Force Friday and Uber Team Up

Stormtrooper Dodge Chargers

With the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie on the near horizon, nearly every company that can is working to gain something from the marketing of this movie.  Uber and Hot Wheels teamed up on Friday September 4th to offer a small fleet of Uber cars that were Stormtrooper inspired in order to celebrate this occasion in a grand fashion.  These cars were available to give rides around Manhattan below 59th Street and create a celebratory gift to those who chose to use one of these cars for their transportation on that day. Continue reading

The Compact Dodge Dart Continues to Impress

2015 Dodge Dart Blue

The Dodge Dart may not be first on your radar as a great compact sedan that will carry you on your commute on a regular basis, but the Dart certainly should be.   This has become one of the best looking small sedans on the market and makes for a fun drive at a price that is highly affordable for anyone looking for their next commuter car.  This car is actually and amazingly built on the platform that is offered by Alfa Romeo, but comes in as the car many should look at to be their next vehicle purchase. Continue reading

IIHS Tests Minivans to See How They Stack Up

2015 Nissan Quest

Minivans have for many years been the vehicle of choice for growing families to offer the security of the safety offered for all rows of seats. We have all felt safe and secure on the road in a minivan knowing these vehicles were built to help keep our loved ones secure in case of a collision and offer the features needed to help avoid possible damage with on board warning and signals to let us know we might be heading into a dangerous place with the van. What if the feeling of security was taken away from the minivan?

In recent months the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested four minivans in the small overlap front crash test with some very disturbing results. For the vehicles we have all utilized for decades as the right and safe family hauler, four minivans were tested and all four performed fairly poorly in the test. In fact, three of the four were rated at poor rating and the four gained and acceptable rating, but for a vehicle that is meant to carry the precious cargo of the future of our families even an acceptable rating is just not good enough.

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2015 Dodge Challenger: Serious Muscle Car for Looks and Power

2015 Dodge Challenger

The thought of a Dodge Challenger for the more mature generation brings back memories of awesome muscle cars that redefined street racing as well as being awesome cruisers to take around town on Friday nights or to the lake on Saturdays. The 2015 version of the Challenger looks like and could be easily mistaken as an all new offering, but really the only major changes are the all new front and rear of the car. In addition to the fresh exterior look the Challenger shows off with a modern design that adds the Chrysler Uconnect infotainment system and a rearview camera. The final update is the addition of the Hellcat model bringing in a monstrous and powerful engine to leave the competition literally in the dust.

Across the board the Challenger is updated and upgraded with the new styling mentioned as well as a brand new transmission making the most use of each engine. Driving the Challenger gives the felling of a sports car that is not only ready to roll on a straightaway, but is also highly capable when it comes to handling curves. The awesome suspension and highly responsive steering allow for this feeling and easily make the Challenger a fan favorite for power and performance.

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2014 Dodge Challenger: A Throwback Muscle Car

2014 Dodge Challenger

The body style America grew up with in the Challenger of old is back and better than ever in the 2014 version.  With the rounded concealed headlights, long hood vent, open hood scoops, squared off look of the cabin, and smooth lines, the 2014 Dodge Challenger resembles is older brethren, but a look inside and under the hood reveals a complete upgrade in handling, power, efficiency, and technology.

Those who loved their muscle cars in the 1960’s and 1970’s can forget the bad handling, lack of power steering, stripped out interior, and the massive amounts of custom upgrades needed just to make those cars compete.  Today, the 2014 Dodge Challenger offers the owner a driving experience that rivals luxury vehicles but with muscle car brains and power the 2014 Dodge Challenger is a real monster on the blacktop.

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