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We Take Delivery of a 2012 BMW X3 xDrive35i

posted by on 22 December 2011 in Daily Driver


We’ve liked the new X3 a whole more than we ever liked the original. So much, in fact, that we ordered one up and took delivery at the factory where it was built. More…

2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD

posted by on 6 October 2011 in Daily Driver


Our 2012 Volvo S60 has performed flawlessly so far, even when we’ve forced to drink cheap gas. More…

Saying Goodbye to Our 535i

posted by on 26 September 2011 in Daily Driver


Our 2011 BMW 535i has now departed, leaving us muttering these three words: Choose. Options. Wisely. More…

BMW Drops Off an F800GS for an Extended Visit

posted by on 2 September 2011 in Daily Driver


We were so enamored of ouor R1200GS’s breadth of capabilities that we wanted to see if the impressive GS experience carried through on the smaller, less expensive F800 version. A Lava Orange 2011 F800GS rolled up to our garage door early this summer, and here are our first impressions. More…

2011 Volvo S60 T6 Heads into August

posted by on 5 August 2011 in Daily Driver


Another month, another couple-thousand miles on our new Volvo S60. The honeymoon is over and we’ve found a couple niggles, but we’ve also given it a power boost. It all balances out. More…

Our 2011 Volvo S60 T6 AWD Gets Settled In

posted by on 6 July 2011 in Daily Driver


In our first full month with our new Volvo S60, we’ve already managed to pile on 2500 miles. Yeah, you could say we’re enjoying it. More…

Farewell to Our R1200GS

posted by on 28 June 2011 in Daily Driver


There are always motorcycles around the garage here at the kilometer offices. But one bike in particular found its way into everyone’s heart. And now it’s gone. More…

Introducing Our 2011 Volvo S60

posted by on 3 June 2011 in Daily Driver


A new Volvo has shown up at the office door. We spec’d out a new S60 to our unique tastes, but we think you’ll like it too. Read the introduction. More…

Our 535i Proves to be a Winter Warrior

posted by on 16 March 2011 in Daily Driver


Who would have thought our BMW 535i with rear-drive would be such a great winter car? Well, we did actually, and it turned out we were pretty well right. More…

Wrapping Up Our 2010 GTI

posted by on 13 January 2011 in Daily Driver


Volkswagen’s sixth-gen GTI promised to be more true to the original. After a little more than a year and some 15,000 miles, we’d say it damn near hit the mark. More…