"Now those 100 ponies won’t win you any money at the racetrack but what they will do is move you smoothly through urban and rural settings, carry your cargo and let you buy that extra venti pumpkin spiced latte (or whatever your coffee order is) per week."
"If you’re feeling adventurous, utilize the off-road capability that Jeep is famous for, although I can see the majority of driving being done on pavement opposed to dirt and rocks. That’s the urban jungle of the suburbs and city life for you."
"If you really want to push the Abarth to its limits, flip it into Sport mode, change your own gears and watch the dashboard change color. The result is a series of exclamation marks on an already peppy machine."
"Those fantastic NASA inspired leather “Zero Gravity” seats won’t quite take you to Mars but they will give you and your passengers tons of support and comfort. If there was no risk of being arrested for theft, I’d have taken the driver seat and used it for my new office chair in my fancy new office."
" I can look (err, listen) past the noisy CVT knowing that it reduces trips to the pump and offers a smoother, albeit slower, ride. And the Juke’s CVT, if maneuvered with the right amount of pressure, offers a great driving experience."
"According to Chrysler, there’s 81 different seat configurations. Ask your kids to draw up all the combinations…that should keep them quiet on those long road trips!"
"Both the manual and automatic versions of Jaguar’s V6, 380 hp offering perform extraordinarily and offer truly different driver experiences."
"The 1.6 litre, four cylinder, 201 horsepower 195 lb-ft of torque engine moves through a six-speed manual transmission, with a beautiful B&M Racing sport shifter providing short, accurate throws as you dance on alloy pedals."
"The JCW includes paddle shifters if you feel your accuracy is better than what the MINI engineers have offered. Even still, it's fun to ascend through the gears yourself, all with only using your fingertips."
"With all the progress that Hyundai is making, it’s fitting that they’ve jammed 348 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque into the 2015 Genesis Coupe. And with a starting price of $29,499, the “power to dollar” ratio is extraordinary."