When it was time to write the Motor Trend long-term vehicle arrival story for the 2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL sedan, we decided to have some fun with the subheading, which read: “The Altimate Family Sedan? We’ll CVT.” Over the next 12 months, it will be my job to evaluate the four-cylinder Altima sedan in a way few other tests — based on vehicle loans of one or two weeks — can.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz S550 remains a popular flagship luxury sedan, even as the 2014 model’s debut is just around the corner. Recently, we had the opportunity to evaluate the 2013 S550 sedan on a road trip that included highway, stop-and-go, and winding road driving conditions. So how did the car perform?
It’s difficult not to enjoy a $300,000 convertible as beautiful and powerful as the 2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Volante, but with the new Vanquish arriving soon, we wonder in this Motor Trend review just how desirable the DBS Carbon Volante really is.
The 2012 Ford Edge SEL EcoBoost is an ambitious part of the automaker’s plan to use downsized engines across its SUV lineup. But how good could a turbocharged four-cylinder engine possibly be in a midsize crossover as large as the Edge?