May 2018 : May be the time to trade old Betsy in*


*As long as your not trading her in for an SUV. With a few exceptions, Passenger Cars aren’t selling well.  Is all about Trucks and SUV’s. Now if your like me, that may be a good thing.  Auto Manufactures are offering deep discounts on passengers.    With a little nudging a savvy shoppers can getContinue reading “May 2018 : May be the time to trade old Betsy in*”

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”

Power Corrupts: 707 Horsepower and its not a Lambo or Ferrari, Its a Dodge!


Hello, I can’t come in to work today.  Yes, I’ve been arrested, again.   If I’m released today, I can work late. Sugah Pie, Honey bunch….. This puppy has a  supercharged Hellcat V8 engine will produce 707 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. oooooh corruption…….. I’m going to BelAir Market  for some milk, I’ll be back……….Tuesday TheContinue reading “Power Corrupts: 707 Horsepower and its not a Lambo or Ferrari, Its a Dodge!”

2014 Ford Fiesta ST (The Sleeper)


What is a Sleeper? One that achieves unexpected recognition or success, as a racehorse or movie. Others may call a sleeper an overachiever.  Datsun 510, Pontiac G8, Dodge Neon, American Motors AMX, Mazda RX7 are just some of the overachievers of the day.   Back in the seventies, some called the old Buick Skylark aContinue reading “2014 Ford Fiesta ST (The Sleeper)”

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?”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2013 Dodge Dart review( Its real nice but……..)


After sticking Americans with the gawd awful Excel, Hyundai returned to the American Market with a monster warranty.  A warranty that said hey, trust us!   10 years 100,000 miles.  The  warranty is a success . Last year Hyundai-Kia squeezed past Nissan to become the fifth best selling manufacturer in America.    Hyundai 10 year warranty is expensive to the manufacturer, I expect the company willContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2013 Dodge Dart review( Its real nice but……..)”