The One

After a shorter than expected research and test driving cycle, I bought a new car last Sunday. I drove the Mazda CX-5 and Kia Stinger last Saturday and liked both, but needed to drive one more vehicle: the Stinger's cousin, the Genesis G70. All in the Family When I say cousin, I mean close cousin. …

The Actual Contenders

We know the end to this story and it’s the Genesis G70, but it’s interesting to know what other vehicles I considered. These finalists could not be more different, in part because my TL was such a good car. It significantly raised my expectations and made it very difficult to compromise. Here we go.  Lexus …

2015 Acura RDX

My TL had to spend a couple of nights at the Acura dealer to have a vibration in the sunroof fixed and a front-end alignment issue addressed. While it was away from home I got to borrow a loaner – a 2015 Acura RDX with about 2,000 miles. The RDX is Acura's "entry-level" crossover slotted …

Farewell TSX

After three and a half good years I traded in my 2007 Acura TSX for a larger, more powerful, and more luxurious Acura TL. Despite the upgrades that I'm getting with my TL, I will still miss my TSX. It represents a lot of things for me. It was my first 200+ hp car, my …

My New TL

What a whirlwind few weeks it has been. After narrowing down my list of potential cars, figuring out a budget, researching, searching, test driving, and researching some more, I've finally found the one. To recap, I was in the market for something with more power than my TSX, more amenities, fewer miles, and possibly all-wheel drive. …