BMW M5 – great performance also takes some schooling

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

The wife complained that each time she tried to sit in the passenger seat of the 2008 BMW M5 it was littered with owner’s manuals.

“What’s the deal,” she inquired as she tossed the books into the back seat. “I thought you detested opening an owner’s manual?”

Audi gets the TT right – goes good and looks great

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

We enjoy driving vehicles that force people to take a second look. It’s good for our ego. “Gee, maybe they’re looking at me?” Nah!

Audi A6 Avant – a stylish alternative to a sport utility

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

There are some tasty politically correct choices in family transportation in 2008 for those households who can afford to plunk down 50 grand or more.

We’re not talking about the myriad of premium sport utilities. There is, indeed, a vast assortment of mouth-watering hardware in the luxury SUV segment, but high-riding heavyweights are not as enthusiastically embraced as they once were.