My Favorite Features on Any Automobile

There is always some feature that probably sold you on buying your vehicle in the first place. It is probably a gadget that you loved playing with every time you’re behind the wheel. After 100,000 miles, that gadget would be worn out from you playing with it over time. Or, it could be the only thing still going after 150,000 miles on the clock.

Historiography: Still Riding With a Panther

The answer above would be a proper response to the question of the Panther platform's longevity. It also serves as a reminder as to why Panther platform cars are recycled at a greater rate than any vehicle ever made in the past 35 years. Everywhere you go – regardless of the average income of a neighborhood, you will find more than one such rear-wheel drive dinosaur driving around the block.

Preview: Oh, Snap!

Neither of these vehicles register deeply as the one that was revealed on Monday night. There is a significance and meaning to this one. Nine years ago, this was the first vehicle presented to me for publication by a manufacturer. Granted it was the coupe/convertible version of that car, but it still holds a very dear place in my heart and my resume.

Have a Ball…Any Ball!

In every culture, there is a form of sport that we follow closely to a mass following. The want of sport is a national obsession used as an escape from reality. Moreover, some use sport, as it is integral with reality, despite the escapist tendencies of fandom.

Commentary: What is a Car Community?

It has been a pattern that I have found when presented with opportunities to make inroads in a community. Prior to coming out, finding a community meant hanging out with a clique of your peers. Whether they become friends for life may determine whether they follow you on social media or not.

When You Need A New Car Right Now

Consider your essential job, for a moment. You live on a tight budget. You have to go where transit service was severely cut. You need reliable transportation that can for you and your family and the week’s essentials.

Eclipsing All Expectations

By now, you have heard a lot about the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. You heard that it is a great entry into the small SUV segment. You heard that its turbocharged performance is really good while returning solid fuel economy. You heard that it has a design that might suit everyone.

Commentary: We Are All Car Whisperers

Come on, admit it. There's a bit of oddity in you. Something that stands out that you don’t want to world to see. Something you do that bucks against how you were supposed to be raised and socialized.