Autopolis

The cars we loved.

Reflections on the Best Car I’ve Ever Owned


A few years ago, I started this blog in an attempt to write something about every car I’ve ever liked, from my first fond memories to now. More than five years and … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

1993-1997 Eagle Vision:From Michigan to Italy and Back


The ideal of the sports sedan has come a long way in America since the days of the first Chevy Lumina Eurosport and Dodge Lancer GTS. The arrival of the … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

1975-1987 Pontaic Acadian: Three Makes a Crowd


If you are old enough, you might remember the Chevrolet Chevette. It was one of my favorite small cars while growing up in the ’80s. That was before the Civic … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

2012-2016 Volvo V40: More Focused


As the owner of a Ford Focus, I was intrigued to learn that Volvo produces a car based on the same architecture. The Global C1 platform has launched a half … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

1982-1985 Toyota Celica: At a Pony Car Crossroads


I’ve always loved cars. My first interests were the cars I saw everyday, the Mustangs, Camaro and Daytona’s of my pre teen years. Later as I neared the age where … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

1989-2000 Aston Martin Virage: A Bridge to the Future


Aston Martins get plenty of love today thanks in part to a certain fictional British secret agent. James Bond has been depicted as driving many Aston Martins old and new, … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

2010-2015 Chevrolet Camaro: Back to the Future


The Camaro has always been one of those cars I’ve liked, but could never see myself owning. I could say that about the Challenger and Mustang also. Blame it on … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

2006-10 Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet: Budget Elegance


Many of us associate Pininfarina with sleek Ferraris and other expensive European cars. While it’s true that the Italian firm has been responsible for some of the most beautiful automobiles … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Honda Civic Sedan – Reclaiming Old Glory?


A new Civic is just around the corner. I haven’t been this excited about Honda’s best-selling compact since the Razor was a new phone. My first car was actually a Civic, … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

1994-1998 Ford Probe: The Almost Was Pony Car


Where have all the moderately price sporty coupes gone? The few affordable ones like the Scion Tc or Hyundai Elantra Sport are uninspiring. While the FRS/BRZ are exciting, they are priced in … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · 2 Comments
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