Buy/Drive/Burn: Expensive Family CUVs for 2019

Reading Matt Posky’s review of the new Edge ST got me thinking about CUVs of the expensive variety. Though Ford argues that the Edge ST is in a “white space” of its own because of the serious performance it achieves, I’m not so …

Rare Rides: A Bertone by Any Other Name, the 1989 Volvo 780

What do you get when you cross practical Swedish design sensibility with some Italian flare? You get a very expensive and boxy two-door sedan with a Bertone badge on it. Presenting the 1989 Volvo 780. Design firm Bertone was used to putting their own s…

Buy/Drive/Burn: The $40,000 Luxury Sedan Answer for 2018

Perusing the responses to Matthew Guy’s QOTD post about the ideal $40,000 vehicle, three sedans kept surfacing in the comments. All three were compact, all of them had engines of identical displacement, and all of them were restrained by a price …

Buy/Drive/Burn: V12 Luxury Coupes to Drain Your Wallet in 1993

They’re big, expensive, luxurious, and have 12 cylinders sitting under their long hoods. All of them will deplete your checkbook in multiple ways, but you can only take one home with you. What’s it gonna be? BMW 850Ci BMW’s brand new …

Rare Rides: A Large, Luxurious Citroën CX From 1987 (Part II)

In Part I of the Citroën CX saga, we learned how the big sedan replaced the outgoing and legendary DS. Now, let’s find out just how difficult life was for the last genuine large Citroën. At the time of the CX’s release in ’74, Citroën…

Rare Rides: A Large, Luxurious Citroën CX From 1987 (Part I)

Huge amounts of interior space, a silky smooth ride, and quirky features inside and out. These are the qualities one expects from a large Citroën, and all are present and accounted for in today’s Rare Ride — the CX 25 Prestige, from 1987. We&#821…

Rare Rides: A Large, Luxurious Citroën CX From 1987 (Part I)

Huge amounts of interior space, a silky smooth ride, and quirky features inside and out. These are the qualities one expects from a large Citroën, and all are present and accounted for in today’s Rare Ride — the CX 25 Prestige, from 1987. We&#821…

Buy/Drive/Burn: Three Big and Luxurious 2018 SUVs

Today’s subjects are ponderous, expensive, and very heavy. No, we’re not talking about state government representatives; we’re talking about full-size SUVs. Come along, and we’ll select a big truck to burn. The common thread of …

Buy/Drive/Burn: Powerful and Unpopular 2018 Sub-super Coupes

Today’s Buy/Drive/Burn trio represent the high-dollar sports car that doesn’t quite make it into supercar territory. They’re very expensive, yet among other extra-fast vehicles in the six-figure segment, they’re considered relat…

Concentrated Rides: An Imperial Collection

Certain extraordinary circumstances can move a vehicle from the standard Rare Rides classification and into Concentrated Rides. Take today, for instance, where a concerned collector has gathered together 24 Chrysler Imperials in a California desert. Th…