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)”

Fiat returns to America


I have never been comfortable with the shotgun marriage of Fiat and Chrysler.   The words Chrysler and Quality have been at odds for many years.   Fiat has a poor reputation among European automakers.   So the pairing of the two in this  very competitive market where the quality plays such  important role seems odd. Few companies can afford to offer Hyundai’s generousContinue reading “Fiat returns to America”