Jean's Driveway

What's in Jean's Driveway

Short, Sweet Car Reviews.
2015 Jaguar XJL Portfolio AWD As beautiful as an Italian speedboat to look at...and to drive. The view from my driveway.

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Car Confessions

A Pretty Place for Ugly Secrets

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2015 Toyota Prius Three

Let me tell you what I really think about the ubiquitous hybrid.

Long Live Denise McCluggage!

A video tribute to the racing driver and raconteur, from the 2013 Santa Fe Concorso.

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: Jean's ...

The Golf replaces the Jetta in VW's wagon family. Here's my video review.

2015 Jaguar XJL Portfolio AWD

As beautiful as an Italian speedboat to look at...and to drive. The view from my driveway.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu: Designer Walkaround

Design chief John Cafaro shows me around a more toned, buff Malibu.

2016 GMC Terrain Denali: Designer Walkaround

Helen Emsley has made GMC a brand worth watching. Here, she shows us the new face of the SUV.

2016 Cadillac CT6: Designer Walkaround

Exterior design manager Taki Karras showed me around the new Cadillac flagship.

Lincoln Continental Concept

A walkaround with David Woodhouse, Lincoln design director.

2015 Porsche Macan Turbo

Just the thing for a midlife crisis: 400 horsepower in my driveway. A short, sweet video review.