I have been looking into the idea of bringing a four-wheel-drive kei van over from Japan, something like a Honda Street or perhaps even a Mitsubishi Minicab Bravo Route 66, and so I have been researching the various bureaucratic hoops I must jump through in order to bring such a car into my state (Colorado). When I finally tracked down the state official who knew the answers, his very first words
While Pebble Beach is traditionally thought of as the refuge of the pristine and pricey vintage vehicles of the world, there's no shortage of newer vehicles on display. And when we say "new," we mean really new. As in, not even in production new. This is the concept car lawn, and it's home to an eclectic group of vehicles from past and present. Of course, calling it the "concept car lawn" is a
The 2016 Nissan Titan XD with the 5.0-liter Cummins diesel won Truck of Texas at the 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo, and won the Best Powertrain award for the oil-burner and its six-speed Aisin transmission. Even though the truck hasn't gone on sale yet nor has Nissan held the press launch, Motor Trend was able to snag an example long enough to run the diesel Titan XD through its Real MPG test. The
When Tata introduced the Nano back in 2008, everyone was amazed at how cheap it was. They called it a game changer, but no game was changed. In fact, it took Tata five years to sell the 250,000 units it had the capacity to build in a single year. As it turns out, even buyers in what economists call "developing markets" like India aren't necessarily interested in buying an ultra-cheap automobile.