Archive For The “Car Reviews” Category

A 240Z Still Young

By | June 1, 2014

Two weeks ago I flew from Boise, Idaho to Sacramento, California to pick up a 1971 Datsun 240Z that I purchased on Ebay a couple of weeks earlier.  You assume a certain amount of risk when buying a car off of Ebay, especially one that’s 43 years old and as rust prone as the old […]

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Driven: Ford Focus ST

By | September 26, 2013

The Focus ST has been sprucing up Ford dealerships across the country since late last summer.  A welcome breath of fresh air after the SVT Focus made its exit in 2004.  Of course, there was always the Mustang, but for those that didn’t take to the Pony Car crowd, Ford was lacking in choices.  Hot […]

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Driving Impressions: 2014 Mazda6

By | January 2, 2013

As many of you know, The Daily Derbi staff like Mazdas.  Chad Waite has owned a Miata and now drives a Skyactiv Mazda3 while I drive a V6 Mazda6.  We anxiously awaited the new Mazda6.  A few months ago, Mazda slowly and quietly revealed the 2014 Mazda6 on their Facebook page.  The more they revealed […]

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Bentley Continental GTC V8

By | December 18, 2012

Bentley recently brought a new flavor of the Continental GT to the table: the Continental GTC V8.  This entry level offering isn’t powered by a W12 but a 500hp, twin-turbo V8 (the same 4.0L V8 found in the new Audi S8).  We go all the way to Nashville to check it out.  While some may […]

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Test Driven: Reactions to the Scion FR-S

By | November 15, 2012

Ever since the Scion FR-S/Toyota GT86/Subaru BRZ was announced, we’ve been drooling over it. It’s like a more beautiful, more powerful Toyota MR2. Or a less powerful Porsche Cayman. Either way, it’s in a category of its own. Finally, thanks to two local Toyota dealerships, we drove it. What was it Like? In a word, […]

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