2012 Nissan Titan: Good But Not the Best

Any auto manufacturer that decides to take on the Ford F-Series should gain points just for the audacity factor; to do so and then be superior in your attempt gains big brownie points.  Nissan decided just that, in 2004, when it introduced the Nissan Titan, a full-sized truck that had everything you could ask in…

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2012 Lexus RX 350 Is Luxury

If we were to ask you what is the best-selling model in the Lexus lineup, what would you say?  If you said the 2012 Lexus RX 350, their luxury SUV, then you would be right! Huh you say?  How can that be?  An SUV is the best-selling model for a luxury car manufacturer?  Well, yes…

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2012 Lexus IS 250C

What is the one thing people do not like about convertibles?  Most people would say the lack of insulation and the road noise.  Well welcome to the 2012 Lexus IS 250C, a convertible with a hard top that drives, feels and sounds like a coupe. Having said all that, one must realize that to have…

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2012 Lexus ES350

The 2012 Lexus ES 350 is everything you would want if what you want is luxury in an entry-level luxury sedan.  That is a carefully crafted statement so you would be advised to read it again. The ES350 is heavy on luxury; the flip-side of that is that there are some things lacking when it…

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2012 Hyundai Equus

Quick!  Let’s play first impressions!  What do you think of when I say Hyundai? If you said economical and compact, then you would say what most people say.  However, if you said full-size premium luxury sedan, you would be in a minority of a few very knowledgeable people.  Welcome to the 2012 Hyundai Equus, the…

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2012 Hyundai Elantra

Any car entered into the economy class is up against some serious competition, and it can’t be easy being one of the new kids on the block.  So it was for the Hyundai Elantra a few years back when it entered this market.  Those first few years it was an after-thought for car buyers, something…

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2012 Honda CR-Z

So, you think you are in the market for a sport coupe hybrid; what are your choices? Well, there really is only one on the market, and that is the Honda CR-Z.  The 2012 model was sporty enough, and definitely a hybrid, but it was lacking in handling, and really, the EPA ratings were not…

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2011 Jaguar XJ Is A Winner

Seemingly back from the dead, the 2011 Jaguar XJ has indeed risen from the ashes of 2010 and continues to improve.  Gone are the old days of tradition that marked the 2010 dead-on-arrival; it its place is modern design that will appeal to anyone looking for a luxury sedan with all the bells and whistles.…

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