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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 →

2015 Volvo V60

Volvo introduces the all-new V60 sport wagon to U.S. customers for 2015. Based on the popular S60 sedan, the V60 sport wagon is quick, nimble and fuel efficient. The difference is the V60’s 43.8 cu. ft. of cargo space allows the word “functional” to be added to that description. Volvo has been building wagons for more… 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 →

Cruisin’ for December 19, 2014

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19 Crescent City Corvette Club monthly meeting at Italian Pie, 5650 Jefferson Highway in Harahan, at 6 p.m. Open to any Corvette owner or soon to be owner. For more information call Bill at (504) 913-1494. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20… Continue reading →

2015 Corvette Stingray

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible

Enthusiasts prefer the 7-speed manual transmission on the Corvette Stingray, but Chevy has developed a dynamite new 8-speed automatic for the venerable sports car in 2015. Manual or automatic, the Stingray is an American-made work of art that travels at the speed of fun. Offered as a coupe or convertible, the Stingray gets several new features for 2015,… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for December 12, 2014

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 Cruise Breakfast at Me Pa’s Diner, 6643 Sullivan Road in Central (next to Chase Bank) at 7 a.m. Hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs Car Club. All gearheads are welcome. For more information call Bobby at (225) 975-1928. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14… Continue reading →

2015 Dodge Challenger

You say you don’t have the dough for the awesome new 2015 Challenger Hellcat with 707 horsepower? Try the 2015 Challenger Scat Pack with the 6.4-liter V8 HEMI engine. It’ll give you 485 horses and 475 lb.-ft. of torque with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. The Hellcat costs more than $20-grand more than the… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for December 5, 2014

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 Cruise Night at Applebee’s, 5630 Johnston Street in Lafayette. Every first Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. Hosted by Rick’s Rods and Performance. For more information call (337) 988-7637. Cruise Breakfast at Rick’s Burgers & Seafood at Florida Blvd. and Flannery Road. Every Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. Hosted… Continue reading →

Kia turns 20 in U.S.

Kia is celebrating its 20th year in the U.S. market, and in the words of a Kia executive recently, “My how far we have come!” With new 2015 vehicles entering the market this year, the Korean car company is poised to have its best year ever. Kia arrived on American shores in 1994 to a… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for November 21, 2014

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Crescent City Corvette Club monthly meeting at Italian Pie, 5650 Jefferson Highway in Harahan, at 6 p.m. For more information call Bill at (504) 913-1494. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Cruise Breakfast at Rick’s Burgers & Seafood at Florida Blvd. and Flannery Road. Every Saturday from… 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 →

Cruisin’ for November 14, 2014

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15 Cruise Breakfast at Rick’s Burgers & Seafood at Florida Blvd. and Flannery Road. Every Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. Hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs. For more information call (225) 665-3609. Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, hosted by First Baptist Church Zachary (sponsored by the Recreation ministry), in the church… Continue reading →

2015 Ford Mustang

Can you imagine the pressure that Ford Mustang designers must have felt when they learned they’d be working on one of the world’s most iconic cars for its 50th Anniversary? Well, take a breath, guys. The sleepless nights and 16-hour days were worth it. You can cut back on the coffee and spend some quality time with the… Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for November 7, 2014

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8 Cruise Breakfast at Rick’s Burgers & Seafood at Florida Blvd. and Flannery Road. Hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs. Every Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. For more information call (225) 665-3609. Cruise Night at Hammond Square off Fagan Drive pass J.C. Penney in Hammond, from 5 to… 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 →

2014 Lexus CT 200h

Lexus now has five hybrid vehicles, giving the company more than any other luxury brand. The entry level Lexus hybrid is the CT 200h, a five-door vehicle that will get you up to 43 miles per gallon in city driving. Winner of a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2014 Lexus CT… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Genesis

Completely redesigned for 2015, the sportier Hyundai Genesis offers premium amenities and driver convenience technologies that make time behind the wheel safer and more comfortable. Significant changes include an available new HTRAC AWD system with normal, eco and sport settings. Also available is a super new Heads Up Display system – Hyundai’s first ever. We… Continue reading →

2014 Toyota Sienna XLE

Back in 1984, Toyota introduced its first minivan after deciding the company needed to win its share of the rapidly-growing minivan market. Well, the minivan market is no longer on fire, but Toyota’s Sienna remains a top choice for families in need of the comfort and convenience that only a minivan can offer. For 2014, the Sienna gets… Continue reading →

2014 Honda Civic

2014 Honda Civic Sedan.

Available as a coupe or sedan, the 2014 Honda Civic gets a new camera system that virtually eliminates blind spots on the right side and behind the car. It’s Honda’s Lane Watch system, and it’s one of the reasons the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the Civic its Top Safety Pick Plus award. The combination of safety,… Continue reading →

2014 Lexus LS 460 F Sport

Lexus introduced the LS 460 luxury sedan more than 20 years ago, and it has remained true to its rear-wheel-drive luxury roots. It may be growing a little long in the tooth, but the LS 460 still has a lot to offer, particularly in the F Sport trim. For the 2014 model year, Lexus adds Siri Eyes-Free mode… Continue reading →

2014 Range Rover

The Range Rover lineup is king of the mountain when it comes to off-road capability. The Range Rover gets a new engine choice for the 2014 model year – a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 with a stop/start feature. Buyers can either opt for that V6 or a V8 supercharged engine that kicks out 510 horsepower. Also new on the… Continue reading →

2014 Mazda5

2013 Mazda5

The 2014 Mazda5 is a compact multi-activity vehicle for families on the go. It has the convenience of a minivan without a boxy or bulky shape. So if your small family works hard and plays hard, the Mazda5 with all of its functionality is worth a look. Designers used a pair of sweeping shoulder lines and a spacious… Continue reading →

2015 Hyundai Sonata

When you rocket to stardom, sometimes the success can go to your head and complacency can set in. Not with the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. The previous generation was a huge success, but the 2015 Sonata still finds ways to improve. If you’re shopping for a new mid-size sedan and you don’t test drive the Sonata, you’ll be making… Continue reading →

2014 Nissan 370 Z

Nissan’s 2014 370Z continues to earn its reputation as an affordable enthusiast’s car. While you can spend well over $45-grand on a super sporty NISMO edition, the regular 370Z starts at $29,900. The regular 370Z doesn’t change much for model year 2014, and the NISMO edition gets primarily cosmetic changes inside and out. All 370Z models… Continue reading →

2015 Subaru Outback

Some Subaru Outback owners believe their vehicles are happiest when they are dirty. Subaru wouldn’t argue with that, saying most Outback owners love the outdoors and have selected the perfect car to take them there. And in the outdoors, dirt and dust just happen. The 2015 Subaru Outback is the fifth generation of the world’s first… Continue reading →

2014 Nissan Versa Note

The all-new Versa Note is offered in a range of well-equipped grade levels: S, S Plus and SV, along with top-of-the-line SL Packages. Each is equipped with an advanced 1.6-liter DOHC 4- cylinder engine with dual fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control).

The 2014 Versa Note is an entry level hatchback that won’t toss your head back when you floor the accelerator, but what it will do is take you 40 miles down the highway on a single gallon of gasoline. Offered in three trim levels, the Versa Note starts below $14,000. The engine used in all three… Continue reading →