I once saw a ~2001 Alfa Romeo 147 5-door in a parking lot north of Atlanta. I immediately accosted the driver, who claimed he just put it in a crate with his furniture when he moved from Italy and now it has Georgia plates and that's the whole story. » 5/08/14 4:58pm 5/08/14 4:58pm

With hybrids all the motors don't make peak horsepower at the same RPM. So while the highest number is listed for each motor, the actual total peak horsepower won't be a straight sum but rather the maximum number of horses that can be combined, at the ideal RPM » 1/13/14 12:20am 1/13/14 12:20am

Why all the hate for the Murano CrossCabriolet? I mean, sure, it's hideous, overpriced, and almost entirely useless, but isn't it the kind of insane, daring thing we always want automakers to actually try? I'd much rather see Nissan building these things than another beige Altima. At least they tried something… » 1/06/14 11:57am 1/06/14 11:57am

I follow your logic and think it's a completely plausible trend. However, I think we need to consider that the station wagon and the minivan were both created exclusively for practicality and/or families. SUVs were already around and when they became the de facto family car choice, and they became the de facto choice… » 10/23/13 5:16pm 10/23/13 5:16pm