Reviews

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


2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ Front 3-4 Left Angle

Review: The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is a more sophisticated, front-wheel driven four-door Camaro

The Chevrolet Impala—the epitome of America’s idea of what a full-size sedan for the masses should be. When it first debuted in 1958, it was designed by Chevrolet’s at-the-time chief engineer, Ed Cole, who was also responsible for other models like the Corvette, the Corvair, the small-block 350, and virtually all of Chevrolet’s radical success […]

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First Review – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

First Drive Review: 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited proves that mainstream need not be boring

I’m not married. Nor do I have any kids, a 401K, a mortgage, and an underlying fear for discoloring hair and sagging body parts invoked by the stress of a nine-to-fiver and coming home some to juniors running around…yet (no offense). But all in all, I pretty much seem like the worst candidate to be […]

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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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