Author Archive: Derek Mau
A concept car is a prototype made to showcase an idea, test a new styling direction, or highlight advanced technologies. They are often shown at car shows to gauge customer reaction to new and radical designs which may or may not have a chance of being produced. The 2014 LA Auto Show was the place […]
The 2016 HR-V compact crossover launch is an important step for Honda as it jumps into a highly competitive market segment. Judging from our time with the folks at Honda, they are confident that the all-new HR-V is the complete package that offers a fuel efficient powertrain, a versatile package that is flexible enough to […]
Making its North American debut at the 2014 L.A. Auto Show, Audi uses the Prologue Concept car to express their new direction for sportiness, lightweight design, and full-time quattro all-wheel drive. The two-door coupe has a flowing, elegant shape in a sporty and taut design.
First Twin Turbo V-Series Announced at 2014 LA Auto Show Launched as a 4-door compact sedan in 2013, the ATS is supposed to be Cadillac’s entry-level luxury sedan/coupe. Now it is poised to tear off its young professional attire and don a race suit. Stoking the fire is Cadillac’s first 3.6-liter twin turbo V6 that […]
Watch the Internet’s favorite hoonigan shredding tires around Los Angeles in a 845hp 4WD Mustang. This is the seventh installment of the rubber-obilterating YouTube series that all began with Gymkhana Practice six years ago this month. And, as you’ll see, things have been cranked up a notch since jovially drifting a Subaru WRX STI around an abandoned airfield back in 2008.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, this Ford Woodie rose from the weeds in Southern California and was reborn with the help of Clint and Diana Stark. Literally discovered sitting on the side of the road nearly covered by weeds, Clint rescued the neglected Ford Woodie for the purpose of salvaging the sheet metal […]