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Iconic Cars And What They Went For At Auction

Herbie Love Bug

Car collectors and those who just love nostalgic vehicles are always looking for a deal. Many iconic vehicles and classic cars are sold at auction. Some may be there to raise money for charity, and some car owners may be looking to make a buck, but one thing’s for sure. When an iconic or classic car is for sale, everyone’s a winner. The seller makes a buck, and the car lover collects a treasure for all to behold. Continue reading

Dispelling the Mid-Life Crisis Stereotype

Mid-Life Crisis Car

So what is the Mid-Life Crisis Stereotype? We have seen it, television and movies have portrayed it, generally speaking this stereotype is cast in the form of a very successful man who is getting on in years and is feeling less than adequate due to hair loss, weight gain or other signs that their lives are nearing the halfway mark or beyond. In the theatrical depictions, these men typically make a large purchase that is unnecessary and only makes them look overall very silly. This purchase is generally a type of sports car, one they may have desired all their lives and have never been able to afford until now.

Because it’s been part of our culture in the movies and on television it must be a true reflection of what actually happens in life right? Not a chance. According to CarMax, who conducted a survey regarding this stereotype, only one in five potential buyers who feel they are experiencing a mid-life crisis will actually choose a sports car. The report also shows seventeen percent would choose an SUV and about fifteen percent would pick a sedan of some sort.

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A Sneak Peak at the Car and Driver 25 Cars Worth Waiting For

2017 Lamborghini Urus

In May of last year, Car and Driver published a list of 25 cars they deemed worth waiting for which were due to be released between 2014 and 2017.  This list includes such beauties as the 2014 BMW M4 and 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C as well as some staples such as the 2014 Ford Mustang and 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.  It is a very impressive list that needs a quick revisit of each to allow some familiarity and let the public see what they have to look forward to along with what has already been released. Continue reading