Archive for October, 2018
2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium
Class: Sporty/Performance Car
Miles driven: 210
Fuel used: 13.5 gallons
There’s a certain cachet to sedans with all-wheel drive. Though largely shunned by folks in states in which snow is not a real threat to commuting ease, AWD vehicles in general have caught on with the buying public, accounting for as much as 80 percent of the sales of certain crossover-SUV models in cities such as Chicago and New York.
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Miles driven: 670
Fuel used: 20.3 gallons
If you’re my age (around the half-century mark), you’ve been programmed since high school to fully appreciate the dangers and potentially disastrous consequences of drinking and driving. And, indeed, since I began college in 1983, the legal penalties for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol have become significantly harsher.
Class: Midsize Car
Miles driven: 590
Fuel used: 11.9 gallons
On any given weekday, I receive at least half a dozen story pitches, all of which arrive via email, and most of which include links to digital press kits.
2019 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring AWD
Class: Subcompact Crossover
Miles driven: 465
Fuel used: 17.6 gallons
by Don Sikora II
Note: The following story was excerpted from the April 2018 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
The original Chevrolet Impala Super Sport was a trendsetter, and from 1961 through 1969 the nameplate adorned some fast-and-fantastic Chevy hardtops and convertibles. But as classic muscle peaked, interest in full-size performance gave way to luxury.