By naterisch
01/08/2017
Last week the polar vortex plunged southward, blanketing much of the United States in frigid temperatures and depositing healthy doses of snow on many states. In Colorado, this resulted in nearly a foot of fresh powder, causing a crisis for many drivers.
By naterisch
01/07/2017
First, let me say that I’m stunned by how much e-mail I received about my “Will The Hack Cross Over Sometime Soon?” piece. Such a volume is normally reserved for when I write about considering the purchase of massively compromised vehicles like The Great White Six-Speed Shark or The Vixen That Wasn’t.
By naterisch
01/01/2017
When BMW revealed the i8, many who saw it proclaimed it a work of art. When I first saw it, I did not think it was a work of art; I thought it was a car—a low, wide, mean-looking singularity that screamed speed and power.
By naterisch
01/01/2017
Over the years, I have made no secret of the fact that I loathe SUVs. I think my hatred of them began with the explosion of Ford Expeditions used as single-occupancy commuter vehicles in the late 1990s. I couldn’t help but notice that they seemed to be the vehicles most likely to be in the ditch when the snow would fall. 
By naterisch
12/26/2016
With Christmas in the bag—whah! Like Santa’s sack, get it?—we now have a week to take stock of the old year and prepare for the new. Some of us are already started on this wholesome practice, because our Christmas stockings were not full of coal after all—which we certainly may have deserved—but with the sorts of considerate gifts that imply obligation.

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