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2015 Volkswagen GTI

2015 Volkswagen GTI three-quarter front view

Redesigned for 2015, the car that brought the hot-hatch genre to the US is still one of the most refined and well-rounded sporty hatchbacks you can buy. Continue reading

2015 BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

2015 Alpina B6 front three quarter view

Specialty tuners at Alpina work over nearly every aspect of the BMW 640i Gran Coupe and make it, well, grander. From the bespoke heraldic badges to the myrtle wood trim to the highly tuned 4.4-liter turbocharged V8, the Alpina B6 is a unique mix of modern performance and traditional craftsmanship. Continue reading

2015 BMW 228i Coupe

2015 BMW 228i Front Three Quarter

BMW’s replacement for the enthusiast-favorite 1 Series coupe is slightly larger and significantly more high-tech, but still remains fundamentally true to its mission of upholding BMW’s “Ultimate Driving Machine” tag line. Continue reading

2015 Porsche Macan S

2015 Porsche Macan Front Three Quarter

Named after the Indonesian word for “tiger,” the Porsche Macan is the German automaker’s second SUV. Following in the footsteps of the Cayenne, which has become its bestselling model, this animal will likely do as well as its spicy cousin. Continue reading

2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Jetta GLI Front Left

The sportiest of 2014 Jettas uses the GTI’s 2.0 liter turbo 4 and choice of six speed manual or six speed dual-clutch automated transmissions, albeit with different suspension tuning and different settings for the electric power steering. Continue reading


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