Word has reached The Sleuth that Toyota will introduce a competitor to the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Hyundai Veloster N and Subaru WRX. The Corolla GR (the initials stand for Gazoo Racing, which is the automaker’s home-grown performance division) is expected to arrive in 2022. The turbocharged 1.6-liter three-cylinder engine and probable six-speed manual transmission come […]

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With apologies to the Beatles tune, Blackbird, The Sleuth notes that General Motors’ Cadillac division will use the Blackwing designation for the brand’s top-performing “V” sedans that are due to arrive in late 2020, namely the upcoming CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing. The CT4 version gets a turbo V-6 with an output of about 400 […]

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So, what is the Gladiator like to drive? Well, like a truck, but also very much like a Jeep Wrangler. Jeep has done its job and done it well. The 2020 Gladiator is powered by the tried-and-true 285-horsepower 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 and an eight-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual. I love that Jeep decided to offer the truck with a stick.

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Whether you’re in your driveway or on the road, having the Vac N Go 500 from MetroVac on hand will help clean up your vehicle’s interior in short order. The lightweight all-steel (three-pound) one-half-horsepower 12-volt vacuum plugs into any power receptacle, such as a cigarette lighter. As well, the 10-foot cord and all-purpose Pik-All nozzle […]

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If you have a vehicle stored away for extended periods, note that rodents love hunkering down in them, especially under the hood. Once there, they tend to bite into/through the wiring, which can leave you with an expensive repair bill or perhaps a sizable insurance claim or even a fire that totals the vehicle and […]

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The $3-million Bugatti Chiron hypercar is perhaps the pinnacle of automotive luxury and performance. As a tribute, the automaker partnered with watchmaker Jacob & Co. to create a timepiece. The center is a scaled-down version of the Chiron’s 1,500-horsepower 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine that has 16 miniature pistons that attached to a tiny steel crankshaft. At […]

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For nearly 90 years, the Airstream name has been synonymous with classic, classy travel trailers with their distinctive rounded aluminum-covered shapes and wraparound windows. One of the company’s least expensive models that embodies this style is the Caravel. The 16-foot-long version (the smallest of four sizes that range up to 22 feet) provides enough room […]

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So, what is the Gladiator like to drive? Well, like a truck, but also very much like a Jeep Wrangler. Jeep has done its job and done it well. The 2020 Gladiator is powered by the tried-and-true 285-horsepower 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 and an eight-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual. I love that Jeep decided to offer the truck with a stick.

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Florida-based Revology founded by former Ford Special Vehicle Team (SVT) boss Tom Scarpello builds “properly engineered” replicas of classic 1966-’68 Mustang fastbacks and convertibles (and their Shelby derivatives). fashion, however, they all come with modern suspensions, running gear, exhaust systems, wheels and interiors. Buyers can choose 5.0-liter V-8 engines producing up to 600 horsepower, and […]

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The simple truth is that the seats in cars are not tailored to individuals, which your back definitely notices on longer trips. The SpinePRO is designed to help keep you seated in an upright position by properly supporting the lower portion of your spine where most aches and pains occur. According to SpinePRO, the unique […]

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