Cars are boring

Okay, okay, not all cars are boring. Only about 95% of them are. Think of all of the sport-oriented trims of cars nowadays. R/T, RS, GT, S, AMG, ///M. These trim levels exude the style, the grip, the acceleration, and the speed of sports cars nowadays, that is until…

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The Abarth 124 Spider

The “Fiata”, the new Fiat-branded Mazda Miata (ND), also known as the 124 Spider, is getting a power boost, and a scorpion badge. The standard 1.4 liter Multiair is getting 10 more horsepower, up from 160 (in the EU market, the base engine is 138 horsepower), to 170 horsepower.…

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The stigma of car culture

I am a car enthusiast. I like cars. That doesn’t mean I’m that one teenager in that 1997 Honda Civic sedan with the big wing blasting bass-heavy music through his 2 12-inch subwoofers with his gain set to max. I don’t race people on public roads, don’…

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Bringing back the classics

Some things just need to stay in the time period in which they were born. Example, well. Hmm. (Insert “Perfect Way” by Scritti Politti here) Now, before I go all nostalgic about the previous era, let’s talk about things that should stay in their time period. 1985 new wave…

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2015 Toyota Camry Review

The midsize sedan, just summed up in 3 words. Average. Boring. Appliance. Right? Not quite, says Toyota wanting to break the mold with their newest Camry. Have they done it? Yes and no. Why? My test Camry was a 2015 SE, in Attitude Black Metallic, with an Ash Fabric interior.…

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The Mazda6 and its drop-dead looks

The Mazda6, just another midsize sedan in the whole field of midsize sedans out there. “How do you hide a stolen cow? Hide it in a field of other cows!” This car doesn’t quite fit that adage. The first thing that tells you that this cow is neon pink,…

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