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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

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

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 · 3 Comments

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

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

1982 – 1987 Holden Camira: The March to the Front


Today we take front wheel drive cars for granted. There was a time 30 or 40 years ago when the public was skeptical to the ideal of being pulled instead … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

1996-2001 Isuzu Vertex: Isuzu Does Its Civic Duty


Isuzu is hardly known for their cars in America anymore. The last passenger car the company sold here was the Impulse (with a GM version re-badged as the Geo Storm). … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

2010 Peugot RCZ R – R is French for Tease


Pikes Peak is a grueling uphill race that tests the mettle of both driver and machine. There are multiple classes, so it’s not uncommon to see a little bit of everything. … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

1974 – 1976 Cadillac Eldorado: Big Oil’s Big Car


If there was one car that exemplified glutenous American excess, it might be the Cadillac Eldorado, the mid ’70s models to be exact. The Eldorado as imagined by Hollywood was … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment