This stellar pickup says to keep on truckin’!

Pickup trucks have become a lot more than just helpful vessels to haul constant loads of weighty cargo and rough it out in demanding work environments. To keep up with today’s automotive trends, accommodations and technology, the 2017 Ram 1500 successfully covers all the bases. With three different engines to choose from, the reviewed muscle-flexing 5.7-liter V8 HEMI will make…

Stick it to ‘em!

Here are two automobiles—the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF and 2017 Focus RS—that are not only stellar buys, but come with a manual transmission for the true driving experience.

The All-New 2017 Land Rover Discovery

To showcase the durability and versatility of their new, completely remodeled 2017 Discovery, Land Rover confidently invited auto journalists worldwide to drive their highly-anticipated SUV on some of the most challenging surfaces Mother Nature could craft. Taking on Utah's various landscapes—from the rugged terrain of Canyon Point to the Coral Pink Sand Dunes alongside dune buggies—the fifth-generation Discovery successfully confirmed…

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD RTL-E 

With spring break on the horizon, we made it a priority to find an automobile that would be the best to suit the travel needs of multiple people. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD RTL-E was one of the standouts that covered a lot of demands, whether it's hitting the beach, heading for the mountains, or being the life of an…

A different type of ‘hybrid’: Muscle Car meets SUV

In common terms, the “hybrid” badge refers to the combination of both electric and gas in a vehicle, but in the case of the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, it has been reinvented to mean muscle car meets SUV. For the individual who wants power, luxury and stunning looks enjoyed by up to four other thrill-seeking adults, the hunt is…

Luxurious, powerful and stealthy

Since Nissan introduced their Maxima to start off the 80s, this pioneer of the “four-door sports car” has never ceased to excite the auto industry with its revered combination of power, road-gripping handling, and eye-popping body designs. Now with five trims delivered from Nissan’s Smyrna, Tennessee plant—S, SV, SL, SR and Platinum—the 2017 Maxima Midnight Edition of the SR looks…

The Year’s Most Impressive

It has been a great year for Driver’s Notebook covering the new models of 2016 and having the opportunity to test drive what is in store for 2017. Besides the fine models we already featured leading up to this end-of-the-year edition, here are four automobiles you should strongly consider ranging from a sporty convertible to one of the most accommodating…

Cadillac 2016 CT6 Premium Luxury AWD

With more than a century representing the American auto scene as its most extravagant carmaker, Cadillac’s all-new 2016 CT6 has seamlessly applied state-of-the-art technology into the sleek physique of a large luxury sedan—a revisited body type that once dominated its fleets decades ago.

2016 Range Rover HSE Td6

Be it turning heads of witnesses in passing, transporting passengers in luxury, or taking on the most challenging inclement weather conditions, the 2016 Range Rover HSE Td6 will not disappoint. From the pampering interior, to state-of-the-art technology enhancing the driving experience, and an impressive 600-mile travel range using diesel fuel are just a few of the attractions justifying the global…

THE 2017 HYUNDAI ELANTRA LIMITED

At first impression, Hyundai’s “Style To Raise The Bar” motto for its all-new 2017 Elantra certainly confirmed validity. Available in three trims—Eco (starting at $17,150), SE ($20,650), and the Limited (beginning at $22,350)—the value Hyundai offers immediately wows considering all of this model’s augmentations from bumper to bumper. Addressing the more curvaceous exterior, the Limited’s standards are plentiful, including its…

2016 Ford Mustang GT Convertible California Special

Mustangs have always been the head turners of Ford, and this gorgeous 2016 GT Convertible version certainly maintains its esteemed 50-plus-year history with power, value and magnetism. After a well-received facelift to the Mustang’s exterior in 2015, the more menacing, sleek, yet muscular curves completely complement its 5.0L, V-8 heart powered by 435 horses and 400 pound-feet of torque. Our…

Europe Delivers Big in Small Packages

The FIAT brand has made great strides within the past few years regarding styling, customer satisfaction and price. Their all-new 2016 FIAT 500X Lounge further supports this automaker’s surge, providing drivers and passengers with a plethora of plusses. From the exterior highlighted with curvy Italian allure to an impressively spacious cabin for four adults, leather bucket seats, a 2.4-liter engine…

The Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX

The Land Rover brand has consistently been applauded for their meticulous attention to detail, practicality, and most importantly pampering their motorists regardless of the road—and off-road—conditions. The 2016 LR4 HSE LUX effortlessly maintains the company’s stellar reputation.

Porsche Atlanta Perimeter Sets A New Bar For The Car Buying Experience

The impact the prestigious German automaker Porsche has made on Georgia's capital has been tremendous within the last year. Beginning with the erection of Hapeville’s Porsche Driving Experience and headquarters in May of 2015, the grand opening of the jaw-dropping Jim Ellis Porsche Dealership on December 3 soon followed, further planting the flag bearing the automaker's signature stallion and crest…

The 2016 KIA Optima SX LTD Ushers in 2016 in Style

2015 was a great year in the automotive industry with the debut of new models, high-tech gadgetry, and more engine power, while answering the challenges of gas conservation and the demands for all-electric. KIA’s 2016 Optima SX LTD successfully proves that there still can be room for improvement on last year’s already sound four-door sedan with enhancements to the body…

New Mazda CX-3 Has Drivers Looking Forward to 2016

It has been a great 2015 in the automobile world and luckily for motorists, cars like the 2016 Mazda 2016 CX-3 will maintain the momentum regarding the advancement of technology, power, style, gas mileage and practicality to name a few. Simply put, it’s a win.

Airstream

Sure, there are minivans, crossovers and SUVs that provide ample transportation, but with some excursions, getting there should be just as fun... and luxurious and comfortable. From the hassle of finding and paying for a place to stay that suits your lifestyle, to simply missing the aesthetics a home provides, sometimes hotels just won't do. Well thanks to the adventurous…

LOAD UP the KIDS and PETS

Since 1998, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator continues to scratch that itch for motorists who desire a luxury SUV geared towards providing an almost regal, king-of-the-road experience. The carmaker happily boasts “improved utility, craftsmanship and comfort,” and the difference is certainly noticeable. Its heightened efficiency in ’15 raises eyebrows as well; this model possesses a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 heart which packs…

Street Lines: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn

Whether it’s for a student heading off to college or an industrious millennial on the go, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn hatchback is a choice model to get them where they have to go quickly, safely and adventurously.

Think Big and Go Small!

The growing legion of Mini Cooper fans and those intrigued by the hatchback’s extraordinarily muscular physique were further won over when Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door was finally introduced. The Minis have always—and justly—boasted about their “go-kart” feel resulting from it nimble drive, impressive sport suspension, and a haymaker of a punch that left virtually nothing to be desired…

2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS

When the all-new Nissan Juke hit the streets back in 2010, its rave reviews for both this 5-door hatchback’s sporty, street-terrorizing performance, and curvy, revolutionary exterior compared to other run-of-the-mill hatchbacks confirmed it was here to stay. Now coming in three different trims depending on the Clydesdales under the hood and physical enhancements—the Juke, Juke NISMO and Juke NISMO RS…

Street Lines: The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 Sedan

Straight to the point, the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 is a gorgeous piece of art. Set off with the automaker’s signature designo® Cardinal Red, this coupe’s Diamond Radiator Grille, 19-inch twin five-spoke wheels, power folding mirrors, Multi-beam LED headlamps with active curve illumination (they automatically adjust at turns), and sleek body frame further solidify its refined classification as luxurious. Interior…