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Chicago Auto Show opens today

Chicago Auto Show opens today
The Chicago Auto Show opened to the public today at 10 a.m. and runs through Sunday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m. While the show is a little light on concept cars this year, there is plenty at McCormick Place to keep you enthralled, including 4 test tracks where you can take a ride (Jeep, Ram,... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA
I was just cleaning photos off my cell phone and realized I had never shared the pics from my trip to Autobahn Country Club where I had the opportunity to take a couple (and I do mean 2) laps in the Lexus LFA. I shared a couple of videos … but not the photos themselves.... Read more »

Lexus LFA: Hot lap from the jump seat

So, I should issue this warning: If you’re prone to motion sickness, you probably shouldn’t watch this. Seriously. If “The Blair Witch Project” left you reeling, don’t hit play. I had the opportunity to take a hot lap with a professional driver in the Lexus LFA on the track at the Autobahn Country Club and... Read more »

Lexus LFA walkaround

Yesterday I had the chance to do a couple of laps in the Lexus LFA on the track at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. It wasn’t nearly enough time to get used to the track or push the speed. It was definitely enough time to see what a cool car the LFA is. For... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show: Must-see production cars

Hybrids are so yesterday. Today's eco-friendly is all about electric. The Leaf has already been launched in select markets and begins rolling out to the rest of the country soon--though it'll probably be 2012 before we see them sold in Chicago. Base price is $33,720, but after the tax rebate, you'll be paying about $26K. This will be a great Chicago commuter car with a range of 100 miles on a single charge. For many of us that means never having to fill up at a gas station again.
One of the great things about the 2011 Chicago Auto Show is that it isn’t all just shiny happy concept cars. Yeah, they’re cool and all, but the real guts of any show are the cars you can actually own. Well, there’s no disappointment at McCormick Place, as this year’s show has some great cars... Read more »