Jimmy Lykens

Automotive Editor

Jimmy Lykens is a native of the coalfields of southern West Virginia, but he and his wife currently live in Nashville, TN and are expecting their first child.  Jimmy has been a lifelong auto and motorcycle enthusiast and writes many independent articles on both. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Marshall University in Huntington, WV.

Recent Contributions by Jimmy

  • 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Review

    March 7, 2013

    Unchanged from last year, the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback is the always-practical hatchback version of the Lancer sedan. Prices start at $18,495, so it won't…

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Review

    March 7, 2013

    If your thirst for a high-powered, luxury hard-top roadster is great, and your pockets deep, the Mercedes Benz SL65 AMG may be just what you're…

  • 2013 Infiniti M56x Review

    February 20, 2013

    When traditionalists shop for large luxury sedans, many focus on time-tested offerings from Germany. These days, however, Japanese companies like Infiniti produce vehicles that compete…

  • 2013 Infiniti M37x Review

    February 20, 2013

    Although U.S. sales weren't very high until a 2005 redesign, Infiniti's M-series has proven that it can offer luxury and performance in a fun-to-drive package…

  • 2013 Hyundai Equus Review

    February 15, 2013

    Over the years, Hyundai has built a catalog of automotive choices that stretches across almost all price ranges. If you want to pay less than…

  • 2013 Infiniti FX50 Review

    February 15, 2013

    With a substantial 390-horsepower, 5-liter V8 under the hood of an Infiniti FX50, that trip to the grocery store after collecting the kids from school…

  • 2013 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

    February 13, 2013

    If it's large, American luxury that you want, you would be wise to look at this year's Yukon XL 1500 from GMC. With an overall…

  • 2013 BMW X6 M Review

    February 13, 2013

    The BMW X6 M occupies its own category. Although the list of sporty crossover SUVs continues to grow, there's still nothing quite like it. So…

  • 2013 BMW 650 Gran Coupe Review

    February 7, 2013

    The 2013 BMW 650 Gran Coupe is the German marque's latest entry in the ever-growing market of big, fast luxury sedans. It's available in two…

  • 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Review

    January 10, 2013

    The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle is a great choice for the buyer that's looking for a fun, stylish car with a wide variety of engines and…

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