When automobiles first went mainstream, they were the same shape as the crossovers and SUVs drivers want again today. It should be no surprise modern drivers want vehicles that fit our bodies and our lifestyles. The real question is why waited so long to get back to what works best.
Especially with older cars featuring high-lift camshafts, braking problems have a lot less to do with the brakes than you’d think.
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right:
Bad automotive decisions abound, like Ford killing the Ranger, Ford killing the Bronco, Ford killing its car business…but we digress. Many other manufacturers made horrendous product decisions over the years. It’s hard to remember how big a gamble the Miata was for Mazda. It could’ve just as easily been washed up on the shore of […]
You know how this goes. You pull a thread on your favorite sweater and ten minutes later, you’re freezing cold, standing in a pile of yarn. That sums up my last few days with my 1965 Chevrolet Corvair.
With every passing year, automotive features that were once ubiquitous are relegated to the scrapheap.
We generate a ton of content here, between what we’re posting on BestRide.com and the content that we’re starting to produce for our pals at CarTalk.com. Sure we follow all the magazine and popular blog Facebook pages to stay up to date, but we also keep a close eye on Facebook pages as a source […]
You say you drive a 1988 Hyundai Excel with no air, a busted window and a fender painted with Rustoleum? There aren’t many times you’d feel like a winner, but TODAY IS YOUR DAY, friend.
If you’ve watched Law and Order long enough, you’ve seen former mayor’s aides turn into murderers and then recycle into prosecutors. When something works you stick with it. It’s the same with cars in a lot of productions. Something is cheap, close, convenient or sentimental, and it makes its way into several movies and TV shows.