Steve’s Top Picks

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Here we go with a spoiler alert: this is the best hybrid I’ve ever driven and I’m defining ‘best’ as driving most like a regular car.  Good for VW that on their first go around at a hybrid that’s not…

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2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Wagon

This might just be the perfect car.  What one vehicle can satisfy so many disparate automotive desires as Benz’s baddest wagon?  Practicality and performance have never assimilated as astutely as they have here in the E63.  It’s a car that…

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2012 Range Rover Evoque Coupe

It doesn’t look like a Range Rover.  It doesn’t drive like a Range Rover.  And it certainly doesn’t drink gas like one either.  But the all-new 2012 Evoque isn’t concerned with what was but rather with what will be. The…

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2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible

How exclusive, you ask?  Only 25 examples of the 2012 model year XKR-S Convertible will be sold in the U.S.  And before you grab your checkbook and run to your Jag dealer for an XKR-S Coupe instead you should know…

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2013 Lincoln MKT

Every auto journalist has a dark horse and the MKT is mine.  You know, a vehicle that doesn’t get a lot of love but is deserving of more.  This is my 3rd test-drive of an MKT since its introduction a…

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