Mazda


Car of the Week: 2000 Honda S2000

Some cars are lauded for their ability to produce raw power, while others are lauded for exceptional fuel economy or styling. I am taking a slightly different approach for praising this week’s Car of the Week by taking a look at specific output, which is a calculation of an engine’s […]


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 […]