Category Archives: Car People Speak

Where I Should Have Stopped

A few weeks ago, I sold the one constant thing in my life for the past four years. While it was a hard decision to make, it was the right thing to do if I was every going to preserve my truly southern Jeep while living in upstate New York. Its now vacant parking space has left me with a set of juxtaposed emotions that would leave any gearhead spinning – what do I buy next? Continue reading

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New York to Windrock: Prologue

As a wheeler, or someone who partakes in off road activities with a motorized vehicle, your hobby is often defined by your surroundings. The goal of modern infrastructure and bureaucracy is to eliminate what you find appealing – near destitute … Continue reading

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The Camry Conundrum – Why Every Gearhead Should Make Friends with One

Let me make one thing clear – the Toyota Camry is by zero means an enthusiast vehicle.  It doesn’t matter how many “Sport” badges, fog lights, lower body moldings, or paddle shifters are added, the midsize Japanese namesake simply does … Continue reading

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Project Hot Rod Apocalypse Part 2 – Skip to The Middle

Two years after taking over responsibility for Ruby, she now looks at me with glassy eyes and a bruised face – but that’s mostly from pushing her into a tree… er, three trees. Whatever the number of trees this Jeep … Continue reading

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Can You Have a Car for Your Entire Life?

Recently, I received an email from a good friend asking, “So, theoretically, you can have a car for your entire life. But, from a practical perspective, how likely is it that if everything is done right and the car is … Continue reading

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Three Questionable Names at the 2016 NAIAS

Today marks the second day of the North American International Auto Show 2016 and with it, automakers from around the globe have unveiled their next superstars, volume leaders, unknown concepts, and ground-breaking technologies. As a skeptic with an affinity for vehicles … Continue reading

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Every “Best Driver’s Vehicle” List is Wrong and Here’s Why

Automotive websites, including this one, absolutely love lists.  “10 Best What-have-you” compilations are often created in order to aid consumers and point them in a proper direction.  Most are rather useful and go along the lines of the best vehicles to have in the Northern United States, … Continue reading

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