Honda Civic 2012 – 3 Civics

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The Honda Civic has more models and variations than our favorite Chinese restaurant has menu choices. The Civic comes in sedans, coupes, DX, LX, HF, EX, EX-L, Si, Hybrid, Natural Gas and you can even get them with Navi, leather and XM….

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Test Ride: 2012 Suzuki GSX-R750

?2012 Suzuki GSX-R750? Does one really need a Liter Bike?   The Suzuki GSX-R750 first appeared on the global cycling scene in 1985, and was destined to become a notable foundation for the sportbikes that grace today?s marketplace. Unmatched in engineering feats and in the production of lightweight frames and power, it scored a stunning…

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Test Ride: 2012 Ducati 1199 S Panigale

?2012 Ducati 1199 S Panigale: A Street legal Moto GP bike? After just coming off of reviewing Ducati?s phenomenal Diavel Carbon Red, which I literally fell in love with, riding their 1199 S Panigale proved to be a less than rewarding experience for me personally. Please don?t misunderstand me here, the Panigale is an incredible…

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Test Drive: 2012 Audi TT RS Coupe

?Audi?s TT RS Coupe: Pinnacle of the TT stable? By Arv Voss The Audi TT made its debut in autumn 1999, instantly establishing itself as an automotive icon, while at the same time, becoming a highly recognizable cult car. The original design adhered to lines of a puristic nature, reflecting the 1920s Bauhaus style, with…

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Test Ride: 2012 Ducati Diavel Carbon Red

?Ducati?s Diavel: A Bolognese mechanical marvel? By Arv Voss When one first beholds Ducati?s Diavel in any of its trim levels, it?s more than just a little intimidating. Is it a sport bike? A Cruiser? Is it a touring bike? Is it a naked bike? The answer, is that it?s really none of the aforementioned…

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Test Drive: 2012 MINI Cooper Roadster

The new 2012 MINI Cooper Roadster is the sixth model to enter the British automaker?s current stable. It is the first sporty two-seat roadster executed in a typical MINI interpretation for open-air motoring. The top is a manual affair that is easy to open and close, making it ideal for all weather conditions, and the…

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Test Drive: 2012 BMW M3 Coupe

?BMW?s M3 Coupe delivers attitude plus? BMW?s venerable M3 first appeared as a homologation special vehicle in 1986, which allowed BMW?s entry into contention for the German Touring Car Championship. The M3?s popularity and ever increasing sales for each iteration has motivated the German automaker to continue developing this unique combination of driving dynamics, comfort…

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Test Drive: 2012 CODA All-Electric Sedan

?CODA: A classically styled all-electric, zero emission sedan? Santa Monica, CA – If you happen to be in the market for a sensibly designed, all-electric vehicle (no spaceship styling here folks) then a CODA sedan might be just the ticket for you. The 2012 CODA artfully blends form and function in a no-nonsense packaging approach…

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Test Drive: 2012 Jeep Patriot

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer From the mid-1970s ?until the start of the new millennium, the Jeep? Cherokee was one of the most conspicuous SUVs on the road, or at least in the Northwest.? It became the iconic Jeep four-door, just like the Wrangler or CJ series? ?was the face of the traditional Jeep. When…

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