The SUV with the Wagon Body: 2015 Subaru Outback

2015 Subaru Outback

When the words SUV as uttered thoughts of the Chevrolet Tahoe, Ford Explorer, or one of many offerings of luxury SUV’s comes to mind. Vehicles that are highly capable both on and off road and in some ways are an excuse for the owners to not have to buy a minivan. The Subaru Outback is highly capable off road vehicle that comes in a body shape and style that makes it look more like a wagon that has been lifted off the ground. For this reason it is classified and competes in the class with smaller SUV’s.

Even as a wagon, the Outback boasts the industry leading all-wheel drive that is enhanced with X-Mode stability control offered by Subaru. This allows Outback owners to know and experience a full array of off road locations in a vehicle that is small enough to get in and out of tight spots the larger more cumbersome vehicles could never dream of heading to. As a completely new offering for 2015 the Outback adds the X-Mode stability control to the all-wheel drive system as well as expanding the availability of EyeSight by using two cameras for the adaptive cruise control, collision warning and collision mitigation systems. Read more

Who’s Got Horsepower?

Horsepower

Horsepower is always a great topic to discuss, the more the horsepower the faster your car is capable of going. Owners and enthusiast who enjoy sports cars often begin their discussion with comparisons of horsepower and torque numbers to see who has the most of either or both or a combination of the two. Well, here is a list of the top ten high horsepower sports cars meant to delight and enthuse those who love to talk about high powered machines. Read more

2015 Scion FR-S: Sleek and Highly Sought After

2015 Scion FR-S Yellow

Scion has brought back feelings of the small imported sports coupe of old with the FR-S model that appears to be a Datsun 240Z that has been greatly upgraded to the technology of today. This awesome little sports coupe is a fun car to drive and look at with a lot of power for such a small vehicle. Owners who choose the FR-S will be able to enjoy the sleek curves and highly energetic engineering that is found in this awesome vehicle. Built in conjunction with the Subaru BRZ, the FR-S offers a slightly lower price tag and has upgraded handling over previous models for better performance in corners.

While the FR-S is a sports coupe, it makes a great daily driver. This offers any owner the ability to enjoy a fun and enticing drive at any time. This is a car that can easily be taken to the track for some speed runs as well as heading out on a mountain road to show off the awesome handling that is aboard this awesome car. For 2015, the Scion FR-S has an upgraded suspension and a new Release Series 1.0 for a few owners to enjoy, which is limited to only 1,500 vehicles.

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Highest Priced Coupes for 2015 (Part 2)

Aston Martin Vantage

High priced coupes come with a high level of capability, performance, luxury equipment and power. These awesome cars offer the features and benefits that are generally only dreamt of and only realized by the most successful and rich car buyers out there. Anyone able to shop in this high priced category need only look at this list to fin the coupe that is going to make driving a fun and exciting activity whenever stepping in behind the wheel. Here are the five highest priced coupes on the market. Read more

Highest Priced Coupes for 2015 (Part 1)

2015 Jaguar F-Type

When money is not a consideration and quality and performance are the key factors in deciding which car to buy, what is the choice going to be? Looking at coupes offers a style and shape that is easy to enjoy and sporty in design. Not to mention these coupes have a great deal of performance, handling, and power built in for any owner to really get excited when behind the wheel. For 2015 these are the top ten highest priced coupes on the market, built for most to dream of and only a few to actually own. Read more

The Affordable and Efficient 2015 Nissan Versa

2015 Nissan Versa

As the least expensive new car on the entire market the Nissan Versa shows up as a very affordable and efficient car made mostly for the daily commuters. This car which debuted last year as a hatchback in the Versa Note model, comes in a sedan form this year carrying the lowest price tag of any car on the market. Competing with the Chevrolet Sonic, Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio and Honda Fit, the Versa isn’t quite as much fun to drive as these others, but it is still the least expensive allowing owners to enjoy a car that is roomy and efficient.

With room for up to five and a fuel efficiency that reaches nearly 40 mpg the Versa is a great car for those who carpool to work on a daily basis. The simple reality is most driving isn’t that exciting no matter what kind of car is owned and the Versa offers plenty of what is need to get anyone around. For 2015 the Versa adds new front and rear fascias and a bit of an interior improvement as well. Bluetooth connectivity is added to the base models and the Note adds the SR trim to give it a sportier appearance and feel.

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Zippy and Sippy: Sports Cars with the Best Gas Mileage

Tesla Model S

Sports cars turn our heads, cause us to feel great inside with the awesome power and advanced aerodynamics that are onboard. Made for speed and performance many times sports cars are not thought of as fuel efficient. In fact many sports car owners own them for their power and precision in performance, but there exists a list of sports cars in specific models that offer a good amount of fuel efficiency to allow them to be economically used as daily driver cars and not just left in the garage for the weekends or special occasions. Read more

Fuel Efficient Convertibles for 2015

2015 Audi TT Convertible

A long daily commute, the desire to take a weekend cruise, or even just for the fun of it, no matter what the reason someone purchases a convertible car over the choice of one that has a full roof enjoyment and desire are obvious. Cars that have a top that folds down and disappears have always turned heads and offered a desire to enjoy the windswept feeling offered by a convertible.

For the 2015 model year, and with rising gas prices, having a convertible that offers a decent amount of fuel efficiency makes perfect sense to stay on the road longer and enjoy the freedom and feeling. Here are the ten most fuel efficient convertibles when mated to an automatic transmission for the new model year for owners to enjoy. Read more

Professional Athletes and Their Aston Martin

Jarrett Jack

The NFL, NBA, NHL, Professional Tennis, WWE, MLB, Professional Soccer, or Professional Skateboarding. These are the goals of the school yard boys. Shooting hoops on recess, kicking the ball around in the field, a little league baseball game, or tossing the pigskin are common scenes for the average boy. Wrestling, Tennis, and Skateboarding are the ambitions of some boys as well. Some of these boys will reach the pros, and when they do, they will surely buy toys such as the Aston Martin.

The Aston Martin is the first name in high end luxury vehicles. They are a statement to the general population letting them know that they have reached their goals. Celebrities drive them, CEO’s drive them, and of course that little boy that has achieved their professional sports dream has to drive them. You can see evidence of this from Canada to Mexico.

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2015 Volkswagen Golf: A Smart Little Car

2015 VW Golf

The Volkswagen Golf has emerged from the long ago days of the Rabbit to become not just a boring tiny hatchback model that lacked performance into a smart and versatile vehicle that offers both two-door and four-door configurations as well as the hatchback and even has a nice amount of performance from the highly engineered power plants found in Volkswagen vehicles. Even with all of these great offerings the Golf maintains its fun to drive personality and attributes that many loyal fans have enjoyed for a very long time.

The Golf is certainly a bit against the grain overall by being a German offering in a class that is dominated by Asian and domestic vehicles for both new and used cars. It also is a hatchback when configurations from other automakers move up to the sedan versions. As a new generation of Golf begins the 2015 model is fully redesigned to be 2.5 inches longer than before and a half-inch wider. Offering the creature comfort and cargo space of larger mid-sized sedans, the Golf comes in weighing eighty pounds less than before and featuring the new turbocharged engine lineups.

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