Archive for September, 2012

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1
26 Sep

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

When it comes to 1969 Mustangs, there’s a little secret the Boss 429 owners don’t want you to know: The Q-code 428 CJ — in stock form — was faster in the quarter mile. They can have their rarity and six-figure entrance fee. I’ll take the quicker E.T. This Candy Apple Red Mach 1 428 […]

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Pebble Beach 2012 - on the concept lawn with Jay Leno
26 Sep

World’s Fastest Car Show, Season 2, Episode 4 [video]

WFCS 2.4: Pebble Beach 2012 – Jay Leno / Breitling Stunt Plane I go to Pebble Beach, where I meet Jay Leno on the Concept Lawn! Jay shares his knowledge about the history of concept cars and what makes cars collectable in the future.

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cold weather driving
26 Sep

Top Five Reasons MPG Drops in Colder Weather

Now that summer is, unfortunately, in the rear-view-mirror, perhaps you’ve noticed the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. As temperatures continue to drop, you might also see a slight decline in your car’s MPG. That’s completely normal, and should be expected. In fact, by the heart of winter, the drop in fuel efficiency could […]

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Nissan Leaf Monroney
25 Sep

Used Hybrids and EVs Retain Value

Study: Used Hybrids and Electric Cars Retain Value The economics of buying a fuel-efficient car can be misleading.  Critics of hybrids and electric cars often say, “They’re not worth it.”  That’s because their calculations about payback period—how long it takes to recoup a higher upfront cost—often exclusively look at fuel savings, based on higher MPG. […]

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1965 Buick Skylark GS
25 Sep

eBay Listing: 1965 Buick Skylark Gran Sport Convertible

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Buick introduced the Gran Sport package into the Skylark line up as an option mid-1965 model year. It brought a lot of grunt and attitude to the plush intermediate; not unlike the GTO package did for Pontiac’s LeMans. A 401-ci “Wildcat 445” V8 wedged between the inner fenders pumped out 325 horsepower and a massive […]

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2013 Ford Fusion
25 Sep

Review: 2013 Ford Fusion

Driving Impressions – Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Titanium, Fusion SE Competition in the bread and butter family sedan segment is as hot as ever. New versions of the Accord, Altima, and Malibu are set to arrive in 2013, and of course you also have current best sellers like the Camry and Sonata. Luckily for Ford, the […]

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1986 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur
25 Sep

eBay Listing: 1986 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur

Riding around in a Silver Spur has a special European elegance, but this Rolls Royce has a special purpose that is different from the other luxury coaches listed on eBay Motors. We discovered that proceeds from the sale of this low-mileage 1986 Silver Spur will go towards building a new state-of-the-art animal shelter on land […]

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