‘The New Generation Of Olds’ Twisted The Knife That Killed Oldsmobile

When Ransom E. Olds lent his moniker to one of America’s first automakers all the way back in 1897, he couldn’t have known that 90 years into the future the Oldsmobile brand would make an ill-fated attempt to distance itself from the geriatric associations of the Olds surname. At the… read more »

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Does The Mercedes-Benz EQS EV Miss The Styling Mark?

The future of Mercedes-Benz is here, and its first impression is decidedly underwhelming. Take one look at the EQS 580’s very ordinary styling, shaved down to Dove-bar proportions by a thousand wind tunnel tweaks, and it’s difficult to understand the automobile’s lofty place in the Silver Star pantheon. Surely this… read more »

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I Finally Drive The 2023 Nissan Z

It’s tough out there for sports cars, especially for those brands making an effort to keep price tags reasonable. While models accompanied by six-figure bills increasingly soar on the wings of an electrical Icarus, more traditional fare lacking a hybrid helping hand has gradually faded from the market in favor… read more »

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The Honda J-VX Concept Predicted The CR-Z And The NSX Both

It’s safe to say that the supercar realm has given over almost entirely to the seductions of electrification. There’s simply too much tempting torque to leave on the table when building a 200-mph monster to ignore the sledgehammer acceleration provided by a well-designed hybrid system. Having firmly established a beachhead among… read more »

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Wet Wet Wet Datsun 280Z Adventures at Watkins Glen International

One of the best parts of owning a 1978 Datsun 280Z vintage track car is traveling across the Northeast to sample the many fantastic road courses that the region has to offer. New England is blessed with both brand new facilities like Club Motorsports in Tamworth, New Hampshire, and Palmer Motorsports Park… read more »

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The Cadillac Escalade-V SUV Packs Terrifying Power In An Elephantine Package

The Saturn V was the king of all rockets, a towering, 363-foot monument to escaping the surly bonds of Earth, its 7.6 million pounds of thrust defying not just gravity but also its own 3,100 tons of mass on the way towards pushing manned spaceflight further into the solar system… read more »

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The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Is A Dino That’s One Step Ahead Of The Tar Pit

The last time Jeep shoehorned a V8 engine under the hood of its flagship off-road machine, a young Tom Cruise was climbing into the cockpit of an F-14 Tomcat and flying it off the deck of an aircraft carrier into an endless sky of cinematic superstardom. Flash forward four decades… read more »

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