The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

March 1, 1986

The full beauty of a full-size 4 by 4 utility vehicle can’t really be appreciated until you drive one through several snowstorms. You sit tall in the saddle and, while you may not be away f... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

February 22, 1986

With the proliferation of compact four-wheeling utility vehicles over the past couple of years, it is sometimes easy to overlook the original full-sized versions. The big utility vehicle is still ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

February 15, 1986

The Renault Alliance is now in its fourth year of production. This alone may not sound like a big deal, but it at least proves wrong those skeptics who didn’t give the American Motor Corp. a... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

February 8, 1986

The type of car that has shown the most changes over the past decade is the economy car. But, then, you could say, since it had such a lowly beginning there was no place to go but up. It really ... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

February 1, 1986

Back in the ’60s and early ’70s Dodge Division was noted for some of the meanest factory performance cars in the world. Super Bees, Chargers, Daytonas, Challengers, Demons, Swingers, R... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

January 18, 1986

At one time a pickup truck was used for work. Well, maybe a couple of good old boys ran the back roads with them and used them for Sunday-go-to-meeting vehicles, but use by anyone else was consid... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

January 12, 1986

Saab was ugly even before the Beetle made it fashionable for a new car to look used. Now, after 17 years at the old drawing board, Saab has introduced itsfirst all-new car since 1969, the front... Read More
The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

January 11, 1986

After 40 years of production, the Jeep CJ will finally be riding off into the sunset. Some may say none too soon. After all, four decades is a long, long time to keep producing the same basic des... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

January 5, 1986

Toyota brought out its 2-seater Mr-2 complete with a high performance 16- valve, 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine and slippery-smooth 5-speed manualtransmission in `85. It was a fun machine–quick,... Read More
chicagotribune.com's view

January 5, 1986

Is it the Poor man`s STE or Pontiac`s version of the Chevy CelebrityEurosport? We tend to favor calling Pontiac`s new 6000 S/E the “thinkingman`s“ STE and Pontiac`s version of the Euros... Read More