Posts from ‘Chrysler’
Miles driven: 289
Fuel used: 15.0 gallons
Ford is doing it right now with a subcompact crossover (EcoSport) imported from India. Cadillac did it with a German import badged on these shores as Catera. Honda did it with rebadged midsize SUV (Passport) that was actually built by Isuzu.
To everyone who says cars have gotten too expensive, I say phooey. Cars cost about the same now as they have for decades, inflation adjusted.
There are few automobiles to which more “firsts” and “lasts” can be awarded than the 1981-1983 Imperial.
Well into the early 2000s, Lexus vehicles still came standard with cassette players. I mention this because it’s an example of a classic paradigm clash. Almost 30 years after the first CDs were making their way into the hands of audiophiles, Lexus was still catering to conservative car shoppers who were in no hurry to replace their Robert Ludlum cassette audio books.
An important automotive anniversary passed with little fanfare recently. At least, it passed with little fanfare here in the United States.
Due to the overwhelming response to our first two Great Car Grille posts, we felt compelled to share a second list of reader-recommend selections.
If you’re looking for proof that 1982 was a transitional year for the domestic auto industry, check out the dealer sales-training video for the then-new Chevrolet Cavalier below. It’s worth noting that Chevy’s cutting-edge front-drive subcompact car is being promoted with two-tone paint and white sidewall tires.
Consensus is overrated. No one walks into a nice restaurant planning to poll the establishment’s other patrons in order to determine what to eat. Likewise, no one can tell you what you think is beautiful.
The primary difference between the manufacturing of police cars and the building of ambulances is amount of work done by the automaker itself.