2013

Our view: 2013 Bentley Mulsanne

By Aaron Bragman on Tue Jan 21 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2014


In an era of cookie-cutter cars, the Bentley Mulsanne is something rare — a customizable, hand-built, super-luxurious exotic sedan for the "one-percenter" crowd. Does anyone really need a $364,000 car? Of course not. At the most basic level, a Hyundai… Read More

Our view: 2013 Bentley Mulsanne

By Aaron Bragman on Tue Jan 21 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2014

In an era of cookie-cutter cars, the Bentley Mulsanne is something rare — a customizable, hand-built, super-luxurious exotic sedan for the "one-percenter" crowd. Does anyone really need a $364,000 car? Of course not. At the most basic level, a Hyundai… Read More

Our view: 2013 Honda Fit

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Dec 26 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

Aside from some problematic crash-test results, the 2013 Honda Fit demonstrates that when a car nails the fundamentals, it can stay competitive for years. At the tail end of the 2013 model year, Honda's most affordable car in the U.S.… Read More

Our view: 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Thu Dec 05 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

While the Acura ILX is a forgettable car, thin competition makes the Hybrid version worth a look for anyone who values mileage over performance and lushness. I touched briefly on the ILX Hybrid in my review of the 2013 ILX… Read More

Our view: 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

By Kristin Varela on Wed Nov 13 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

The 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a wolf in sheep's clothing. It sneaks up on you with its cool styling, sleek lines and responsive throttle, but lurking somewhere beneath it all is an uber-efficient hybrid engine. I questioned which of… Read More

Our view: 2013 Dodge SRT Viper

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Nov 04 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

Driving the new 2013 SRT Viper is like being in a bar fight — brutal, violent and loud, but undeniably exciting. After a brief production hiatus, the Viper has returned for 2013 a badder, louder, faster and yet more sophisticated… Read More

Our view: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

By Aaron Bragman on Fri Nov 01 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

In the rarified air of super-expensive, ultra-luxurious, V-12 powered luxury coupes, few names match the prestige of the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG — and even fewer cars can match its combination of massive power and coddling appointments. Mercedes-Benz's SL roadster is… Read More

Our view: 2013 BMW 740

By Aaron Bragman on Wed Oct 23 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

With a futuristic look and advanced onboard technology to match, the 2013 BMW 740Li is a princely German luxury limousine that should please all its occupants. For years now, BMW's slogan, "ultimate driving machine," has set the theme for the… Read More

Our view: 2013 Volkswagen Passat

By Kristin Varela on Wed Oct 16 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

While the 2013 Volkswagen Passat's straightforward simplicity may not win over the tech-addicted, its massive rear seat legroom should certainly win over those who plan to use it for real live people. The Passat was redesigned in 2012, and for… Read More

Our view: 2013 FIAT 500e

By Aaron Bragman on Mon Oct 14 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

The Fiat 500e may just be the best electric vehicle on the market right now. It's certainly the most fun EV since the Tesla Roadster — and if you live in certain California communities, it's a bargain to boot. There… Read More

Our view: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Oct 01 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

People will cozy up to the redesigned Volkswagen Beetle convertible for the same reason they like Furbies, pugs and YouTube toddlers: It's cute. It's also better in many ways than its predecessor, which went eight model years without a redesign,… Read More