The Memorable-Or Not So-Pontiac Aztek: You May Want to Reconsider

Did anyone ever wonder if maybe, just maybe General Motors was ahead of its time when they introduced the Pontiac Aztek in 2000? Going along with most critics upon its introduction, I too, thought it was a pretty homely vehicle. However, I couldn’t dismiss the fact that it handled fairly well, was easy to drive,... Read more »

Topless Touring on America’s Most Spectacular Byways!

There seem to be more cars on the road than ever, including lots of roadtrippers which seems to be back in fashion. If it ever was out of fashion. Having just returned from an annual 4-day convertible classic tour, I was disheartened to experience how many cars there are out there, at any given time.... Read more »

Visit Road America Race Track in Elkhart Lake: Hard to Top

If you’ve never been to Road America’s race track and grounds-or any racetrack, for that matter, you might want to plan a trip northward to Elkhart Lake, WI to see all they have to offer. Located in beautiful and quaint Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Road America is a gem. If you’re a camper, you’ll love staying... Read more »
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Women of the Indianapolis 500

Soon there will be only one place for auto racing fans to be in the Month of May: Indianapolis. The 102nd annual Indianapolis 500 race will be taking place in the Racing Capital of the World, and the month of May is full of activities, beginning May 11 when the INDYCAR Grand Prix Qualifications will... Read more »

Discount Tire: A Tire Store with a Business 101 Philosophy

Not having bought car tires in years, I didn’t doubt where I would make a purchase when just recently, I hit a metal item that ravaged my back tire. With just over 4,000 miles on the car/tire, I wasn’t happy about having to replace it. Apparently, unless one takes out a warranty on tires when... Read more »

Don't Miss Next Year's Indiana Motorcycle Show

There was so much going on at the Indiana Motorcycle Show this last weekend, held at the Indiana Fair Grounds, off 38th St. Between exhibits, accessories for sale and speakers, this event could easily tie up your day-or two. My colleague and I made the rounds in about 45 minutes, then went back around again.... Read more »

The Chicago Auto Show. Get in Gear and Get There!!

CHICAGO (Feb. 15, 2018) – Media Preview days at The Chicago Auto Show, the nation’s largest, ramped up on February 8, yet noticeably slim regarding journalists, bloggers, etc who attend each year. Due to Chicago’s continuing snow storms, many made the decision to return home early due to flight cancellations and fears of being ‘stuck’... Read more »

The Motor City is also a Big Dog City

I recently moved to Indianapolis, known as the “Motor Capital of the World,” and annual host of the world’s largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500, held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For many, the mere mention of Indianapolis conjures up cars-race cars, specifically. However, I’ve begun to think of Indianapolis as the ‘Dog City.’... Read more »'s list of least and most expensive vehicles to insure

June 21, 2017 (Foster City, CA) – is out with their annual rankings for the least expensive vehicle to insure. Topping the list is the Honda Odyssey LX (average rate $1,112); three-and-a-half times cheaper than the most expensive car to insure, the Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG. Granted these two cars are hardly comparable; for instance, just... Read more »

Drive-In Theaters Spell Summer and Nostalgia

June 6 is National Drive-In Movie Day, and believe it or not, there are still plenty of drive-in movie theaters in the U.S. Most recently, I read an article about several in Indiana and it motivated me to pass along some of the “do’s and don’ts” of Drive-In etiquette. Indiana, the most western state that... Read more »