Sedans & Coupes

Are Coupes a Dying Breed?

No matter which way we look at the new car market today, we have to admit that SUVs and crossovers are reigning supreme. And while sedans aren’t getting as much love as before, coupes are darn near extinct. It makes sense, considering the two-door, sporty nature of a coupe body style lends itself to being …

The profile of a yellow Ford GT70.

Throwback Thursday: The Ford GT70

The success of the Ford GT40 at LeMans in the 1960s, and the resultant movies, documentaries, and literature that have come out related to the model, have helped cement the car’s place in automotive history. That endurance racecar is a Ford legend. However, what is unknown is that Ford also created a GT70 model with …

Red 2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe driving around a corner
Sedans & Coupes

Is a Coupe Less Practical Than a Sedan?

While SUVs may have started supplanting them, sedans remain a popular vehicle choice. However, some people want the more stylish looks of a coupe. Hence the creation of so-called ‘4-door coupes’ (which are really sedans) like the BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe. But does going for a true 2-door coupe mean you’re giving up on practicality? …

A couple stands by a red Ford EXP
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Throwback Thursday: The Ford EXP

Although the Ford Escort was a hot property overseas since the 1960s, it was not offered in the United States until the 1981 model year. At that point, it started selling like hotcakes. Then, in 1982, Ford created a sporty spin-off from the Escort. It was called the Ford EXP.  The beginning of the Ford …

A black Buick Grand National GNX is parked

The Rare White 1987 Buick Grand National That Never Was

When I was a young kid in the 1980s, I was just starting to become aware of my love for the automotive industry. I was beginning to learn about cars that are iconic today, like the Buick Regal Grand National. That car, in particular, I found menacing-looking. Especially so, since the only color that Buick came in was black. …

2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Cars

What’s the Difference Between a Sedan and a Coupe?

Truck and SUV sales haven’t completely killed off sedans, and that’s partially because lately, sedans have been getting more stylish. The latest Hyundai Elantra and Sonata, for instance, have all manner of creases, folds, and edges. However, just like Mercedes didn’t call its minivan as such, some automakers don’t call their sedans by that name. …