Regal bearing

Posted on 02 Feb 2012 at 5:00pm

Buick’s sassy GS is ‘Regal’ enough for speed queens, styled for a princess CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer Who knows what “GS” really stands for in the Buick lexicon? An educated guess would be “Grand Sport,” but I’m voting for “Goes Sonic.” Of course, it’s all relative: A turbocharged four-cylinder engine is only so […]

Butch vs. Femme

Posted on 12 Jan 2012 at 5:00pm

How fit does your ride need to be? We compare the elegant efficiency of the Toyota Prius V with the ballsy bravado of the Subaru Impreza CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer There are two ways to achieve fitness: Either become a gym queen and work your sweet little ass off on the stair climber, or […]

Bargain beauties

Posted on 21 Dec 2011 at 5:00pm

In a tight economy, previously owned cars can be a godsend to your bank account. Here are great deals on late-model winners CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer I get it: The economy stinks. We all feel pain at the pump and wonder how we’re going to pay all of the bills. But we still […]

Showing its Range

Posted on 08 Dec 2011 at 5:00pm

Rover’s Sport edition adds maneuverability to its already legendary luxuriousness CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer Driving the Land Rover Range Rover puts you among the queens of all hair heights, but the big gal’s size can make you wince at the idea of hustling her through curves and tight city streets. The SUV’s off-road […]

Papa bears

Posted on 24 Nov 2011 at 5:06pm

Gays love a big softie — tough but tender. These kick-ass cars have muscles over gentle souls CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer In one of my favorite movies, Latter Days, the character Christian describes getting hypothermia and being rescued by a big warm guy holding him naked in a sleeping bag. He felt loved, […]

Crossing its T

Posted on 06 Oct 2011 at 9:23pm

Hyundai’s potent Sonata 2.0T ups the ante for an already attractive ride CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer All of the great marques have special models with special letters. Adding an “M” to the back of a BMW changes an accomplished touring machine into an all-out performer. Hanging “AMG” on the trunk of a Benz […]

EurAsian excellence

Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:14pm

Korean-born but European-bred, Kia’s Optima EX has luxury and speed at a bargain price CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer ………………………. ’11 OPTIMA EX Kia. 200 horsepower, 2.4 liter Inline-4 24/34-MPG city/hwy. As-tested price: $27,440 ………………………. The low point of Kia design was not the Sephia or Spectra — it was the Amati, which looked […]


Posted on 15 Sep 2011 at 5:14pm

Name: Tracy Hayes Occupation: Account manager for a logistics company What do you do for fun? Motorcycles — especially with the Twisted Sisters — live music and cooking. How might the community know you? I’ve been around since The Landing and when pb&j’s were 50 cents at the Bell Pepper. What kind of bike do you […]