Study Says Convertible Buyers Are Wealthy And Well Educated

There are a lot of stereotypes about convertible owners, just ask anyone that drives a Miata. Usually the assumptions are young, single, and lives in a warm climate. According to statistics from Experian Automotive, it turns out that drop-top drivers are older, well educated, and not always in the sun-belt. » 7/23/14 1:24pm 40 minutes ago

Five Honest Tips For Starting A Car Collection That Won't Lose Money

I've always dreamed of having an appreciating classic or exotic car collection, but I've never had anything other than a "regular" car. What are some things you'd recommend for a car collecting newbie? » 7/23/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

This E34 BMW M5 Wagon Is Too Expensive And It's All Your Fault

I love wagons; you love wagons. We also love the BMW M5, and when you put the two together you get this wonderful combination of performance and utility. So wonderful in fact you might be able to live in it. Which is probably your only option because it has a Buy It Now price of $29k. » 7/22/14 4:50pm Yesterday 4:50pm

The Hyundai Elantra GT Is The VW Golf Competitor You Keep Forgetting

Commuter cars are supposed to be affordable, reliable, and practical. That makes the default choice the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla. Those are fine machines, but what if you desired something a little more "premium" and with some Euro flair. If so, there is a nice Korean hatchback that is worth a drive. » 7/22/14 10:59am Yesterday 10:59am

10 Reasons The E60 535i Is Better Than The M5

In recent years BMW has somewhat muddied the water with respect to M cars. First they started making their standard cars available with option packages that made them appear nearly identical to their M equivalent. Then they started releasing M cars that bear the M badge but aren't M cars like the M235 but by and… » 7/21/14 4:03pm Monday 4:03pm

This Subaru Ad Is How We Fantasize About Driving An STI

I can't stand those commercials that have some lame-ass economy car drifting in a parking lot or something (looking at you Nissan). Those ads do nothing for me as a buyer, but this Subaru commercial from Spain makes me want to buy a new WRX right now! » 7/21/14 3:06pm Monday 3:06pm

Horrible Economy-Ruining Loans Are Being Handed Out On Used Cars Now

Remember that time that loans were being handed out like hotcakes to subprime borrowers, thus triggering one of the worst financial crises in human history, back in 2008? No? Neither do I! That's why it's great news to hear that loans are being handed out to subprime borrowers, again. » 7/21/14 1:08pm Monday 1:08pm

Retirees That Bought BMWs Are Not Happy

Today we asked "What Is The Best Car For A Retiree?" Certified financial planner, Wes Moss is the author of "You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think." He surveyed over 1300 retirees and found that BMW drivers are not as happy as Lexus drivers. » 7/21/14 12:08pm Monday 12:08pm

Adventures In Auto Consulting: BMW Of Santa Monica

Ah Santa Monica, a city built by bookies, bootleggers and auto racing, it's now home to the most cliche Southern California douchebags one can imagine. I have a rule about going to Santa Monica, avoid it at all costs, especially on the weekends when half of LA county descends upon the boulevard of pipe dreams aka. 3rd… » 7/21/14 10:30am Monday 10:30am

Sunday Drive: 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

Many of us fantasize about a weekend car for cruising, canyon carving, or attacking our local race track. A car that throws practicality aside for pure driving enjoyment. Therefore, Car Buying has scoured the internet to find a ride for your perfect Sunday Drive! » 7/20/14 11:05am Sunday 11:05am

I Bought A Cadillac ELR And It Was Cheaper Than You Think

Most people think of the Cadillac ELR as nothing more than a fancy Chevy Volt, but it's actually a pretty decent car. The problem was it was too expensive and most buyers opted for the Model S. Prices have come down drastically and Opponaut The World of Vee picked one up. » 7/20/14 9:01am Sunday 9:01am

Golfer Who Accused Dealer Of Bait And Switch Gets Kia K900

Remember the golfer who won a hole-in-one contest and thought he scored a $60,000 Kia K900, but actually just won $25,000 in sneaky bait and switch? The dealership is going to give him a brand new K900 after facing media pressure. Woo, media pressure! » 7/20/14 9:00am Sunday 9:00am

Elvis Presley Shot This Cadillac And It Can Be Yours For $230,000

The King of Rock and Roll had a thing for Cadillacs. Presley purchased this 1968 Topaz Gold Firemist Eldorado in December of '67 and made it is his daily driver for many years. When the car didn't work properly, Presley did what any rock star would do...he shot it. » 7/19/14 3:01pm Saturday 3:01pm

The Greatest Ford Taurus Ever Made Is Ridiculously Cheap

The 1989 Ford Taurus, was anything but fun. However, the engineers at Ford made a version that didn't include such a tragic drivetrain, and instead installed a 220 HP Yamaha V6 and gearbox that was - get this - manual. This was the purest driving Taurus ever - and it's now yours for next to nothing. » 7/19/14 2:46pm Saturday 2:46pm

How To Make The Honda Accord V6 All Kinds Of Awesome

Welcome to Fatal Flaw, where I choose a cool car that is made significantly less desirable by one major, glaring fault — and show you how to fix it. Today's feature is on the 6th generation Honda Accord V6 and how to fix the ticking time bomb known as its automatic transmission. » 7/18/14 11:31am Friday 11:31am

This Viper-Based Alfa Romeo Is Gloriously Brown And Yours For $700,000

The 2010 Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale was created to celebrate Alfa's 100th anniversary. This rare beast (number 7 out of 9) is based on the Viper ACR and powered by the same 640hp, 8.4L V10 mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Ferrari of Newport Beach has it listed for $700k. » 7/17/14 12:10pm 7/17/14 12:10pm