Brett Solomon has been covering the world of car electronics since 1993 as a true enthusiast. He was the Editor-at-Large of CarSound & Performance Magazine. More recently, he has written for the automotive trade, but he still loves the consumer! He is a member of the International Motor Press Association.
I hate Pep Boys fuses. The quality leaves a lot to be desired. Lucky for me, Scosche has announced a new line of fuses reported to be of the highest quality.
As hard as new TFT gauge screens try, they just can’t simulate the look of polished aluminum and mechanized beauty of the Lexus IS350 F-SPORT’s gauges.
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute did a survey on connected car tech in three countries. There were some interesting takeaways:
Crimestopper’s SecurView SV-6904.PM can help you Ram ProMaster owners keep your Euro-tastic bumpers scratch-free — at least for a while.
Driver distraction is the buzzword of our society — the new DWI. NHTSA doesn’t want to see album art on an infotainment display, but our Lexus IS350 does.
The high-performance Audi R8 Competition features a 570-horsepower, 5.2-liter V10 and seven-speed S-tronic transmission — and it’s limited to 60 copies.
Married to your iPhone? Your only choice for full-on Apple CarPlay integration used to be Pioneer, but Alpine has now introduced its iLX-007 receiver.
The king dog in the IS lineup is the IS-F, but an IS350 F-SPORT package costs less and has some nifty appearance and handling upgrades. Worth it? You bet.
So the fuel economy numbers are in on the full size 2015 Chevrolet Impala with the big 3.6 V6, and they are not so bad.