still larger Hyundai Equus. … Read more

Production Reality: 2018 Lexus LC 500

Four years is a long time to go from concept car to production vehicle. Typically, a car manufacturer teases a concept it intends to build and approves it for production within the year. For example, in the case of the Chevrolet Bolt introduced at the Detroit auto show (NAIAS) last … Read more

Blacked Out: GMC Sierra Double Cab

This blacked-out Sierra “Elevation Edition” makes for a stylish truck. America’s love affair with pickup trucks is a strong one. During the last recession, it seemed as if the segment might not recover from its beating down as sales fell to less than half the historic highs. But don’t tell … Read more

Lexus RC F: Manual, Please?

2015 Lexus RC F

Like most of its chief competitors, the Lexus RC F does not offer a manual transmission. Instead, Lexus mates its stout 467-horsepower, V-8 engine to an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting capabilities. No three-pedal workout is available, but you can control the shift points with the auto stick or … Read more

SUV Aspirations: 2015 GMC Yukon XL

Living large with GMC’s big SUV. Oversized sport utility vehicles seem like a throwback to a different era for some. For those who own them or aspire to acquire one, these models deliver the best amalgamation of passenger room and trailering capabilities in the business. Fuel costs can be exorbitant, … Read more

The Top-of-the-Range Kia K900

If you haven’t glanced Kia’s way in a few years, you may want to look at what this Korean manufacturer is currently offering. Over the past six or seven years, Kia has been working diligently to overhaul its line up, eliminating older and much less reliable models and replacing these … Read more

Beastly Elegance: 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

2014 GMC Sierra Denali

Driven: 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab 4WD Denali If there is one word that explains why GM kept GMC and ditched Pontiac, that word would be Denali. Denali (or Mount McKinley) is the highest mountain peak in North America. It also represents the pinnacle GMC trim level, for the … Read more

Lexus RC F: More to Follow

Fall 2014 release for RC line. Toyota introduced two sport cars at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week: one was the Toyota FT-1 concept, the other was the production-bound Lexus RC F. Suffice to say the concept received more buzz than the model that will … Read more

Special Service Dodge Durango Prepared For Civil Fleets

American automotive manufacturers provide select vehicles for civil fleets including police cars, ambulances and fire chief vehicles. These civil-oriented models are based on various production sedans and sport utility vehicles, and include a 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service model designed for fire, police and civil fleet customers. Last week, the … Read more

About the 2013 Infiniti M56S

2013 Infiniti M56S

There are two things of note about the 2013 Infiniti M Line that have little to do with the sedan itself. First, the M56S designation signals that this model is the ultimate vehicle in the Infiniti pack. The “S” stands for sport, a model that employs special tuning that sets … Read more