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!”

Mark Phelan @ Detroit Free Press Say’s 2016 Cadillac ATS-V leaves luxury rivals in dust


The fast and luxurious ★★★★ 2016 Cadillac ATS-V coupe continues Cadillac’s assault on the BMW M Sport and Mercedes-Benz AMG high-performance brands. Those factory super tuners are the only other nameplates that are in the game with the sleek ATS-V. The Caddy hits 60 m.p.h. in 3.8 seconds, has a terminal velocity of 189 m.p.h.Continue reading “Mark Phelan @ Detroit Free Press Say’s 2016 Cadillac ATS-V leaves luxury rivals in dust”

An Electric Sports Sedan? Can Someone say Tesla?


The Tesla Model S has been heaped in praise lately, awarded as Car of the Year by Motor Trend magazine, Automobile Magazine, and Yahoo! Autos. Now, even Consumer Reports has joined in. The independent, consumer-oriented magazine has given the Tesla Model S an initial review, and it’s almost all good. In a short video, auto engineer Tom Mutchler explains the basics ofContinue reading “An Electric Sports Sedan? Can Someone say Tesla?”

BIG MAN RIDES: 2012 Ford Fusion,2012 Nissan Altima, 2012 Toyota Camry


Not too big, not too small best describes the largest and most  competitive segment in the US car market.  Mid Size cars.  Once upon a time, General Motors owned the segment with it’s A bodied cars the Chevrolet Celebrity, Buick Century, Oldsmobile Ciera and the Pontiac 6000.    By the mid nineties Toyota’s Camry took the sales crown from GMContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2012 Ford Fusion,2012 Nissan Altima, 2012 Toyota Camry”

Chevy Volt-Vauxhall/Opel Ampera production on hold……Problems or fine tuning?


With US gas prices over $4. gallon in many cities?   A 93 miles per gallon* car should be selling like Adele’s CD’s.    Thursday, General Motors told employees in Detroit and Europe the Chevy Volt/Opel Ampera  that production would put on hold from March 19 to April 23. The shut down will effect 1,300 employees  in Detroit. The Chevrolet Volt,Continue reading “Chevy Volt-Vauxhall/Opel Ampera production on hold……Problems or fine tuning?”

Is the 93 mpg Chevy Volt the car for you?


The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is the most talked about car this year.  It has won numerous awards.  Including Motor Trends “Car of the Year” and Automobile Magazines “Automobile of the year”. Many are calling the Volt a technological tour de force. It’s the first mass produced plug in hybrid. What is a plug in hybrid? Most hybrids, Toyota Prius,Continue reading “Is the 93 mpg Chevy Volt the car for you?”

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””

Ford is taking no prisoners


2010 is Ford year . Ford overtook Volkswagen as the best selling name plate in Europe.  In the US, sales are up, (24% in April) its market share is the highest since 1977.      Sales  are up on nearly every model  except the Mustang.     The new Chevy Camero with its newer design and more powerful moreContinue reading “Ford is taking no prisoners”