Make & Model Car Videos
The styling of the Acura TL may not appeal to everyone but we think most buyers will appreciate the improved interior space, comfort and advanced technology of the latest generation. To meet the varying needs of customers, the TL is offered in two flavors, a front-wheel-drive base model and a sportier all-wheel-drive model. The BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class still dominate the class, but compelling content and good value may encourage customers to give the Acura TL a second look.
Alfa Romeo seeks to be a player in the U.S. marketplace by introducing a full range of vehicles, the first of which being the 2-seat, mid-engine 4C. In this video, KBB's Micah Muzio drives a pre-production 4C to find out if it's the right car to catapult the Italian automaker into the hearts and minds of American car buyers.
KBB’s quick overview of the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S.
Building on the charms of its A5 and S5 coupe siblings the 2013 Audi RS5 asserts its range-topping position with excellent design, exhilarating yet unintimidating performance and an iconoclastic spirit. It also commands a $10,000 premium versus its primary competitors. Is the RS 5 is worth the cost? KBB’s Micah Muzio analyzes the situation in this video.
Kelley Blue Book's Micah Muzio takes the new Bentley Continental GTC Speed out for a spin and gives his impressions on this exercise in decadence.
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Kelley Blue Book recently had the opportunity to drive the latest BMW 3 Series sedan, in both 328i and 335i forms. With revised styling inside and out, more power, and improved fuel economy the newest BMW 3 Series is positioned to be the best 3 Series yet.
With the introduction of the third generation Optima Kia transformed what had previously been an inoffensive but easily missed family sedan into a stylistic frontrunner. An impressive feat made more impressive considering the Optima also offers a range of advanced engine choices, laudable fuel economy, and compelling value.
This sharply drawn coupe is the Cadillac Converj Concept. Propelled by the same serial hybrid-electric propulsion system found in Chevrolet’s upcoming Volt, the Converj’s purpose is to show that electric propulsion can be sexy. We say hoist the banners folks, mission accomplished. If it helps GM make money with their new hybrid powertrain, we’ll happily do our part and drive a hybrid Cadillac. If it looks like the Converj, that is.
Is This the Next Corvette? To those familiar with stealth, they call it hiding in plain sight. No one at Chevrolet is willing to speak about that for the record, but what they are willing to say is that the Stingray Concept vehicle unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show is expected to be one of the highlights of the upcoming movie spectacular “Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” which is due to hit screens this summer.
The Chrysler 300 is a full-sized rear-drive American sedan. With a roomy interior, comfortable ride and solid, masculine style the Chrysler 300 adds a charming bit of swagger to the family sedan category.
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The Dart is Dodge’s attempt to reassert itself as a serious player in the compact sedan segment. In this video Kelley Blue Book’s Micah Muzio examines whether the Dodge Dart has what it takes to play in such a competitive category.
If the small and charming Fiat 500 were bigger and more practical would it lose its magic? It’s a question KBB’s Micah Muzio attempts to answer in this review of the Fiat 500L.
Compared to its predecessor the second-generation Ford Escape is a radical departure. Daring styling, innovative technology and athletic driving dynamics have breathed new life into the Escape but does Ford’s compact crossover SUV have what it takes to conquer an increasingly formidable field of competitors?
Kelley Blue Book's first look at the 2009 Yukon Denali Hybrid at the New York International Auto Show.
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Do you need a family-friendly people hauler but hate the notion of driving a minivan? The Honda Pilot might be a good alternative. In this video Kelley Blue Book’s Micah Muzio drives the 2012 Pilot to explore its strengths and weaknesses.
Boasting a stylish exterior and an abundance of premium features the latest Hyundai Azera is an appealing full-size sedan. In this video Kelley Blue Book’s Micah Muzio drives the Azera and highlights a compelling alternative from an unlikely source.
The Infiniti M is a mid-size luxury sedan competing in a class dominated by powerhouses like the BMW 5-series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6. The competition may be formidable but the M can hold its own. With powerful V6 and V8 engine choices, an efficient hybrid model, stand out styling and a host of advanced technologies the Infiniti M is an enticing choice for mid-size luxury buyers.
The all-new Jaguar XF leaves behind the billowy styling cues of the S-Type for a sleeker, sexier design that matches its sporty driving dynamics. Don't let this car fool you -- the XF appears refined and luxurious, from its Bond-grain leather to its blue-halo mood lighting. Lying beneath its sophisticated façade, however, is a primal need for fast, fun driving. This car wants to be driven on windy canyon roads and you'll have a hard time denying the urge to.
Looking as if designers stretched and then blurred the rough edges of the previous model, the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is larger all the way around with increased length, wheelbase, passenger room and cargo space. Inside, Jeep has added more soft-touch premium-feel materials, and the wood trim and plastics are better integrated than in the previous model, with improved fit and finish.
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These days, more pets than ever are traveling in vehicles; unfortunately, though, most drivers aren't taking the steps necessary to ensure that this travel is safe for both them and their pets. Most pets travel unrestrained, increasing the risk of pet injury or fatality during an accident. Bark Buckle UP is committed to informing pet owners about the dangers of unrestrained pet travel. The organization tracks in-depth statistics regarding pet safety, and works with police and fire departments.
