Derek Shiekhi

Automotive Editor

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Derek Shiekhi is a Texas Intercollegiate Press Association award-winning writer and life-long car enthusiast with a degree in journalism.  He has been lucky enough to cover numerous car shows, attend a road racing course and go for a J-turn in a police interceptor as an Austin-area automotive journalist.

Recent Contributions by Derek

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 528

    BMW 528 Buying Outlook

    Oct 13, 2014

    A combination of incentives: If you're looking to buy a 2014 BMW 528i, you're in luck because such models are still in stock. Even better: We've...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW X3

    BMW X3 Buying Outlook

    Oct 13, 2014

    Last year's models did not last: It's a great thing that 2015 BMW X3s are in good supply because the 2014 versions have vanished. As of Oct. 1, the...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW X5

    2014 BMW X5 Buying Outlook

    Oct 13, 2014

    You'll pay a high price - if you find one: The amount of 2015 BMW X5s on dealership lots is limited right now, but it's going up. In the mean time,...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

    Hyundai Elantra Coupe Buying Outlook

    Oct 10, 2014

    It fills a niche...: With its two-door body shaped by Hyundai's bold Fluidic Sculpture design and only one trim line, the 2014 Elantra Coupe...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 Hyundai Azera

    Hyundai Azera Buying Outlook

    Oct 6, 2014

    New trim package: The Hyundai Azera is available in two forms for 2014: base and Limited. Sluggish sales performance: However, that increase in...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW Z4

    BMW Z4 Buying Outlook

    Sep 8, 2014

    Buyers can be choosers: It should come as no surprise that a rear-wheel-drive convertible sports car is a niche offering -- and that's what the BMW...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW X6

    BMW X6 Buying Outlook

    Oct 10, 2014

    Not for everyone: Even though the X6 has an elevated ride height and four side doors, BMW calls it a coupe. It's a niche model in the eyes of many...

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    BMW X4 Buying Outlook

    Oct 10, 2014

    New Bimmer for 2015: As BMW did with the X6 several years ago, it has once again applied coupe-like lines to a soft-roader - in the form of the X4,...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW X1

    BMW X1 Buying Outlook

    Oct 13, 2014

    BMW is offering a low interest rate: You can now take advantage of 3.11-percent APR financing for up to 72 months on all three variations...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW i3

    BMW i3 Buying Outlook

    Oct 10, 2014

    Financing incentives better than last month's: Whether you finance the 2014 BMW i3 or i3 with Range Extender, you can still take advantage of...