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2015 Chevrolet Silverado Midnight Edition

Chevrolet is taking black to the next level with the Silverado Midnight special edition, on display starting today (January 22) at the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Expo in San Francisco, and making its public debut February 14 at the Chicago Auto Show.

Sometimes black and white can be the most colorful. Maybe that’s why Chevrolet took a black 2015 Silverado 1500 Z71 and turned it into a special new trim called the Midnight Edition. This sinister-looking Silverado gives truck buyers a custom pickup direct from the factory. For $1,300 extra, the Midnight Edition trim adds an all-black front… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for August 28, 2015

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 CRUISE BREAKFAST: 7 a.m., every Saturday at Me Pa’s Diner, 6643 Sullivan Road in Central (next to Chase Bank). Hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs Car Club. All gearheads are welcome. For more information call Bobby Spann at (225) 975-1928. 13TH ANNUAL JERUSALEM SHRINERS CAR AND BIKE SHOW:… Continue reading →

2015 Chevy SS

2015 Chevrolet SS

The 2015 Chevy SS sedan is a high-performance sedan that can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 5 seconds. Then it can ease over to the valet line at the Four Seasons and feel right at home. The rear-drive Chevy SS has been compared to a Camaro with 4 doors. While its four… Continue reading →

2016 Audi Q3

After its introduction last year, the Audi Q3 is refreshed for 2016 with a new grille and redesigned headlights, as well as a standard backup camera and rear parking sensors. The premium compact SUV segment is expanding in Louisiana and the rest of the country as people look for better mileage and more amenities. This compact Audi fits… Continue reading →

2015 Nissan Versa Note SR

Nissan NOTE ideal por su amplio espacio interior y capacidad de carga.

A new school year has arrived, and with its low starting price and excellent mileage, Nissan’s 2015 Versa Note is a great way for students to head back to class. The Versa Note gets two new upper end trim levels for 2015, bringing to five the number of models available in this popular new hatchback. The… Continue reading →

2016 Audi A7 TDI quattro

For 2016, the Audi A7 luxury sedan gets an updated engine line, standard LED headlights and a 4G LTE data connection with wi-fi for passengers. Among the engine choices is a fantastic TDI clean diesel that will take you from zero to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds while still getting you 38 highway miles per gallon.… Continue reading →

2015 BMW X5 M

Blending luxury with performance, the 2015 BMW X5 M SUV has the most powerful engine ever developed by the company for an all-wheel drive vehicle. The 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 develops 567 horsepower and 553 lb.-ft. of torque that can run the X5 M to 60 miles per hour in just 4 seconds. The X5 M is the sport… Continue reading →

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2015 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 on location

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado has a choice of three EcoTec3 engines, including a 4.3-liter V6, a 5.3-liter V8 and a powerful 6.2-liter V8 that comes with a new 8-speed transmission. With the 8-speed transmission and a towing package, the Silverado will tow up to 12,000 pounds. Combine the performance capabilities of this truck with its… Continue reading →

2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Does it get much better than driving with the top down on winding River Road along the mighty Mississippi on a beautiful south Louisiana day? It does if you’re in a shiny new Mustang GT convertible. The smooth grumble of the engine and the blurred landscape passing by just seem to make your cares blow away with the… Continue reading →

2016 Fiat 500X

Fiat introduces the AWD 500X for 2016, giving the Italian automaker an important new player in the small crossover segment. The newest Fiat sibling is a roomy hatchback more than 168 inches long and more than 75 inches wide, dwarfing the regular 500 and slightly bigger than the 500L. The 2016 Fiat 500X offers functionality and… Continue reading →

2015 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

The 2015 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet, a lightning quick brother to the A5 and S5, gets new available options including a Black optic plus package with 20-inch wheels and a carbon fiber engine cover. Outfitted with a naturally-aspirated V8 engine, the RS 5 Cabriolet delivers heaping helpings of performance in a stylish Audi package. Also available… Continue reading →

2015 Dodge Challenger

After reading up on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with its 707-horsepower Hellcat engine, we were pretty excited to learn it would arrive as this week’s test car. Today, after six days of driving the Hellcat around town, our official opinion on the performance of this vehicle is…HOLY COW!! This muscle car is fast. Scary fast.… Continue reading →

2016 Nissan Maxima

Created by driving enthusiasts for driving enthusiasts, the dramatically styled 2016 Nissan Maxima looks like nothing else on the road today – and drives like nothing in the segment. The all-new Nissan flagship not only resets Maxima’s iconic “4-Door Sports Car” positioning, it sets a new standard for style, performance and technology in the large sedan segment.

