2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Reviewed by SCM Staff

300-hp V8 has enough power to pass two semi trucks without a second thought; deep throaty exhaust note sounds like Bullitt; surprising trunk provides ample space even with top down; attractive with ...

Overall Experience:
4.0 rating

2005 Ford Freestyle

Reviewed by Jeff Sabatini

Continuously variable transmission ekes every last available bit of power out of Ford’s Duratec V6; no chance of being pulled over by the authorities due to fuddy-duddy styling and anemic engine. ...

Overall Experience:
1.0 rating

2005 Cadillac CTS-V

Reviewed by Tad Dinsmore

Looks much-improved over the “old folks” Caddies of the recent past; luxury-sedan comfort, but feels like a BMW M series when pushed ...

Overall Experience:
4.0 rating

2005 Chevrolet SSR

Reviewed by Tad Dinsmore

390-hp LS2 V8 offers instant peel-power; 6-speed Tremec “snicks” neatly into gears; nifty retractable hardtop; great exhaust note ...

Overall Experience:
4.0 rating

2005 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Reviewed by Jeff Sabatini

More torque than you’ll ever be able to use; Z51 performance suspension is stiff when it needs to be, yet still complaint over rough pavement; interior roomy enough for six-footers; 400-hp Chevy ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

Mercedes-Benz SLK320

Reviewed by Jason Glaspey

Driving at highway speeds with the top down is comfortable, not punishing; comfy and supportive seats; great turning radius; small, quick, and agile; Airscarf option sends warm air to your neck, pe ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

2005 Cadillac STS V8

Reviewed by Jeff Sabatini

Supportive seats; whisper-quiet interior that’s understated and classy with fuss-free controls; stable all-weather performance from all-wheel drive; Magnetic Ride Control firms up only when you n ...

Overall Experience:
4.0 rating

2005 Ford Mustang GT

Reviewed by Kristen Hall-Geisler

Style, particularly the roofline; good low-end torque; V8 exhaust note sounds right; interior functional and retro, if a bit Spartan; has a front end that looks like a Mustang ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

2005 Porsche Cayanne V6

Reviewed by Bengt Halvorson

Very precise, stable handling for such a tall, heavy vehicle; excellent brakes; comfy bolstered front seats; simple, straightforward controls and displays forego the screen-driven gimmickry of some ...

Overall Experience:
3.0 rating

2005 Centley Continental GT

Reviewed by Keith Martin

Looks like a real Bentley instead of a badge-special Roller; W12 engine still pulling strong at 150 mph; wood and leather interior would make a Prime Minister feel at home ...

Overall Experience:
5.0 rating