Monthly Archives: November 2012

Long-Term Update: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Touring

It has been three and a half weeks since we picked up the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek for a long-term test drive.

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Preview: 2013 Toyota RAV4

A few key changes mark the Toyota RAV4s evolution into its fourth generation.

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Drive the C7 Corvette Today! (Virtually)

When fans fire up their PlayStation3 systems today they’ll have a chance to become part of Corvette history.

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Hyundai Unveils Long-Wheelbase Santa Fe XL

The production version of the new three-row, six/seven-passenger Santa Fe XL made its world debut today at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, joining the 215 millimetre shorter two-row, five-passenger Santa Fe which has been on sale since August.

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Preview: 2014 Chevrolet Impala

Mike Schlee looks ahead to the 2014 Chevrolet Impala, a full-size car that was overdue for a redesign.

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Used Vehicle Review: Dodge Journey, 2009-2012

A used Dodge Journey is an inexpensive vehicle, but unless you shop carefully, you might get what you pay for.

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Test Drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250

Mike Schlee thinks the $60,000 Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 might benefit from a few more standard features.

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Test Drive: 2013 Nissan Quest

“No question about it, the Quest is for a family that likes to stand out from the crowd,” says Jonathan Yarkony.

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Ford Fiesta Receives MyFord Touch

Fiesta’s updated MyFord Touch offers better voice recognition, phone pairing, and nav controls

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Toyota Develops Pre-Collision System

Toyota Motor Corporation announced that it has developed a Pre-collision System (PCS) with collision avoidance assist that is effective in helping mitigate high-speed collisions.

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Flooded Cars from Super Storm Sandy Reaches 230,000

The National Insurance Crime Bureau today announced revised estimates for the number of vehicles damaged as a result of Sandy as provided by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics.

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Name the Future of Road Racing in North America

With anticipation continuing to build towards a combined sports car series in 2014, GRAND-AM Road Racing and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron are asking the fans for input to help develop the name of the merged series.

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Dodge Charger Daytona Returns for 2013

Debuting at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show is the re-introduction of the legendary Charger Daytona. Available in Charger R/T and Charger R/T Road & Track trim levels, the 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona brings back the unique style of the historic Daytona package with all the modern performance and technology offered in the current Charger line-up. Just 2,500 units of the Daytona will be produced in this limited-production run.

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