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The Cars We Know and “Love.” Is it Time for a Rethink?

When it comes to cars, Americans love their tradition. Ours are some of the oldest carmakers in the world, with the rich histories of Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Plymouth, AMC, Eagle and Mercury adding to the culture of their parent companies. Hm. Okay, so maybe I exaggerated a little; maybe we have killed off more car history in the last […]


Three Underrated Enthusiast Cars of the ’90s 3

The ’90s were an interesting time for me as an automotive enthusiast. It was in 1996 that I first developed a more-than-passing interest in cars. It was in 1998 that I got my license, and it was in 1999 that I first drove a car that I could call mine. […]


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 […]


Test-Drive: 2011 Mazda 2

Note: This review was originally published on September 24, 2010 on my original WordPress blog. Back in early spring of 2002, while I was still in college, I test drove a Mazda Protégé ES. The idea was to determine if Mazda’s then-new “Zoom-Zoom” marketing campaign was really representative of the […]


Test-Drive: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Note: This review was originally published on August 14, 2010. I’ve always been a bit of a sucker for a sporty wagon. A lot of people turn their noses up at the stodgy reputation of the family station wagon, and there are certainly plenty of cars deserving of that rebuke. […]