Nissan engineers visited the Pensacola Naval Air Station, home of the Blue Angels, to get inspiration for their design of the 2016 Nissan Maxima sport sedan. The result is a sleek “4-door sports car” with a fighter jet-inspired cockpit and a V6 engine that kicks out 300 horsepower while delivering up to 30 highway miles per gallon.… Continue reading →

2015 GMC Canyon

Not every truck driver needs or wants a full-sized pickup truck. Some drivers want a smaller truck that can still handle towing and hauling chores. Enter the 2015 GMC Canyon. GM believes the Canyon and its sibling, the Chevy Colorado, are the right size for drivers who need the utility of a pickup, just not a full-sized one.… Continue reading →

2015 BMW 7 Series

BMW adds the 740Ld xDrive sedan to its stable of executive sedans for 2015. The new diesel-powered 7 Series sedan wraps its occupants in opulence and will take them 31 miles down the highway on a single gallon of diesel. And if you don’t like stopping for fuel, the 740Ld xDrive has a highway range of more than… Continue reading →

2015 BMW 7 Series

BMW adds the 740Ld xDrive sedan to its stable of executive sedans for 2015. The new diesel-powered 7 Series sedan wraps its occupants in opulence and will take them 31 miles down the highway on a single gallon of diesel. And if you don’t like stopping for fuel, the 740Ld xDrive has a highway range of more than… Continue reading →

2015 Land Rover Range Rover

With a world-class cabin and go-anywhere capability, the 2015 Range Rover defines class and performance. Simply put, it’s the most capable luxury SUV money can buy. Your pockets have to be deep though; the base Range Rover starts at $83,495 and the most expensive Autobiography version tops $200-grand. Our test vehicle for the week – the… Continue reading →

2015 Kia Forte

Kia continues to launch impressive automobiles with the 2015 Forte, a value-packed ride that gives buyers plenty of bang for their automotive buck. Design, performance, fuel economy – you name it – the Forte delivers on all counts. The Forte (pronounced for-tay) comes in three body styles: sedan, 4-door hatchback and coupe. Our test vehicle for… Continue reading →

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2015 Outlander Sport SE.

Mitsubishi adds a more powerful 2.4-liter engine to its 2015 Outlander Sport crossover, a 5-passenger vehicle that gets up to 32 highway miles per gallon. That’s good news for buyers who want more muscle than the 148-horsepower offered by the 2.0-liter standard engine. The available 2.4-liter engine delivers 168 horsepower and 167 lb.-ft. of torque compared… Continue reading →

2015 Honda CR-V

2015 Honda CR-V.

Honda puts a new direct injection 4-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission in its popular CR-V crossover for 2015. The new powertrain helps the CR-V get outstanding fuel economy, and the CR-V also earns top safety marks from the insurance industry. Starting at $23,320, the 2015 front-drive Honda CR-V will take you up to 34… Continue reading →

2015 Mazda3 5-door Grand Touring

Redesigned in 2014, the 2015 Mazda3 gets more standard features for 2015. The third generation Mazda3 outsells all other Mazda vehicles with more than four million sold globally, according to the company. Available with four or five doors, the Mazda3 is a fun, functional and safe ride. The Mazda3 is one of a dwindling number of… Continue reading →

Lexus

Lexus blends its well-known luxury signatures with high performance and sex appeal in the new 2015 RC 350 coupe. The RC 350 is a stand-alone coupe, not a 2-door version of a sedan. Available in RWD and AWD, this new Lexus storms into the luxury-sport coupe segment with an attitude. Standard power for the RC 350… Continue reading →

