When it made its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November. The word in the room was “Damm”. While American auto makers are exiting the car market the rest of the world is foraging ahead. With Hyundai/Kia, Toyota and now Mazda either refreshing or introducing all new models for 2019. Mazda, one … More “Sexy Beast” 2020 Mazda 3
All new could be all wrong if your buying a new car. Buyers of the latest and greatest are more often than not, are The unofficial guinea pigs for Automakers If often takes a few years to get the bugs out of all new car. Last week, Consumer Reports released their annual new-car … More Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)
When you are a large person, your always aware of space. Can I fit in that chair is it strong? When it comes to size the rule of thumb, is a large exterior equals a large interior. In the past, I would typically rent a full size car or larger. One year, a rental car … More BIG MAN RIDES: 2018 Chevy Cruze (3800 mile supertest)
By: Mark Phelan\Detroit Free Press (Video By Roadshow) SAN FRANCISCO — The greatest chase scene in movie history would’ve ended a lot sooner if Steve McQueen could’ve got his hands on a 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt. The Dodge Charger that eluded McQueen’s 1968 Mustang fastback for 12 minutes of brilliant filmmaking never would … More First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco
One wonders what Henry Ford, would think? The car company bearing his name, will soon stop making cars. With the exception of the Mustang (The Chinese love Mustangs) and a Chinese built Focus, that’s it. Ford Motor Company will build Suv’s and Trucks. Ford wasn’t the first. Chrysler unofficially killed the car in 2016. The … More Give me a car with a stick….. NO SUV’s for me!
Top Row, Lincoln Black Label Navigator Bottom Row Cadillac Escapade By Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press Detroit knows big SUVs. It knows how to make ’em. It knows how to sell ’em. Automakers based in Detroit or Dearborn have built nearly one of every three large luxury SUVs sold this year. Still, orders for the Lincoln Navigator and Cadillac Escalade … More Big Luxury SUV’s “Detroit is Crushing Competition”
With gasoline prices being what they are, one would question why would Kia bring a small hybrid to market, when Toyota can’t give the Prius away? However, this is the same company that has just introduced the Kia Stinger at a time when the public are buying SUVs. Nearly two decades ago I rented … More Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero