Something old and different for Friday 9-28-2018 (yes, there’s video)


Spotted on the streets of Sacramento  A vintage 1955 Buick Century Cailfornia Highway Patrol Car  These cars were specificly built for the CHP. They had the Special 48 coupe body, Century engines and Roadmaster brakes  (This was back in the day when GM built different engines and parts for each divison) They were among theContinue reading “Something old and different for Friday 9-28-2018 (yes, there’s video)”

Sexy Beasts-Volvo and Buick introducing Sizzling Wagons (Just don’t call them Station)


  Photos: Car and Driver  Not long ago the vehicle of choice for many families in the US was the Station Wagon.  Vista Cruisers, parked along side Ford, Chrysler and other stations wagons capable of carrying ten passengers filled the nation Shopping Malls. In 1984, Chrysler changed the landscape with its Mini Vans, the landscapeContinue reading “Sexy Beasts-Volvo and Buick introducing Sizzling Wagons (Just don’t call them Station)”

Lexus, Toyota, BUICK? Consumer Reports Says Yes.


Last weekend my daughter and I attended the Sacramento Auto Show at Cal Expo and I wanted to see Buick’s latest offerings, the all new LaCrosse,  the Chinese Built Envision SUV and the new Cascada Convertible. The LaCrosse is a beauty. Inside I was underwhelmed, the fit and finish was very good but it didn’tContinue reading “Lexus, Toyota, BUICK? Consumer Reports Says Yes.”

A Luxury Car that gets 45mpg, is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ for you?


When you think of Lincoln, you think  Towncar and Limos cars that whisk you away from airports or take you to posh events.  But never a car you would own. Buick and Cadillac has abandon grandpa, gone is the floaty numb cars of old.   The Lincoln Motor Company (new name) wants to change your perception onContinue reading “A Luxury Car that gets 45mpg, is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ for you?”

The Best Cars That Almost Nobody Buys


If sales volumes accurately predicted quality, we might think Justin Bieber were a better musician than Mozart. But in many areas of life, the most popular things are not always the greatest. That certainly holds true for cars: the Ford F-150 and Toyota Camry may be the two top-selling vehicles in America, but that doesn’t necessarily mean theyContinue reading “The Best Cars That Almost Nobody Buys”

When a baby boomer with a gun wants to cut in line… Let him!


And that’s exactly what Anika Hannah did…….. She backed her car out of the line of a West Palm Beach Florida McDonald’s.    58 year old James Lee Cruz may have been hungry. or it could have been his overwhelming  desire to sink his teeth into  a   Filet O’ Fish or those crispy Chicken Nuggets. What ever the craving, he didn’t wantContinue reading “When a baby boomer with a gun wants to cut in line… Let him!”

Dufus may get 18 months for stealing Girl Scout Cookie


Some people cant get out of their own way….. Meet Terrell Lillybridge, 30 Terrell was on probation living a halfway house.  His life isn’t Jersey Shore fabulous, he has had a few minor setbacks.  He was sentenced in November 2007 to 57 months in prison following his conviction on a felony charge of being a felon inContinue reading “Dufus may get 18 months for stealing Girl Scout Cookie”

Celebrity Apprentice recap: 3/11 BOOM!


Judge Judy sometime reminds litigants the show is her play pin.  Last night, The Trumpster reminded everyone, he is running this! I’ll be very brief here, the task or the Challenge was a presentation for Buick, and their newest model the Verano.    Neither presentation was good but Buick chose the ladies. The men’s team was stunnedContinue reading “Celebrity Apprentice recap: 3/11 BOOM!”

Fun facts about the Buick Excelle, China’s best-selling car:


Fun facts about the Buick Excelle, China‘s best-selling car: • The Excelle is actually three different cars: the Excelle, Excelle GT and Excelle XT. • The Excelle is based on an old Daewoo design. It’s been on the market for years. Buick sold 253,514 in 2011, making it China’s best-selling car. • The Excelle GT is veryContinue reading “Fun facts about the Buick Excelle, China’s best-selling car:”