We strive to offer unbiased first-impression reviews for every car we put on camera, but we don’t create this show in a vacuum. Both of us read and watch plenty of reviews from other car journalists and we have many friends at large outlets who get cars long before we do. As a result I’d […]

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Lexus has been a great option for those looking for reliable luxury transportation, but less successful in offering solid enthusiast cars.  In their latest round of updates to their lineup, Lexus is striving for real enthusiast options, and this third generation IS really wants to beat BMW at their own game. So in this third […]

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Cadillac continues their concerted effort to remake themselves in BMWs image and drop their reputation for making floating land-boats. The CTS was a real positive change for the company, but with the ATS Cadillac is targeting the 3 series so closely it seems like they used tracing paper! As part of our Sports Sedan comparison, […]

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The BMW 3-series has ruled the Sports Sedan arena for so long that car journalists are often accused of being cliche or on the take for selecting it as the best.  The truth is, the car remains the benchmark used by most other automakers. Now that BMW has moved the 3 series to a new […]

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The Mitsubishi Evo X is a big favorite on this show, in fact, it’s one of Todd’s top five favorite cars. So, when the Golf R called out the Evo as one of its target competitors we knew this would be a tough fight. We reviewed the GSR version a few years ago, but this […]

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The Subaru WRX is a standout in the world of affordable performance cars, and while many of its competition are FWD, it attacks the road with Subaru’s Symmetrical AWD system. As a result the WRX is a great competitor against the VW Golf R. In this second of our three part comparison, the guys discuss […]

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We are big fans of the GTI, so any promise of more power and performance in that car is something we can’t wait to toss down a canyon road. Europe has had the Golf R for a little while now, but we finally get a chance at it before the new Golf model shows up. […]

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Buick has a bad reputation in the US, but competes with Lexus throughout China. So, in GM’s attempt to remake itself in this country, they turned Europe’s Opel Insignia into the Buick Regal. And the hottest version of the Regal is this GS. Unfortunately, this car competes in the very competitive part of the market […]

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These new twin cars may as well be the poster children for our show. Affordable driver focused transportation that really can be driven every single day and tracked or tossed down a canyon at will. Like most car journalists, we’ve been excited about these cars since they were first announced, and looked for our first […]

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When Dodge resurrected the Charger name on a four door family car we cried foul along with many others.  However this new restyle got us to pay attention and Chrysler’s new Pentastar V6 made us want some seat time.  Of course the torque monster V8s of the R/T and SRT8 flavor are more hardcore,  but […]

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