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Seven Deadly Automotive Sins
Seven Deadly Automotive Sins

25 Mar 2012, 17:16 UTC / Many lessons have been learned through the collapse of the US auto industry a couple of years back. Yet somehow, not everybody has taken them to heart. Just like European policymakers are taking the...

 
Elvis Would Love a BMW M6!
Elvis Would Love a BMW M6!

18 Mar 2012, 19:25 UTC / Not a day goes by without me thinking how “The King” was so cruelly taken from this world by the aliens who most likely wanted to turn “Hound Dog” into a galactic hit. Of cou...

 
The Bentley SUV Needs a Makeover!
The Bentley SUV Needs a Makeover!

11 Mar 2012, 19:02 UTC / Bentley has jumped into action for Geneva, bringing not only a couple of V8-powered models, the new GT coupe and GTC convertible, and a special version of the Mulsanne luxury saloon. But what people...

 
Green Cars and Politicians
Green Cars and Politicians

4 Mar 2012, 22:25 UTC / Complicated and expensive, cars are ideal status symbols for men. And when you’re the leader of all men in your little corner of the world, the temptation to stroke your ego and change cars ma...

 
What's With All the Ferrari Fires?!
What's With All the Ferrari Fires?!

26 Feb 2012, 21:30 UTC / You might have the most impressive V8 engine, with variable valve timing on each of the five cams, but your Ferrari is going to ruin your life bycatching fire

 
The Perfect Coupe
The Perfect Coupe

19 Feb 2012, 17:43 UTC / Let’s get one thing straight here, the best sold coupes out there, the Honda Accords, the BMW 3ers, the Hyundais and the Toyota, don’t really fit the bill of being perfect two-doors in ...

 
Honda NSX Second Coming: Not Worth the Wait
Honda NSX Second Coming: Not Worth the Wait

12 Feb 2012, 14:52 UTC / When the Italians think of a supercar, the end result is usually wider than a canal boat, louder than a lion’s roar and its engine must have as many or more cylinders than you have fingers. Bu...

 
Why Nissan Should Build the Juke-R
Why Nissan Should Build the Juke-R

4 Feb 2012, 22:43 UTC / Let me just start off by saying that no, I have not gone completely crazy just yet! I know the Juke-R is just a concept and that it can’t really be put into production, but the idea behind it ...

 
No More Shed-Built Supercars!
No More Shed-Built Supercars!

29 Jan 2012, 16:53 UTC / The curse of the supercar industry is that while it takes heritage and prestige to sell a supercar, nothing is stopping the little man with a plan from turning a doodled sketch on the back of a napk...

 
Cars Designed for Women: Ridiculous!
Cars Designed for Women: Ridiculous!

23 Jan 2012, 00:58 UTC / You're probably reading this wondering why I'm torturing you with a picture of a pink 500 with crystals on it, right? Well it all started the other day, when I was watching an episode of M...

 
Chevrolet Tru 140S, the Affordable Exotic and the Gen Y Buyer
Chevrolet Tru 140S, the Affordable Exotic and the Gen Y Buyer

15 Jan 2012, 17:35 UTC / Generation Y, or the Millennial Generation has always sounded to me like some sort of mutated species of beings that will replace us all, even though I technically fit the age criteria for this. It&...

 
Europe: Go Small, Go Crossover or Go Bust
Europe: Go Small, Go Crossover or Go Bust

8 Jan 2012, 19:29 UTC / The new year has come, and with it a slew of freshened up vehicles (yes, I mean facelifts). So that got me thinking about a subject very rarely talked about in depth here and anywhere else for that ...

 
BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe: The End of the Two-Door Coupe?
BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe: The End of the Two-Door Coupe?

29 Dec 2011, 14:42 UTC / Audi has the A7, Mercedes the CLS and now BMW comes up with an answer to both of them in the form of the the 6-Series Gran Coupe. As a BMW fan, I should be happy the Bavarians have such a cool four-...

 
Korean Car Makers: the New Japanese
Korean Car Makers: the New Japanese

20 Dec 2011, 19:18 UTC / Probably the only two things that ‘normal’ people know about a little corner of the world called Korea is that there was a short dictator called Kim Jong-il who has ruled North Korea wit...

 
Bentley Continental GT V8: Why It's Not Hot
Bentley Continental GT V8: Why It's Not Hot

13 Dec 2011, 09:38 UTC / The Royal House has recently announced a new princess, one that seams ready to leave aristocratic thorns behind and communicate in an open-minded way. Thus, everyone is willing to meet this figure w...

 
Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86: Rebirth of the Light Sportscar
Subaru BRZ / Toyota GT 86: Rebirth of the Light Sportscar

6 Dec 2011, 17:57 UTC / Ever heard of a little something called British sportscars? A full half century ago, when your father’s father looked really cool in tweed and sporting a mustache, he had plenty of light, agil...

 
Mercedes Kills Maybach: Child Abuse
Mercedes Kills Maybach: Child Abuse

28 Nov 2011, 01:26 UTC / Mercedes-Benz has recently announced that it will shut down the Maybach luxury brand, with the move set to become effective in 2013. The Maybach models will be kept in production until then, when th...

 
Uncle Sam Wants You for Muscle Car Army
Uncle Sam Wants You for Muscle Car Army

10 Nov 2011, 22:31 UTC / People do a lot of crazy stuff with their money and call it fun these days. The other day, I heard of a guy living his dream of getting army training as a vacation, and he sounded thoroughly thrille...

 
BMW 3-Series F30 Is a Game Changer
BMW 3-Series F30 Is a Game Changer

16 Oct 2011, 11:34 UTC / When one particular German automaker unveiled not some supercar or luxury SUV, but a regular four-door sedan, the industry was forced to stand up and take notice. Why? Because it’s the new BMW...

 
The Perfect SUV
The Perfect SUV

24 Sep 2011, 19:12 UTC / The first corner approaches... do I carry enough speed over what my survival instinct is telling me to so that I'll get enough downforce? Are my tires warm enough in order for me to approach th...