First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco

    By: Mark Phelan\Detroit Free Press (Video By Roadshow) SAN FRANCISCO — The greatest chase scene in movie history would’ve ended a lot sooner if Steve McQueen could’ve got his hands on a 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt. The Dodge Charger that eluded McQueen’s 1968 Mustang fastback for 12 minutes of brilliant filmmaking never wouldContinue reading “First drive: 2019 Mustang Bullitt chases legends in San Francisco”

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”

Dodge Challenger: Will lightening Strike Twice?

There is something about the Pony(1) car for a lot of american males, particularly baby boomers.   Mustangs, Camaro’s and Firebirds, in our youth we walked by them on the way to school and said to ourselves one day……… Unlike, Corvettes, Porsche’s, the average working  guy could buy this car. The Pony car segment peaked by the late sixties, every AmericanContinue reading “Dodge Challenger: Will lightening Strike Twice?”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2011 Dodge Charger (ooooooh mama !)

There is no car on the road that says get your ass out of the way like the Dodge Charger.  Chrysler resurrected the Iconic  name in 2006.  The car sits on a platform shared with the Chrysler 300 and the  Dodge Challenger. The 2011 models is new, the sides and the hood and rear end  is reminiscent  of the 1968Continue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2011 Dodge Charger (ooooooh mama !)”

For the Love of the “Cuda”

I think boys come out of the womb with a passion for cars…   That passion only builds over time. In some relationships its  the car then your women.  He may not change his underwear every day and wear the same tee shirt for days on end, but his Red 1974 Pontiac Grand Prix is  perfect, washedContinue reading “For the Love of the “Cuda””