Review: 2014 Porsche Cayman S

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Porsche, New Car Reviews, Luxury Second Fiddle Moves To First Chair In the interest of full disclosure and a bit of bloodletting, allow me to admit that while I’ve always coveted the Porsche Boxster and its hard-hatted Cayman cousin, I’ve never really warmed to them visually. They’ve always had a certain …

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Review: 2013 Ram 1500

Filed under: Truck, Work, New Car Reviews, Off-Road, Ram Enough Is Enough. Finally. Not long ago, the efforts of an automaker to put a six-cylinder engine into a pickup truck went something like this: take the basic bread-and-butter V8, lop two cylinders off one end of the block and call it a day. The resulting …

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Review: 2013 BMW M3 Coupe Lime Rock Park Edition

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, BMW, New Car Reviews, Luxury Sic Transit Gloria I like difficult cars. I like turbo “moments,” dramatic weight distribution, low-grip, peaky power delivery, and overly quick steering, along with ultra-short wheelbases and any number of other non-racecar-perfect dynamic foibles. I love the newest generation of BMW cars and engines – all …

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Review: Grid 2 [w/video]

Filed under: Toys/Games Shut Up And Drive The Car Codemasters’ Grid 2 was waiting for me at home when I returned to Ann Arbor from Los Angeles, after attending my first ever E3 this year. I was worried. Of course I’d been thrilled weeks before when I’d gotten confirmation that I’d receive a loaner copy …

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