Expert Picks

  • Top Ten Best Buys for 2005,

    Top Ten Best Buys for 2005, '06 and Beyond

    In the end, the car we buy comes down to the value we get for the dollars we spend. It's a nebulous floaty-thing of a word, to......

  • 2004 Editors

    2004 Editors' Choice Awards

    So you want a car. But you don't really know what kind of car you want, and are a little confused about the array of styles and vehicles being offered. Used to be that you......

  • 2005 Editors

    2005 Editors' Choice Awards

    Power and performance are not the primary purchase drivers for the majority of consumers interested in safety, reliability, utility, and value. Yet, when the time......

  • 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera

    2005 Porsche 911 Carrera

    IRVINE, CA – When the current Porsche 911, known to purists as the 996, debuted six years ago, styling was an issue. Replacing the beloved 993, itself a direct descendant of the original......

  • 2005 Toyota Corolla XRS

    2005 Toyota Corolla XRS

    In general legend and lore, Toyota Corollas have never been noted for their asphalt-grinding capabilities. Normally equipped with 130-hp. 1.8-liter inline-4 cylinder engines,......

  • Summer Solstice

    Summer Solstice

    Like it or not, Bob Lutz is connected to the Pontiac Solstice. The roadster he made happen, the car he chose to drive out onto the Show floor at the......

  • Executive Q & A - Saturn Interview

    Executive Q & A - Saturn Interview

    Jill Lajdziak's has come a long way, since her first job was as a Car Collection Manager at a dealership. Today, Lajdziak is the......

  • 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6

    2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6

    General Motors Proving Grounds, Milford, Michigan -- We have been here many times before. Usually, it’s to see static displays of new car and truck models set up under a......

  • 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata

    2004 Mazdaspeed Miata

    When sports cars sprang back to life in the early Nineties, Mazda’s Miata was leading the charge. This car, more than any other marque, was responsible for introducing a whole new......