Articles for tag: Cheap Scooters, Economy Cars, Mopeds, Vespa

Karla News

Buying a 50 CC Scooter in Massachusetts

As gas prices rise, people look for alternatives to cars. The price of regular gas in eastern Massachusetts is hovering around $250.00 per gallon this week. Even as the temperature drops, this situation has turned many drivers into riders on two wheels. Some people with short commutes and a place to change and shower at ...

Karla News

Learning to Drive: How to Master a Manual Transmission

Manual transmissions are fun. Not to mention they grant the driver a greater control over his or her automobile. They may even keep you more focused on the road. After all, it’s a bit harder to talk on a cell phone or eat fast food when you’re using both hands and both feet to move ...

Karla News

How to Get a Free Rental Car Upgrade

Once you move beyond the Economy cars, rental cars can get a bit expensive. Upgrading to a mid-size car or SUV, however, can make your travels more enjoyable, so you might want to try and get a free rental car upgrade. This might not be possible every time you travel, but it never hurts to ...

Karla News

The Tragedy of Malcolm Bricklin

When we think of automotive failure, we often think of John DeLorean and the DMC-12, the car of the future that turned into a multi-million-dollar disaster and made DeLorean into a notorious figure. It is odd how closely the DeLorean disaster follows another fiasco from a generation earlier. Malcolm Bricklin was born in Philadelphia on ...

Karla News

The History Behind the AMC Javelin and AMX

The 1960’s will be remembered for a variety of reasons. However, for vehicle enthusiasts, perhaps one of the most important things to come out that decade was the advent of the pony car. For those who do not know, a pony car encompassed a very simple idea, by placing a large, high powered engine into ...

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Five Best Fun to Drive Economy Cars

When you think of a compact economy car usually the last thing you think about is driver enjoyment. Heck, you are usually lucky if a compact economy car has power windows, right? Well no, that really isn’t correct. Most modern compact economy cars come with all the toys and safety equipment you would expect from ...

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2001 Honda Civic LX Coupe Review

The 2001 Honda Civic LX coupe is a formidable compact car that can successfully serve commuters, singles, and couples. The small size and nimble nature of this vehicle help to make it easy to drive, and its superb history of reliability makes it ideal for use as an only vehicle. While the trim level and ...

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Our ’64 Cutlass Supreme

There are reliable cars, luxury cars, economy cars, sporty cars, two-doors, four-doors, sedans convertibles. Then, there are cars that are just ‘fun-to-own.’ We had one! We bought it used from my husband’s boss when he worked at Chittenden & Eastman in Burlington, IA. The boss had bought it new, and was in the position to ...