Pretty, brisk and such great value, the IS350 is so much fun, yet reassuringly comfortable to be in and steer that it (almost) banished our desire for a more up-to-date entertainment and nav system.
Typical price: $81,300.00
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
If you can live with the small boot and hampered load space, and do without visceral driving thrills, the Camry Hybrid rewards patient drivers with good fuel economy and large car space.
Typical price: $39,990.00
There are plenty of exceptionally engineered luxury sedans out there, but few that manage to make every ride or drive an event; the XJ is one of them.
Typical price: $198,800.00
Grab a snifter of fine brandy, relax in your magnificently appointed underground doomsday lounge and watch the world burn.
Quiet, plush and with enough gadgets on-board — Remote Touch is nice, but where's the hard disk nav and USB folks? — the RX should please most drivers, but it's more of a passenger's car.
Typical price: $97,500.00
We push BMW's M3, Mercedes' C63 AMG and Cadillac's ATS-V on street and track to see who builds the best premium compact sport sedan for the modern age.
With looks, features, and prices to compete with luxury brands like Viking and Sub-Zero, three new Signature appliances made their mark at KBIS 2016.
We saw a $10,000 refrigerator, a home pizza oven and other toys for discerning appliance lovers with coin to spare at the Kitchen and Bath Industry show in Las Vegas this week.
What the IS250 lacks in badge snobbery, it makes up for in good looks, rock-solid quality, neat handling and serenity enough to becalm a frazzled monk. While stuffed with tech, it isn't quite as up-to-date as we'd have liked.
Typical price: $80,990.00
Got extra cash to blow on a luxury accessory with a plumber and a mushroom? Decorate your wrist with a Super Mario watch.