Author Archives: Matthew Davis

FMD: The Ford Sweepstakes Rides Again

By | April 3, 2014

  You might remember Ford Motor Company for its roll in making the automobile affordable for masses.  The Model T is one of the most famous vehicles ever produced and arguable one of the most influential in history.  What you might not realize is that an earlier Ford built car, a race car, is probably […]

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Jeff Gordon And Pepsi Max #TestDrive2

By | February 27, 2014

We automotive journalists can be pretty skeptical cats.  It’s no surprise that there were a few eyebrows knitted when Jeff Gordon, disguised as your average minivan driving, middle class American, took a car salesman on the ride of his life.  Cursing and issuing threats to the undercover Gordon, the captive salesman held on for dear […]

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Sink Hole Swallows Eight Corvettes In Bowling Green

By | February 12, 2014

It’s a sad day for the automotive enthusiast. A tragic day for the Corvette elite. Some time around 5:30 a.m. CT a sink hole formed underneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Just nine minutes after the sink hole began the power to the museum went out and the authorities were notified. Upon […]

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Nissan Buys Beater Maxima Off Craigslist

By | December 22, 2013

  I’ve always been a big Nissan fan. I drove a feisty red Maxima SE in high school and drove the wheels off it. After 150,000 pedal-to-the-metal miles in my hands it was a miracle that it still functioned. Luke Aker of Ikonic films had a slightly newer version of the Maxima that he sold […]

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Scion FR-S For The Family Man

By | December 13, 2013

It’s no secret that The Daily Derbi is home to some serious fans of the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ.  We’d all be ecstatic to own either one.  Some of us prefer the price tag of the tail happy FR-S while I for one prefer the more generous standard features of the BRZ.  Regardless of […]

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The 2015 Mustang’s Dirty Little Secret

By | December 9, 2013

It’s true.  The 6th generation Mustang has a dirty little secret.  Rumors have been proliferating throughout the Internet after Mustang Chief Engineer Dave Pericak told Fox News that not everything about the new Mustang was disclosed at its reveal.  The undisclosed tidbit is said to be an “OEM first”.  From what we know about the […]

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