There’s something satisfying about seeing the end of a widely-disliked car’s model run. It’s even better when it’s replaced by a much better vehicle. Today’s little celebration is for the 2015 Chrysler 200. Making the most of its association with Fiat, Chrysler has given the much-unloved 200 (which was a decent-selling but hard-to-respect vehicle even when it was called the Sebring) a complete makeover with European-influenced engineering in an unmistakably American package. Continue reading
I drove the RX450h, and thought, “Didn’t I just have one of these?” I wondered if it was too soon to write about it. Turns out, the last RX450h I drove was in 2011. Three years ago! Lexus’ premium midsize crossover hasn’t changed much, at least in spirit. Continue reading
I am so glad to be covering the LA Auto Show from the comfort of my home in southeast Michigan. 75 degrees and sunny? Ugh, it’s November, people! I look out my window and see two inches of snow blowing around in the yard on a cloudy 22-degree day, and I’m glad I’m not in California.
Am I being sarcastic? You can ponder that on your own time.
If I’d had the time, though, I would have braved California’s weather for the Los Angeles Auto Show. Continue reading