Mike West Road Test: 2013 Lexus GS 400h

Hybrid Luxury From Lexus Is A Home Run I drove the 2013 Lexus GS 450h from Seattle to Portland and it was one of the nicest trips to the Rose City and back ever. The […]

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013


Mike West Road Test: VW Beetle 50’s Edition

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 50’s Edition: Modern Fun In A Retro Package The 2013 black on black Beetle 50’s edition convertible was delivered to me at a perfect time. I had just taken delivery of […]

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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Mike West Road Test: Does the Scion/Subaru live up to all the hype?

This is a well-balanced featherweight of a car with a great personality, that gets decent mileage.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

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VIDEO: The Fiat 500C Is Fantastico!

The Fiat 500C If you don’t find this car fun to look at and a kick to drive, you need an extra dose of Prozac. The Fiat 500C is a modern take on a car […]


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VIDEO: The 2013 Mazda CX5, Like Driving A Miata With Cargo Space!

Mazda CX-5 2013 First, Sky Activ Technology is Mazda’s new mission to build automobiles that are more efficient, lighter and still fun to drive. You can go to Mazda.com to learn what it takes to […]

CBS Seattle–09/27/2012

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VIDEO: The 2012 KIA Optima Hybrid -Almost Perfect. Almost

  Here’s Kia’s Sole hybrid offering. The Korean automaker is aiming for the Hybrid Camry from Toyota and the upcoming redesigned Ford Fusion hybrid. The Kia beats Camry in looks department. But the Camry trumps […]


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VIDEO: 2013 Honda Civic CNG, Clean But Gut-less

2013 Honda Civic CNG It looks like a Honda Civic. It drives like a Honda Civic. It is all things Civic, except for what’s under the hood and inside the trunk. This is the Civic […]

CBS Seattle–08/16/2012

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VIDEO: The Dodge Dart Is Back For 2013

  2013 Dodge Dart Here’s the first result of the union between Fiat and Dodge. A front wheel drive five passenger 4 door sedan based on an award winning Italian Alfa platform. The Dodge Dart […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

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VIDEO: The Acura ILX – Beauty And Grace In A Small Luxury Car

2013 Acura ILX Do the bones of a Honda Civic make a decent Acura? I drove the ILX for a week and my conclusion is yes. A big thumbs up for this small luxury car. […]

CBS Seattle–08/02/2012

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VIDEO: The 2013 Lexus ES Is All That, And Much More!

The 2013 Lexus ES Lexus Does It Again Here’s the bread and butter car of the Lexus stable. Over one million copies have sold since its introduction. To keep the streak alive, Lexus needed to […]

CBS Seattle–07/26/2012