Archive for October, 2017

Oct
20
2017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium in Parisian Night Pearl

2017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium in Parisian Night Pearl

2015 Audi Q52017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium

Class: Large Car

Miles driven: 356

Fuel used: 10.2 gallons

Oct
20
Coolest Taillights

Collectible Automobile publisher Frank Peiler picks his five favorite taillights of the early Fifties. Check out his list:

By Frank Peiler

In the early Fifties, auto designers didn’t always seem to put much thought into the back ends of the cars they were creating. The rear of the car often felt like an afterthought–just a place for a trunk and a couple of brake lights, and not much in the way of style.

Oct
19
2017 Chevrolet Bolt

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

For many consumers, the strangest thing about driving an electric vehicle has nothing to do with how that car or crossover operates. Instead, it’s the “re-fueling” of the vehicle that takes some getting used to.

Oct
18
1986 Cutlass Supreme

The Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme is 7th on our list of 1986 gas guzzlers.

By 1986, most parts of the country were enjoying a reprieve from rising gas prices. For the first time in a number of years, petrol was again retailing for less than $1.00 per gallon, with $.99 becoming a popular price point for regular unleaded.

Oct
17
2018 Hyundai Sonata in Electric Blue

2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited in Electric Blue

2015 Audi Q52018 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Class: Midsize Car

Miles driven: 802

Fuel used: 27.9 gallons

Oct
16
1986 Saab 9000

1986 Saab 9000

With American car buyers scrambling to dump their sedans in favor of crossovers, it would seem logical to assume that a desire for functionality is a driving force behind the movement.

Oct
13
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate in Nightfall Blue

Quick Spin2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate

Class: Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 417

Fuel used: 20.2 gallons

Oct
12
2017 Honda CR-V

With just three months to go in the year, Honda CR-V is the fifth best-selling passenger vehicle of 2017 (excluding pickups).

Years from now, 2018 will be remembered as the year America abandoned the car. Not the automobile in general—we still buy a lot of vehicles—but the car specifically. Traditional sedans and coupes have become passé.

Oct
12
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport in Summit Gray

2015 Audi Q52018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

Class: Compact Car

Miles driven: 665

Fuel used: 23.9 gallons

Oct
11
Collectible Automobile Magazine

The award-winning article appeared in the December 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile® magazine.

The year of Apollo 11, the “Amazin’” New York Mets, and Woodstock was also a pivotal year for U.S. automakers. A thorough retrospective of 1969 domestic cars published in Collectible Automobile® magazine, a companion to Consumer Guide® Automotive, has won an award from an international vehicle-history association.

Vehicle Makes

Classic Cars

Collectible Automobile Magazine

Popular Posts & Pages

Recent Posts

Shopping for a new or used car or truck?

Check out all of our reviews here.