Test Drive: Lexus ES 300H

Test-driving Lexus' sportiest ES to date, now in hybrid

As Lexus strives to improve its public image, the company recently revamped the previously somewhat frumpish ES in a pair of 2013 models that first debuted at last month’s New York Auto Show: the ES 300H and ES 350. With a lower, wider and longer body, spindle grill and clean front-to-back lines, the car represents a beaut of a sedan for the entry-level luxury market. …

The 2012 Vantage in NYC

Driving an Aston Martin across the five boroughs to find the best slice

We first got to test the Aston Martin Vantage S last year at Ascari and it left quite an impression: The svelte, punchy coupe was both a perfect track companion and a delight cruising the picturesque Spanish countryside. It was whirlwind romance, but when we got back to the U.S. we were faced with a question: Would the car’s charms hold up in the day-to-day …

2013 Boxster

The first comprehensive redesign of the entry-level Porsche since its introduction in 1996

With a welcome redesign, the 2013 Boxster is once again the sexy gateway model to the rush of owning a Porsche. The brand unveiled the car’s most comprehensive design overhaul since its introduction in 1996 this week at the NY International Auto Show, showing off a 2013 that builds on the iconic 550 Spyder to be lighter, lower, wider and more powerful than before. The …