Test Driving the 2011 Infiniti QX

I’m down in Louisville, KY to get some wheel time in the new 2011 Infiniti QX. And since they spent last night feeding me and pumping me full of good Kentucky whiskey, And today I’ll be putting the full-sized SUV through its paces, this is probably the only post...
Posted On 16 May 2010

I Give You the Two Horsepower Hummer Stagecoach

Called “a rolling reminder of what could happen when oil runs out,” and “a protest against an unsustainable lifestyle” by The New York Times, artist Jeremy Dean’s CEO Stagecoach is functional art, carved out of the gas-guzzling carcass of a Hummer...
Posted On 06 Apr 2010

2011 JUKE Makes Its Debut at NYAS

The “sports cross” category (think compact hatchback/crossover), got bigger by one when Nissan unveiled its JUKE at Rockefeller Center during the NY Auto Show last week. The latest vehicle by Nissan to embrace not only the love of using all caps in a car’s name,...
Posted On 03 Apr 2010

Shocking: The Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicle to Hit the Streets at Around $25K. Or Less.

The tradeoff for electric vehicles (EVs), has been: yeah sure, you can go gas free, reduce your carbon footprint to next to nothing, and give Mother Nature a great big kiss on her flower-laden forehead… but it’s gonna cost you big money to do it. Which kinda wipes out...
Posted On 31 Mar 2010

I Want a 2010 Lamborghini Reventon Roadster

Here’s a litmus test to check how seriously hot a car is: Can it make you ignore half-naked bikini models? This Lambo Reventon Roadster, converted by Rev-Air of West Palm Beach, FL and shot by our buddies over at Bullz-Eye.com who were fortunate enough to be invited over to...
Posted On 16 Mar 2010

Test Drive: 2011 Infiniti M

This past weekend, Infiniti flew me out to San Diego (plus put me up in a sweet hotel and fed me), just to test drive the not-even-on-the-showroom-floors-yet 2011 M class performance luxury sedan. (And drink and party, with old friends, and some new ones… but not during the...
Posted On 01 Mar 2010

It’s Baaaack: Buick Regal is All New for 2011

In my New York neighborhood back in the 80’s, when you were done with kid stuff and ready to get rid of your Camaro or Firebird, you graduated to either a Monte Carlo, or, if you really wanted to let go, a Buick Regal. (Although, if you still couldn’t give up the...
Posted On 08 Dec 2009

First Look: 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

I had a conversation today with Bryan Nesbitt, General Manager of Cadillac, about the direction of the brand, and here’s what he wanted us to know: Caddy wants us back. (“Us” being young, affluent males.) And they are taking some big steps in the right direction...
Posted On 02 Dec 2009

World Car of the Year – 2010 VW Golf TDI

All last week I was in Seattle, test driving the new 6th generation 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI. And considering the roads were perpetually cold and wet (as were all of us test drivers), we got a pretty good feel for the car on the winding roads around Olympic National Park. The...
Posted On 25 Nov 2009

Hybrid Yacht Sails 1,000 Green Miles

If you’re a millionaire tree hugger, I have the perfect toy for you… A 76-foot luxury yacht. That’s a hybrid. Manufactured by Ferretti Yacht’s Mochi Craft, this $5 million dream boat can take you 1,000 miles out to sea at a brisk 14 knots, just on the...
Posted On 18 Nov 2009