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Today’s Used Cars, Tomorrow’s Classics

Although overall trends are slightly down, the market for collectible cars continues to grow at both ends of the spectrum. For upscale shoppers, a 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 racer recently became the most expensive British-made car ever sold at auction, going for $22.5 million at the RM Sotheby’s August sale in Monterey, Calif. Yet according … Continue reading Today’s Used Cars, Tomorrow’s Classics

These 7 Discontinued Cars Should Make a Comeback

Some car models have tremendous staying power that’s measured in decades. Included in this elite group are picks such as the Toyota Corolla, Chevrolet Corvette and Volkswagen Golf. However, not all models are blessed with that kind of longevity. Listed below are some discontinued models we’d like to see make a comeback, including two expected … Continue reading These 7 Discontinued Cars Should Make a Comeback

Nissan Z: An Automaker’s Commitment to Building a World-Class Sports Car

In many cases, if a current vehicle has a long history, it must walk the line between market relevance and honoring tradition. Vehicles like Fiat’s recently launched 124 Spider are carefully designed to evoke memories of a bygone era in which the original Italian roadster of the same name dominated market sales. Other cars, like … Continue reading Nissan Z: An Automaker’s Commitment to Building a World-Class Sports Car

Driving a 1913 Ford Model T

As one of Ford’s earliest models, the Model T offers a significantly different driving experience than modern cars. It’s standard operating procedure for today’s automakers to lend their newest vehicles to members of the press, and beyond providing important information for shoppers, the resulting reviews can fill another role: giving folks a taste of cars … Continue reading Driving a 1913 Ford Model T

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