2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Edition Already Sold Out


Adrian Padeanu By:Adrian Padeanu/ Motor1.com Hands down the most important debut of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford took the EV world by storm with the unveiling of the Mustang Mach-E. The zero-emissions SUV carrying the name of America’s iconic pony car went up on the dedicated reservation site right after the big revealContinue reading “2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Edition Already Sold Out”

“Sexy Beast” 2020 Mazda 3


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, oneContinue reading ““Sexy Beast” 2020 Mazda 3″

Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)


    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-carContinue reading “Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2018 Chevy Cruze (3800 mile supertest)


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 carContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2018 Chevy Cruze (3800 mile supertest)”

First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco


    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 wouldContinue reading “First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco”

Give me a car with a stick….. NO SUV’s for me!


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.  TheContinue reading “Give me a car with a stick….. NO SUV’s for me!”

Big Luxury SUV’s “Detroit is Crushing Competition”


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 EscaladeContinue reading “Big Luxury SUV’s “Detroit is Crushing Competition””

Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero


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 rentedContinue reading “Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero”

The Buzz : 2018 Kia Stinger is on Fiyah!


Kia sports car?  A legitimate sports sedan by Kia?  Kia, say what?   Kia?  Car and Driver says: Back in 1964, the great Muhammad Ali famously taunted heavyweight-title opponent Sonny Liston, saying he’d “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” in their upcoming match.  Our track testing revealed that the hottest Kia does indeed sting likeContinue reading “The Buzz : 2018 Kia Stinger is on Fiyah!”

Big Man Rides @ 2017 Sacramento International Auto Show


You asked for it and were back “Big Man Rides” and we’ve  invaded the 2017 International Auto Show, a great venue to see what fits a Big Man or plus woman. Just as a reminder I stand 6.4 and weight over three hundred pounds(a big man!) The Sacramento International Auto Show is a third tieredContinue reading “Big Man Rides @ 2017 Sacramento International Auto Show”