I don't really need a car salesperson to be an enthusiast. I don't want to bro-down over specs, or have to talk to them about how NASCAR is the best thing since sliced bread. They can appreciate the old car I pull up in, but don't start telling me about it like I'm some noob. » 10/30/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Buddy of mine had a black Solara with gold badges. He said it was the best car he's ever had, from the standpoint of never having to do a damn thing to it other than oil changes. He replaced the rear brake pads at 90k miles when they had 35% remaining because he felt bad for the car. » 10/30/14 11:21am Yesterday 11:21am

Dale Jr. Pimping For Coal

Interesting? You be the judge. I'm sure there are pertinent comments to be made and questions to be posed about coal, air quality, renewable energy, etc., that Dale Jr. could totally answer off-cue-card. » 10/29/14 11:56am Wednesday 11:56am

My mother is afraid of a clutch. About 15 years ago, when my folks were last shopping for a car for her, my dad offered up an older (at the time) Porsche 911 if she would learn stick. She thought about it for a while and then declined. She wound up with an automatic Z3 instead, which she still has. » 10/29/14 11:24am Wednesday 11:24am