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    First Drive: 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T brings turbo power to Main Street America
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've watched with a sense of awe as Hyundai has gone from a discount also-ran brand into a genuine industry powerhouse in startlingly short order. But we've also long suspected that its vehicles have gained so much ground ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera stupefies our senses
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    2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The explosive burble from the V10's exhaust coming off the back straight seems powerful enough to vaporize insects in mid-air. The Howitzer-like concussions shock through the firewall and slam into our spines ...

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    Report: GM launching pair of low-pressure 'test' dealerships that offer competitor car drives
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    A[nother] different kind of car company. A[nother] different kind of car. Apparently, as it once did with its Saturn division, General Motors is again fiddling with the tried-and-true dealership sales model by creating two separate new test programs that would potentially offer a low-pressure car ...

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    Review: 2009 Lexus IS F pursues perfection, might need more personality
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    2009 Lexus IS F – Click above for high-res gallery
    The Lexus IS F is the sole Japanese contender in a crowd of compact high-performance sport sedans. Boasting a full complement of performance upgrades, including a 5.0-liter V8 mated to a quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission, the ...

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    North Carolina's Supercar Sensation gets you behind the wheel without breaking the bank
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    You've seen this concept before: Most folks can neither afford to buy exotic supercars, nor do they yearn for the headaches of ownership. But hey, it sure would be nice to get behind the wheel once in a while. That's where Supercar Sensation comes in. They own the cars, they organize the drives; ...

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    Ford adds charity benefit by giving $20 to cancer foundation for each customer test drive
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    Ford is making the most of having a little bit of extra fat during these lean times by sharing its fortune with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. If you test drive a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury before June 1, Ford will give $20 to the foundation, up to $1,000,000. Dealers can match the ...

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    Early Chevy Volt mule drives reveal surprisingly good stuff in Cruze bodies [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to watch videos test drives of Chevrolet's Volt prototype
    General Motors has begun doling out test drives of its Chevrolet Volt prototypes to the salivating media. AutoblogGreen is scheduled for some time behind the wheel in short order, but some bigger names have already written up ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible, MI6's sultry secretary has a new ride
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    2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    As enthusiasts, many of us are quick to dismiss convertibles as the preferred conveyance for hapless poseurs (BMW M3 cabrio) or fake-bake hairdressers (Toyota Solara). And with good reason. When you lop the top off a coupe, ...

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    Driven: Ronn Motor Company Scorpion, the world's first 'green' supercar
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    Ronn Motor Company Scorpion - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Driving prototypes is practically useless. It's next to impossible to get a feel for what the production version is capable of, and you rarely get a chance to explore the limits. Our time with the Ronn Motor Company Scorpion didn't ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK
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    2009 Porsche Boxster S with PDK – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Italian countryside passes by in a blur. At an indicated 265 km/h (164 mph), we have hit the invisible wall. The accelerator pedal has been jammed into the carpet for the last ten seconds, yet the sleek Porsche ...

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    Review: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
    A 1980 Porsche 911 SC Targa was deposited in my driveway during the spring of 1999. A good friend left it in my care while a contractor remodeled his garage. I'd never driven a Porsche, let alone a 911, but I would tend his ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Lexus RX350 and RX450h
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    2010 Lexus RX350 and RX450h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few vehicles have done more to establish a genre and define a brand as much as the Lexus RX. Introduced over a decade ago to suburbanite real estate agents and their Napa-weekending friends, the original RX300 helped boost ...

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    Review: 2009 Infiniti FX50 AWD
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Infiniti FX50 AWD
    Infiniti's FX first arrived on the scene in 2003. At the time, it looked like something transported into the showroom directly from the auto show concept car turntable. While other manufacturers were delivering boxy SUVs, ...

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    Driven: 2009 Tesla Roadster v1.5
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    Click above for high-res gallery of Tesla Roadster v1.5 var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Driven_2009_Tesla_Roadster_v1_5_Autoblog'; Last January we landed an exclusive first drive of the Tesla Roadster. We were impressed, but well aware that the particular two-gear model we drove that wet ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera S with PDK
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    2009 Porsche 911 Carrera S with PDK – Click above for high-res image gallery Introduced in 1963, the Porsche 911 is one of the most successful competition cars ever built. Despite its unconventional rear-engine platform, the 911 Carrera holds recorded wins in nearly every type of automotive ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Volkswagen Routan
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    2009 Volkswagen Routan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen Routan's "German Engineering" ad campaign has provided plenty of irony-laced comedic fodder for the Autoblog water-cooler, and VW's own press release doesn't help, heralding the Routan as "a stylish alternative ...

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    First Drive: 2008 Ford Focus ST (Euro-spec)
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 Ford Focus ST
    Save the hot hatch for last. That's what we kept telling ourselves as we wandered the Belgian countryside looking for Ford's Lommel Proving Ground. As it turns out, the facility, located next to an air force base – restricted ...

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    Review: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X MR
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    2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X MR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's a revelation: being stuck in traffic sucks. And it's even more infuriating behind the wheel of an Evo.Despite what some scribes might lead you to believe, the Evos of yore (VIII and IX) weren't deplorable daily ...

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    Review: 2009 Nissan Murano
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    2009 Nissan Murano – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It just so happens that the all-new 2009 Nissan Murano is one of those nondescript mid-size crossover utility vehicles that may blend into the crowd. Its styling is certainly modern, if not overly exciting. The cabin is ...

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    First Drive: 2008 Range Rover Sport
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    2008 Range Rover Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Driving a Range Rover Sport is like wearing an Izod circa 1980-anything: everybody immediately knows what you're about. And that's not a bad thing. We never wore Izods, but we'd drive this thing all day long -- and in fact, we ...

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