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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.

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What Did I Drive This Month? January 2015 Edition

February 8, 2015 – 7:33 pm | 2,430 views | Edit Post

January was a packed month, what with the Detroit auto show kicking off several weeks of travel and test drives.

Driving It This Week – 2015 Volvo V60 T5 (plus bonus unicorn)

December 15, 2014 – 5:23 pm | 3,049 views | Edit Post

This week I am driving the 2015 Volvo V60 T5 with the automaker’s new Drive E drivetrain.

Driving It This Week: 2015 Volkswagen GTI

December 1, 2014 – 7:00 pm | 1,412 views | Edit Post

This week I’m driving the 2015 Volkswagen GTI – but not for the first time.