How do you Get the Engine Note You Want with Fuel Efficiency

03.17.16 - 2016 Ford Focus RS

For many years the standard engine for fuel mileage was a four-cylinder but there has always been a trade-off when you purchase a car with a four-cylinder engine; boredom. These cars often brought in minimal excitement on the road and from under the hood which meant we would not have the feeling or the sound we wanted. Of course, with any rule there is an exception and there have been some exciting four-cylinder cars that gave us the engine note we wanted to hear. These beauties have given us the sound we wanted to go along with an impressive fuel efficiency to enjoy as well.

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2016 Ford Edge: Giving You Several Options to Choose From

03.13.16 - 2016 Ford Edge

When you want a midsized crossover SUV you want to have the ability to make it your own. The Ford Edge is that vehicle. With the Edge you have a wide range of trims and options you can add to have the style and the features you want in order to feel comfortable and at home in the vehicle. There is plenty of room for the whole family and a generous amount of cargo space to allow you to take this SUV out for an adventure or on vacation with your family. The Edge is the perfect vehicle for nearly every family driving need.

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What does an Economy Car Mean to You

2016 White Fiat 500

Typically the title or description of Economy Car brings to mind the thought of a set of hamsters under the hood on bicycles or at least something close to that for power.  Normally you think of these cars and shudder wondering what you have to compromise on in order to have a car that will be the commuter mobile for you to drive.  While many economy class cars are not powerful and have a negative feeling associated with them it’s important for you to see there are some economy class cars that are actually great to drive; here are some for you to consider.

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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

Garage and Barn Finds Could Bring You a Massive Price

1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV

In the days of the American Muscle Cars (1960s-1970s) these cars were built with one goal in mind; win a drag race.  This meant the typical muscle car of the time did not have sophisticated chassis adjustments or tooling to make them great on a race track, but when it came to straight line power and speed these cars could not be beat.  The muscle cars of this era had a two door design in a strong and powerful body style that put fear into the hearts of lesser species of automobiles.  During this era muscle cars were actually very affordable but now many of these will fetch a high price.  It might be time to take a look in your garage or out in the barn to see if you have a veritable gold mine hiding in the dust and dirt. Read more

Upward We Go

Upward We Go

We are in the midst of what could easily prove to be the single largest US auto sales year in history.  If trends are correct the US market will hit 17.7 million units sold before the calendar turns to 2016 which is simply amazing considering only a few years ago the industry was struggling to project even 10 million.  This is of course new car sales and doesn’t account for the certified preowned or other markets, which is even larger, but with such amazing sales we can certainly appreciate the awesome numbers we are seeing right now. Read more

New Cars, Fun to Drive

2016 Acura NSX Coming

Every year we see a long list of new cars come out and sometimes a short list of cars that will no longer be built.  With these new offerings on the market it’s nearly impossible to contain the excitement that we feel before they finally make it to market.  Before these cars even find their way to the dealerships we want to learn all we can about what they are capable of doing and how they will drive.  Of course the actual driving of a new car is what makes it the most exciting, but until they reach the market and offers us a drive here are seven new cars that are coming out soon which you should be excited about and ready to drive for a lot of fun.

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What You Might not Know About American Muscle Cars

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

With the heyday of the American Muscle Car behind us but also being reborn, it’s good to know a few facts about muscle cars that you may have never known or heard.  The 1960s and 1970s offered us some of the most powerful torque-rich cars on the planet at the time that you could witness racing on a Friday night at an open road to show whose car was the one that would come out on top.  This era ended with the stricter emissions regulations of the 1980s, these cars were a thing of the past until manufactures started pulling more from less in recent years.  Here’s what you might not know about muscle cars.

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Great Vehicles for Grads

College Graduation Cars

It’s that time of year again where we come close to the end of a school year and many high school and college grads will get many great graduation gifts to celebrate their achievements and a transition to the next step of their lives.  For those graduates some will receive  vehicles as the graduation gift from parents or grandparents, but what are some of the top choices to give graduates in order for them to have a fantastic vehicle that won’t cost them an arm and a leg to either insure or operate. Read more

Where is the Hot Spot?

2015 Ford F-150 Hot Spot

 While many vehicles may be overall best-selling brands for their class there are many that are favored by different states due to the climate, terrain, preference and equipment found on the vehicle. We all know the Ford F-Series is the best-selling truck in America, but there is over twenty-five percent of the country that prefers other models over the F-Series. There are also two states that show a huge preference to Subaru models which might not be expected. Let’s take a look at what the top selling vehicles are by state and why they are the most popular for that particular area. Read more

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