The golden age of American station wagons

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Do you remember the times when SUVs did not rule the American streets? When cars had more character and less sharp edges? When our idea of aesthetics did not trump over sheer practicality?

Those were the times when we had a very special affinity towards a particular type of vehicle – the American station wagon. I am not saying that we were head over heels for it, but we appreciated its utility. So what happened? Why have we ...

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Cars of Rodeo Drive: wheels that fit but don’t blend

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Fame. Wealth. Celebrities. Fashion. These are the words often associated with Rodeo Drive, the two-mile-long street in Beverley Hills and simultaneously an embodiment of style and luxury.

A luxurious road demands a luxurious car. Indeed, luxurious cars have become imperative for car lovers at Rodeo Drive. Yet, because of this imperative, luxurious wheels are blending in easier each time.

Are you one of those people who seek more than just a fitting-yet-not-blending luxury car? If so, let us open the catalog of ...

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Famous movie cars you can afford

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How often do you dream about a certain car you saw on the big screen, wishing it was yours? I know I have. So many times, I’ve lost count!

But I know what you might be thinking. They are just too beautiful, too expensive, too far from your reach. Which is true in many cases. Lots of these “celebrity” cars can cost more than your house.

So, in this post, we will take a look at the 7 famous cars that you ...

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Road trip tips: Car shipping helps

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Pedal to the floor
Thinkin’ of the roar
Gotta get us to the show
California here we come
Right back where we started from

– excerpt from “California” by Phantom Planet

While not all of you might be thinking about hitting the road to California, there’re plenty of other places in the US to explore. There is a multitude of scenic roads to travel by car in the United States as well as a few road trip destinations you ...

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How car dealerships drive customer experience

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Car dealerships are not an exception. Indeed, buying a car is one of the most important decisions for an individual or a family. And naturally, everyone wants to get it right on the first try.

There is one key element that influences this decision: customer service. Often, while reading customer reviews, or even hearing from our friends, the negative experiences seem to have more impact on service evaluation.

We hear about cases when customers were feeling robbed, tricked, manipulated by faulty information, ...

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Helping students with nowhere to stay

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Nowadays, in the USA, many young people decide to continue towards higher education with the hope to achieve a better life. Quite a few of them are first-generation students intheir family, and education may be their only chance to break the cycle of poverty. While the public financial aid help has increased, and more low-to-middle income students can now afford attending classes, getting into college is often not the biggest issue. What is troubling many students today is that they ...

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Learning to appreciate wagons: 1961 Dodge Dart Seneca

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Do you know what really fascinates me about people? The way our perception of design evolves with time. Things that had been considered ugly at first, became eccentric two decades later. Then some more years pass and the eccentric have simply become elegant.

It would not have bothered me if we were at least consistent. However, the vintage design we admire gets ridiculed in its modern variations. It seems like people find some intrinsic value in the things of old.

These were ...

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Don’t leave your Honda behind

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We live in a fast-paced and material world. We are obsessed with instant gratification and owning the latest products.

Buying a new smartphone today we immediately start looking forward to upgrading to the next generation model. The same goes for cars. You have probably heard from various drivers that their favorite car is “their next” one.

It is time we put an end to this need for material things: the need to get better phones, better clothes, better cars. The list could ...

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Biggest car collectors: Are they only men?

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I have always looked at classic cars as the more romantic part of the automobile world. They carry a sense of nostalgia with them, a feeling of a past that was purer and more beautiful. And that is easy to associate with female energy. But somehow the collectors market has evolved without the vivid presence of women.

Collecting classics has never been a thing of practicality, in general. It’s an image. An artifact that confirms a desired identity. ...

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What is the best time to buy a car?

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Getting your hands on the car of your dreams while scoring the best deal is your goal. But is the timing right? Should you wait a few more weeks before buying? How can you know?

In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll talk about the best time to buy a car. We’ll also look into buying a vehicle out of state or online and shipping it to a destination of your choice.

By the end of the post, you should have a pretty clear ...

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