853 Blog Posts From the Eric Peters Tag


2018 BMW 640i GT Review

2018 BMW 640i GT Review

American car buyers, for whatever reason, generally do not like station wagons. This is why you don’t see many new station wagons — especially high-end wagons — even though high-end car companies like BMW sell a wagon version of almost every car they make. Just not here. Meanwhile, the hatchback thing. These do sell — […]

Stolen Valor 4×4

Stolen Valor 4×4

Have you heard about Stolen Valor? It’s when a guy who spent a year or two working as The Army Guy in a Village People cover band claims he did “three tours” as a Navy SEAL. There’s a similar thing going on in the car world. You may have noticed. Light-duty, car-based crossover SUVs with […]

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review

When everyone makes a crossover SUV, how do you make your crossover SUV stand out? First, you split the difference between compact-sized crossovers like the Mazda CX-3 and mid-sized crossovers like the Honda CR-V. You give it a roomy back seat — and a roomy cargo area — but a small overall footprint. Next, make […]

No More Cop Cars…

No More Cop Cars…

Five years or so from now, there may be no more cop cars. Vehicles used by cops, certainly. But not cars. These are being retired — in the Bladerunner taking-care-of-the-Replicants sense. Ford just announced they won’t be making the Taurus — which is the basis for the Taurus cop car — for much longer. So […]

2018 Honda Accord Review

2018 Honda Accord Review

Sedans used to be the mainstays of the market — mostly on account of their being practical. Four doors instead of two. Then along came crossovers — which are based on sedans, but more practical because they have five doors, taller roofs and more cargo room. Many people also prefer to ride up higher and […]