970 Blog Posts From the Eric Peters Tag


2019 BMW 3 Series Review

2019 BMW 3 Series Review

Is a Three with a four enough? It’s actually more. And in more than one way. The first way is much more power from the rebooted Three’s now-standard 255 horsepower turbo’d four—which used to come standard with 180 horsepower. The second way is more money, but of course. Speed is always a question of money. […]

Lido Has Shuffled—a Tribute to the Genius of Lee Iacocca

Lido Has Shuffled—a Tribute to the Genius of Lee Iacocca

Lee Iacocca just died. And with him, an era. The era of the car guy executive. Iacocca wasn’t a transplant from a toothpaste company and he was an engineer, not a “human resources” manager. He smoked cigars, told ribald stories. Most of all, Lido knew cars and the car business. Put more precisely, he knew […]

Why You Can’t Afford to Not Buy a Classic Car!

Why You Can’t Afford to Not Buy a Classic Car!

If you like cars, you probably like classic cars. Like looking at them, at least. But if you’re like most of us, you probably don’t own one — because you’ve probably never been able to afford one. Well, now you can. At least, if you can afford a new car. Which, arguably, no one can. […]

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

Where’s Our Cut from Data Mining of our Cars?

You’ve probably seen people driving around in cars covered over or “wrapped” with advertisements for some service or product and wondered how much the owner got paid to allow his car to be transformed into a mobile billboard. But he is at least getting paid. The non-wrapped cars are working, too but their owners aren’t being […]

2019 BMW 850i Review

2019 BMW 850i Review

Ultra-high-end cars are easier to buy—assuming you can afford one—because there are fewer choices at this altitude. The BMW 8 Series coupe/convertible, for instance—it pretty much has the ledge all to itself. What It Is The 8 Series is BMW’s full-size/four-seater luxury-sport coupe — or convertible. The availability of hard or soft-top and standard back seats sets it apart from other […]