Author Archive: Derek Mau
Photo credit: Lucas Gilman In 1989 Range Rover had only officially been in the North American market for a couple of years and it’s reputation hadn’t been established here the way it had been in Australia and Europe. So for the launch of that year’s model, with its upgraded, 3.9-liter V8, Land Rover North America […]
[Updated July 11, 2014] In the game of muscle car wars, Dodge is back on top with 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft torque from its 2015 Challenger and supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine. Redesigned and completely re-engineered, the 2015 Challenger promises to flatten the competition and take no prisoners. It will be competing against cars […]
Last year Jaguar knocked it out of the ballpark with the F-TYPE Convertible, their first true 2-seater sports car in 40 years. This year Jaguar thrills us with the F-TYPE Coupe and delivers an exciting blend of style, performance, and luxury that will fire up your lust for cars no matter how your priorities rank. A sports car is all about performance, character, and being unique. Convincingly the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe delivers all of this and more.
Sergio Pininfarina, one of the greatest coach masters of the history of the automobile passed away in Italy at the age of 85 on July 3, 2013. To say that Pininfarina defined a genre, imprinted his name on exotic cars and forever revolutionized the way we view cars is an understatement. Pininfarina has been the […]
The Toyota FT-1 concept is a pure performance, track-focused sports car model designed by CALTY Design Research, Toyota’s North American Design branch, and built by Five Axis in Huntington Beach. Its design is heavily influenced by Toyota’s long sports car tradition that includes vehicles such as 2000GT, Celica, Supra and most recently, FT-86 (Scion F-RS). […]
Maserati has a glorious history of sporting achievements and an international reputation for producing great road cars. Now in its 100th year of production, the brand is adding a new, lower-priced, mid-size sedan to its lineup with the goal of dramatically increasing annual sales. The new four door, called the Ghibli, has Italian flair, a Ferrari engine and a lower price tag than Maserati’s other models that are all priced above $100,000.
1994 Marks Introduction of Range Rover Mark II/P38A Since its introduction in 1970, the classic Range Rover had gained popularity across a wide variety of demographics and slowly moved up-market from the original concept. By the early 1990s it was felt that the Range Rover should be positioned further up-market, positioning it among buyers of […]