2015 Honda Civic Si sedan
The 2015 Honda Civic Si's new HondaLink tech is flawed, but still slightly better than the competition's. However, its performance is starting to lag behind the younger, more powerful models.
2016 Acura ILX
The 2016 Acura ILX undercuts other comparably-equipped premium cars in price, and while it offers some impressive cutting edge features, falls down in overall driving quality.
2015 Honda CR-V
The 2015 Honda CR-V makes modest improvements to efficiency, safety and tech across the board, but faces very stiff competition from younger challengers.
2016 Nissan GT-R
Nissan's GT-R is an icon, but one that's definitely in need of a refresh.
2015 Ford F-150
The 2015 Ford F-150 continues to evolve and refine itself with new aluminum construction, a smart EcoBoost engine and luxurious amenities, but we'd advise waiting until the 2016 model year when the new Sync 3 tech arrives.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe
With its stunning looks, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe sets a new bar for driving comfort, yet can also handle twisty roads with confidence and power. While it carves a path toward the self-driving car of the future, its Internet features let it down.
2015 BMW M5
The 2015 BMW M5 tries to be all things to all drivers: comfortable, configurable, and brutally fast. With the aid of a lot of expensive technology, it delivers on nearly all fronts.
2015 Volkswagen Golf R
It's a pricey upgrade over the already excellent GTI, but the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R packs the power and all-wheel drive performance to rival Subaru's WRX STI.
2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600
The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 represents the apex of Mercedes-Benz opulence and technology for those who can afford it's astronomical asking price.
2015 BMW X5 M
The 2015 BMW X5 M seems to defy physics with its performance technology, letting it take turns at tremendous speed, but the sports focus of this SUV takes away some of its practicality.