Chevrolet SSR car review / test drive

October 9, 2005 David Zatz 0

Review Notes: 2005 Chevrolet SSR Automatic Unusual features Well-designed convertible hardtop; unusually well-done retro styling Above Average: Fun factor, instant acceleration from any speed Needs Work In: Daft cruise control, minor squeaks and rattles EPA gas mileage 17 city, 23 highway (automatic; manual is 16/26) but expect less   One of […]

2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 road test

September 9, 2002 David Zatz 0

The Corvette’s latest incarnation, the Z06, is an exciting, brutally fast, and even fairly docile vehicle, thanks to a combination of old-fashioned cubes and new-fangled technology. With second-generation active handling and traction control, getting the Z06 up to 60 miles per hour in under five seconds is a snap. With […]

2001 Audi TT vs the 1991 Dodge Spirit R/T

February 9, 2001 David Zatz 0

2001 Audi TT and…the 1991 Dodge Spirit R/T?! The Audi TT is an interesting car for a former Spirit R/T owner to drive. Its 1.8 liter engine makes 225 horsepower, thanks partly to dual intercoolers and a five valve per cylinder design. The Spirit R/T, as you may recall, made […]

2001 Daewoo Leganza car reviews

February 9, 2001 David Zatz 0

The Daewoo Leganza was surprisingly good for a Korean sedan when we wrote this article in 2001 — now, of course, Hyundai showed that South Korea can produce quite a good car. The Leganza was nimble, with a firm but cushioned ride – not luxurious, but not too harsh, either. […]