Why the Volvo S80 is a Used Car Bargain

Nobody's really paid much attention to the Volvo S80, at least here in the United States. For years it's sat on dealer lots without generating significant interest from the majority of the motoring press. Reviews have always praised its trademark Volvo safety features, but inevitably its German rivals got the majority… » 12/17/14 6:44pm Wednesday 6:44pm

Not surprised, particularly at the Wisconsin plates. I don't know why, but it seems like my local rednecks have a thing for this kind of push bar. Most of the time I see them on older Rangers and S10s, usually with cheap body lifts and bald-ass tires. I have yet to see one on a small car like this Toyota here. » 9/06/14 10:06pm 9/06/14 10:06pm

Dude, that's nothing. One guy over on the Corvette forums had his C6 Vette all blacked out. Everything. He was upset because the A-pillars were not glossy-black to match the rest of the car. So he resprayed the ENTIRE car, for over $10K so that everything would match. Simply painting the A-pillars wasn't enough for… » 5/22/14 5:11pm 5/22/14 5:11pm

I've always liked the concept of the Astro as a compromise between a minivan and the full size vans like the Ford E Series and Chevy Express. Too bad the execution of the idea was hampered by GM's piss poor build quality that was so common in the late '90s-early 2000s. A friend's dad had one of the last ones made, an… » 4/01/14 10:16pm 4/01/14 10:16pm