Archive for October, 2015
I’m pretty good at remembering the cars and trucks made available for sale in the U.S. over the past four decades. I remember well the short-lived (Stateside) Rover 3500, and even spent time in an International Scout Diesel, but what I often forget are the convertible versions of certain vehicles.
Few vehicles have been served manufacturers better as a tool to placate the automotive media than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. I recall attending a press event for the underwhelming freshened 2004 Endeavor crossover that was comprised of a short drive to the racetrack in the Endeavor, followed by several hours of track time in the Evolution.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2015 Lexus LS 460 for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
When automakers began moving their promotional dollars away from traditional print media and toward more targeted digital advertising, the nature of the ads themselves changed.
2016 Audi A6 3.0T quattro
Class: Premium Midsize Car
Dates tested: 8/24/2015 – 8/31/2015
Miles Driven: 373
Fuel Used: 18.2 gallons
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4X4 EcoDiesel
Class: Midsize Crossover
Miles Driven: 363
Fuel Used: 15.4 gallons
They long ago vanished from new-car option lists, and now they’re fading out of the aftermarket. Per Bob of Restyling Concepts, there isn’t much market for vinyl or cloth roofs anymore, so if you want one, plan ahead. “I don’t stock the kits anymore, so I need about a week to get one.”