2011 Subaru Impreza WRX: Another Take


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I’m kind of ornery when it comes to affordable performance sedans. Above all, I’m looking for a car that’s fun, with the right mix of decent horsepower, but more, exceptionally good reflexes without a punishing ride. People buy sports sedans as daily drivers, so they have to be somewhat utilitarian,...Read more

In Defense Of The 2011 Scion tC


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This will be a partial defense of the Scion tC. I find myself in this odd position having read Bengt Halvorson’s less than glowing overview of the car. Mind you, I get where Bengt’s coming from. The tC has been upgraded, but it’s a poseur in the cheap two-door sports car market; he rightly says it do...Read more

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon: First Drive


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Carmakers [in 1998]: “SUVs are the new minivans, because young parents hate the minivan’s Soccer Mom connotation. Also wagons are a non-starter for precisely the same reason.” Carmaker [Acura, in late 2010]: “The new-new: wagons.” If you’re scratching your head, you aren’t a...Read more

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe vs. 2011 Infiniti G37S Coupe


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I'm a car nerd. I’ll confess, I love digging through stats for nuggets about performance. And I lean hard toward thinking a lot can be made of power-to-weight ratios. I’m always in favor of lighter cars, because low weight allows so many other efficiencies: a smaller engine, which leads to yet more weight ...Read more

2011 Porsche Cayenne S vs. 2011 Infiniti FX50S


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These two cars are extraordinary. There’s just no other way to describe family trucksters that can bomb to 60 mph faster than any readily available sports car could just a few decades ago—and darn near as fast as even the swiftest sports cars on the market today (we’ll presume a similar price brack...Read more