2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 2 months ago
It took me 28 years to get behind the wheel of a Mazda Miata. To this day, I have only driven the 4th generation (ND) Miata Club.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 2 months ago
I had the chance to take a $202,000 supercar out for a Saturday drive.

2017 Land Rover Discovery

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 5 months ago
The incoming 2017 Land Rover Discovery is going to kick serious ass. 2017 Land Rover Discovery pic.twitter.com/ct5BeQ1YQf — New Car Spin (@NewCarSpin) November 16, 2016

Audi is Preparing to Invade North America

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 5 months ago
Female model standing next to an Audi A8
At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, everyone and their mother noticed that the event was SUV/CUV-centric. It makes sense, though, because the numbers prove that SUV and CUV models from Acura to Volkswagen (even Toyota) are outselling passenger cars. What I noticed at Audi's display was something... Read More

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
On November 18, 2016, VW introduced the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV for the first time at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new 7-passenger model is going to be priced to stay competitive in the market. It will be available with a V6 engine and 4Motion (AWD) or front wheel drive, in addition to a 2.... Read More

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show Highlights

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show is underway from November 18 through November 27. There are several new models to see ranging from the Audi S5 sportback to the Mazda CX-5. Here's a YouTube Video Playlist of some of the latest vehicles to see at the show this year.

Porsche 718 Cayman: Still Sultry

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
At this year's LA Auto Show, Porsche was in their usual space. Confined to a luxury sky-box style suite, away from the riff-raff and existing in its own special world. Getting past the security guards was no problem, since my media pass was clearly visible. The biggest problem, however, was getting... Read More

2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen TSI S

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
In terms of highway fuel economy, what can you really expect from a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen TSI S with a 5-speed manual transmission? Let's find out by driving the 1.8L turbo gas wagon on Interstate 35 from downtown San Antonio, TX to Austin, TX. Price as Tested: $22,400 MSRP

2017 Jaguar F-pace S

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
I quickly drive the 2017 Jaguar F-pace S and do a 0-60 mph run. I look forward to having this SUV so that I can give it a proper review. How do you think it compares to the Maserati Levante? Price as Tested: $71,440 MSRP

2017 VW Golf Alltrack TSI SEL 4Motion $34k First Drive

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
This is the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack (essentially a lifted Sportwagen with all-wheel-drive (4Motion). I took it around the block and it feels like a longer, lifted Golf. The long wheelbase really helps with rough roads. The 4Motion all wheel drive system makes the Alltrack feel more planted on... Read More

Mirror on the Ceiling: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
The 2017 Fiat spider (aka Fiata) is quite possibly the best roadster to hit the USA in the past decade. This 6-speed manual transmission equipped 124 spider in classico trim is just the right blend of spartan and feature-rich. The only downside to classico trim is lack of available heated seats.... Read More

2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
I drove a 2016 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk for a week. While it's great off-road, it does have a few problems. It could use some on-road manners as well as a better key, theft-deterrent system, and a trunk release.

2017 Audi A3 quattro

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 6 months ago
I drive the refreshed 2017 Audi A3 quattro. For 2017, all A3 models now include a 2.0L TFSI motor. There are also several new features ranging from Audi Virtual Cockpit to rear traffic alert and forward emergency braking. Prestige models now come standard with radar cruise control and lane keep... Read More

2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence - USA Ride and Drive $105k

by Bryan Grant
Posted: 2 years 7 months ago
There will only be 250 examples of the 4-seat, 4-Passenger 2017 Volvo XC90 Excellence in the United States. Let's see what makes this XC90 so – Excellent! Keep in mind this vehicle is using the same wheelbase as all other XC90 models, the real magic happens on the inside of the cabin, where the... Read More