The year 2012 is almost over and we’ve weathered a European economic crisis, natural disasters, predictions of the world ending, and more. During that, automakers managed to put out some pretty great concept vehicles. Here are some of the best. Read more here.
After a brief, but fun jaunt in Toyota’s newest Prius family member earlier this year, we got the chance for a longer, more involved test drive of this remarkable little fuel sipper and came away with a better understanding of the C. Pinboard (MacAaron)
The Maxima is Nissan’s luxury sedan that represents the highest combination of sport and luxury the company has to offer before going to their premium brand’s lineup. It’s a plush, comfortable, and fun drive that engages you immediately. 26 mpg on the highway doesn’t hurt either. Pinboard (MacAaron)
The Camry is a well-appointed, comfortable ride and provides high luxury for its price point. The hybrid adds to this by putting Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive® under the hood, boosting fuel economy to excellent levels for a mid-sized sedan, though the Camry Hybrid is not without competition. Pinboard (MacAaron)
The Nissan Leaf is one of the only full electric cars that is available nation-wide. While there are several competitors on the market, the Leaf is the only mass-produced electric vehicle from a major automaker that can be purchased at “regular car prices” nationally. Since the Leaf’s debut, it has …
This Lexus wagon is already an entry-level luxury winner, but adding Lexus Hybrid Drive to achieve 42mpg combined? A whole new ideal of plush genius is born. A beautiful car, a posh ride, and excellent efficiency, all in one package. Pinboard (MacAaron)
The Optima Hybrid offers the fuel economy of a much smaller car without compromising interior room, attractive styling, and a comfortable, sporty ride that belies its eco-friendliness. A strong hybrid entry from the Korean upstart. Pinboard (MacAaron)