We’re piloting two new luxury cars and a fleet of fuel friendly family sedans this week. Which one are you most interested in?
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe: Mike Schlee Road Test Editor – “To start this week, I am flying to Connecticut to drive the 2015 ATS Coupe. Highly impressed with the responsive drive of the regular ATS sedan, will the coupe be even more rewarding to drive?”
2015 Acura TLX – “Later in the week I am off to Virginia to drive the 2015 Acura TLX. Replacing both the Acura TL and TSX, the TLX will feature a lot of firsts for Acura including an eight-speed dual clutch automatic transmission and a nine-speed conventional automatic transmission.” Be sure to follow Mike on Twitter to see pictures and thoughts as he drives these brand new cars for the first time.
2014 Kia Optima Hybrid – “Once home, I will be spending the week in the Kia Optima Hybrid. It’s been a few years since I last drove the Optima Hybrid, but I was initially impressed with the level of refinement and technology available in the car back then. Does it still impress today?” Any questions about this Kia Optima Hybrid? Tweet them to Mike.
2014 Honda Accord Sedan – “Our general car consumer will be driving the 2014 Honda Accord sedan this week. Having driven a slew of compact crossovers and compact sedans, how will she like a larger mid-size sedan?
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Stephen Elmer, News Editor – “This week, I step out of a pickup truck and get into something a little more gas friendly, the 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Ford has revised its fuel economy estimates before, and many consumers complain about these cars not hitting their targets. So how will the Fusion Hybrid perform? And how will it stack up when we compare it the the Honda Accord Hybrid later this week? Come back to find out.” Follow Steve on Twitter to learn more about this epic hybrid comparison.
2014 BMW 228i: Sami Haj-Assaad, Features Editor – “BMW is going back to the basics with the 2 series. With a small wheelbase and a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the 228i is pure BMW. Pair that up with a price tag that’s easy to swallow and this small Bimmer is sure to be a blast to drive.” Is the BMW 228i the poseurs choice? Tweet Sami to tell him what you think about BMW’s more budget-conscious option.
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid: Luke Vandezande, Managing Editor – ““Honda finally has a competitive hybrid powertrain to play with, so of course we’re benchmarking it against one of the products it competes directly against. So far, the Accord Hybrid is proving to be a hit, but the trouble is that Honda can’t keep up with demand for the hybrid powertrain components that go into it. But is the hype justified?” Tweet at Luke if you have any questions about how this hybrid compares to the Fusion.