Category Archives: Commentary

Four MINI crews complete Dakar Rally 2018

This is the 40th anniversary of Dakar 2018. It is known to be one of the world’s most difficult rallies. MINI crews consisting of 92 crews competing and only 43 completed the rally. Polish driver, Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski, finished in first place in the Dakar by taking advise from his crew and maintaining a steady … Read More

2018 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Here’s What to Expect

The annual Detroit Auto Show held at Cobo Center is the biggest new-vehicle event in the nation. A press preview for the event will take place January 14, 15, and 16 during the most important month for the auto industry. Automakers such as Acura, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz and many more have exciting plans to announce in … Read More

2019 Jeep Cherokee Premieres, Is Even More of a Baby Grand

Jeep Cherokee is bringing back its perennial favorite to compete in Crossover SUV line. They have changed up the face of it to make something a bit sleeker and more attractive but more importantly, the boosted the engine to give it some additional power with a 2.0L inline 4 cylinder engine. With its added horsepower … Read More

Nissan’s Xmotion Concept: A Look at a Future SUV

Nissan’s new concept is an ultra modern compact SUV. The question is who is it for? The X-Terra, no longer carried by the line, was their entry level “sporty” model designed for those millennials and Gen-X moving up in the world and needing a fun entry level SUV. This form is a bit “chunky” in … Read More

The New Hyundai Veloster Is Here, and Yes, It Still Has Funky Doors

The Veloster is Hyundai’s sporty hatchback. Based off the Elantra’s base model, they push it down slightly and add that back to give it a more sporty look and feel. That sportiness moves over well to its engine, optional packages including sport tires and of course the ever so fun six-speed manual transmission that makes … Read More

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet: 429 Horses, Straight-Six Engine

This model of the Mercedes coupe is designed for power and performance. The inline straight six engine adds serious torque needed while out on the road. It is just being shown off now at car shows, but the car looks sleek with it its intake ports and the four rear exhaust pipes, adding to that … Read More

2019 Acura RDX Prototype: A Thinly Veiled Peek at the Production Model

Acura recently unveiled its latest crossover package. The hope is this model is a punched up a bit, since the model has stayed fairly bland, even it seemed to be going the way of other fun, sporty, hatchback crossover SUVs. They are hoping that the V4 will perform as well or better than competitors in … Read More

All-New Ram 1500 Revealed! Redesigned and Hybridized

The new Ram 1500 is Dodge’s addition to the high end, heavy duty truck market. Like its predecessors, it is designed to work and comes standard with a V6 or an upgraded V8 Hemi engine. They also contain a proprietary eTorque system which can increase the torque to 90 fps in the V6 and 130 … Read More

As Tesla Model 3 Reservation Holders Wait (and Wait and Wait), GM Says It’ll Play Nice

While hundreds of thousands of customers have paid $1000 each to reserve Tesla 3’s, production problems are holding up delivery of the cars. Consumers may have to wait until 2020 or later before they actually see the cars. Meanwhile, GM says it won’t be taking advantage of the opportunity to lure buyers to its own … Read More

Toyota Intends to Deploy Autonomous Rolling Stores by 2020

Toyota is planning to start a line of autonomous stores, rolling around the neighborhood. Much like the rolling pizza store in the latest season of “Black Mirror” these stores will be able to bring you items that you request and do it without a driver. Full details on what they will carry are not there … Read More

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