Lexus, Mazda shine in 2014 Best Family Car list

The 2014 Mazda6 is challenging longtime sedan leader Toyota Camry and Honda

A family car once meant a station wagon or a lackluster, underpowered box-like sedan. No more. For 2014, U.S. News & World Report has selected performance cars and family oriented cars that are perfectly capable for single drivers. The magazine (and its corresponding online edition) has selected the best vehicles for families in 19 categories, ... Read More »

Ferrari LaFerrari: Fastest Ferrari and it’s a hybrid

The new Ferrari LaFerrari hybrid.

Unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the LaFerrari is a limited production hybrid sports car built by Ferrari. The LaFerrari is the first hybrid from Ferrari, providing the highest power output of any Ferrari while decreasing fuel consumption by 40 percent. Only 499 units will be built and each will cost more ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz dubious honor: most stolen luxury car

Mercedes-Benz has three of the top-10 most often cars stolent in U.S.

The Mercedes-Benz brand has an enduring appeal among high-end car buyers. But the German automaker’s status also now has a dubious component. It’s the most stolen luxury car in the United States. According to a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), Mercedes-Benz had three of the top 10 most-stolen luxury models. The C-Class ... Read More »

2013 BMW 750Li: Superior luxury, hefty price (video)

The new refreshed 2013 BMW 750 Li.

The 2013 BMW 750Li, my weekly driver, showcased BMW’s power, as in a 4.4-liter, 32-valve V8 with 445 horsepower and five-second, 0-60 mph prowess. The 7-Series is the BMW flagship, of course and it deserves the status. It’s a beast of a seat, a 4,600-pound cruiser best suited for long, open-road hauls. But the long ... Read More »