Now that I’ve reviewed the entry level Mercedes and Audi it only made sense to grab the keys to the 2014 Lexus CT 2000h for a week. While the CLA 250 and the A3 are designed to give you a sporting and moderately efficient entry to the brand, the Lexus has a slightly different mission […]
Some call it a hybrid, some call it an EV. Some have called it a REx, a BEVx, a landmark vehicle in EV production, and others simply call it ugly. Whatever you want to call the i3 it is one of BMW’s most important new cars in California for a variety of reasons. It’s also […]
Quick spin in the 2012 Toyota / Scion iQ.
Although GTI sales are on an upward trend, the American hot hatch is a rare breed as there are just three options. We have the aging Ford Focus ST, and a new pair of hatches from Germany: the Volkswagen GTI and the MINI Cooper S. (Yes MINI fans, I’m calling the MINI German.) The last […]
The off-road wagon segment has always been small but there’s a new entry for 2017 from Volkswagen in the form of the raised Golf wagon. With an additional inch of ground clearance, a dual clutch transmission and some go-anywhere body cladding, the Alltrack is exactly what would happen if Volvo and Subaru engineers got together […]
Instead of an Alex On Autos Weekly segment I decided to whip up a quick (well, as quick as I can make one) video of a 2014 Kia Soul + rental car I had while I was in Southern California for a few days. Hopefully I’ll have a Soul for a full week before the […]
If you’ve always thought that the Civic needed more power and a bigger wing, then Honda has read your mind for 2018 with the all-new Type-R. It also happens to be one of the best hot hatches in America, but can it beat the Golf R or Focus RS? That depends on how much you […]
The 2010/2012 Toyota Prius Plug In Prototype Overview.
The Prius is lampooned as being the soul-free automotive appliance, while it may lack character there’s no debate that it does exactly what it says on the box:”sip fuel in small amounts.