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Category Archives: Ford Motor Company

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 · Leave a comment

’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

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

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

1982-1988 Ford EXP: Ford’s Bold Paper Tiger?


There was a time when small coupes were all the rage in America. My high school years will filled with Fieros, MR2s and Pulsars. These cars came about in part … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

1982-1983 Ford Mustang GLX: Pony Car Power and Luxury


If there was ever a point in the Mustang’s history where it tried to be everything to everyone in one model, it might have been with the 1982 – 83 … Continue reading

June 14, 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

1969-1970 Mercury Marauder X-100: Leader of the Pack


Big cars appear to be on a comeback trail. Chalk it up to the euphoria of cheap gas, but large cars from The Big Three are selling well. The only … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

1974 – 1980 Ford Escort MkII: The Beginning of a Global Dynasty


It’s no secrete that I’m a big fan of the Ford Escort. The mention of it to my friends usually evokes laughter based on the (sometimes undeserved) sordid reputation of the … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · Leave a comment