Mega-performance is about to hit the Cadillac brand — and I’m talkin’ MEGA as in all caps! But first . . .
Jump with me into the wayback machine alllllllll the way back to 1970 or so. Although we didn’t know it at the time, it was the end of an era — the Muscle Car […]

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We just did a complete upgrade to the backend and are now running this blog on the latest and greatest WordPress version, 2.1.3.
Stay tuned as we begin again to bring you news from the automotive and vehicle aftermarket, as well as whatever kooky and interesting that we can find out here in LA that has […]

New Jeep Commander Reviewed

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Mark Tapscott reports on his test of the new 7-seat Jeep Commander on his blog, Tapscott Behind the Wheel, and guess what — he thinks that Jeep owners are going to like it!
My Commander Limited 4X4 tester was liberally equipped, with just about every option available short of the Hemi. At $41,530, the high-line Commander […]

All of us at are super excited to be able to offer this beautiful line of automotive themed home, office & garage accessories. Now you can express your love of performance and racing cars with unique expressions of your personal enthusiasm.

High-style items made from stainless-steel, machined alloys and carbon fiber showcase masterful design.

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In the July issue of Motor Trend there is an interview with Henrik Fisker, designer of the BMW Z8 roadster, former director of advanced global design for Ford and former director of design at Aston Martin. Starting from Scratch introduces the new Fisker Coachbuild LLC — in Newport Beach, CA — where Henrick and business […]

I’ve been having a great time reading the latest Car and Driver, their 50th Anniversary Issue, packed with 60 additional pages of reminicences and profiles of C/D writers, editors, photographers and artists who have made it the premiere automotive themed periodical of its time.
My first introduction to C/D was the August 1968 issue, and it […]

A week ago I saw my first Mercedes CLS on the street, and I have to say it was the most exciting vehicle that I have seen in a long time. Gliding past my position, it was super elegent, sexy, powerful looking - everything that a mid-60K priced sedan (sorry, 4-door coupe) should be.
At, […]

Always looking out for great writing about all things automotive, we would like to introduce you to a brand new automotive blog, Tapscott Behind the Wheel. Created by Mark Tapscott, who has been writing his weekly newspaper column “Behind the Wheel” for nearly two decades, his new blog will be the Internet home for these […]

Let’s say you have a pang of conscience, or are just tired of huge gasoline bills, and go out and spend the extra dough on one of these new hybrid cars or SUVs. Now you are getting significantly better gas mileage, aren’t spending your kid’s college money at the pump, and generally feel better about […]

Ward’s Auto Worldreports today that the executives at the Chrysler branch of Daimler/Chrysler are determined to keep the hot buzz going for the 300C and it’s stablemate at Dodge, the Magnum.
Not wanting to make the same mistake twice, Chrysler Group says it already is pursuing derivative options for its LX rear-wheel-drive platform, including a possible […]

We’re proud to announce that Keystone Restyling, one of BTG Motoring’s premiere lines of aftermarket hoods, has joined forces with the manufacturing giant Core Molding Technologies (CMT) of Columbus Ohio. CMT has steadily grown its marketshare in the FRP market and now enjoys relationships with every major North American-based truck manufacturer and leading companies in […]

Michelle Malkin brings to our attention that in New York has posted an anti-SUV story this morning. Read the wording carefully. This is not the first time the major news media has attacked SUVs and it surly won’t be the last.
Man In Wheelchair Struck, Killed By SUV In Bronx
Police said 41-year-old Juan Jimenez was […]

We should all have such a problem! One of our good buds is wanting to get away from his tricked out GS400 (chipped, big brakes, lowered, cat/back, yadda, yadda) and go with something a little more Western this time. An STS-”V” would be perfect, but that’s not available until the end of the year and […]

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