It’s Time to Repeal the DOT/EPA “25 Year Rule” Car Import Ban

1990’s Nissan Skyline GTR, Lancia Delta Integrale Evo, the beautiful Lancia Strato, Land Rover Defender 130, Sierra RS Cosworth, Sierra RS Cosworth. Toyota Hilux; all cars you cannot have thanks to a stupid law. Fantastic drives, great racing pedigrees and some of the most imaginative cars ever made should be grey import eligible, but they are not. … Continue reading It’s Time to Repeal the DOT/EPA “25 Year Rule” Car Import Ban

2014 Toyota Highlander Limited — Review

Minivans once dominated the roadways, spilling Cheerios from their sliding double doors. They were practical, economical, easy to drive, easy to park and the king of child ingress/egress. All great things, except no one wants to buy one these days. Crossovers are where the money is these days. Hell, Porsche makes a pair of them. … Continue reading 2014 Toyota Highlander Limited — Review

2013 4Runner Limited Review — Review

It’s been an interesting winter to say the very least. Colorado’s been doling out foot thick blankets of snow, freezing rain and 70 degree weather interchangeably and within a weeklong time period on the regular. Perfect weather for a weeklong review period in a brand spankin’ new 2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited, not good for much … Continue reading 2013 4Runner Limited Review — Review

The Best Car Commercials from Super Bowl XLVIII

Well the Super Bowl, the biggest sporting spectacle in the United States, is now over. And my hometown team, the Denver Broncos, not only were defeated, they were defeated in such a spectacular fashion that you can almost cut through the collective air of embarrassment here with a knife. In between segments of watching the the … Continue reading The Best Car Commercials from Super Bowl XLVIII

Toyota Teases a TRD Pro Lineup

The above Toyota commercial recently popped up on YouTube teasing a new TRD Pro lineup for the Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner. Toyota is promising that the TRD Pro models will be introduced on February 6th and that they’re ready to “conquer the great outdoors.” That is of course the first day of the Chicago Auto Show, so expect the trucks to … Continue reading Toyota Teases a TRD Pro Lineup

10 Best Concept Cars from the Detroit Auto Show

Concept cars are the stuff of legend. Every year manufacturers tease us with new styling cues, powertrains and technology as the pull the veil off what might be. Here are the ten most eye-catching concepts of 2014. “The ultimate concept car will move so fast, even at rest, as to be invisible.” ― J.G. Ballard Toyota … Continue reading 10 Best Concept Cars from the Detroit Auto Show

The Airing of Automotive Grievances

Modern cars with zero visibility. I’m getting really tired of cars that need what should be unnecessary tech like backup cameras and proximity sensors because they have zero visibility. People who don’t respect motorbikes or cyclists; cyclist and motorbikes who don’t follow the rules of the road. Electronic handbrakes. The U.S.’s ridiculous import laws — I … Continue reading The Airing of Automotive Grievances