Infiniti Q60 — Performance plus curb appeal

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

The Infiniti Q60 sports coupe is aging gracefully with a great combination of satisfying performance and point-and-shoot handling together with an exhaust note that will get the juices flowing. Throw in an exterior that we still consider cool and sexy and you have a sports car that will make you look good.

Hyundai Sonata — A more sophisticated appearance

By David Finkelstein

After a very successful run with the outgoing version of the front-wheel-drive Hyundai Sonata sedan, the company elected to completely re-engineer this popular five passenger automobile for 2015. The car's outer body design was respectfully dialed back somewhat and now has a more straight forward look to it.

Lexus RC — Creating a perfect balance

By David Finkelstein 

Toyota's upscale premium car division Lexus has struck a perfect balance with styling, performance and agility as never before, with the introduction of the all new 2015 RC line of sport coupes. You can choose your own definition in regards to the “RC” badging such as; radical coupe, really cool, right car, real cleaver, road commanding, etc.

Lincoln Navigator — Now with EcoBoost

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

Lincoln will spend great gobs of money to the tune of billions of dollars over the next few years to completely revitalize its lineup with the goal of once again becoming competitive with the luxury nameplates of the world including the world of large body-on-frame sport utility vehicles.

Ram ProMaster City — Durable and functional

By David Finkelstein

Personally, I think a number of my friends and associates are beginning to think odd thoughts of me for being completely "blown away" over the 2015 Ram ProMaster City Van. But quite honestly, this fairly small commercial type front-wheel-drive business  vehicle  is amazing on many fronts.

Nissan GT-R — Japanese thrill machine

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

Any week spent with Godzilla is a good week. The excessively fast Nissan GT-R sports car — which earned its distinctive Japanese nickname years ago — has not been redesigned since it landed on American shores in 2008 and is now in its seventh model year. But continual improvements have kept the beast on even terms with the limited competition it faces.

2015 Cadillac Escalade

HOUSTON — It’s no big secret that the Escalade from Cadillac and the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban SUV’s share the same roots.  That’s a common occurrence in the automotive world.  Historically, critics have asserted that there was not enough difference between the Cadillac and the Chevy products to justify the price spread.  Finally, with this latest generation of the Escalade, those concerns can be put to rest.  The new Escalade is now its own vehicle.

Lexus RC 350 — Luxury and excitement

By Jim Meachen and Ted Biederman

Over the years Lexus has built handsome, but conservatively styled vehicles. Styling took a back seat to the brand's solid build quality and impeccable reliability, its strongest suits since its inception in 1989. But times have changed and the current styling direction has taken a decided turn for the dramatic. The personification of this is the new RC coupe, a head turner with rakish good looks.

Chevrolet Colorado — Just the right size

By David Finkelstein

Built exclusively at GM's Wentzville assembly facility, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is now being featured and showcased throughout the U.S. with the help of their 3,200 dealer network footprint. It's the ”sister product” of the GMC Canyon, which is built on the same manufacturing line.

2015 Audi Q3

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Audi Q3 2.0T Premium Plus Quattro Tiptronic is a mouthful of name for a compact crossover. On some versions, Audi actually manages to include much, but not all, of this information on the rear liftgate. Breaking down this nomenclature tells us that it’s Audi’s all-new entry-level crossover.