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 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen’s 2014 Passat is a sensible and solid choice in the family sedan segment, offering lots of interior room and three engine choices, including a new 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder and a dynamite diesel option. The new 1.8-liter engine replaces the Passat’s 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine. The new 4-cylinder offering produces the same horsepower (170) and more torque (184 lb.-ft.) … 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 →

Cruisin’ For July 25, 2014

SATURDAY, JULY 26 Cruise Breakfast, hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs, at Rick’s Burgers & Seafood at Florida Blvd. and Flannery Road. Every Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. All gearheads welcome. For more information call (225) 665-3609. Custom Cruisers Cruise Night at Clearview Mall, … Continue reading →

2014 Volkswagen CC

The 2014 Volkswagen CC comes with a new trim level but few other major changes from the redesigned 2013 model. It’s still a stylish sedan that looks a lot like a coupe, and it still has a spirited engine that promises good gas mileage. The new trim for 2014 is the 2.0T Executive, and it is situated between … Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for July 18, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 18 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, JULY 19 Cruise Breakfast, hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham … Continue reading →

2015 Subaru Legacy

When it comes to the 2015 Subaru Legacy mid-sized sedan, all Subaru wants is a chance – just a short test drive. The company believes that if drivers take a look at the Legacy, they might think twice before automatically hopping into a Camry or Accord. Of course, sales of the venerable Toyota and Honda mid-size sedans are … Continue reading →

Cruisin’ for July 11, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11 Classic and Muscle Car Auction, hosted by The Vicari Auction Company, during Louisiana Collector Car Appreciation weekend on July 11 and 12. at Mardi Gras World (East Bank), 1380 Port of New Orleans Place in New Orleans. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. For more information call (504) 264-2277 or … Continue reading →

Cruisin for July 4, 2014

SATURDAY, JULY 5 Cruise Night, hosted by Rick’s Rods and Performance. Every first Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Applebee’s, 5630 Johnston Street in Lafayette. For more information call (337) 988-7637. Cruise Breakfast, hosted by the Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs, every Saturday from 7 to 9 a.m. at Rick’s … Continue reading →