Category: Lifestyle - Transportation - Automotive - Reviews - Luxury Sports Sedans

2016 Hyundai Genesis 5.0L sedan - Pre- Rebranding, Luxury Muscle Value - Video Clip, Review

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 “Drive…He Said” is excited over some long overdue automotive branding change coming this fall. For one, the Scion brand is going away. Three remaining quirk-free models [ iA ,  iM and FR-S ] will receive the proper Toyota badging as over most of the rest of the globe. Another has some truly credible Hyundai luxury models,... Read more »

2015 Infiniti Q50S AWD & 2015 Lexus IS350 F-Sport AWD - Sushi Instead of Spaetzle Sport Sedans - DHS Comparison Review, Video

Had enough "3-Series Spaetzle?" How about trying this Sushi compact luxury Sport Sedan duo, instead?<br> <br> (TOP) 2015 Infiniti Q50S All-Wheel Drive<br> <br> (BOTTOM): 2015 Lexus IS350 F-Sport All-Wheel Drive <br>
– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – “Drive…He Said” now interrupts your regularly scheduled BMW 3-Series “Kool-Aid” programming. With some spicy rear-drive platform compact luxury sport sedans from the land of Wasabi. Spindled: You either love it or hate it.... Read more »

2015 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 AWD - Leaps and Bounds Into Act II - Review

Re-birthed 2015 Hyundai Genesis 3.8L luxury executive sedan in a "caliente" Pamplona Red. Starting at $38,000, when only rear-wheel driven, this fully loaded all-wheel driven sample runs $52,450.
One fine spring morning, in a valley nestled in America’s Dairyland, but for the eau of cattle generated methane, peacefulness reigned. Then came engine thunder and parting of air, courtesy of an all new luxury executive sedan bolting over the crest of a hill, through a steep corkscrew dip. Quick double-tugs on  the steering wheel... Read more »
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2013 Jaguar XF 2.0L - Partially De-Clawed, Bloody Well Domesticated - Review

2013 may well be the "Year of the Cat" with the addition of this forced-induction 4-cylinder gas-fired version of the XF executive sedan. Starting price for this exquisite feline is a palatable and  competitive $46,900.
Jaguar, the Cat from Coventry (UK) with that big Tata (India) bankroll, is furiously banging on the luxury car gates. Few can resist the lines and moves of the XK-R-S near-exotic.  There are raves abound for the upcoming F-type twin-seat sports coupe. So why hasn’t the marque’s “top selling” XF executive saloon, despite some seriously... Read more »

2013 Lexus GS350 AWD - Reducing the Meds

The re-designed for 2013 Lexus GS350 with all-wheel drive. Gothic is out. Modernism is in.
* * * * * * * * * * * * Once upon a time, Lexus, champion of serenity [of the motoring rather than incontinence kind], offered a mid-size, rear-drive luxury sport sedan, known as the GS, that humbled even the mighty BehEmVeh M5. Successive editions of the GS executive saloon were placed on... Read more »

2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Sedan - Badge Snobs need not apply...though they may want to

The badge snobs in us here at "Drive...He Said' searched far and wide on the grille and hood for an ornament, an emblem or something that would announce the arrival of the latest guest to the mid-size luxury sedan party.
What’s in a “Badge”, ask ye of little faith? When it comes to luxury cars, we here at “Drive…He Said” surmise ” A lot.” The hood / grille of every Mercedes flaunts the “Three-Pointed Star“, BMW, the “Blue and White Propeller”; Audi, the “Four Inter-Connecting Rings“, Jaguar a “Leaping or Frowning Cat“, Cadillacs their French... Read more »
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2012 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design - Parked Near Jets

If the [just about to be] recently departed SAAB automobile line was “Born of Jets” (as a former ad campaign proclaimed) we at “Drive…Said” thought it was safe to claim the progeny of the single major surviving Swedish car maker, Volvo, are, “Parked Near Jets“.  We tested our theory with Volvo’s new for 2012 S60... Read more »

2011 Infiniti M37x review - a car deserving of an X rating

2011 Infiniti M37x review - a car deserving of an X rating
* * * * * * * * * * * * Instead of applying it to images of the human form lets try giving an “X” rating to a car, like the 2011 Infiniti M37x that visited “Drive…He Said” this week.   An “X” for “eXotic“: Both inside and out, Infiniti’s re-designed luxury executive... Read more »