Bad credit is the bane of every single car shopper out there who wants to buy something nice. I mean, bad credit doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t get what you want, but you’re going to need some special bad credit financing if you want to get your hands on anything halfway decent. Or is that […]
Month: March 2023
Could the E-Ray be the True Purist Corvette?
It was a damp and dreary January day at the Milford Proving Grounds in southeast Michigan, where automotive journalists of every stripe were greeted for a first ride in the latest Corvette model. Surely, there was disappointment regarding the conditions. Forty degrees and drizzly has never been a driver-friendly forecast, but there they were. Fresh […]
Off-Roading on a Budget? Check Out These Used Jeep Wrangler Models
The Jeep Wrangler is made to traverse places that most vehicles could never reach. That said, some off-roading ventures are too unpredictable for a brand-new ride. While the Jeep Wrangler is getting more and more capable with every new model, you may not want to deal with all those dents, knicks, and scratches right off […]
How Premium Materials Set Bentley Apart
Above a certain price point, a vehicle is more than just a way to get around: it’s a work of art. While the definition of “art” is largely in the eye of the beholder, Bentley’s range of luxury vehicles certainly qualifies from a price perspective. With the most affordable model ringing in at around $200,000 […]
Most Entertaining Car in the World?
“Miata,” from an Old High German word for “reward,” was Mazda’s answer to the question, “What if we had our engineering teams dogfight each other to develop a car?” That’s a hot take, I know, and more than a bit of a stretch–far from being its inception, that gritty chapter is actually the climax of […]
Top 5 Super Rare Jeep Cherokee Models That Are Hard to Find
The Jeep Cherokee is one of the longest-running nameplates in the SUV game. It’s been around since the mid-1970s and has persisted ever since. Not many vehicles have that level of longevity to their name, with non-stop generations and production models coming out subsequently for decades. The upside and downside to that, however, is that […]
Choosing the Right Chevy Silverado for Your Off-Road Adventures
Many people consider a midsize truck to be perfect for off-road adventures, but by avoiding a full-size vehicle, you sacrifice cargo room, towing ability, and overall toughness. If you are looking for a legendary full-size truck for off-roading, you’ll want to talk to your local Chevy Silverado 1500 dealer. It’s easy to see why the […]
The 2023 Toyota Corolla: The King of Consumer-Friendly Vehicles
The Toyota Corolla has been the king of consumer-friendly vehicles since it hit the market all the way back in 1968. This small Japanese sedan arrived on American shores in an age when massive muscle cars still ruled the streets. But while it may not have looked like much, it became an instant hit with […]
Is Ford Bringing a WRC SUV to America?
Back in November, Ford announced that the EcoSport had finally met its timely and unlamented end. Ford’s smallest SUV never had much going for it beyond its low price, as its decidedly unsporty engine options weren’t even that eco-friendly. However, the discontinuation of the EcoSport means more to car enthusiasts than the chance to say […]
How Much Has the Nissan Pathfinder Changed Since 2017?
The last half-decade of updates to the Nissan Pathfinder has been a wild roller coaster ride. The Pathfinder has undergone so many changes and updates in such a short time that you might think the current model is an entirely new nameplate that was recently released by Nissan. However, the truth is that Nissan is […]
Cadillac’s History of V8 Innovation
In a crowded automotive market, it can be difficult to separate the best from the rest. Millions are spent on flashy ad campaigns to convince drivers that one model or brand has a distinct advantage over other cars, trucks, or SUVs, but in the end, it’s usually just a matter of taste. Then there are […]
Midsize Off-Roading Warriors: Trucks Built for Tackling the Trails
You are a person who wants to feel the rush of the wind through your hair, experience places beyond the pavement, and enjoy the rush of excitement that comes from navigating terrain others wouldn’t dare cross. That’s why you need a midsize truck that is designed to handle off-roading with ease. You would be wise […]
What Kind Of Jeep Cherokee Driver Are You?
The legacy of the Jeep Cherokee is a rich one. The nameplate dates back to the mid-1970s, but it was during the XJ era of the 1980s where the SUV really took off. It redefined the entire SUV market with its competitive features and ruggedly stylish design. However, the Cherokee didn’t stay a rugged sports […]
Four Used Truck Options That Retain Their Resale Value
While the return to normalcy following the global pandemic was welcomed with enthusiasm, there was another issue that, while not as dangerous or life-threatening, hindered the pursuit of a better quality of life. This came in the form of a worldwide microchip shortage. Vehicles are more complex than they’ve ever been, with many having onboard […]
The Inspirational 2023 Chevy Corvette Stingray
In 1953 the world was a very different place. Khrushchev and Tito rose to power in eastern Europe at the same time that an armistice was signed in Korea. For the first time humans stood atop Mount Everest, and evidence linking lung cancer to smoking was discovered. Color TVs were introduced to the market, costing […]
What to Look Forward to at Your Chevy Dealer in 2024
There have been many rumors, half-announcements, and blurry details surrounding the automotive industry over the past several years, among global situations like the health crisis, the chip shortage, and supply chain concerns. As a result, it may seem like automotive manufacturers are announcing future projects with a “fingers crossed!” sentiment lurking in the background. To […]
Competing to Inspire, Competing to Advance: The Ford Raptor R
“Competition whose motive is merely to compete, to drive some other fellow out, never carries very far.” Henry Ford’s wise words are fitting, considering he experienced numerous failures before finally finding his footing with the Ford Motor Company and the Model T in the early 1900s. Even then, he competed with himself, always working toward […]
6 High-End Honda Models for Super Serious Driver
If someone asked you to name the most high-end Hondas on the market, what would you say? Several high-end Honda vehicles have graced the marketplace over the years, but you may not think of them immediately. Don’t worry about it; that’s what makes this subject so much fun. You can get a glimpse into some […]
The Heritage of the Suzuki Hayabusa and the Notorious Gentleman’s Agreement
Naming a motorcycle after a bird doesn’t seem all that impressive, but Suzuki didn’t name the Hayabusa after just any bird. Suzuki put some thought into it and considered what the motorcycle would mean to the industry at its debut in 1999. It deserved a name reflective of its capability, and for Suzuki, nothing embodied […]
Survival of the Boldest: The Maserati Story
From its inception, the automotive industry has been highly competitive. Dozens, if not hundreds, of car makers have closed their doors because they could not secure a large enough piece of the pie. Longevity is no insurance against such a failure, as evidenced by the fate of Oldsmobile and many others in the Great Recession, […]