Reviews

Welcome to egmCarTech’s Reviews section. Here you will find the latest reviews by the egmCarTech editorial team.


2002 Jaguar XJ Sport X308

Flashback Review: 2002 Jaguar “X308″ XJ Sport, a bittersweet experience

As some of you readers have learned through egmCarTech’s first flashback review, my first car was a 1994 Mercedes-Benz W124 E320 Coupe and I absolutely loved it to death. But an unfortunate string of events happened and as a result, the Benz was sent off to the proverbial junkyard in the sky. So naturally, many […]

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Review: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L – Main

Review: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L becomes more masculine

When Volkswagen finally set out to redesign the Beetle for 2012, one of the key points the automaker set out to hit, in the interest of expanding the model’s market, was to grab the attention of more men. The German automaker packed in plenty of style, power and awesome options like a Fender sound system, […]

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Review: 2013 BMW 328i – Main

Review: The 2013 BMW 328i Series, not quite the sporty 3 Series we were expecting

I remember reading once, in another fairly recent review of a BMW, that the person critiquing the car was bold enough to say: “BMW is the new Mercedes-Benz.” Now, I’m not going to name who specifically, but being a German car enthusiast at heart and a lover of both brands, my denial set in: “WTF, […]

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Nissan Juke R Review Main One

First Drive: Nissan Juke-R is straight out of hell

Jan Gleitsmann is a german car blogger, who writes over at Auto geil. His original review in German can be found here. If I were to create a nickname for the Nissan Juke-R, I would have call it ‘Hellboy’, as a tribute to its hellish GT-R powertrain and its fresh, young presence as a compact SUV. […]

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Quick Spin: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Last

Quick Spin: 2012 Ford Focus Electric

A couple of weeks ago, FoMoCo invited me out to NYC to take a quick spin in the new Ford Focus Electric. Having been the third fully-electric car I’ve had the privilege to drive (after the Tesla Roadster and the Nissan LEAF), I was pretty excited to see what the Dearborn automaker had come up […]

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Pagani Huayra

Drive: Chris Harris goes to Italy to drive the Pagani Huayra

 The Pagani Huayra is one of the most exclusive new supercars in the world right now and that means no one can just call up the Italian based automaker and ask to test-drive it for a review. However, if you’re Chris Harris and you have DRIVE backing you up, then Pagani will make things work. […]

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Review 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco Main

Review: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco is handsome, somewhat fuel-efficient

The Chevrolet Malibu name has been around for more than 30 years and has gone through eight generations (this being the 8th) of redesigns and re-engineering. The outgoing Malibu appeared as 2008 model year and may have been the sedan’s best couple of years as it won many accolades ranging from North American Car of the […]

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Ford Shelby GT500

Drive: Chris Harris pins 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against 2013 Ford Shelby GT500

The new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the Ford Shelby GT500 are the two most exciting muscle cars to hit American roads this year. To find out which is the better buy, Chris Harris flew across the Atlantic to take both for a spin. This is the face-off of all face-offs – a total of 1,259-hp. […]

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Nissan GT-R Track Pack

Drive: Chris Harris takes a look at the 2013 Nissan GT-R Track Pack

 The 2013 Nissan GT-R is already a very extreme car that puts some of the world’s most expensive supercars to shame. But there is something out there that is even more extreme than the Nissan GT-R and it’s only available in the UK. Check out more news on the Nissan GT-R. Known as the Nissan […]

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First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG

First Drive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is a mean grocery getter

During a time where things like carbon footprints and mpg ratings have taken over our automotive blogger brains, Mercedes-Benz reached out to me to come test-drive the new 2012 ML63 AMG in Santa Barbara. Eager to get away from the cold weather in the North East, I took them up on the offer and packed […]

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