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Posts by: Jeff Glucker

The acquisition of an old truck brought my appreciation of cars to a brand new level.

Big news at the LA Auto Show this year is the new version of Nissan’s godzilla GT-R which promises to surpass the performance of million dollar rides at a fraction of the cost. Weighing at 591 hp, 481 lb-ft torque, and able to eat up Nürburgring at a record setting pace of 7 minutes, 8 seconds, we suggest placing your...

The Porsche Macan was the talk of the town at the 2013 LA Auto Show. Originally teased back in 2012 as Porsche’s attempt to blend its renowned sports car performance with a compact crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) base, the Macan – named for the Indonesian word for ‘tiger’ – has the chops to compete with the like of...

Audi announces three new A3 models at the 2013 LA Auto Show. A new A3 sedan replaces the the five-door hatch model. Late next year, the sedan will get TDI and S3 variants followed by a new Cabriolet. The lineup will be fully fleshed out in early 2015 when the Sportback body returns with the A3 e-tron PHEV. Introduced...

The 2015 Mustang made a grand entrance in front of the TCL Theater (formerly Grauman’s Chinese Theater) located in West Hollywood. A new look, three engine options, and a full suite of technological advances herald a new generation of Mustangs that are sure to compete in the space occupied by Camaros and Challengers....

My first car was a 1987 Honda Prelude. It didn’t last long, but it was quickly followed by a 1985 Nissan 300ZX. I daily drive a 2000 Honda Civic Si, and I still think about my Z31 to this day. To say that Japanese cars hold a place in my heart is like saying Lennon and McCartney made a few good tunes. Over the years,...

Scouting a classic Mercedes-Benz road trip by way of eBay Here in the Hooniverse, one of our favorite undertakings is the road trip. I’ve personally hit the highway in a variety of machines, including a ’67 Ford Country Sedan, a ’72 Datsun 240Z, and, most recently, a 2013 Chevrolet Volt. All of those trips were to...