Continental Concept Possibly Platform Pals with the Next Taurus?

So, here I am, minding my own business and browsing all my favorite cars sites at lunch, and I see some new photos of a Ford Taurus prototype. "Cool," I think to myself, having always had a soft spot for these cars. My first car was a '95 Taurus, and I've always had an SHO until just a few months ago. But, what do… » 4/15/15 9:13pm 4/15/15 9:13pm

I think we need a show with an average, middle class Jalop reviewing cars. I've always felt reviews in Motor Trend, Car and Driver, and other mags are a little out of touch with the average reader. We have the same guys reviewing Fusions and Altimas that get to drive Bugattis and McLarens, and always drive the latest… » 12/10/14 1:21pm 12/10/14 1:21pm

I think it could work if Lincoln could execute it properly. Doesn't Audi use some of the same platforms as Volkswagen? They are successful because they don't look like Volkswagens with standard HIDs and different grilles slapped on them. Lincoln is getting some powertrain options not shared with its platform mates,… » 3/26/14 3:15pm 3/26/14 3:15pm

2014 Ford Focus Sport: (Ford should be) Raiding the Parts Bin for a…

The standard Ford Focus shuffles through life partnered with a perfectly adequate, but none-too-thrilling naturally aspirated 2.0L inline 4-cylinder making 160 hp. Mated to the standard 5-speed manual transmission, the car is more sprightly and fun than the 6-speed dual-clutch automatic pairing. The aesthetically more… » 3/26/14 11:24am 3/26/14 11:24am

The 7-speed Stingrays have "REV MATCH" printed on the the paddles where these have "+" and "-", and you can see in the picture a "P" in the instrument panel that normally has an "N" or indicates which gear is selected in manual-equipped cars. It's not for the parking brake either. The (P) shows up in red closer the… » 1/11/14 11:59am 1/11/14 11:59am