BIG MAN RIDES: Has the world gone mad!


Unlike Europe, America has never really embraced small cars.  In the midwest large cars rule, in the south its the pickup. God help you if your driving a Smart Car on the Interstates . In America, people buy small cars because:   A. They live in urban areas where space is limited. B. Because they are economical. C.Continue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: Has the world gone mad!”

BIG MAN RIDES: Mazda Miata (Wedging an XXXL into a Large)


Introduced in 1990 the Mazda Miata was an instant hit.   It  was a spot on interpretation of the 1960 British Roadsters and unlike the British cars it was reliable.    The small convertible has received worldwide acclaim. There are thousands of Miata Clubs worldwide. Unfortunately its days are numbered.  The Mazda isn’t  selling very many of the cars and being aContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: Mazda Miata (Wedging an XXXL into a Large)”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2012 Toyota Corolla (the big mans says ouch!)


To answer the obvious question… If your a big man, why would you drive or rent a small car?   Well one, I like small cars, two I’m cheap. The Toyota Corolla in its present form has been around since 2006 and looks it.   The compact and sub-compact segment is  one of the hottest with nearly a dozen newContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2012 Toyota Corolla (the big mans says ouch!)”