Expert Reviews

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

December 15, 1984

Volkswagen isn’t a company known for rash decisions or rapid changes. But this year it really outdid itself. Not only did it completely change its bread-and-butter model (formerly the Rabbi... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

December 8, 1984

Volkswagen has always taken the route to auto building of change through evolution, not revolution. This all sounds fine and makes good business sense. After all, why just blatantly change a mode... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

November 10, 1984

Pontiac always seems to have room for yet another car. This General Motors’ division already has cars ranging from a small sports car to a full-sized station wagon – with everything in... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

November 3, 1984

For 1985, the Mitsubishi-built Plymouth Colt is available in a four-door sedan model – and not just any old four-door sedan. Like many other subcompact economy cars these days, it’s a ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

October 27, 1984

The Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight is one of the legends of the automotive world. Introduced in 1941, it’s not only one of the longest-lasting models, but a car that has survived wars, recessions, ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

October 20, 1984

Not too many years ago the American convertible disappeared from production lines. This sporty body style was considered an anachronism and a very impractical vehicle. Besides, no one was buying t... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

October 13, 1984

The compact van market is relatively new but it could very well be the hottest automotive market in the next couple of years. Compact vans were brought out in the 1984 model year by Chrysler and ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

September 22, 1984

The Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE is a new model for 1984 and even though it may look like other RX-7s, there is a big difference. This difference is quickly discovered the first time a driver applies firm p... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

September 15, 1984

One of the big success stories of the 1984 model year is Chrysler’s front-wheel drive, compact van – the Plymouth Voyager/Dodge Caravan. This all-new concept vehicle hit the market as ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

September 8, 1984

The aerodynamically styled Mercury Cougar – with its sloping hood, small frontal area, windshield and vertical back window – is a strikingly attractive car. It is the type of car that ... Read More