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2014 Lexus LX570: Comfort, style, luxury

The 2014 Lexus LX570 defined luxury SUV.

Some folks just gotta have a big, roomy vehicle. The 2014 Lexus LX570 SUV is a big fella, with room for eight in a luxurious cabin and all-terrain mobility. It’s plenty rugged, being based on the durable, upscale, go-anywhere Toyota Land Cruiser. Car-based crossover vehicles are capturing much of the old traditional SUV market, but ... Read More »

REVIEW: Maturity arrives for 2014 Kia Soul

The new 2014 Kia Soul design includes a radical rear-lights design.

Nearly a decade after the Honda Element debuted, the Kia Soul joined a few other brands in the car-in-a-box lineup in 2010. The niche group gained a lot of attention, good and bad, for their uniquely styled exteriors. But the 2014 Kia Soul is now maturely immersed in the auto scene. It’s no longer a ... Read More »

REVIEW: 2015 Lexus NX has wild, fun new look

The intuitively designed interior on the 2015 Lexus NX lineup.

The 2015 Lexus NX, the new entry level sport utility vehicle from the upscale division of Toyota, will debut in the United States in December in two versions. The NX stands for “Nimble Crossover.” It fits. The NX 200t has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The NX 300h hybrid will features a new transmission that ... Read More »

2014 Jaguar XJL Supercharged: Fast, sexy, luxurious

The interior of the 2014 Jaguar XLJ is plush.

Jaguars again are becoming one of the most desirable luxury/sports models in America. The supercharged 2014 Jaguar XJL continues the venerable automaker’s tradition of making fast, sexy and glamorous sedans. Never mind those old stories by no-nothings about Jaguars being unreliable because Ford Motor demolished the old Jaguar plant years ago after it bought the ... Read More »