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› Marlen Bedoya is a world-renowned automotive journalist who has
driven just about every car under the sun — usually before they are
released to the masses. She regularly attends auto conferences, travels
for test-drives and is in the front row when major auto manufacturers
announce their new launches. Although she will never disclose her
favorite car brand, she admits she likes the extra pampering luxury
vehicles offer. To read more of her reviews, visit KeyBiscayneMag.com.
Gardens are filled with beautiful flowers.
There are your basic blues, reds and
yellows and then there are those one-of-
a-kind flowers, those exotic flowers you
must have in your garden, connecting
the old with the new. Imagine having
a 2011 BMW GT 550i in one of your
gardens, making you and your garden
out of this world.
With its elongated bonnet, long
wheelbase, coupé-like, descending
roofline and distinctive flair, seeing it
will make a lasting impression, like the
petals of an anthurium in a book. Inside
its doors awaits pure luxury.
As you guide your eyes along the
wooden trim, you’ll see its detailed
craftsmanship. Push back the seat and
notice the panorama roof with 2-piece
glass panel, allowing sunlight to stream
in during the day and ambient lighting
to illuminate after dark. Road trip? Push
the rear-seat bench forward and just
like that, your 400 liters converts to 590
liters! It’s fastening points and straps
as well as storage compartments ensure
everything stays in place during the
journey, with plenty of legroom to spare
— and so much comfort!
Driving on the street is where the
BMW 5 series Gran Turismo’s manners
are really appreciated. It’s also where
the car’s wild side shines through for
those who like it wild. The best part of
this ride is the fact that most people
experience a great deal of confidence
when driving the BMW 5 Series Gran
Turismo, and that’s probably the most
desired standard feature. Plus, the
double-takes you’re guaranteed to get
aren’t that bad, either. So, go ahead,
stop and smell the roses. They might
just end up turning into the BMW GT
550i of your dreams.
“As an in-demand automotive
journalist, I’m always driving
around. Sometimes it’s nice to be
chauffeured for a change. A girl
can only do so much driving!”
— Marlen Bedoya
30 Luxe Lexus
The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS
features a V8 6.2L engine and
enough room for you to sprawl
out comfortably as you ride in
style; $36,465; Chevrolet.com.
The 2010 Lexus Rx 450H has all
the luxury any man or woman
needs in The Magic City, and a
little something extra for the
family; $51,165; Lexus.com.
The 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Cup Edition is quick on the street,
fierce on the highway and just
perfect parked in your driveway;