Amen re navigation. I want FEWER screens in luxury cars. I'd accept a world where I get a heads-up display with the relevant info, or a screen in the cluster a la the 458 that displays relevant info, but a giant screen that is always on is terrible. Especially the iPads stuck on the dashes of most modern BMWs. » 11/25/14 3:53pm Tuesday 3:53pm

Real or Fake: Whitewalls Edition

All of you are probably aware that for many years white walls were seen as signs of a luxury automobile. Probably from the 20s (or maybe earlier) up through the 60s. Just like fake boobs (or maybe the right analogy is push-up bras) allow people that might not be amply endowed to look like they are, some people wanted… » 11/18/14 3:14pm 11/18/14 3:14pm

Happy birthday! Don't sweat it, 40 to (so far) 43 have been fun. The only downside has been exercise has been insufficient to stay in shape, which means paying more attention to inputs (eating). Otherwise it's nice being the person who is young enough to still go out and have fun but old enough that you aren't making… » 11/13/14 11:10am 11/13/14 11:10am