With a lot of today's cars, you have to sacrifice a little fuel economy in order to gain real sports car handling. But the 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a pretty slick little package that does a nice job of delivering both.
In engineering the ZDX, Acura started with the platform, wheelbase and standard all-wheel drive system of its popular crossover, the Acura MDX, and sculpted a stylish, lower profile luxury coupe-style exterior.
The newest Jeep Grand Cherokee, when equipped with one of Jeep's three different four-wheel drive systems, is luxuriously refined and ruggedly handsome, with off-road capabilities that boggle the mind.
My week-long test drive of the Mercedes Benz C250 was all over Southern California. Starting with the top open and sun shining, we headed for Rodeo Drive to grab a few pairs of Gucci shoes and matching bags of course.