2015 Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry gets redesigned for 2015 with a new exterior and more refined materials inside. Toyota says only the roof remains the same on the new Camry, which has been the best-selling car in America for more than a decade. The Camry looks more sculpted with its larger grille and streamlined profile. If the new… Continue reading →

2015 Ford Edge

Ford blurs the line between regular crossovers and luxury crossovers with the 2015 Edge, a great new five-seater with more cutting edge technology and craftsmanship than ever. The 2015 Edge is redesigned from the rubber up and starts at less than $29-grand. Offered in four trim levels, the new Edge has many of the features you’d… Continue reading →

2015 Acura MDX

2015 Acura MDX.

Completely reengineered last year, the Acura MDX enters 2015 with no major changes. It remains a well-rounded luxury crossover with a quiet ride and a comfortable cabin. Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive is still available, making the MDX a safe and attractive choice in the luxury crossover segment. The 2015 MDX earns a five-star safety rating… Continue reading →

2015 Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner, one of the few body-on-frame SUVs remaining on the market, has been around since 1984. The iconic 4Runner has logged many an off-road mile and conquered some pretty tough trails. After a restyle last year, the 4Runner gets a new TRD Pro edition for 2015. The newest 4Runner edition doubles down on… Continue reading →

2015 Lexus

The Lexus IS 250 enters 2015 without major changes from the 2014 model year. New for this year are LED fog lamps and technology enhancements like Siri Eyes Free and Lexus Enform Remote. And while other sport sedans are moving to turbocharged four-cylinder engines, the IS 250 keeps its 2.5-liter V6. The all-V6 IS lineup includes… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Sonata 2.0T

After unprecedented success with the previous generation, Hyundai introduces the seventh generation of its mid-size Sonata sedan, giving it a more refined look and better ride quality. Hyundai’s redesign of the Sonata builds on the fluidic sculpture design of the outgoing Sonata. Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 gives the Sonata crisper lines, a larger grille and a tighter beltline.… Continue reading →

2015 Nissan Titan

The 2015 Titan is built on Nissan's rugged pickup platform, featuring a powerful 5.6-liter DOHC Endurance V8 rated at 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft torque and a standard 5-speed automatic transmission.

Nissan offers its full-size pickup truck – the Titan – in king and crew cabs with either 2WD or 4WD for 2015. Late this year, Nissan will also roll out a heavy duty 2016 Titan XD powered by a 310-horsepower Cummins turbo diesel, showing once again that Nissan isn’t giving up anything to its big three pickup truck… Continue reading →

2015 Chevrolet Trax

The Chevrolet Trax in San Diego with optional Bike Rack accessory. With the utility of a SUV and agility of a compact car, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a city-smart vehicle ready for almost any adventure.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a small, affordable SUV that takes the baseball, hot dogs and apple pie car company further into the small car market. Chevy has been working hard to bring small cars to market globally, and the new Trax is a nice blend of comfort and functionality. The Trax has actually been on sale since… Continue reading →

2015 Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque is a compact luxury crossover that doesn’t compromise its capability for its style. Delivered with heaping helpings of both, the Evoque is the latest status symbol from Land Rover. Two new trim levels are added at the upper end for 2015, the Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic. Land Rover also introduces a… Continue reading →

2015 Fiat 500c Abarth

For 2015, the Fiat 500 gets a new 6-speed automatic transmission in regular models as well as the performance-oriented Abarth, a “small but wicked” 500 model outfitted with a 160-horsepower turbocharged engine that guarantees a fun driving experience. In fact, Fiat offers new owners of 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio models an opportunity to attend a… Continue reading →

2015 Chrysler 200C

The Chrysler 200 has been significantly improved for 2015 with a new 9-speed automatic transmission that helps it get a 13 percent increase in fuel economy. The new 200 can take you up to 36 miles down the road on a gallon of gas. That’s 5 mpg better than the previous model. Ask any automaker how they’d like… Continue reading →

2015 VW Beetle Convertible

Volkswagen adds a 2.0-liter clean diesel engine to its Beetle Convertible lineup for 2015. The new 150-horsepower TDI turbocharged 4-cylinder gets 40 highway miles per gallon. It takes just 9.5 seconds to drop the top on this bug, which has become one of the best-selling affordable convertibles around. The iconic Beetle has been around for… Continue reading →

