With a good enough chassis, the slightly muted engine doesn’t really play as big of a role as you might think. Friend of Pretoleyum, Manuel Carrillo, tests two Honda Civics that are quite a lot unlike each other. The challenge is presented in part by two Honda Civic models separated by 7 years. Dressed in… Read More Pitching Honda’s New Civic Sport Against A Late Model Civic Si
Last month I got offered a huge opportunity, to record music out by New York City and get paid for it. Normally anyone would fly, but the recording studio had asked the drummer and I to bring our own gear. So a set of wheels was needed. It would be 14 hours of driving time… Read More Driving A Borrowed Chrysler Across Country
Depreciation isn’t kind, but great for your wallet.… Read More Market Watch: The bubble is popping!
If you think I only have an appreciation for high horsepower and incredible g-force loads, then you don’t really know me. I think softness and fat rubber on tires is incredibly underrated. I think a car that can sit happy at highway speeds for hours on end is among the best of the best. That… Read More Kia K900 Is The Perfect Set Of Wheels For A Road Trip
It May Have G-Vectoring, But Snow Still Requires The Right Rubber Mazda is one of those brands that has cars that I genuinely enjoy driving, and cars that I can also recommend to every-day consumers. The CX-3 and CX-5 are great little crossovers, and in the Mazda 3, you get a heck of a lot… Read More Almost A Snowshoe – 2017 Mazda 6 G-Vectoring
Petrolheads everywhere love a good sounding exhaust. Decibels do more than wake up the car, as they wake up the driver as well. For a petrolhead, it’s like hearing an amazing piece of music, with that one lyric that just gets to your soul. So, for every car enthusiast you meet, you will always hear… Read More Petroleyum’s pick for Top 5 exhausts
Corporations world-wide love the opportunity to get in front of you during Christmas time and the holiday season. Some are more effective than others. In terms of Christmas and holiday advertisements, I’m going to hands-down vote this one as my favorite for this year. Christmas and snow go together like a Group B Lancia 037… Read More Christmas Tree Transportation, Girardo & Co. Style.
Premium audio systems are a hot-ticket item that some salesmen might have you go for, but make sure the system matches your music tastes first. The answer to this question ultimately depends on what you listen to. These days music is usually multiple tracks merged together. Music recordings started as a single track, then a… Read More Do We Need Expensive Factory Audio?
Work, adventures, friends and more with a $300 van. Two years ago I bought a 1993 Ford E-250 for $300 and that was the asking price. All it needed was fresh gas and a fresh battery and I drove it home. As a band member, I needed a van to get the crew and gear… Read More How to Keep a $300 Van on the Road for 30,000 Miles and Counting
Being a car junkie, I’m always thinking outside of the box of “automotive builds” with many variations of cosmetic and performance traits. “What would be refreshing to see at a car show?” I find myself asking this often. With that being said I discovered a forum about this type of LS4 swap and knew it… Read More This Saturn SL1 Defines The Term “Sleeper”