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2020 Chevrolet Monza: The Heartbeat of China?


China continues to be a refuge for discontinued car names from America. Escorts, Cavaliers and now the Monza can all be found in China. Each of them had little if … Continue reading

August 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

1975-1979 Cadillac Seville: Internationally Sized Luxury


When I think of American luxury cars, my mind invariably wonders to Cadillac. It’s big blocky late ‘70s and ‘80s car are usually what comes to mind. Although many of … Continue reading

July 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

1978 – 1981 Toyota Celica: The Americanized Japanese GT


News, rumors or whatever passes for it, suggests that Toyota might bring back the Celica. If so, there is speculation that it could be the next generation Toyota FR86. The … Continue reading

June 17, 2020 · 2 Comments

1978-1980 Mazda RX-7: A 924 For the Rest of Us


One of the greatest every-man sports cars of the ’80s was the Mazda RX-7. The RX-7 was not the fastest or best looking of the two seat sporting cars of … Continue reading

May 29, 2020 · 1 Comment

2011-2012 Fisker Karma – Try and Try Again


With all the hoopla about Tesla and it’s Model S (and Cybetruck lately), it’s easy to forget that Fisker beat them to the punch when it came to marketing a … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · 1 Comment

2020 Hyundai Veloster – The Value of Fun


  I often bemoan the lack of affordable new coupes in the current marketplace. It’s not all bad, but the numbers seem to shrink every year. Its easy to see … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

2008-2018 Alfa Romeo MiTo: The Neat Little Car that Couldn’t


Less than 10 years ago, compact cars seemed to be all the rage in the United States. Just some of the names; Corolla, Dart, Cruize, Focus, Civic and others seemed … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

2020 Nissan Sentra – Loaded With Potential


With crossovers and SUV being so popular, any manufacturer who still offers a compact car is going to have to up their game in an ever shrinking segment. Nissan’s Sentra … Continue reading

March 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe – Keeping Up with the Müllers


Lately BMW seems hard at work trying to fill in gaps in its car line up – both real and perceived. I remember not too long ago thinking how nice it … Continue reading

March 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

1982-1988 Pontiac Sunbird GT: Breaking the Mold


Despite being one of GM’s longest running small car nameplates, the Sunbird was always overshadowed by its Chevrolet equivalents, be it the Monza or Cavalier. This had become quite clear … Continue reading

February 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

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