Likes: Upscale interior, high-tech hybrid drivetrain, slightly improved gas milage without giving up peformance.
Dislikes: Hybrid and 400hp V8 don't exactly mix, hybrid premium over gasoline counterpart.
Overall: A pointless vehicle made even more pointless.
Likes: Well appointed interior, improved styling, improved gas milage.
Dislikes: Very strange name, hybrid commands $13,000 premium.
Overall: If you ignore the name, you'll find this is one great SUV for the money.
Cadillac CTS-V Wagon
Likes: 556hp! Available six-speed manual gearbox, roomy upscale interior.
Dislikes: Can get seriously expenisve with options.
Overall: Currently the only wagon with 556hp in the market right now.
Likes: Stylish exterior design, small but very spacious interior, value for money factor.
Dislikes: Feels a bit waterd down compared to Fiesta, no six-speed automatic, more power would be nice.
Overall: A cheaper alternative to the Ford Fiesta.
Likes: Very stylish exterior design, interior feels very upscale, available turbo engine.
Dislikes: Base engine disappointing for a luxury car, rivals offer better fuel economy and weigh less.
Overall: A large step forward for Buick. If only this had happened years ago.
Likes: Slick exterior design, handsome interior, comfortable front seats.
Dislikes: For such a large vehicle the interior is small, turbo engine only available with SHO trim.
Overall: A home-run hit by Ford.
Likes: Unique styling, light weight aluminum architecture, plenty of power to choose from, a very interesting alternate to the Mercedes S-class.
Dislikes: Styling may not appeal to some, interior virtural guages are a huge let down, Jaguar's spotty reliability record.
Did you know? The supercharged 510hp version can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds.
Porsche Boxster Spyder
Likes: Affordable for a Porsche, two trunks, stays true to Porsche's hertiage.
Dislikes: Options are expensive, converting from coupe to roadster takes a bit of effort.
Overall: An excellent vehicle with true focus to performance.
Likes: Retro styling that turns heads, tons of engine options, All-American Muscle Car.
Dislikes: Interior feels cheap, top of the range trim level is a bit expensive.
Driver's Choice: 5.7liter V8 400hp mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.
Likes: Very eye appealing design, loaded with standard safety features, improved fuel economy.
Dislike: Feelsl ike all style and no substance, resale value is still questionable.
Overall: Toyota and Honda should be very scared right about now.
Likes: Elegant design inside out, roomy rear seat for a convertible, plenty of cargo space with top up and down.
Did you know? The E-class convertible has a Aircap makes it possible to have conversations at speeds of 75mph with the top down.