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Porsche Über Alles...
Porsche Über Alles...

4 Sep 2009, 14:34 UTC / ... In a perfect world everyone would be convicted to drive a Porsche. Politicians, instead of slacking off with stupid and egocentric speeches, should finally pass a real and fair law. All men shou...

 
Unicorn Cars...
Unicorn Cars...

25 Aug 2009, 08:22 UTC / ... so I had a long talk about cars with one of my buddies the other day. As pretty much always, several topics spawned during the conversation but one of them kept reappearing no matter how hard we...

 
Lady in red...
Lady in red...

18 Aug 2009, 07:55 UTC / … a strange and fascinating apparition. A beauty like no other... unique, flawless. Words are simply too few to describe it. I wish I could play you a romantic song and project huge pictures ...

 
Who Needs City Cars?...
Who Needs City Cars?...

11 Aug 2009, 10:25 UTC / ... or, to put it better, who cares about "city cars"? There's been this constant talk lately about small cars or city vehicles, perfect for "squeezing" through, "easy ...

 
Speed...
Speed...

4 Aug 2009, 10:14 UTC / ... speed is essential. Speed can save a life from a crossroad, it can offer you a floating sensation or give you a feeling of total freedom. Speed can remind you of your very own existence and the ...

 
Quo Vadis, Porsche?...
Quo Vadis, Porsche?...

27 Jul 2009, 13:43 UTC / ... as I'm sure most of you guys remember, Porsche was pretty much in deep doo-doo during the mid-nineties. Sure, there are probably more people who only (want to) remember the success period i...

 
The Apocalypse Always Rings Thrice ...
The Apocalypse Always Rings Thrice ...

15 Jul 2009, 06:42 UTC / ... do you guys remember those "stupid" movies, with characters that get into a tiny car which takes them by itself at home or wherever they need, because it – the "stupid"...

 
World's Cheapest Indian Car
World's Cheapest Indian Car

6 Jul 2009, 14:18 UTC / Do you guys remember the 2500 dollar car from Tata? It was called the Nano, and in theory it was supposed to offer – especially to Indians – the chance to own a bike with a roof and four...

 
All Your Cars Are Belong to Us...
All Your Cars Are Belong to Us...

18 Jun 2009, 06:49 UTC / ... would be an appropriate tagline for the upcoming Chinese invasion. Yes, I'm well aware that the original phrase ("All your base are belong to us", ed) was quoted from a Japanese v...

 
Diesel Power...
Diesel Power...

14 May 2009, 14:51 UTC / ... some say that the real diesel revolution started in Europe about 20-25 years ago, and that that era is about to end with the introduction of higher efficient and smaller gasoline engines. Plus, ...

 
Chrysler's Green Mile...
Chrysler's Green Mile...

27 Apr 2009, 14:57 UTC / ... Before the April 25-26 weekend came to an end, there was an increasing wave – or should I say tsunami? - of media reports concerning the completely inevitable Chapter 11 reorganization of ...

 
Do Supercars Still Have Soul?...
Do Supercars Still Have Soul?...

11 Apr 2009, 21:04 UTC / ... or are they just technologically advanced and very fast means of propulsion for the rich and, sometimes, famous? I have often asked myself (and others) this question, especially in the last few ...

 
SAAB: Dead Brand Walking...
SAAB: Dead Brand Walking...

18 Mar 2009, 17:54 UTC / ... A few decades ago - let's not go too far and say only three or four - Saab was the epitome of Swedish quirkiness on four wheels. No, it wasn't Volvo, whose sole original trait was (and...

 
BMWERC. Or Incapability Versus...
BMWERC. Or Incapability Versus...

12 Mar 2009, 11:02 UTC / ... unconcern. For years, car manufacturers have been defying us by explaining that the dashboard from their 10-12k automobile is quasi-identical to the one found in its bigger and more "luxuri...

 
Radioactive Bimmers from Hell...
Radioactive Bimmers from Hell...

6 Mar 2009, 17:11 UTC / ... say what? These last few days the online automotive world, including myself, was taken by storm thanks to a misleading article posted by the Brits at Autocar. The news article implied among othe...

 
Toyota iQ-ould do Better than smart...
Toyota iQ-ould do Better than smart...

25 Feb 2009, 20:48 UTC / ... or can it? The newly-launched Toyota iQ has filled its creators with a lot of expectations, since technically, this is the first Japanese kei-car specifically designed for the Europe market. Fir...

 
Thank You, Chris Bangle! Thank you for...
Thank You, Chris Bangle! Thank you for...

16 Feb 2009, 16:10 UTC / ... nothing! I've always hated Chris Bangle. I've hated him to death without even knowing why. Maybe because everybody did? Because it was the trend? Every Bayerische Motoren Werke fan on ...

 
Gas-Saving Products: Myth or...
Gas-Saving Products: Myth or...

10 Feb 2009, 19:23 UTC / ...truth? Just like mushrooms after the rain, the number of aftermarket gas-saving products has started to exponentially grow since the global rise in fuel prices. In recent times though, fuel price...

 
Panamera. Is it a Porsche Prostitute or...
Panamera. Is it a Porsche Prostitute or...

3 Feb 2009, 17:00 UTC / ... a panacea? I couldn't get used to the idea that if your space needs ever outgrew a 911, Porsche prescribed you another one of their models. Until I actually drove the Cayenne, that is. No o...

 
2009 Tokyo Motor Show or no Show?...
2009 Tokyo Motor Show or no Show?...

13 Jan 2009, 15:23 UTC / ... is the question right now on many Japanese minds and not only. The Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA) is apparently reflecting on whether this year's Tokyo Motor Show s...