The new model year is upon us, bringing the darlings of the last auto show season to our local dealers and driveways. The dominant themes are fun and versatility, often taken together. Numerous new models are recasting successful predecessors, like the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, while others look to a more distant past for inspiration, such as the Jeep Commander and Toyota FJ Cruiser.
While there are even more new and significantly revised vehicles hitting the market, the machines presented here are the standouts, the ones to put on your must-drive list and to debate at the water cooler. Read on, you might discover your next gotta-have vehicle is just a click away.