From yesterday’s UK Guardian newspaper: “Mind-reading car could drive you round the bend” This being a blog loosely focused on cars and driving, it seemed almost obligatory to flag this … Continue Reading Whatever Happened to *Driving*? Nissan’s Mind-reading Car Adventures
Before the 1980s disco-inspired obsession with all things automotively aerodynamic, the French were playing with smooth shapes and innovative technologies. The DS-series cars were smooth on the outside and even … Continue Reading 1972 Citroen DS21: Brilliant Bar of Used Soap
First, that blue blur in the photo is indeed a Porsche 912. I spotted it flying up the right lane as I sat in traffic this evening on Washington, D.C.’s … Continue Reading Garages Kill: A Porsche 912 in the Big City
Okay, so maybe a Porsche 928 is too small for your (my) growing family. I beg to differ, but for purposes of discussion, let’s go with it. How about a … Continue Reading 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E: The Banker’s Hotrod Revisited
I don’t care what my brother-in-law says, Miatas are damned good at being sports cars. I go back to the old C&D philosophy that a car’s “character” usually equates to … Continue Reading 1991 Mazda Miata BRG: Channeling my Inner Lesbian
Unlike my poor friends in the L.A. basin, here in Northern Virginia we still have an HOV-lane exemption for Hybrid cars. Those who got in before 2006 can drive in … Continue Reading The best Hybrid for a Car Geek….?