1984 Ford LTD: The Family Car Bob Bondurant Likes To Hoon

The Fox-based '84 Ford LTD really did » 10/28/08 3:00pm 10/28/08 3:00pm handle pretty well… if you checked the boxes for all the suspension options that came on the cop version when you bought one, that is, and for some reason that bit of info doesn't get much play in this ad. This ad would have been far more entertaining had Mr. Bondurant taken the…

Chevrolet HHR SS, Part 2

Why You Should Buy This Car:
Very impressive performance, especially for the price. We love the 260 hp by 260 ft-lb Ecotec mill, as it's as lag free as the BMW twin-turbo I-6. Mated to a 3,280 car, that's enough power to make the HHR SS fast. Compare its 0-60 of 6.3 seconds with a manual GTI's 6.9 seconds. Even with… » 12/18/07 11:30am 12/18/07 11:30am

Chevrolet HHR SS, Part 1

Chevrolet is pretty serious about their new HHR SS, so they schlepped out the biggest gun in their arsenal to introduce the fast wagon to us; Maximum Bob Lutz. While he did admit that SS is "an unfortunate badge" in Europe, Lutz's talk was your standard corporate hyperbole. Chevrolet has reinvented the wheel, put a man… » 12/17/07 12:00pm 12/17/07 12:00pm