At first glance, the A4 is an elegant looking thing, even with its gaping maw. The baby sedan of Audi has always looked like a mini A8, and even more so in the current generation. While it doesn’t look as sporty as the previous iterations, it does still deliver the goods on the back roads.
Rear wheel drive is abundant. It’s been implemented in some of the earliest forms of gas powered vehicles, dating back to the late 1800’s. You’ll find it in everything from farm equipment to mass transit in some of the ugliest machines on the road. However, where rear wheel drive becomes affordably enjoyable has only been a small niche of the automotive market in recent years. Continue Reading
This is my first time attending the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show, and it was a great afternoon. Spanned across three buildings on the Lehigh University campus, it was a flurry of sponsor billboards, obnoxiously loud Ram Truck advertisements, and unlocked vehicles everywhere. Yep, everything is unlocked at this one – the way it should be.
This engine is phenomenal. A very good read if you can get through the technical bits. This is the first time I’ve seen the exhaust side of a V-engine mounted inward, with the intake ports where the exhaust usually lies.
New York City is full of them. They’re huge, fast, and largely go unnoticed. For the most part, the owners do not flaunt them, and they get tucked away in parking garages at night. These are executive shuttles, purchased as the gold standard for transportation by the elite. I’m talking about Mercedes-Benz, and I recently got to drive my first. Does it measure up to what I’ve expected all these years? Continue Reading