Tag Archives: 1992
Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Despite relatively low production, the SC 400 had generated quite a buzz by its third model year. Lexus had successfully infused LS luxury into this attractive coupe. However, questions had arisen about what the SC really was. Was it a luxury car or a high performance coupe? Could it be both? Perhaps it was somewhere [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2013 by BajaBusta.
The allure of a jeep has always been its ability to take the road less traveled…a road inaccessible to ordinary vehicles. With that freedom comes the responsibility to reserve our natural environment for future generations. Jeep, Ecco is up to that task! Ecco is equipped with a fuel efficient 1.5-liter, three [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by BajaBusta.
It’s not surprising that the Dakota Sport V8 grabs the eye as dramatically as it tackles the terrain. The professionals at Chrysler Design Jeep and truck Studios set out to prove that off roading’s added excitement doesn’t require a truck with that familiar ‘add-on’ look. Integrating the latest off-road features into one [...]
Posted on 19. Feb, 2013 by BajaBusta.
In 1991, at age 58 Robert Lutz, who was born in Switzerland, had already had a brilliant automotive career. He had presided over the destines of GM’s European affiliate Opel as well as BMW, Ford Germany and then Ford Europe, where Lee Iaccoca sought him out to take charge of Chrysler’s [...]
Posted on 09. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
No doubt, the Lumina APV van is one that attracts the eye by its futuristic appearance. It is also the one which in its daily use, was criticized most by its owner who did not find them very practical, hampered limited interior volume, less than ergonomic driving position, and flawed visibility.
Posted on 02. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The 1992 Volvo 850 GLT represented a pretty substantial shift for the marque. Not only was this notably the first front wheel drive Volvo exported to North America, but also styling shifted from stodgy “boxy but good”, to a albeit slight, softer, rounder design. The song choice for this piece was perfect. [...]
Posted on 23. Sep, 2012 by BajaBusta.
Poor Saturn, a brand we’ve known and loved since they opened an assembly line in Tennessee back in the 80′s. They were to become the next great American made automobile. But now, after financial disasters and flawed bailout plans, parent company General Motors plans on discontinuing the line by 2011
Posted on 16. Sep, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The appeal and the price. GM has always known how to use these two elements admirably well. With the years, this formula had waned and it took substantial arguments to convince the clientele. Quality and reliability should have been the two key elements of the Grand Am, and to GM’s future. Luckily for GM it [...]