Test Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Part SUV, part urban roadster, the latest entry-level offering from the German automaker impresses in the city and out

The spending habits of younger consumers have changed drastically in recent years—especially when it comes to large purchases like cars and real estate. Whether due to economic forces or shifting social norms (or a combination of both), companies are racing to appeal to this new brand of consumer by combining the luxury of the past with the value this new generation of consumer seeks. With …

Test Drive: Mini Paceman

Bring your friends and set the tone for the ultimate joy ride in this sport utility coupe

Driving a Mini Cooper is like driving a go-kart from the future, and quite possibly one that was designed by inhabitants of the moon. As we whipped around the one-lane road in the mountains comprising idyllic Ponce, Puerto Rico, it became immediately clear that even the Paceman—Mini’s seventh addition to the family and the largest model to date—keeps with the original’s rally car stance, almost …