Test Drives

2010 Aston Martin Rapide: 007 Transport

2010 Aston Martin Rapide: 007 Transport

Hello, my name is Bond, Brian Bond, and I’m the newest Agent from Automotive Rhythms.  My mission requires me to have transportation that is stealthy, super luxurious, ultra powerful, and has accommodations for three Bond Girls.  Okay, I am back to reality, but my brief life as 007 continued during my test time behind the […]

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2011 Infiniti M37 & M56: Ahead of the Game

2011 Infiniti M37 & M56: Ahead of the Game

It was 2002 when I decided to branch off from my corporate position in the auto industry and inaugurate Automotive Rhythms. At that point I had accumulated five years of experience in the business and was ready to embrace the world of automotive journalism on my own. On the other side of town, Infiniti had […]

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2011 Hyundai Sonata: Casually Famous

2011 Hyundai Sonata: Casually Famous

It’s no secret that the Koreans have been achieving major sales success with a plethora of new products consisting of timeless styles and freestyle idioms that speak to a diverse multitude of individuals. Both Kia and sister Hyundai are on a downhill roll, with Kia focusing on value and Hyundai taking on value along with […]

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2011 Audi A8 4.2 quattro: Big Love

2011 Audi A8 4.2 quattro: Big Love

  Ask any car-guy on the street about Audi and the R8 will likely be the first thing out of his mouth. Cool as that car is, however, it’s not the most significant model in Ingolstadt’s lineup. That title belongs to the A8, the brand’s aspirational big sedan. While it won’t deliver huge numbers on […]

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2011 BMW 5 Series: Lisbon, Portugal

2011 BMW 5 Series: Lisbon, Portugal

[hana-flv-player video=”http://video.automotiverhythms.com/2011-bmw-5-series.flv” width=”640″ height=”480″ clicktarget=”_blank” player=”5″ autoplay=”true” autorewind=”true” skin=”mejs-wmp” /] 2011 BMW 5 Series: Lisbon, Portugal The moral of the story is simple, “Love the life you live and live the life you love.” So when the delayed voice-mail came in that I hadn’t signed up to join my auto comrades in Lisbon, Portugal to […]

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2011 BMW 5 Series Sedan: Profound Moment of Exposure!

2011 BMW 5 Series Sedan: Profound Moment of Exposure!

The moral of the story is simple, “Love the life you live and live the life you love.” So when the  delayed voicemail came in that I hadn’t signed up to join my auto comrades in Lisbon, Portugal  to play around with the nucleus of the BMW family — the 5 Series — I immediately […]

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2010 Cadillac SRX: A Quantum Leap

2010 Cadillac SRX: A Quantum Leap

Unfortunately, except for a brief spin around GM’s test track here, I never got a chance to test drive the old Cadillac SRX. It was one of the early crossovers but it never got good traction in the marketplace. That might be because even though the vehicle sat a little higher, it had the silhouette […]

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