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Kia GT4 Stinger Versus 2005 VW EcoRacer Concept

posted by on 17 January 2014 in Columns

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Kia GT4 Stinger Concept seems to look a lot like an old Volkswagen concept car from 2005… More…

From the Armchair – GLI Expanded

posted by on 5 May 2008 in Columns

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Funny thing about the GLI. It’s an American phenomenon and a non-issue everywhere else. Jettas are for old people says a German friend of mine – a transplant who is now living in the USA. And that’s the case really. America’s GTI-spec Jetta sells solely in the USA – no surprise as the Jetta is […] More…

If All Else Fails, Foose It!

posted by on 17 November 2006 in Columns

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I was preparing my Passat wagon for Midwest Treffen this year when I made a grisly discovery. Well, two, actually. My rear bumper cover was coated with green paint. It matched a car in the parking lot at work. There are only two green cars at work, and one of them is an SHO Taurus. […] More…

The Brilliance of Force of Good

posted by on 10 February 2006 in Columns

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Normally, when I’m at the gym, I read auto magazines, but even I have to occasionally indulge my lust for clothes, shoes, and makeup. So, one afternoon while I was flipping through a fashion magazine, I came across one of those ads: the stiffer, glossy paper that tends to hold the pages open on the […] More…

The Brilliance of the Force of Good

posted by on 6 February 2006 in Columns

Normally, when I’m at the gym, I read auto magazines, but even I have to occasionally indulge my lust for clothes, shoes, and makeup. So, one afternoon while I was flipping through a fashion magazine, I came across one of those ads: the stiffer, glossy paper that tends to hold the pages open on the […] More…

Guest Opinion: Top Ten Reasons Not To Marry A Car Chick

posted by on 13 September 2005 in Columns

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I get it every time. “I wish my GF/wife/SO was like you!” No. You don’t. I am a car chick, and you don’t want to be attached to a car chick. You want to run. Far, far away. And I am going to tell you why it sucks to be married to me. First and […] More…