Tagged: x5

Test Drive Tuesday: X5 vs XC90

This week’s test drive features a friend of mine whose car needs an upgrade.  She’s the lovely and talented Stacie Burrows, who is one half of the most awesome duo Mommy Tonk.  Stacie wants an SUV with a third row that’s fuel efficient, fun to drive, safe and sexy–kinda just like her.  Now, because so many of you text, email and tell me on social that...

Dear BMW Design Team

Full disclosure: I’m a Beemer fan. For about a decade now, I’ve been addicted to the slow morphine drip that is the Ultimate Driving Machine.  And good for you Bavaria, you’ve made great cars with amazing performance and a new car smell that I would spray behind my ears if I could.  But given the fact that I’ve poured my retirement account into your coffers,...

Dude Or Douchebag, Matte Black Edition

Full disclosure– I’m a HUGE matte black fan.  I like a mean car, a growler, a real BAD machine (“not bad meaning bad but bad meaning good”– thank you, Rev. Run).  And with matte black, a mean car just looks meaner.  Case in point, the Lamborghini Aventador (this could be Nera edition, I can’t tell it was going too fast!) Even the sometimes anemic Z4...