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali

2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali

More than 60 percent of all GMC Yukon sales are Denali models, and there’s a good reason why: We like fancy stuff. The 2015 GMC Yukon XL Denali is an XXL size SUV full of convenience features and technology. If you want to spread out and be comfortable with all the gizmos and gadgets, this SUV is for… Continue reading →

2015 Chrysler 300

2015 Chrysler 300S

Chrysler introduces the 2015 model of its flagship sedan – the 300 – and the “mother of all Chrysler vehicles” promises to keep the company’s unprecedented sales growth strong. Chrysler emerged from bankruptcy in 2009 struggling to stay alive. But since the government bailout and partnership with Fiat, Chrysler sales have increased for 56 consecutive months, smashing records… Continue reading →

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 represents the automaker’s entry into the compact SUV segment. Powered by a 208-horsepower turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder engine, the compact GLA scoots around town like a waterbug, then delivers 32 miles per gallon on the highway. With five SUV models in its portfolio – GLA, GLK, ML, GL and G – Mercedes-Benz is definitely in… Continue reading →

2015 BMW X4 xDrive35i

All new for 2015, the BMW X4 blends the sportiness of a coupe, the style of a sedan and the convenience of an SUV. It’s a mixture of all three, backed by the performance you’ve come to expect from the German automaker. The 4-door X4 gives a clearer picture of what a crossover utility vehicle should be, even… Continue reading →

2015 Subaru Outback

The 2015 Subaru Outback is the fifth generation of the world’s first utility wagon introduced 20 years ago. The new model is the roomiest Outback yet and by far the best on fuel economy, with mileage figures up to 33 miles per gallon on the highway and 25 mpg in the city. Like most other Subarus,… Continue reading →

2015 Infiniti Q50S

Now in its second year, the Infiniti Q50 again offers distinctive design, engaging performance, world’s first technologies and unmatched levels of connectivity and personalization. It is available with a choice of a refined 328-horsepower 3.7-liter V6 or Q50 Hybrid featuring Infiniti’s Direct Response Hybrid System™ with Intelligent Dual Clutch Control.

Infiniti is moving into a new vehicle naming structure where all of the company’s automobile names will start with a “Q” and the names of its SUVs will start with “QX.” Now in its second year, the 2015 Q50 is a compact luxury sedan with 10 available models. Models include the Q50 3.7, Q50 3.7… Continue reading →

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe

If you ever feel the need to reach 60 miles per hour from a standstill in fewer than 5 seconds, the Jaguar F-Type is among the finest ways to do that. The 2015 Jaguar F-Type is a world-class performer, now available in a coupe model as well as a roadster. The convertible F-type was introduced in 2013, and… Continue reading →

2014 Range Rover Sport

With a new supercharged V6 engine and aluminum unibody construction, Land Rover’s 2014 Range Rover Sport has lost weight and gained fuel economy. It’s fast and agile on the pavement, but it’s still a beast off the beaten path. The Range Rover is the flagship of Land Rover’s three-model Range Rover lineup. The Evoque is the sportier version,… Continue reading →

2015 Chevy Colorado

The all-new 2015 GMC Canyon features triple-sealed doors inlaid in the body sides for improved aerodynamic performance and a quieter interior.

In business, being in the right place at the right time can be critical. But in the case of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid- size pickup trucks, GM believes it is has the right size at the right time. It’s been 10 years since the mid-size pickup segment has seen anything dramatically new, but GM… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota Sequoia

The Toyota Sequoia gets a new Entune audio system for 2014, building on the Blu-Ray rear seat entertainment system added last year. The Sequoia earns its living by making up to eight passengers comfortable in a large cabin. Available in three trim levels – SR5, Limited and Platinum – the Sequoia is a large, body-on-frame SUV that can… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota 4-Runner

The Toyota 4Runner is a mid-size SUV with true off-road capability. The Fifth Generation 4Runner, which has been around for nearly 30 years, gets a new exterior design and interior refinements for 2014. The 4Runner’s body-on-frame construction gives it tall ground clearance and all the tools it needs for the trail. The 4Runner comes in… Continue reading →