The 2010 Land Rover LR4 is a replacement for the departing LR3. The LR4 offers a comprehensive list of improvements that elevate it above the humble LR3. The exterior has been lightly revised with a new front bumper and LED lighting, while the interior has been thoroughly reworked for a more premium appearance and feel. New features available for the LR4 include keyless entry and start, automatic high beam assist and a 360-degree five-camera monitor system.
The latest Lexus LS represents what happens when conservative tries to find its edge. Lexus’ refreshed LS remains the docile, full-size executive car it’s always been but it has been enhanced with a veneer of aggression. How does this edgier LS fare? KBB’s Micah Muzio gets behind the wheel to find out.
From a design perspective the Lincoln C Concept bears little resemblance to the big sedans and SUVs we have come to expect from the Lincoln brand. Sure the C has the mandatory Lincoln waterfall grille, but a conspicuous low shoulder line, four-door hatchback shape, and tidy C-class footprint stand in bold opposition to the traditional Lincoln image.
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Take a ride with KBB’s Micah Muzio as he gives Maserati’s new mainstream offering a thorough shakedown.
At the half-way point in our year-long review of the 2012 Mazda Miata MX-5 we’ve driven a ton of fun miles and come to a few realizations about our little red roadster.
The automotive division of McLaren may be only six years old, but the fledgling automaker has produced some of the most desirable high-dollar exotics in recent memory. Tackling the more accessible end of the market is the 570S, an ultra-high-performance 2-seater.
You might call it, getting back to basics -- if by basics you mean a more-than two hundred miles per hour top speed. The Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss doesn't feature a windshield and a roof, which are considered necessary equipment for your typical, mundane car. But it does feature a 650-horsepower supercharged V8 engine, zero-to-60 acceleration in little more than three seconds and a top speed approaching 218 miles per hour.
Kelley Blue Book was granted a MINI Cooper Countryman to drive for one year. At the half-way point in our loan we have a clearer sense of the big MINI’s personality, having tested its practicality, fun-potential and all-wheel drive abilities.
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The Mitsubishi Mirage is an exceedingly cheap little hatchback. Does it muster enough pleasantness to make that cheapness bearable? Kelley Blue Book’s Micah Muzio investigates in this video.
Honda’s Odyssey and Toyota’s Sienna dominate the minivan category but Nissan thinks its boxy Quest is a worthy contender. Are they right?
Even in standard form the Porsche Cayman is beloved as a real-deal driver’s car. Naturally, KBB’s Micah Muzio jumped at the chance to test the pinnacle of the Cayman lineup, the Porshce Cayman R. Is the sportiest of Caymans worth its elevated price tag? Watch the review to find out.
For years, Chrysler has been unable to persuade the Ford and GM faithful to jump ship. This time around, however, Ram may have found the magic formula to turn the tide.
Are you young and exceptionally rich? Then you might be interested the new Rolls-Royce Wraith. With stunning coupe styling, impeccable craftsmanship, and an enhanced focus on driving pleasure the Wraith is custom built to entice a new breed of customers to the Rolls-Royce brand. KBB’s Micah Muzio had an opportunity to drive the Wraith and shares his experience in this video.
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The Scion iQ has the notable distinction of being the smallest four-seat car sold in America, making it a direct competitor for cars like the Fiat 500 and Smart ForTwo. To gauge the charms of the Scion iQ, KBB’s Micah Muzio squeezed behind the wheel of this diminutive coupe to see how easy it was to park, drive and live with.
Kelley Blue Book interviews Smart USA's Dave Schembri on the 2009 Brabus Smart ForTwo at the 2008 LA Auto Show.
Subaru design over the last decade has suffered from a lack of clear direction, but we think the latest Legacy’s true-to-concept styling may indicate a smart new direction for the brand as a whole. Along with a new appearance, the updated 2010 Subaru Legacy is larger in all dimensions than the model it replaces, making for a roomier interior and improved luggage space.
The all-wheel-drive, high-performance Tesla P85D can blow the doors off virtually any sedan you'd care to mention...and a lot of supercars as well. But how does it fare in the real world? KBB's Micah Muzio investigates.
The Toyota Camry has a reputation as competent but boring transportation. In designing the new-for-2012 Camry, Toyota sought to infuse their popular mid-size sedan with a bit more personality. To see if they succeeded, Kelley Blue Book’s Micah Muzio slid into the driver seat to experience the seventh-generation Toyota Camry.
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The VW Beetle is an automotive icon that in recent years developed a reputation as being a car for the ladies. To see if the latest generation VW Beetle has successfully returned to gender neutrality KBB’s Micah Muzio took one for a spin.
The Volvo S60 Concept is said to be inspired by Scandinavian design as well as the seas and coastline cliffs of Sweden. The headlights resemble little Viking longboats and the crystal center stack is meant to evoke a waterfall flowing down from the instrument panel. The seats appear to levitate and ultra-trick parallelogram rear doors give us an idea of what to expect from Volvo in the future.