Archive for August, 2015

2015 Lincoln MKC

2015 Lincoln MKC

 Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2015 Lincoln MKC for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.

2018 Toyota Supra

First seen at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Toyota FT-1 Concept may well be a harbinger of the next-generation Toyota Supra.

Future Car by Don Sikora II

Toyota’s Scion and Lexus divisions both offer models aimed directly at enthusiast buyers, but the Toyota brand itself has been devoid of a truly sporty offering for quite some time. However, it appears as though Toyota will be adding a real sports car to its lineup in the near future, and will possibly be reviving one of its most-storied model names—Supra—in the process.

2015 Ford Mustang GT Green

Consumer Guide’s test 2015 Ford Mustang arrived in GT Premium trim and was loaded with options. Including the destination charge, our test car came to $45,885.

2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium     2015 Audi Q5

Class: Sporty/Performance Car

Miles Driven: 155

Fuel Used: 11.2 gallons

Driving mix: 60% city, 40% highway

2016 Fiat 500X

Consumer Guide’s test 2016 Fiat 500X arrived in “Easy” trim. Excluding options, our AWD test vehicle came to $25,100.

2016 Fiat 500X Easy AWD    2015 Audi Q5

Class: Compact Crossover

Miles Driven: 575

Fuel Used: 21.3 gallons

Driving mix: 25% city, 75% highway

Teens and driving, Why Don't Teens Want to Drive

Teens don’t socialize as their parents did. For many teens, the smart phone has replaced the car as a social tool.

I received two nose-hair trimmers as birthday gifts this year. That generosity can be attributed to the fact that I turned 50, and that I have friends with droll senses of humor. As I look back on a half century of life (or at least the part of it I recall–I am a little hazy on the 1965-1970 period) I realize that the biggest technological changes took place after I left high school.