Archive for December, 2011
Saturday, January 14th 1:00pm – 3:00pm Mini Car Show 3:00pm – 4:00pm 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Road Rally 4:00pm – 8:00pm Barrett-Jackson Night at Scottsdale Pavilions 6:00pm – 10:00pm ChildHelp Drive the Dream Gala – INVITATION ONLY Sunday, January 15th 8:00am Gates, Vendor & Sponsor Displays Open 8:00am – 5:00pm Family Value Day benefitting Cox [...]
Save on Motorcycle Parts in our Closeout Section Kissimmee, FL Auction Mecum Muscle Cars & More LIVE on Discovery’s Velocity Network January 24-29, 2012 Osceola Heritage Park 1875 Silver Spur Lane Kissimmee, FL Seller’s Vehicle Check-in: 8am – 6pm Saturday January 21 Sunday January 22 Monday January 23 Preview: Gates open daily at 7:30 AM [...]
Toyota Goes Electric: Two Strategies for Alternative Powerplants Toyota’s Prius may be the perennial hybrid favorite, but lately the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid and Nissan Leaf electric car have gotten most of the attention. Toyota hopes to take back the limelight with plans to release vehicles in both segments as well as many other alternative [...]
Ok, so everyone knows that when you are on the road you should only be focused on driving. Even though this is what you should be doing, not everyone follows the rules. Well, there’s an app for that. There are so many apps out there for drivers, of course they are all meant to be [...]
In terms of maximum performing motorcycles, one manufacturer that has made a name for themselves, is Kawasaki, and it was 1954 when their motorcycles were introduced.
Harley-Davidson “Hydra-Glide” motorcycles have a soft spot in the minds and wallets of most Harley diehards. Harley jumped into motorcycle classic status with the introduction of the Hydra-Glide front fork in the post war year of 1949. It seems that at head office in Milwaukee Wisconsin, that not long after World War 2 ended that upper echelon key management realized that it was only a matter of time before major competition in the form of British and European heavy duty motorcycles were coming their way into their automotive catchments markets.
First Drive: 2012 Global-Market Chevrolet Colorado – TruckTrend Magazine TruckTrend MagazineFirst Drive: 2012 Global-Market Chevrolet ColoradoTruckTrend MagazineThe fingertip feel through the power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering is smooth and well-damped, and responsive front-wheel disc brakes (with standard ABS with PBA) return the braking performance of a SUV. Another surprise is the automatic six-speed … 2011 Lexus IS [...]
The CTEK XS800 is a great introduction to CTEK chargers. It is a 12 volt charger designed for all kinds of lead-acid batteries. That includes Wet, MF and GEL batteries among others. I say it’s a great introduction to CTEK because the XS800, which is also sometimes called the XS0.8, is an incredibly simple charger [...]
Nissan is recalling almost 34,000 Sentra’s because of a battery cable problem that could cause the engines to stall. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that a zinc coating on the cable bolts could be too thick. That can cause a voltage drop that can damage the engine control computer. The [...]
In the history the Mini Cooper has been high on method plus presentation other than low on efficacy; you won’t fit a great deal extra than two passengers plus a grocery bag inside its pocket-sized trail (forget that cramped backseat). Other than in recent years, Mini has required to broaden its spectators by adding larger [...]