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2016 Honda Accord Coupe V6 - Save the Double Door Part Deux - Quick Review

2016 Honda Accord Coupe digs its heels in on the 2-door front-wheel drive mid-size coupe.<br> <br> Starting at $23,875 for a 4-cylinder manual version, this top trim V6 Touring automatic runs $34,225.<br> <br> This year's more dapper duds are underpinned by: Thinner, wider wing-themed grille flanked by tweezed headlamps trimmed in LEDs and black mesh lower fascia with thin strip LEDs contained in simulated cooling duct corners. All very Acura-esque.<br>
* * * * * * * * * * * * When the local supermarket announces it’s axing the only affordable house-branded alternative to pricey Ben & Jerry’s pistachio ice cream panic sets in. Yet few lamented the passing of  the Nissan Altima Coupe and Toyota Solara. “Drive…He Said” thinks maybe those brands didn’t... Read more »

DHS Drifting Days, Summer 2015 - in the 2015 Scion FR-S automatic - Video short review

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About a year ago, “Drive…He Said” got our hands on a trackable/ streetable sports coupe that won’t break the bank: the 2014 Scion FR-S . Sentiments = Mostly keen on this Frankenstein-ed and Portmaneau-ed Toyobaru (or Subayota), once past the challenging ingress, minimalist instrumentation, lower-rent materials and miniscule rear seat. Was it the: A) Affordable to... Read more »

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 6.4L - Holy Smokin' Rubber in 2/3's of Hades Feline - Review, Video

See this Gorilla of American Pony-Car displacement turn tires into Scat: 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack packs 392 cubic inches (6.4L) of Hemi V-8.<br> <br> Starting price: a Mammoth bargain of just $37,495.<br>
“Drive…He Says“ is on a mission to whet Tire Shredding appetites:     A few months back we taunted readers with our version of a bona fide “Burnout” with a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hemi R/T Plus 5.7L This month we move up a rung: to 2/3rds the power and 2/3rds the price of Hades Own... Read more »
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2014 Scion FR-S - Tangerine Drift Dream - Review

Starting at $24,700, the 2014 Scion FR-S 2+2 rear drive sports coupe, done-up in Hot Lava, is a tangerine drift dream.
WANTED: -  ONE front-engine, rear drive 2+2 coupe sports car that won’t break the bank and can drift with the best of them. REPLY: - ONE Hot Lava 2014 Scion FR-S (Front engine, Rear-wheel drive – Sport) COMMISSIONED: -  by Toyota, in a nod to the AE86 Corolla GT-S, hence the GT86 model name outside... Read more »

2012 Volkswagen Golf R - An "Uber Heiss" Hatch, Indeed - Review

The 2012 Volkswagen Golf R in Rising Blue Metallic rising against the cool blue yonder. Yet it's a "Uber Heiss" (Exceptionally Hot) Hatch.
* * * * * * * * * * * * Hatches are Un-Loved in America Unless They Happen to Be “Hot” Around the globe the Volkswagen Golf is regarded as the “Papa” of family compact cars with liftgates. The GTI version has few peers for the “benchmark of all hot hatches” title. Americans’... Read more »

2013 Ford Mustang V6 - A Wild Horse They Tamed

The 2013 Ford Mustang V6 starts at a nearly unbeatable value of $22,400. Our Premium tester, fitted with niceties such as a SelectShift six-speed automatic transmission, leather sport seating and trim, HD navigation with voice commands, and Performance Pack topped out at $33,000.
Our last “Drive…He Said” outing with that wild horse, the Ford Mustang GT, was spent kicking road salt all over the street on some snowy days. We considered erecting a monument to the tank tread traction provided by some pricey Pirelli Sottozero winter tires. Fun as the Mustang GT is with 415 full-size ponies bursting... Read more »
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