2017 Jaguar XE Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We can?t think of an automotive category more difficult to successfully dominate than the group of smaller luxury performance sedans made up of cars like the: BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4. Cars in this group are some of the most benchmarked cars in the industry — the…

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2016 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan Test Drive

?2016 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan ? Ready to Rumble in Style?and Luxury After just having finished a week-long stint in the Chevrolet?s 2016 Corvette ZO6 Convertible, I was blessed with the good fortune to trade it for a 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Sedan. You may question the ?good fortune? reference in moving from the ?Vette ZO6 ragtop…

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Ford Announces Innovations to Go Further

By Bill Schaffer Dearborn, Mich. ? Ford brought its corporate superstars to their annual holiday gathering to showcase several innovative new programs including a Startup Business Incubator in Detroit, a much needed SYNC? upgrade and a new performance commitment. After President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields, reviewed some of the company?s recent…

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2014 Audi RS7 Test Drive

2014 Audi RS7: A supercar in disguise? The most powerful RS model ever offered in the U.S. Las Vegas, NV – Audi introduced the A7 model in 2012, as a sleekly profiled hatch or Sportback sedan. It was powered by a highly efficient, 3.0-liter supercharged V6. The basic dimensions and elegant design form continued into…

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Test Drive: 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec

?Refined Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec: An Enthusiast’s Dream”? ? Hyundai Motor America, a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea managed to create a significant rival for other premier sport sedans in the marketplace, offering a high-output V8 engine and rear-wheel drive in a package that comfortably seated five, which at first glance may easily…

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A Toyota Prius Performance Package?

A hybrid performance package sounds like a dichotomy doesn?t it? First shown at the 2010 ?Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show — the Prius PLUS Performance Package features components of the new PLUS hybrid performance line from Toyota Racing Development (TRD). The package was developed to meet growing demands by hybrid drivers to have their…

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Hyundai?s R-Spec Performance Sedan

429-hp from Sophisticated 5.0-liter V-8 Hyundai has been doing a great job of filling in the gaps as it continues to grow a record setting pace.? First it was the quality, then styling and now they are taking a big leap forward in performance with the introduction of their most powerful V-8 powertrain to date….

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Test Drive: 2011 Infiniti IPL “G” Coupe

Infiniti introduces In-house IPL Performance Division Up until now, Infiniti?s models that exceeded the normal performance levels of standard issue vehicles, were designated as Sport models with an ?S? suffix. Infiniti, however, decided that the time was right to answer the call of loyal enthusiast customers for an even higher level of enhanced performance. That…

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