The Best from BMW

BMW Orange M3

As a company that has been around for nearly 100 years, BMW offers us the best ten vehicles in their history to admire and be amazed by.  The difficult part of this particular list was to pair-down the list to only ten choices.  So many amazing vehicles have worn the badge that has made BMW one of the signature names in luxury and performance for so many years.  With that in mind, here are the ten best BMW vehicles in the history of the company which has a long and storied history as one of the best companies in the automotive industry.

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When Car Should Just Stay Cancelled

Lincoln Zephyr

In the automotive world we see a massive amount of vehicles that are cancelled each year and sometime these cars are able to make a comeback to have another successful run.  Normally cars are cancelled because of sluggish sales and a lack of manufacturer interest in upgrading and improving the model.  For some of these vehicles the result is a massive amount of success at the comeback such as what we see the Camaro and Challenger experiencing but at other times the car should be left in the discard pile and not brought back.  Let’s take a look at seven cars that should have been left in that discard pile. Read more

Weight Up and Down

2016 Yellow KIA Soul

For years cars have gotten heavier because the new technology installed adds more heft to a vehicle, especially when you add a battery pack to a hybrid.  In the past few years many automakers have worked to bring some of these weights down for the purpose of maximizing power and adding more fuel efficiency.  You can enjoy more from a car with lower weight from every aspect, more power, more performance and certainly better fuel mileage and automakers can offer you smaller engines to increase the fuel mileage even more.  To go along with that when a car is lighter and has turbochargers attached to the engine the horsepower can match higher cylinder numbers with smaller engines, giving us the best of both worlds. Read more

The Manual Transmissions that Aren’t All Manual

Manual transmissions

With the current technology the only reason to actually buy a car with a manual transmission anymore is to have the purist connection with the car to enjoy the driving experience.  For those that are new to driving, a manual now offers a variety of ways to ensure the transmission has some control over what is happening.  As many car enthusiasts that can’t seem to see the progress involved the answer is they don’t want these systems either.  Let’s take a look at where we are with the manual transmission and add some automatic advisory as well. Read more

Should You Drive a Full Size Pickup Truck in a Large City

2016 GMC Sierra in the City

When you think about owning a dog do you consider the breed, maximum size and the space the dog will need to roam and run.  For the most part the larger and more energetic the animal is the more space they need to run and get the necessary exercise each and every day.  The same is mostly true for vehicles.  A smaller compact vehicle is typically known to be a great choice in the city while the large full size trucks are better left to those who are driving out in the country or heading to a jobsite that needs these trucks. Read more

The Porsche 911 is Coming with an Update for 2017

2017 The Porsche 911

The 911 has been one of the most active and sporty cars on the road for many years.  As a longstanding favorite of many drivers the 911 continues to improve each time it is redesigned.  What makes the 911 so amazing is that it has steadfastly continued to offer us a rear-engine amazing drive even when so many have said it should have switched to a mid-engine a long time ago.  Not only that, this car is one of the last to embrace turbocharging which has pleased the naturally aspirated fans for years.  As we await the new updates for the 2017 model, here are several things you should know about this car: Read more

The Toyota Corolla Continues to Commute

2016 Toyota Corolla

Like it or not it’s really hard to sell the Corolla as anything more than it actually is and that is a commuter car.  The Corolla is great as a car that works well for the carpool or makes for a comfortable and fuel efficient ride that is perfect for anyone who needs a great car for traveling around the country and their job requires many miles of driving.  For the driver the Corolla can be one of the best places to sit for long periods of time, but if you expect this car to win races or take corners at high speeds you need to look elsewhere for the excitement you seek.

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2016 Hyundai Sonata: Another Fan Favorite

2016 Blue Hyundai Sonata

What do you want in a car?  If the answer includes great fuel mileage, an engine that doesn’t mind accelerating from a stop, a comfortable and high tech interior and plenty of protection from the manufacturer with a great warranty then you are in luck.  The Hyundai Sonata is and has been that car for you to choose and make the next great purchase for your driving pleasure.  The Sonata has been a favorite for a long time because of all these features and by taking a page from the book of many competitors the Sonata offers you a wide variety of great choices to have the car you really want. Read more