New Car Review: 2014 Chevy Impala

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New Car Review: 2014 Kia Cadenza

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New Car Review: 2014 Acura RDX AWD

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New SUV Review: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

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New Car Review: 2014 Mazda3 on Everyman Driver

2014 Mazda3 s Engine on Everyman Driver

All new from the ground up, the 2014 Mazda3 shares almost nothing with its older siblings other than a name.  This third-generation Mazda3 is engineered with the full complement of SKYACTIV technologies — Mazda’s proprietary suite of fuel-efficient, performance-driven components and manufacturing philosophies — as well as the handsome styling of the KODO design language.

New Car Review: 2014 Kia Optima SX Turbo on Everyman Driver

2014 Kia Optima SX Turbo on Everyman Driver with Dave EricksonThe 2014 Kia Optima was first showcased at the 2013 New York International Auto Show.   The 2014 Optima features an updated front and rear fascias, retaining the vehicle’s dynamic and sporty proportions.  Available in LX, EX, SX, SX Turbo and SX-Limited trims, the Optima’s new premium amenities and convenience options make Optima an impressive player in the competitive mid-size sedan segment.  

New 2015 Toyota Camry Revealed at 2014 New York International Auto Show

2015 Toyota Camry Revealed at 2014 New York International Auto Show on Everyman Driver with Dave EricksonThe 2015 Toyota Camry just hit the stage at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Bill Fay, Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager, explained to a packed room of automotive journalist what they did to make it better than ever before.

Land Rover Announces Global Partnership With Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic on Everyman Driver with Dave EricksonLand Rover, the British brand synonymous with adventure, reveals a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic.  Demonstrating their shared vision of pioneering spirit, technological innovation and sense of adventure, the ground breaking partnership was announced against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, the world’s first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover’s new Discovery Vision Concept vehicle.

MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition at the New York International Auto Show

MX-5 25th Anniversary Edition on Everyman Driver with Dave EricksonMazda debuted the MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show .  A global announcement, this limited-edition automobile will be sold as a 2015 model with only 100 vehicles being slated for sale in the United States.  The anniversary edition was built not only as a tribute to the unassuming diminutive roadster that sparked a large automotive impact but also to celebrate every owner and car enthusiast it’s won over throughout its 25-year history.

Design & Details: 2015 Nissan Murano on Everyman Driver

2015 Nissan Murano on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson

The first-generation Nissan Murano had a profound impact on the SUV market when it was introduced for the 2003 model year. In addition to being one of the first crossovers on the market, it offered a fresh design sensibility that combined an elegant style with premium features – without a luxury price tag. Murano quickly attracted a loyal, enthusiastic owner base and remained a “class of one” as other manufacturers scrambled to catch up.

2015 BMW Vehicles Revealed at 2014 New York Auto Show on Everyman Driver

2014 New York Auto Show:  2015 BMW X4, 4 Series Gran Coupe on Everyman Driver with Dave EricksonThis week at the New York International Auto Show, BMW presented consumers with two new extensions of the 4-Series that aren’t quite coupes at all: the X4 sport-utility vehicle, and the 4 Series Gran Coupé.   The X4 is the spiritual, smaller sibling of the X6 sport-utility vehicle, emphasizing style and flash over versatility and practicality. Not a full-fledged SUV, but neither a tall, four-door coupe (more on that in a minute), the X4 looks the part of a scaled-down X6, and little more.

Everyman Driver Podcast #20

EMD PODCAST with DE

Everyman Driver Podcast #19 (4.11.14) This week, 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible Atop Empire State Building,  48th Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015 Dodge Challenger and 2015 Dodge Charger Revealed at 2014  New York Auto Show, 2014 Dodge Dart first look, 2015 Nissan Murano Design Details, and a 2014 BMW X1 Review.   Remember, you can also listen via iTunes and/or Stitcher Smart Radio.

2015 Ford Mustang on the Empire State Building

2015 Ford Mustang on Everyman Driver with Dave Erickson

Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company and Anthony E. Malkin, Empire State Realty Trust Chairman, President and CEO in a 2015 Ford Mustang convertible that has been assembled on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York.

As the world honors 50 years of Ford Mustang, what better way to celebrate one of the most iconic car brands than putting one back on top of one of the most iconic buildings? Getting a 2015 Ford Mustang convertible to the narrow observation deck of the Empire State Building 1,000 feet above the streets of Manhattan is no easy task. Below is a timelapse video of the assembly and a short video on how the crew got ready.

2014 New York Auto Show: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe

Tobias Moers, CEO & Chairman, AMG; Steve Cannon, President & CEO, MBUSA and Jon Hamm, Mad Men Star at the world premiere of the S63 AMG Coupe.

Tobias Moers, CEO & Chairman, AMG; Steve Cannon, President & CEO, MBUSA and Jon Hamm, Mad Men Star at the world premiere of the S63 AMG Coupe.

The new S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe is the latest dream car to augment the Mercedes-AMG model range. Exciting lines underpin this two- door model’s design. Power and sensual purity combine to give the vehicle irresistible presence and breathtaking performance. Equally impressive is the combination of outstanding driving dynamics, advanced lightweight construction and groundbreaking efficiency. The AMG 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine is a paragon of poise and assurance. Boasting an output of 577 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque, the S63 AMG Coupe delivers exceptional performance with remarkably low fuel consumption.