Lost Gems of VW
As times and tastes change, so do the vehicles that brands carry. Sometimes certain models such as the Ford Mustang or Chevy Suburban last for decades, while others like the Chevy SSR don’t make it past a few years. In this blog, we are going to talk about the potential winners that are no longer with us in the VW family. VW Phaeton In 2002, VW came out with a little sedan call the Phaeton. It wasn’t exactly a small sedan, it was more of a massive full sized luxury sedan with a 12-cylinder motor crammed under the hood. In ….
Car Buyer’s Checklist
Buying a car can certainly be an overwhelming task, but in the end it all pays off when you are cruising down the road into the sunset in your brand new car. It is easiest to break down the car-buying process into a few steps to minimize being overwhelmed and stay organized. Getting down to the basics and planning each step will ensure that you end up with the vehicle you truly want and has all the options you desire. We created this blog to help you with the car buying process, but we also have a spreadsheet that might ….
Storing A Car For The Winter
With winter and snow coming, some of us are getting ready to take a car off the road to prevent it from getting eaten away by the salt and snow. But, cars are meant to be driven, and leaving them sitting for even a few months can be bad for them if done improperly. So, we figured we would share some do’s and don’ts when it comes to winter storage. Safe Space Like anything in the world, location matters. When finding a place to park the car for the winter, finding a dry and safe spot can be harder than ….
Christmas Gifts For Car Enthusiasts
Holiday shopping lists are taking shape, and the stress of finding the perfect gift is high; but have no fear, we made a list for those tough to buy for car enthusiasts, and it’s not a copied list from some other website featuring useless items. Tools One of the best gifts to get a car enthusiasts is tools. Now you have a few routes to go with on this one so you may need a spy to gather some intel. The easy route is to get a basic tool kit for them to keep in their cars in case of ….
Get Ready For The 2020 Kia Forte GT
What’s this? The Kia Forte receives a turbo? Although it is still a couple years away you should definitely keep your eye out for the all-new 2020 Kia Forte GT equipped with a turbo-charged engine. You know what means, more power and quicker acceleration. The GT1 and GT2 trim packages are new for 2020 with the introduction of redesigned body panels for an even sportier look. Of course upgraded looks and engine call for an upgraded suspension to handle the extra power as well as handling those curvey backroads. Engine Specs – 1.6L Inline Four-Cylinder -201 Horsepower – 195 LB-FT ….
Motor Trend Car Of The Year Contenders
Every year, Motor Trend magazine takes all the current models and makes a list of the best vehicles on the market. As of now, Motor Trend is releasing the contenders for the 2019 Motor Trend Car of the Year Award. To keep you all up to date, I figured that I would share a few of the contenders that have been chosen and why they are amazing cars for the list! 2019 Ford Mustang In the past few years, Ford has turned the Mustang world upside down by putting a Turbo 4 inside the engine bay. But, this isn’t the ….
For those of you who do not know, last week was SEMA, also known as Specialty Equipment Market Association. SEMA is basically the largest aftermarket automotive trade show in the world. Shops from all over create crazy builds and unveil amazing new products. One of the major unveilings that we need to talk about is Mopar’s Hellephant Crate Motor! Teasers A few weeks prior to SEMA, Mopar gave us a teaser video with hints towards a vintage Dodge Challenger with modern aspects and an Elephant. Some of us were thinking that Dodge would add to their SRT lineup of ….
Fall Driving Tips
Fall is here! Although it seems like winter may be making an appearance a bit early this year. It is that time of year where you may have to be more attentive than past seasons to ensure you stay safe on the road. There are multiple factors that will change your driving experience that you should be conscious of while cruising with friends and family. Weather is changing and so are conditions so let’s take a look at some quick tips to help you on the daily drive. CAUTION WET LEAVES We all know that it is peak fall foliage ….
Mazda CX-5: Top 2018 IIHS Saftey Pick
Let’s take a look at the Mazda CX-5. It is Mazda’s midsize SUV in the lineup, and achieving 30 mpg highway with an AWD drivetrain, it is a smart choice to consider for your next vehicle. Oh and it is also a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick. Nothing more assuring than a vehicle that will be sure to keep the family safe, but will also keep them entertained and fully connected to their favorite apps through MAZDA CONNECT. Exterior Features – LED Headlights with Auto-leveling -LED Daytime Running Lights – LED Fog Lights – LED Taillights – Paint-Matched Heated Mirrors ….
Horror Movie Cars
In the spirit of Halloween, we brainstormed some of our favorite car and trucks from horror movies. Now, I have to admit that the list was rather long, and we kept finding more and more cars to add, but if you have one we didn’t mention, make sure to comment below. Jeepers Creepers The movie we are going to pull from is Jeepers Creepers. The first vehicle to talk about is the 1941 Chevrolet COE Van, you know the one that just appears and dumps body shaped sacks into a ditch. Continuing from that movie is the 1960 Chevrolet Impala ….