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The cars we loved.

1965 – 1967 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport: For Mature Audiences Only


It always amazed me how different American cars appeared from year to year in the 1960s. Even when they were continuing on with the same basic body, they looked almost … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

2012-2014 SRT Viper: Shedding It’s Skin Once Again


Miracles seem like everyday occurrences at Chrysler, although like a dreams, they don’t last long. In the past a great car would have come around and saved the company from its own … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

2010-2014 Buick Lacrosse: Heritage Holdout


For anyone missing the good old days of the American automobile, they can take a little comfort in knowing that the “American car” type is making something of a comeback. … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

2012-2014 Toyota Prius C: A Missed Opportunity?


The Prius has grown into a family of cars with the original 5 door fastback remaining the star of the line up. Potentially, the most interesting Prius is the smallest … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra: Disco Compact Supercar?


The Mustang is the longest running pony car nameplate in America. It hung in there when the Javiln, Charger and finally the Camaro and Firebird had bowed out. Its longevity came … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Mazda3: From All Smiles to Serious Luxury Looker


The new Mazda3 poses an interesting question. Would you prefer luxury in a compact package from a non European (German) company or bare bones luxury from a German carmaker? Cars … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Toyota Corolla: The Compact King’s New Clothes


America’s best selling compact car is a little less generic looking this year as it 11th generation design takes a few cues from the surprisingly exciting Furia concept car of … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can a Case For a Ford Capri Be Made?


Back in the day the Mercury Capri was seen as a more sophisticated version of the pony car. It’s smaller size and harder working V6 engine summed up the European … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

1993-1998 Citroen Xantia: Staying on the Level


When it comes to automotive shoulda-couda-wouldas in history, the fate of the French car in America comes to mind. The biggest peddler of French cars in America was PSA Peugeot, … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

1968 – 1971 Dodge Super Bee: Muscle Car to the Max


In the horsepower wars of the first muscle car era (they were actually called supercars then), every major manufacturer had some weapon to wield straight from the factory.  By 1968, … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment
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