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F36 BMW 4 Series Gran Turismo – The Best of All Worlds?


When I was shopping around for a replacement for my beloved 2001 BMW 325ci, I would have been happy to find a ZHP E46 coupe. But no such thing revealed … Continue reading

July 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

2015-2017 Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf : The Price of Exclusivity


Many exotic sports car makers now have some type of luxury sedan in their showrooms. It wasn’t always like this. Aston Martin, although not the first was an early modern … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 Toyota Camry: Looks are Everything


Long Live the family sedan. Despite Ford’s announcement of throwing in the towel, the family sedan is still alive and well in America. Proof of that comes from recent revamped … Continue reading

July 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

1970-1974 Mercury Capri: Ford’s Other Pony Car


Small cars were once considered penalty boxes because they were crude, rough riding and saddled with wheezy little engines. As the ‘70s begun, the Big Three had begun to offer … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

1994-2002 Ford Laser Lynx: One Big Family Tree


I have always had a soft spot for small three door hatchbacks, maybe because as a kid I imagined that some Chevette, Civic or Escort would be my first car … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

1951-1959 Alfa Romeo 1900 – Alfa’s Little Phoenix


I generally disliked cars from the 1950s. Sure there were a few Corvettes, Thunderbirds and Nash-Healeys that were cool, but that’s about it. The few other exceptions happen to be … Continue reading

June 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

1971 – 1979 Renault 17 Gordini: The Little Coupe That Time Forgot


From about the time I was old enough to know an Audi from an AMC, I’d always came to see foreign cars as being mostly from Japan. Sure there were … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017 Honda Civic Si – One For the Kids


My first car was a 1980 Honda Civic. Ever since then I have had many other cars, although none of them were Hondas. Despite that I have always had a … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

1974-1982 Lotus Elite II: The Would Be Shape of Things to Come


For most people when you mention Lotus, images of the wedge shaped Esprit come to mind or more recently the tiny Elise and Evora. For even more people it’s difficult … Continue reading

May 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 Buick Regal GS: The End of the Line?


In many ways these are the best of times and the worst of times for the family sports sedan in America. On the good side, there are plenty of capable … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · 1 Comment