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Archive for November, 2010

  • Cadillac CTS Coupe Wrapup

    Nov 16, 10 • New Cars, News1 Comment
    Cadillac CTS Coupe Wrapup

    I can’t say I don’t like the 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe, because in a lot of ways, I think it’s pretty sharp. On the other hand, with all the competition Cadillac faces, and with its $48,000 price tag (in V6 Premium trim, with all-wheel drive), it should completely blow the driver away. And it doesn’t. ...

  • Kia Sportage Wrapup

    Nov 10, 10 • New CarsComments Off
    Kia Sportage Wrapup

      I finished up with Kia’s new Sportage last night, when I had the chance to experience an hour and 45 minutes stuck in traffic. That’s the time when you really get to test the mettle of a car. That kind of time in pokey bumper-to-bumper really brings out a vehicle’s annoying traits. It’s like ...

  • Kraigslist Katastrophes II: Punctuation Edition

    Kraigslist Katastrophes II: Punctuation Edition

    My friend Michael Hazen thinks I should have a regular feature making fun of Craigslist car ads, so 10 percent of the untold riches I will obtain from this venture will go to him. http://boston.craigslist.org/sob/cto/2050356864.html jeep cj7 wrangler v8 lifted off road rig – $2500 (pembroke) i have a nice built 1979 jeep cj7 fiberglass ...

  • First Impressions: 2011 Kia Sportage EX

    Nov 3, 10 • Commuting, New Cars, News1 Comment
    First Impressions: 2011 Kia Sportage EX

        It’s been a long time since I’ve driven a Kia Sportage. Two generations, in fact. The last one I drove was probably some time around 1999 and I’ll pull no punches here: It was the single biggest pile of crap I ever drove, bar none. With the exception of its price tag, it ...