I recall there was a controversy at the time during the first generation: Toyota wanted to market the Solara as an entirely separate, non-Camry model, but also wanted it to count into the Camry sales figures, ensuring the #1-in-sales crown. Kind of a scummy move, IMO. » 10/30/14 12:05pm Yesterday 12:05pm

Haha, I was going to do a similar list, and mine would be very different. Because of my own stupid 'personal code', it would be iPhone shots only, original art only. So all of these would be out. These are all great pics, but again, my own weird philosophy is that Instagram is a different medium than your photo… » 10/21/14 11:08am 10/21/14 11:08am

Learned that leasing isn't for me. I was in my mid-20s, went to lease a new Mini, only to find out that instead of being a 'price of vehicle, divided by X number of months' type of equation, it's all vague and dubious math that they won't show you. I think they look you up and down and then make up a number. I didn't… » 9/30/14 12:20pm 9/30/14 12:20pm

A Look Inside the Ferrari 458 Workshop of Risi Competizione

As penniless teenager, I used to sometimes find myself (paradoxically) in the spotless showroom of Ferrari of Houston, just to stare. All of my heroes from the magazines I studied — here they were. It was a serene place: you step softly around the showroom, more like a museum than a car dealership. If I had dragged… » 9/17/14 9:55pm 9/17/14 9:55pm

I like the new headlights but I don't like the separation of the body-colored grill section to the body-colored bumper. When it was chrome, it made sense that it was separate components. Now it's all the same color, and draws attention to what it is: a mid-cycle refresh. » 9/07/14 8:31pm 9/07/14 8:31pm