25 September 2007

50 Ways to Leave your Auto

CNN/Time put out another one of those lists. At least this one spans all 100+ years of automobile manufacture and was written in an entertaining, non-Consumer Reports kind of way.
Spooked by the success of premium small cars from Mercdes-Benz, GM elected to rebadge its awful mass-market J-platform sedans, load them up with chintzy fabrics and accessories and call them "Cimarron, by Cadillac." Seeking an even hotter circle of hell, GM priced these pseudo-caddies (with four-speed manual transmissions, no less) thousands more than their Chevy Cavalier siblings.

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