Cars

  • Good News, Bad News

    These are hard days for lovers of SUVs. With rising gas prices, global warming concerns and the political implications of dependency on foreign oil, driving...

  • Open Skies

    Given the Noah-favoring weather as of late, the idea of a convertible may not carry the same cachet as it would during another, less downpour-laden...

  • Civic Responsibility

    Everybody knows the Honda Civic. Chances are, you've spent a lot of time in one, whether you owned one as your first grown-up car, or...

  • Entry Way

    Lexus, the king of the quiet ride, continues the design overhaul of its sedan line with a newly updated version of the entry-level IS 250...

  • Surface Attractions

    As I would have predicted, the moment our unseasonably warm January temperatures gave way to a bitter chill, the new Pontiac Solstice convertible roadster showed...

  • Strangely Attractive

    Thou shalt not drive a Saab for its looks. If you're not among the faithful who are instantly smitten with Saab's singular design approach, that...

  • Distinct Measure

    I hesitate to use the word ''distinctive'' when describing the design of a car. It's a little like a real estate agent telling you a...

  • Better Late Than Never

    Just like with a boyfriend, it's fair to say you don't truly know a car until you've spent time with it on vacation. If, after...

  • Staying Sharp

    It was only a year or so ago when I lamented the hue of the brand-spankin' new Volvo S40 that was dropped at my door...

  • A Surprising Sedan

    It's easy to forget that in the great middle-ground of the automotive marketplace, the inoffensively non-descript hold sway. Sure, the flashy and the different garner...