Archive For The “Opinion” Category

The First Pontiac Aztek On eBay

By | August 1, 2013

  Car collectors go crazy over serial number 0001s.  The earliest Corvette for example sold for nearly $1 million at Barrett-Jackson a couple of years ago.  But what of cars that aren’t exactly popular?  Take this 2001 Pontiac Aztek for example.  You are looking at the first one built.  Somebody thought it would be worth […]

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Fisker is Bleeding Out

By | April 10, 2013

From the beginning, Fisker had a hard, uphill battle.  We drove the Karma last year and overall we thought it was a good car.  Compared to everyday cars it is excellent.  Nice to look at, sit in, and drive.  Comparing it to cars in the $100,000 price range though, it doesn’t quite cut it.  It […]

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Meet the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By | January 16, 2013

January 17, 1953 is a day the automotive world will never forget.  On that date, Chevrolet unveiled a car to compete with the like of British sports cars such as the Jaguar XK120, the Corvette.  The fiberglass-bodied car came only in Polo white, was powered by a 235ci inline-6 known as the “Blue Flame Six” […]

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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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My 53 Second Lap of Lime Rock Park

By | June 19, 2012

The grand opening of Americas car museum has come and gone and while the noisy crowds have thinned, hundreds of people are still discovering the jewel that the museum is every day.  For nearly five hours I manned one of the three CXC racing simulators that occupy a corner of the speed zone in the […]

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