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Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

I really wanted to test drive the boats on the San Antonio River Walk.  They look like a lot of fun… except for that awkward steering. My lesson on the mechanics of Starboard and Port Tiller Steering would have to wait.  It was time to head to The Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center for […]

30th Anniversary BMW M5 Spawns Record 600-Horsepower Machine

30th Anniversary BMW M5 Spawns Record 600-Horsepower Machine

By the way things are going lately, there always seem to be an anniversary happening somewhere in the automotive sector. Anniversaries in 2014 has consisted of 50 years for the Ford Mustang, 25 years for the Mazda MX-5 Miata and later this year the Dodge brand will officially turn 100. Crossing the 30th year mark, […]

BMW Names Ultimate Driver Winner

BMW Names Ultimate Driver Winner

The term ‘test drive’ can be considered words signifying an exploratory trip. Through an actual automotive test drive, we engage ourselves in a way no virtual experience can replicate (It‘s also hard to go to your physical work location in the Ford Mustang you raced in Need for Speed). The tactile sensation of pressing the […]

New Car Fairy Delivers Your Dream Ride

New Car Fairy Delivers Your Dream Ride

So great aunt Helga finally kicked the bucket.  She was a spritely, eccentric woman, living a long and lavish life.  She left you her house.  The Victorian mansion at the top of the hill all the townspeople avoid and believe is haunted.  Their suspicions are fueled by rumors abound insinuating dear, great aunt Helga is […]

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

There’s only one way to enjoy a car in the summer and that’s topless – topless as in “convertible”, that is. I could fill the page with “wind through your hair” clichés but I’m sure you can all picture the scene and imagine what it would be like to own your own convertible during the […]

Can You Really Afford a New BMW?

Can You Really Afford a New BMW?

We live in a world that can be outright unfair on occasions. Why is it only some of us who can experience the pure splendours found in the finger things in life? Despite our hard work and best efforts, we are brought to grief by the fact the fanciest homes, nicest vacation spots, latest technology […]

Plugged In Crossover: BMW X5 eDrive Concept Shown in New York

Plugged In Crossover: BMW X5 eDrive Concept Shown in New York

  Tasked with reducing emissions and minimize the amount of fuel their overall product line-up consumes, automakers have presented ideas we thought we would never see. An electric-powered electric car called the Tesla Model S taking illustrious honours such as Motor Trend Car of the Year. Porsche, Cadillac and perhaps possibly Bentley have endeavoured into […]

How Automakers Made the Most of April Fools' Day 2014

How Automakers Made the Most of April Fools’ Day 2014

  The first full month of spring is well known to start with a day consisting of physical jokes and overall deception. April Fools’ Day 2014 produced a several hilarious moments designed to make us believe outright nonsense. This year, several members of the auto industry were involved in perpetrating their own surreal news reports. […]