Category: Test Drive Tuesday

Tuesday Test Drive: Nissan GT-R NISMO

Listen people, there are days where it all sucks.  There are days when I sit in my little office, trying to get my head out of my ass long enough to write something interesting. There are days when the cat takes a crap on my bed and the kids have lice.  But then there are days when I drive the GT-R NISMO. Now, if you’re...

Tuesday Test Drive: Nissan To The Max!

The 2016 Nissan Maxima.  You’re wondering why you should care. You’re a metropolitan NY/SF/LA/Chicago car snob who feels like driving a Nissan isn’t your style. You’re into performance, luxury and technology.  Not Japanese cars and certainly not the kind you find at Hertz.  I feel you. But what if I told you that the new Nissan Maxima beat both the BMW 328i, the Acura TLX and..wait...

Tuesday Test Drive: VW Golf TDI

Sometimes I can’t help but wonder if I could join the ranks of those groovy, European moms that joyfully stuff their stuff and their kids into a sexy little manual diesel hatchback like the VW Golf.  So I did what any smart, vaguely desperate woman would do, I called VW and begged for a test drive.  Here are the highlights: Oh snap, sorry! Those are...

Test Drive Tuesday: The Volvo XC90 Is Gonna Conquer Your Carpool

Just to be clear, I can be bought. You want car advice? Buy me a beer. Looking for a place to stay in LA? Take me to a fancy dinner. So when Volvo offered to send me to Spain to drive the new XC90, I said ‘Hell Yeah’!  The joke is I would’ve driven it anyway, because I’m rooting for Volvo and its pending comeback...

Test Drive Tuesday: Volvo V60 CC, Cue The Viagra!

I’m a busy woman. So I have a tendency to worry.. a lot. One of the things I worry about the most is my aging mother. And although we are very close, there are three topics of discussion which are strictly off limits: 1) her dying 2) her driving & 3) her sex life I’m pretty sure that all of the above are happening, one...