Posts tagged "City Hatchback"

2013 Nissan Juke NISMO AWD - Frog Hopping the Gridiron - Review

Call it "Godzilla...extra,extra-light." New-for-2013 is Nissan's sportiest-for-the-masses personal crossover-ute. The Juke NISMO. Good for the Gridiron.<br>  <br>Starting at $22,900 for the front-drive 6-speed manual version. The fully optioned CVT all-wheel drive model tops out at $27,200, which, coincidentally is just undercuts the base price of the Mini Cooper Countryman S All4.<br>
You wouldn’t normally describe the amphibian Rana temporaria, aka the “Frog”, as particularly “Cute.” Unless you happen to be a 21-year-old to 30 something urban gal in search of a squatting, bug-eyed sub-compact crossover-utility vehicle. For the boys, whose interest in amphibians leans to more menacing creatures, for 2013 Nissan introduces a [mild] factory tuner... Read more »

Tooling Around Town - 2013 Chevrolet Spark - First Drive

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark in Jalapeno Green. Whoever said that the General forgot about the city car?
While we here at “Drive…He Said” prefer the Indian market name of “Beat” and aren’t looking forward to compact disc withdrawal, on a recent afternoon we “tooled around the Windy City” in Chevrolet’s entrant into the city car race, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark. A zesty Jalapeno Green launch color, which extended to the interior dash... Read more »