2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Test Drive Review

The all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon goes on sale later this year, but before that happens, we get one last crack at the current model in hybrid form. Since it was introduced in 1994, the Avalon has stood as a buffer between the Toyota Camry and Lexus ES with more size and content than the Toyota but a little less price and luxury than the Lexus. As unique as the Avalon is positioned in the Toyota family, it is also hard to nail down any apples-to-apples competition for the 2018 Toyota…

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2018 BMW M550i BMW Featured Test Drive Reviews 

2018 BMW M550i Test Drive Review

BMW is an automaker that loves to live between the lines bringing us niche products like its growing lineup of coupe-inspired sedans and crossovers. In a similar spirit, the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive bridges the gap between the extensive 5 Series offerings (the 335-horesepower 540i to be exact) and the upcoming 600-horsepower M5. Although the 2018 BMW M550i could have just as easily been the replacement for the previous-gen 550i, BMW went a step further by letting its in-house M Performance tuning team go to work on this sedan. The…

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Featured Lexus Test Drive Reviews 

F is for Fun: Lexus IS 350 F Sport Test Drive Review

In the eternal words of Ferris Bueller, “life moves pretty fast.” And that’s especially for automakers competing in compact luxury sedan segment. When the third-gen Lexus IS surfaced four years ago, competition came primarily from German automakers, but in recent years, a new breed of small, fun and affordable luxury sedans have surfaced including the Infiniti Q50, Jaguar XE and the Alfa Romeo Giulia. Ever since its launch, Lexus has made tweaks to the IS to keep it relevant against its rivals, and the 2017 model year is no different…

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Featured Genesis Hyundai Test Drive Reviews 

2018 Genesis G80 Sport Test Drive Review

In late 2015, Hyundai announced that it was creating its own luxury division called Genesis. This standalone brand made its formal debut with the introduction of the 2017 Genesis G80 and 2017 Genesis G90, which were rebadged versions of the Hyundai Genesis and Hyundai Equus, respectively. Genesis plans to have a six-model lineup by 2020, and with the smaller G70 on the way and three additional promising concepts (the New York Concept, Vision G Coupe Concept and GV80 Concept) previewing future cars and crossovers, that shouldn’t be a problem. Before…

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2016 Acura RLX Test Drive

Reasons to love the 2016 Acura RLX… The 2016 Acura RLX is both roomy and comfortable. Slightly shorter than a Porsche Panamera, the RLX manages to offer rear passenger’s an additional 5.5-inches of rear legroom compared to the more expensive Porsche. With the quick and efficient gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain of the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid, the RLX truly shines as a 21st century luxury sedan. Pros: Comfortable ride, giant backseat, reasonably priced, incredibly efficient in gasoline-electric hybrid form Cons: Not as much of a driver’s car as some competitors…

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