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Bringing Back Some Heritage

07.16.16 - Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition

The new Ford GT is something many of the younger generations have never seen. This is a supercar from Ford that offers what makes the exotics from Europe great. The smooth lines, the attention to the need for increased downforce, the power that pumps out of a V6 and the handling are all in place to make this a car that should win a lot of races and will certainly be gobbled up by those who can afford to own such a car. What most of the younger crowds aren’t aware of is the fact that the Ford GT has been around before and was a dominating car.

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Compact Sports Cars to Consider

06.10.16 - 2016 BMW M2

When you spend your time shopping for a luxury sports car you might not select a luxury nameplate. If performance is the most important part of driving to you there are two you might consider that are typically not direct competitors, but they can be when it comes to your attention and the desire to have a sports car that will handle everything you want to give it to offer yourself the drive you want to enjoy. The two we are looking at today might just surprise you when it comes to comparison testing, but they do offer several similarities in their overall performance.

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And So It Begins…

05.29.16 - 2016 Ford F-150

The changes we see in the automotive world have been widespread for many years. We have gone from low power to learning how to create power with turbocharging and supercharging, from terrible engines to efficient and powerful smaller engines and even added hybrid powertrains to the mix. Lately EVs have gotten a lion’s share of the attention because they are made to run on nothing but electricity, at least for a period of time and with the new announcement from Tesla the conversation continues. Until very recently there was one area that hybrid technology had not dared venture but it seems even that time is now over.

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Developing Diesel at Ford

05.17.16 - Ford EcoBlue Engine

Ford has announced it has a new EcoBlue engine that will be the diesel used in smaller diesel powered vehicles in the future. This engine is expected to eventually be part of the Transit lineup and is made to not only work well in the European market that has less stringent requirements, but also to be made to function in the US. In the wake of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal this could be a step in the right direction for diesel and as it appears, Ford could be working to capture some of the customers Volkswagen will lose from the scandal.

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Another Bit of Information for the Ford GT that is Coming

Gorilla Glass Ford GT

The Ford GT is one of the most talked about cars of the year and it’s not even on the road yet.  This all started last January when the GT stole the show in Detroit as a car that was unexpected but showed up in concept mode as a car that would soon be produced.  The Ford GT brings back a name that invokes a technologically advanced power machine that can be one of the top sports cars on the road and now it shows up with yet another piece of what this dynamic beauty will be built with.

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Popularity can be the Reason

white Hyundai Sonata 2016

When you see a large crowd purchasing the same thing on the day the item comes out for sale, such as the newest iPhone or next great tech gadget, you might wonder if the item is really as good as it was advertised to be.  On the other hand, nearly a year of sales and an item that is still popular and desirable could cause you to feel you can trust the crowds and take advantage of the item for sale.

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Sedans We Don’t Think of Often

Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup

BMW has led the charge for great driving sedans since the 1980s when they showed up with the M3.  Others have followed with their own performance variants, but we often don’t think of them because of the notoriety of the M3 and the AMG performance models from Mercedes-Benz.  Even though these might not be your typical choice for a performance sedan, they can all give you the drive and performance you want in order to be great cars to own.  With that in mind I offer you ten sedans you should consider although many are going to be models of the past, but it’s still worth a look.

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The Most Reviewed Sedans for 2015

KIA Optima 2016

Sedans are the largest class of vehicle on the market and offer the most economical option in most cases for owners to enjoy.  Offering great fuel efficiency as well as excellent performance and capability, sedans are general the most affordable vehicles not only to purchase but also to operate.  With so many sedans on the market, and general the vehicle that is chosen as the daily commuter car or the one used for running errands.  Sedans are great for a small family to enjoy and are easy to drive wherever the road may take the owner and their passengers.  Here are the top ten most reviewed sedans for 2015.

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2016 Ford Fiesta: Inexpensive Variety

2016 Red Ford Fiesta

Just because a car is on the lower end of the pricing spectrum does not mean it can’t offer some excellent variety.  The Ford Fiesta is the least expensive Ford in the entire lineup yet you can purchase a sedan, five-door hatchback, or the ST.  This gives you a variety of choices in order to make the best one and have a great car to drive that is inexpensive and reliable.  The Fiesta makes a fantastic gift for a student heading off to college and can be give years of great driving and fun on any road. Continue reading

How About Some More 2016 Models

2016 Dodge Viper/ACR

When you want to know about the 2016 model lineup you want all the information, or at least to know what all the models will be.  Even though not every single model will be covered, I’ve already given you fifty in the past five installments of this series, and now I give you ten more to look at.  Keep on reading and checking back for more updates as to what the 2016 lineup will look like. Continue reading