Cadillac has done something wonderful…again. In an effort to make sure you forget all about coupe DeVilles and Eldorados, they have taken their prettiest car and their fastest car, and allowed them an unsupervised conjugal visit.
It’s kind of hard to believe in these days of over-$3 gas that in 2000, the Ford Explorer was the best selling non-pickup vehicle in the country. Almost half a million butts found there way onto Explorer seats.
Other than hearing on the office intercom, “Roger, Michelle Pfeiffer on line 3!” you can’t get a better message than, “they parked your Corvette in visitor parking.” Of course, it’s only mine for a week, but,
We spent the last week driving the last Dodge Viper for at least 2 years, and I can answer your basic questions fairly quickly. Is it expensive? Yes. Is it fast? Oh, yes. Is it practical? No. Does that matter? Of course not.
The BMW X3 is something that I firmly believe goes against nature. It is a BMW truck. You will forgive this inevitable lapse into old fogeydom, but BMW has been since the 1920’s, a purveyor of sporting sedans and sports cars.
If you were the head of the German military in the 1970’s and you looked at your allies, they all had their own vehicles. America had the classic Jeep, the British the LandRover, the Japanese the Land Cruiser.
Over the years, when you thought of Chevrolet economy cars you thought of names like Chevette, Cavalier and Cobalt. Well, the only thing this new Chevy Cruze has in common is that it starts with a “C.”