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Style and Hollywood

Only fashion fades, style remains the same – Coco Chanel
Recently I was looking at one of those celebrity car sites, and was struck by the fact that none of the people listed were famous.

The Best Car in the World

Ever since I was young, I have always wanted to own a Rolls-Royce. There was always something about the grill and mascot that made me nuts, and one day soon, I plan to make good on my promise and finally become a Rolls-Royce owner.

Alfa Male

“However…I have argued many times that owning an Alfa is a portal through with all petrol heads must pass if they genuinely want to know what it is that differentiates a car from a toaster or a washing machine.”

The President on Wheels – Part II

This is the continuation of the post “Presidents on Wheels” that I thought would be perfect for the July 4th holiday. This final section will start with John F. Kennedy and the beginning of the “modern age” of presidential limousines, and go right up through Barack Obama.

Sunset Boulevard

“I am big, it’s the pictures that got small.” – Norma Desmond, Sunset Boulevard

Classic Wood

The Woodie is the favorite car of California Surfers, the Beach Boys, and the Griswold’s. This beautiful car has become an icon for southern California and is featured here.

Death of a Legend

In the world of Ferrari, only one man can be called the creator of its most iconic cars. That man was not Enzo Ferrari, but the designer and coachbuilder Sergio Scaglietti.

The Supercar Defined

Supercars are that, in whatever way, are exaggerated and surpass by far the requirements necessary for a car to be useful in its respective category.

The Saga of my XJS

Like all relationships, my love affair with my 1994 Jaguar XJS started out beautiful, but is now turning into something like the “War of the Roses.”

Ten Forgotten Supercars

Famous supercars include the Lamborghini Miura, and Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona. Among the infamous and forgotten supercars, are these 10 cars:

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  • Mercedes-Benz Is on the X-Class Defensive – Is It Really More Than Just Badge Engineering? July 21, 2017
    Australia’s pickup truck markets wants to know: is the Mercedes-Benz X-Class more than just a badge-engineered Nissan Navara? “This is hardly a double badge,” Mercedes-Benz Vans’ global boss Volker Mornhinweg told Motoring. But there’s a tendency to see matters another way. The production X-Class, not yet bound for North America’s nonexistent premium midsize pickup truck market, […]
    Timothy Cain
  • QOTD: Do We Deserve an American Small Car? July 21, 2017
    If you’re a believer in the idea of authentically American small cars, then you’ve had a rough couple of years. The last compact or subcompact to be engineered ground-up by an American corporation was probably the ’95 Dodge/Plymouth Neon, although some kind of argument might be possible for the Chevrolet Cobalt. In 2017, the Big […]
    Jack Baruth
  • GM Reportedly Considering Killing Off Six Cars by 2020: Three Chevrolets, Two Cadillacs, One Buick July 21, 2017
    The possibility, or even the necessity, of turning General Motors’ Hamtramck, Michigan, passenger car assembly plant into an SUV/crossover facility in the next half-decade has the company considering the discontinuation of the Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Volt, Buick LaCrosse, and recently launched Cadillac CT6. According to a report in Reuters, General Motors is in talks with the […]
    Timothy Cain
  • Piston Slap: Goodwill Repair, Goodwill Replace Again? July 21, 2017
    Ed Writes: Sajeev, I bought a 2012 Volvo S60 originally, but there was an ongoing issue the dealer could not fix. Amazingly, it offered to replace the car with a 2013 model after about 10 months of trying to fix the issue (at no cost to me). So, kudos to the dealership — I obviously […]
    Sajeev Mehta
  • Five Island Beaches, One 2017 Ford Fusion Energi – Can It Be Done on EV Power Alone? July 20, 2017
    The planning session was brief. At TTAC’s virtual HQ, also known as TTAC Slack, Steph Willems, Corey Lewis, and Adam Tonge were busy formulating an idea. Fascinated by the Cain family’s recent move to rural Prince Edward Island, the guys wondered if, on electric power alone, Ford’s plug-in hybrid 2017 Fusion Energi SE could cross […]
    Timothy Cain