The Ford F-150 is the nation’s best-selling truck. A new F-150 is sold every 42 seconds, which also happens to be the answer to everything, but we digress. This incredible feat of sales must mean that Ford is producing a great truck, so we took the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the 2014 F-150 XLT for an extended test to find out. While not being perfect, we found the … [Read more…]

The modern Ford Fiesta has been a lovable little car from day one. I enjoyed it so much that I purchased one. When the opportunity came along to test the 2014 model, I definitely was excited. I knew that Ford had made some positive changes to the vehicle, but what really surprised me is how much kit the Fiesta comes with at a much lower price point than what I paid for mine! … [Read more…]

Despite several launch concerns of potential fire hazards (and subsequent recalls), the Ford Escape has been a strong seller for the brand. Locally, these vehicles run rampant in all of the trim levels. To help better understand why the Escape is such a popular vehicle, I spent a week in a decked-out Titanium version to see what’s what. With great interior build quality, loads … [Read more…]

The Toyota Tundra is a truck that sells well, but has not made deep inroads in the market that is dominated by Ford, Ram, and Chevrolet. However, overlooking the Texas-built Tundra would be doing the vehicle is disservice. I drive, for the first time, a Toyota Tundra pickup truck and walk away with some pretty positive impressions. The vehicle has always appealed to be, perhaps … [Read more…]

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Recently, we had the opportunity to sample the Truck of Texas winning Ram 1500 EcoDiesel at Knibbe Ranch just outside San Antonio, Texas, and we were impressed with the vehicle. The 2014 version of the Ram features a 5-link coil rear-suspension, and our test version was also fitted with the optional air suspension. In addition to the suspension technology, the EcoDiesel … [Read more…]

For the 2014 model year, Land Rover’s Range Rover division has launched a new Range Rover Sport. No longer being built on the Land Rover Discovery platform, the new Range Rover weighs 800lbs less than the previous version. When in the vehicle, it is hard to tell where they removed the weight from. It is lavishly equipped and super comfortable. It is also blisteringly fast and … [Read more…]

The 2014 Jaguar F-Type has a great amount of positive press going for it. The problem with a vehicle that is so hyped as this vehicle was, is that often expectations are far too high and the vehicle disappoints. While we are hoping for a chance to perform a full review, we did get the opportunity to take a ’14 Jaguar F-Type S for a quick spin to answer some of the questions … [Read more…]

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