Author: Yoav Gilad

Viper to Pebble Beach “testing” some Michelins


Tires are tires, right? Wrong. That’s like saying that cars are just cars. As an enthusiast, you know that’s mistaken and hopefully you feel the same way about tires. Obviously, they’re the only part of your car that contributes to acceleration, handling, braking and fuel economy. But you don’t need a lecture. Instead, we’ll just […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2013

Happy Birthday USA!


  You’re the greatest! Happy 237th Birthday United States of America! USA! USA! USA!

  Comments | By - July 4, 2013

Do You Really Need a Ram Truck?


Ram trucks are great for getting in and out of tough spots. But what did people drive in slop when Ram trucks didn’t yet exist? Work wasn’t going to do itself– so even back then, people relied on Dodge equipment to carry them through the messiest, muddiest terrains there were. Who knows how a vehicle […] More »

  Comments | By - June 14, 2013

Viper Club Cruise

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On Sunday, the Southern California Viper Club held a cruise beginning at Supercar Sunday (at the Topanga Westfield) following the storied Mulholland Highway and Kanan Rd. to an ultra-luxury detailing shop, Lavaggio in Agoura Hills. This DF journo was lucky to be along. The weather was perfect (it’s SoCal, duh) and all but the first […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2013

Mopar Collaborative Hits and Misses


The Chrysler Group has enjoyed collaborating with many different car companies mostly because it has owned (and been owned by) so many. Unfortunately, those relationships produced mixed results. In the 1980’s Chrysler collaborated with Mitsubishi Motors which led to two great Mopars: the Chrysler Conquest and later, the Eagle Talon. Both were fun, sporty cars […] More »

  Comments | By - May 9, 2013

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