Articles tagged with: automotive
One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist. I knew that putting a 40 year old car on a race track wouldn’t be as trouble-free of an experience as it had been with my previous track efforts – a 1995 Mazda Miata R package (sadly lost in a flood) and my (still owned) 2004 Cadillac CTS-V – which meant there was a lot of maintenance that had to be taken care of before I’d feel safe exposing it to a high performance driving environment.
The latest Unnamed Automotive Podcast episode is live! This week Sami Haj-Assaad goes to Pebble Beach and drives the Lamborghini Aventador at Monterey Car Week, while I hit the track at Club Motorsports in the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, the long-awaited Hellcat-powered SUV.
This week Sami Haj-Assaad and I try to decide whether you can just make a smaller version of any SUV and call it the ‘Sport,’ and then delve deep into the weird world of badge-engineering. How many other podcasts are talking about the Cadillac Cimarron?