Posts tagged "automatic transmission"

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 »

2015 FIAT 500C Abarth - Single-Footed Stomping the Scorpion - Short Review, Video

"The Tiny Terror from Toluca" (Mexico): 2014 FIAT 500C Abarth. Colored Granito Lucente (Granite Crystal to us Anglo's). All it takes to thoroughly enjoy this rambunctious, raucous rag-top Wild Child is genuine driver involvement and $26,195.<br> <br> Our fully loaded 5-speed manual tester, with leather seats, Beats audio, automatic climate control and TomTom pod-mount  SD navigation topped out at $31,645. <br>
Scorpions have one nasty sting! Just  like Godzilla did to Bambi, humans can dispatch that venomous insect with one “swift, single-footed stomp.” FIAT, maker of insect-sized cars, recently cajoled “Drive…He Said” into taking a quick spin in their “Scorpion”, the 2015 FIAT 500C Abarth. The “C” represents nature’s free air conditioning via a clever, pillar-full... Read more »

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T 5.7 Hemi - American Muscle Smokes Tires - Video Road Test

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“Drive…He Says” says: nothing on the road comes close to rear-drive American muscle cars when it’s time to “Burn Rubber.” AKA “Lay a Patch.” It’s the reason that Dodge brought out it’s $60,000 707 horsepower Nuke, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat this year. How much “tire smoking” will about half the power and half the... Read more »
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From the Passenger's Seat - 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible - Guest Review

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 50s Edition. Fitted with Tiptronic transmission, cruise control and leather seating it barely breaks $26,000 in price.
Here at “Drive…He Said” home we have plenty of neighbors who have a genuine interest or curiosity in the vehicles that we park outside. The line can queue up pretty quickly when it’s the latest sports car or alternative energy vehicle. Or minivan.  One  gentleman neighbor, who can offer ninety-three (93!) years of perspective on... 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 »