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Category Archives: 10's Cars

’76 Esprit vs ’15 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

2017 Lincoln Continental: The Flagship Returns


The Ford Motor Company has teased a new Continental a few times since the last ones were sold back in 2002. In the 15 or so years since that last … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s Wrong With: Chrysler


This series of What’s Wrong With could have been made just for Chrysler. For much of my life Chrysler has been in some kind of financial trouble. My first awareness of … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Honda Civic: Mojo Restored


Every since it became my first car, I have always been partial to the Honda Civic. In the recent past there was little reason to be excited. Sure they had … Continue reading

October 10, 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

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

2016 Buick Cascada: The Continued German Occupation of Buick


Whether we like to admit it or not, German has deservedly developed a reputation for making good machines. During the World Wars, their machines often were more advanced and imaginative … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Screen Dreams: Automotive Infotainment Systems Part 1


While fumbling with the infotainment features on my Focus, I began to wonder about the long-term sustainability of my car’s primary driver distraction. As an early adopter, my experience with … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 Alfa Romeo 4C: Coming To America


Last week I saw an ad in the newspaper announcing Columbus’ first new Alfa Romeo dealer in decades. I immediately thought the Fiat/Chrysler Group were going about the relaunch of their red … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Honda/Acura NSX – Back to the Future


Its great news that Honda has revived its flagship sports car the NSX. For the last 10 years or so Honda cars were slowly loosing their edge when it came to … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment