The shining chrome Acura badge sits in the middle of the grille of a silver car.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Throwback Thursday: Sterling Motor Cars

In the late 1980s, the British company, Rover Group, wanted to come back into the United States automotive market. To get a foothold, they worked out a collaboration with Acura and formed Sterling Motor Cars. That collaboration would yield a British luxury car built on an Acura Legend platform to be sold in the United States. But, as 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? …

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Why Are SUVs More Popular Than Sedans?

Over the past decade, SUVs have risen in popularity, to the point that there aren’t really any new sedans to speak of. For example, the mid-size sedan category has legendary stalwarts like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima, and even the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima are now becoming aging contenders as well. …

Sedans & Coupes

These Are the Most Reliable Luxury Cars of 2020

Every year, Consumer Reports rates vehicles depending on their driving experience, customer satisfaction, and reliability. A luxury car typically costs more upfront than a car in the non-luxury segment. So it’s important to know that you are paying for something with reliability to justify the extra initial cost. These are the most reliable luxury cars …

A green 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLA45 races through a tunner
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Illegally Parked Mercedes Gets Covered in Poop

During the Back-to-the-Future movie series, there is a scene where Biff rams his car into a manure truck. The collision triggers the back of the truck to unload its stinky product into Biff’s convertible. That was the movies right? That does not happen in real life, does it? Don’t be so sure. A video has surfaced of a Mercedes meeting …

2018 Kia Stinger
Cars

Avoid the Acura TLX, the Kia Stinger is Better

My co-workers and I got into a discussion today about Acura. To be more specific, we were discussing how the manufacturer seems to have lost its way a bit with its sedans. Sadly, I have to agree. There was a time when Acura was respected, and Kia was a joke. But today, Kia is in …

2020 Chrysler 300
Cars

The Chrysler 300 Is Dated but Still Classy

Sedan selection from American automakers has shrunk. While Hyundai, Honda, and Toyota have all updated their lineups, Ford’s lone sedan will be gone by 2021, while Lincoln may stop selling sedans completely. Meanwhile, Cadillac and Chevrolet each offer 2 sedans. However, it’s the Dodge Charger, Dodge’s lone, ancient sedan, that’s seen the most success. The …

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. …

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Used Luxury Sedans You Can Afford

Maserati Ghibli The Maserati Ghibli is a relatively exotic looking luxury sedan that has all of the features of the Maserati sports cars, with more cargo space and seating. The Ghibli wears the company’s grille and Trident badge proudly. Like many other Maseratis, this car depreciates so quickly that they drop into an affordable price …