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Three ways to drive a car, not an appliance

Every year around this time we find out what the best selling cars of the past year were and every year, we see the same thing. Americans, it seems, love two kinds of cars: big honking pickup trucks and bland, reliable sedans. America’s strange obsession with the pickup is fodder […]


The top 5 inexpensive used cars for car enthusiasts 2

It’s a copycat world, I guess.  Every self-respecting car magazine, it seems, has to periodically do a top-whatever (-5, -10, -50, -100, etc.) list of the best cars in whatever arbitrary category they have decided on for that month’s issue. That being the case, my own humble publication is clearly […]


Test Drive: 2011 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium

Note, the following review was originally written May 5, 2011. I didn’t actually set out to drive a Subaru today. No, I started out with the intention of driving the new Buick Regal Turbo with the 6-speed manual transmission. Since I am one who likes fast sedans, I wanted to […]


Project CRX Part 4: 2010’s a Wrap

This project car update was published on November 3, 2010 on my original WordPress site. A long time has passed since I wrote an update on my ongoing CRX project, and for that I apologize. For the most part, that has been because I don’t have much to report, although […]


Project CRX part 3: Hoosier’s R6 vaults me to the top

This project car update was published on July 9, 2010 on my original WordPress site. When last we talked about the CRX, I had made some minor changes and was pleased with its all-around performance, but frustrated by my inability to coax it to its first auto-x class win. The […]