Author Archive: Derek Mau
The 2014 Volvo XC60 is a mid-size crossover/SUV that has distinguished styling, an extensive list of safety equipment, and all-weather capability. Handsome and chiseled from almost any angle, the XC60 defies the stodgy look of its Swedish wagon brethren and carries a certain savoir faire attitude. The interior is distinctly Scandinavian — with its floating center stack, dial-operated console, and supportive leather seats that are comfortable for hours — it has a look and feel that can match up to the best European cabins on the road today.
Subaru Rally Team USA and Vermont SportsCar have confirmed they will enter a third team car in the next three rounds of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC). Travis Pastrana will drive the #199 Red Bull Subaru WRX STI at the doubleheader Los Angeles GRC event September 19-21 at the Port of Los Angeles. […]
“Honey, remember that 1990 Range Rover I was looking at on eBay? Guess who had the winning bid?” That is basically how Shannon Davis broke the the news to his beautiful wife, Angie, after learning he was the highest bidder of a fully restored 1990 Range Rover Great Divide Expedition replica that was built by […]
eBay Listing: Restored 1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible A friend of mine in high school had one – we thought we were something special riding around, cruising the streets at night, looking Rico Suave, and trying to impress the ladies. Ah, the memories that come to life from something as simple as a Karmann Ghia […]
12 Month Progress Report – September 5, 2014 It has been 1 year since we mounted a fresh set of Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season tires on the Acura. Over the course of our 12-month test we logged 7,400 miles gallivanting all over the San Francisco Bay Area and then some. Granted, our annual mileage is […]
Wekfest is one of the strongest import tuner car show tours of the year and attracts the best of the best at every regional show. This year’s show at the San Jose Convention Center featured some outstanding rides and incredible show cars with lots of attention to detail. We invite you to sample some of […]
To be honest, in-car infotainment systems are a challenge to use, an expensive option, and they become quickly out-of-date because of the long development time. Thankfully, the folks at Jaguar Land Rover North America (JLRNA) have come up with a solution that is flexible and user-friendly. After a 10 minute hands-on demonstration of their new […]