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Category Archives: Vauxhall

2018 Buick Regal GS: The End of the Line?

In many ways these are the best of times and the worst of times for the family sports sedan in America. On the good side, there are plenty of capable … Continue reading

May 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

2016 Buick Cascada: The Continued German Occupation of Buick

Whether we like to admit it or not, Germany 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

2008-2010 Saturn Astra: From Belgium With Love

In retrospect, what looks now like another case of too little too late, Saturn had revamped its whole line of formerly competent, but often boring appliances cars. First in 2004, … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt : Taking Charge of the Electric Market

It’s not everyday that one car can generate so much controversy and promise at the same time. The Chevrolet Volt is one such car. Controversy stems from the rapid development of … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

2008-2013 Buick Regal Opel/Vauxhall Insignia: From Mild to Nearly Wild

In The global parts and platform sharing world that we live in, one car can have multiple personalities. GM’s Epsilon II platform is home to cars like the Buick Regal … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

1981-1988 Vauxhall Cavalier: A World of Difference

Few Americans realized that our beloved “J car” peddled by GM in America under the names Cavalier, Sunbird, Skyhawk and others, was actually just a part of a larger family of … Continue reading

August 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

1989-1993 Pontiac LeMans: From Fame to Shame

If you were like me you were a little disappointed (if not relieved) that the end of the world did not happen last week like that internet church said it … Continue reading

May 28, 2011 · 5 Comments

1990-1992 Lotus Carlton

This type of performance in a sedan was almost unheard of outside of Italy or Germany as the Carlton quickly established itself as one of the world’s fastest cars, easily outpacing BMW’s M5 and Mercedes Benz’s 500E.

June 1, 2010 · Leave a comment