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The cars we loved.

2014 – 2016 Cadillac ELR – The Spark in Art & Science


In my ongoing lament about the disappearance of coupes from the current marketplace, it’s been disheartening to watch coupe versions of mainstream cars like Honda’s Accord fall by the wayside. … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

1991 – 1998 Mazda MX-3: A Left Field Home Run


The ’80s and ’90s were the sweet spots for coupes sales. The sheer variety of what was available in just the U.S. market alone meant that there was something for … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Infiniti Q60 – The Future is Now


It’s the end of the year, so what better time to think about the future or more specifically the future of the coupe. The coupe is a dying breed. So … Continue reading

December 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 Chevrolet Cavalier – Just Like Old Times?


My first new car was a 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier VL (mine was a Value leader tarted up to look like an RS). It was a great first time buyer car … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

2018 Hyundai G80 Sport: Whats In a Name?


Hyundai has been on a roll lately. Over the last few years it has dramatically increased quality across it car lines to the point that they now are beginning to … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

2014 BMW 428i: Separation Issues


One day I plan to replace the memory of my old BMW E46 coupe with a new (or slightly used) replacement. While I’ve considered everything from the new Ecoboost Mustang … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Lincoln MKZ: Ditching a Legacy?


Quick, think of three luxury car brands. Was Lincoln one of them?  It’s true the Lincoln brand has lost some of it’s significance to those who grew up with Lexus … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Alfa Romeo Giulia – The Real Return of Alfa Begins


When Alfa Romeo made it’s return to the U.S. market in 2012, it was a low key event as high profile Italian car makers go. That’s mostly because it had only … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

1976 Esprit vs 2016 Focus: A Comparison?


It’s easy to take the advancements in the world of automotive engineering for granted. In just the last few years tremendous advances have made cars faster, more efficient and safer … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

1981 -1988 Volkswagen Passat: From Bold to Bland


  For long time car watchers, seeing a particular model evolve can be fun. For Volkswagen’s Passat, the current model would seem down right alien to anyone shopping for the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 3 Comments