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The cars we loved.

2017 – 2019 Buick LaCrosse: Staying True to the Brand


The American luxury car is alive and well at Buick. That might sound surprising being that much of its lineup can be traced back to R├╝sselsheim. As such, many of … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

1981-1982 DeLorean DMC-12: The Future Still Looks Like the ’80s


Ask anyone to name a famous car from film or TV and the DeLorean DMC-12 is likely to be in the top 5 right up there with General Lee Charger … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

1984 Pontiac Fiero Pace Car – The Look of Things to Come


Everybody loves a good concept car. The only thing better is probably a pace car. At their best a pace car represents the final step in applying concept car technology … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

1982-1985 Chevrolet Camaro Sport Coupe


A few years ago I wrote about the 3rd generation Firebird – not the fancy SE, Trans-Am or GTA, but the humble base car. It’s counterpart over at Chevy was … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

1999 – 2003 Acura TL/CL: Acura Finally Comes of Age


Honda was the first Japanese manufacturer to spin off a luxury brand in America. While it was the first, it’s Acura brand did not capture the public’s imaginations in the … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017-2018 Hyundai Elantra: America’s Petro Darling?


Compact cars were once where all the action was. They still make up a big part of the American car sales portfolio. Their percentage of sales are being chipped away … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

2019 Toyota Corolla HB: The Return of the Sporty Hatch


Cadillac once billed itself as the standard of the world. Today that title might apply to cars like the Toyota Corolla. The Corolla name has been around for more than … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

1977 – 1979 Cadillac Coupe deVille: The Cure for Motion Sickness?


Two of my most vivid childhood memories that center around cars happened with the same car: my Uncle’s 1977 Cadillac Coupe deVille (or de Ville depending on what you read). … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

1996 Datsun 240Z: Even better the second time around


OK, so there technically there never was a 1996 Datsun 240Z. The closest thing possible to one was made a reality by Nissan itself during an odd chapter in the … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

1992-2002 Chevrolet Camaro: The One You Loved To Hate


The fourth generation Camaro is stuck in an awkward position. It’s too new to be seen as a classic, yet it’s performance is overshadowed by the car that precedes it. … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · 1 Comment