Expert Reviews

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

May 18, 1985

After going over hill and dale and hitting the dusty trail for more than 40 years, Jeep is synonymous with four-wheel drive. In fact, a two-wheel drive Jeep may sound like half a vehicle. But Jeep... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

May 11, 1985

Somewhere in the forests of Bavaria, it is rumored, a band of motorhead elves try to see just how much performance they can get out of a six-cylinder four-door sedan. This may not sound like the ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

May 4, 1985

The Cadillac Cimarron has finally come of age. This small sport/luxury four-door sedan no longer looks like something left as an afterthought on Cadillac’s doorstep by General Motors. And n... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

April 27, 1985

The full-sized pickup truck is perhaps one of the best examples of late 20th-century folk art. As American as the flag flying over the White House, the standard pickup has shed its bucolic image ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

April 20, 1985

The interest in European sports sedans in this country has become very strong over the past couple of years. So strong, in fact, that just about every automaker on the block is building at least ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

April 13, 1985

Everyone knows that a sports car is long, low and mean looking. So, what’s this innocuous-looking, rolling box known as the Volkswagen GTI trying to pull off? Just because it eats up tortuou... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

April 6, 1985

One thing the Merkur XR4Ti can’t be accused of is being a look-alike European sports sedan. With its bullet-like front-end, biplane spoilers on the rear deck and overall aerodynamics, it loo... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

March 30, 1985

What’s in a name? Is a rose by any other name just as sweet – even if you can’t find it? These are the questions I have asked myself about the Plymouth Caravelle. About this tim... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

March 16, 1985

The Pontiac Trans Am hasn’t been around forever but at times it certainly seems that way. Here is a car that was introduced in those halcyon days of 1969 when factory performance cars roame... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

March 2, 1985

A sports car is not necessarily a performance car – and vice versa. But there are some vehicles out there which combine the best attributes of both beasts – and the Nissan 300ZX Turbo... Read More