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Forgotten Cars: Nissan Altima Hybrid Forgotten Cars: Nissan Altima Hybrid

Remember when Nissan developed a Altima Hybrid using Toyota tech and then it just disappeared? Not many people do because it sold poorly. The Altima Hybrid was based on the 4th gen Altima and was introduced in ‘07 at the Orange County Auto Show (because of course they would introduce it in the OC).

Nice price or Crack Pipe? Nice price or Crack Pipe?

Im going to check this out this weekend. A ‘14 CTS Luxury 2.0t. 66,021 miles. The thing is though, Carfax states: Accident reported Vehicle involved in a rear-end collision with another motor vehicle, Airbags did not deploy. It doesn’t look like it has been though. Because of that minor accident, the dealer is asking …

Can someone tell me what this is? Can someone tell me what this is?

With our close proximity to Mexico, we get to see some interesting models here in Southern California. The other day for instance, I saw something called a Honda City, which looked to be a sedan version of a Fit. But from my research it looks like its either a tad smaller than the Fit or inbetween the Fit and Civic.

Genesis G70 is getting a manual (officially) for the US. Genesis G70 is getting a manual (officially) for the US.

Car & Driver is reporting that the ‘19 Genesis G70 will be getting a manual in the US thanks to the release of EPA ratings for the car. The thing is you will only be able to get it with the 252 horse 2.0 liter engine on the G70 2.0T. The fuel economy for the G70 2.0T with rwd and the auto trans is 22/30/25 combined.…

Here's another bad auto loan for you guys (and the last one) Here's another bad auto loan for you guys (and the last one)

Ok here’s the last one for you guys since I’m going to be changing jobs I wont really get to see how broke people are anymore. Here we have a 27 year old girl making about $5500 a month (gross). Pulled up in a weird yellow Lexus RC350 F Sport that I didn’t even know came in that color. Now its loaded. Her report puts…

'19 Corvette ZR-1 starts at $120,990 '19 Corvette ZR-1 starts at $120,990

America’s Supercar is way over 6 figures now and is ready to play with the likes of Ferrari, Porsche, etc.

Remember the Performance Pack Level 2 for the Mustang that was coming? Its here, and pricey Remember the Performance Pack Level 2 for the Mustang that was coming? Its here, and pricey

How pricey you ask? Try $6500. Yes six thousand five hundred dollars. For that price you get:

I Just had a 2018 BMW 5 Series for a week I Just had a 2018 BMW 5 Series for a week

It was good. Better than I thought it would be considering how the previous gen was, but at the same time it wasn’t as great as I thought it would be either.

Bruh Bruh

Kylie Jenner just got a fucking LaFerrari from Travis Scott. Not only am I mad and jealous because she doesn’t deserve this, but dude is stupid af. He buys a car that’s pretty much 2 million dollars and his own net worth is estimated to be 8 million. He bought a car that’s 25% of his net worth for a girl that’s worth…

I really hate car rental companies I really hate car rental companies

Boy do they make it difficult for you if you are a local renter for some reason. The following is a dumbass list of whats required if you’re a local renter from a few rental companies. I had to go through this with them( and just ended up with a Turo rental) last weekend. One of the main things I hated was the fact…

There aren't that many Black car enthusiasts and it sucks There aren't that many Black car enthusiasts and it sucks

Disclaimer: This might hit some nerves IF you understand or know where I’m coming from. If not, just understand this is my perspective. Any questions comment below of course.

Someone caught the 2019 Focus uncovered Someone caught the 2019 Focus uncovered

Motor Trend has a pic via an auto site from Hungary called Vezess of the ‘19 Focus uncovered during a shoot. A reader captured the shot. It looks good. A little too Hyundai-ish in the rear tail lights though. Hopefully a next gen ST/RS were developed alongside.

Forgotten Cars: Isuzu Axiom Forgotten Cars: Isuzu Axiom

Debuting for the ‘01 model year, the Axiom was Isuzu’s answer to car based SUV’s like the Toyota Highlander. It replaced the Rodeo as Isuzu’s flagship SUV here in the States.

There's a forgotten Subaru dealer on the island of Malta with brand new 90's Subaru's sitting untouched There's a forgotten Subaru dealer on the island of Malta with brand new 90's Subaru's sitting untouched

CarsAddiction has the full story. But basically there’s a random abondonded Subaru dealer with a showroom full of 90's Subuaru’s and weirdly all of them are white. There’s the above pictured XT Turbo, a couple of Justy’s, Impreza sedans and wagons etc. Apparently the dealer was abonded after another nearby dealer…

VW releases details of US spec 2019 Arteon VW releases details of US spec 2019 Arteon

Finally releasing more details about the CC replacement coming for the ‘19 model year. All US spec Arteon’s will come standard with a 268 horse 2 liter turbo 4. That power will be going to the front wheels through an 8 speed auto. And no, there is no manual option unlike the CC. 4Motion awd will be an option across…

Forgotten Cars: Lincoln Mark LT Forgotten Cars: Lincoln Mark LT

How do you follow up a failure? With another one. That’s what the Lincoln Mark LT was. Essentially a successor to the failed luxury truck but not a truck Blackwood, the Mark LT was nothing but an F-150 with Lincoln trimmings.

Here's the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Here's the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe

Its coming in March and takes looks from the coming Kona and Nexo Fuel Cell.Not a fan of the front facia. But the interior is well done.

Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise is an expensive joke that makes even Turo look good Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise is an expensive joke that makes even Turo look good

With Valentines day coming up, I’ve been wanting to rent a luxury car for a San Diego getaway. My girl doesn’t (annoyingly) really care for the Mustang, so I’ve been thinking about something comfortable and luxurious. And with a lot of Turo owners on some bullshit, I looked into something I had no idea was offered:…

Ford announces a 2019 Edge Titanium Elite, because screw Lincoln Ford announces a 2019 Edge Titanium Elite, because screw Lincoln

Motor Trend has news of the ‘19 Edge Titanium Elite appearance package that Ford is planning to debut at the Chicago auto show. Featuring 20' wheels, full body color sides and a rear premium skid plate its a bunch of premium nothing extras.

The 2018 Lexus LS starts at $76,000 The 2018 Lexus LS starts at $76,000

And I am in love. I love big luxury sedans and Lexus has continued the excellence that is the 5th gen LS. Here’s the pricing break down.

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