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””

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!”

A new direction for Cadillac?


If your a person who reads Car magazines you know Cadillac is building drivers cars. Cars that out BM BMW, out Mercedes, Mercedes Benz.  The ATS-V and CTS-V have won rave reviews through the years.  The new CT6 has received positive notices. The problem is few people are buying Caddies.  As Buick is rapidly sheddingContinue reading “A new direction for Cadillac?”

America Strikes Back Cadillac’s New Vision


By CityFella There was a time when you knew a Mercedes Benz was a Mercedes Benz and A BMW a BMW front to back, the vehicles were unmistakable.  Today, not so unless your looking at the grill. Today, they disappear into a sea of Toyota’s, Nissan’s and Hyundai’s.   Audi and Jaguar have taken aContinue reading “America Strikes Back Cadillac’s New Vision”

The last days of the Stick Shift


  By CityFella, Stick Shift, that’s what my mother used to call cars with manual gearbox.  In her day,you changed gears on the column not on the floor. Like the Mercury above.   In those days, all the cars had foot brakes. You have to admire the skill of those people who lived in hillyContinue reading “The last days of the Stick Shift”

How do you turn on the Radio ?


Auto Infotainment systems problematic for renters and automakers  By:CityFella For decades, the left knob turned on the radio and the right knob changed the station. By the eighties automakers added a  power button. Well that was so 2007.  In many cars the power button and the knobs have been replaced with touchscreens and interfaces. You’ve EnteredContinue reading “How do you turn on the Radio ?”

testosterone ON BROADWAY


What is :tes·tos·ter·one? http://www.merriam-webster.com says Testosterone is: 1.: a hormone that is a hydroxy steroid ketone C19H28O2produced especially by the testes or made synthetically and that is responsible for inducing and maintaining male secondary sex characters 2.: qualities (as brawn and aggressiveness) usually associated with males :  testosterone ON BROADWAY It was an impromptu stop.  I  needed a money order and stopped at a  checkContinue reading “testosterone ON BROADWAY”