Cars

  • Big Fun on a Budget

    Some weeks are a car lover's dream -- mainly a week in which the driveway is filled with three or four different makes and models...

  • Staying Power

    When the third-generation Nissan Altima debuted in 2002, it was at the vanguard of the Japanese automaker's aggressive new design stance. Leaving behind the staid...

  • Basic Transportation

    Sure, spending less than $14,000 on a new car is a great deal. But that doesn't mean that $14,000 is a small amount of money....

  • Hot Wheels

    As I roared along I-66, straight men honked and gave me the thumbs up. As I sat in an idle rumble at stoplights, they rolled...

  • Last Call

    The Toyota Celica is a difficult car to love, because it so obviously wants to be loved. I've long maintained a kind of love-hate relationship...

  • Room to Grow

    Driving a Volvo makes me want to procreate. Perhaps it's the womb-like sense of security that envelopes you as you slide behind the wheel, knowing...

  • Turbo Lover

    You don't have to be the prettiest one at the party to get all the attention. Subaru, the Japanese automaker that's famously a favorite of...

  • Going Topless

    With temperatures finally going up, it's time to start taking the tops down. What better way to enjoy the new blooms and leaves of spring...

  • Pure Porsche

    Do you find yourself looking longingly at those tantalizingly styled Porsche Boxster convertibles prowling the streets of D.C.? Convinced yourself that you can't justify --...