Posts tagged "Rear-Wheel Drive"

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 »

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 »

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2 - Trendsetting SUV Version 3.5 - Review

Donning our Sunday's best for mass: The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, at St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Monastery, near Florence, Arizona. It's a desert oasis where cactus make way for olives and citrus groves.  Well contented, in Laredo 4x2 [rear drive] trim,  this premium mid-size SUV comes in at $31,000.
Evolution of the “Original SUV” Timeline: 1974 – the  Jeep Cherokee / Wagoneer SJ, that descendant of the Willys Overland Jeepster wagon, introduced “Sports Utility [Vehicle]” in advertising. Then in the care of American Motors Corporation. 1985 – American Motors sketched a successor to the smaller Jeep Cherokee XJ line., using this new method called... Read more »
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2012 Dodge Durango and 2012 Ford Explorer: Reports of the SUV's Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

2012 Dodge Durango Crew and 2012 Ford Explorer Limited AWD; adding a lease on life to the Sport Utility Vehicle
Making “predictions” about the fiercely competitive automotive industry is at least difficult thanks to a new generation of bean-counters who can drown out the marketing and engineering sides. Such were the exaggerated claims of all this interest in saving Saab after General Motors kicked the Swedish sport sedan manufacturer to the curb. With each swing... Read more »