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Range Rover Evoque convertible, turbo, carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, One of the chatters last week asked, "What group would have this information? I know when the turbo 4 ECOBOOST came out at first, people seemed unsure about it in terms of MPG and reliability. Specifically talking about the 2.0T in the Fusion Titanium, not the smaller 1.5. Has the [...]

Race car driving autonomous cars WAPO carchat

A couple of weeks ago a chatter asked about the redesign of the Hyundai Azera for 2018 because they loved the car and would be interested in purchasing one. I just got word from Hyundai that, "There won't be a 2018 model Azera. We didn't have enough fans like this one." Do you watch racing? [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:55:07-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Lexus, Racing, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

ZF, Continental CAMPING, Hella, WAPo Carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, This week was a bit longer than most. I thought I was getting out of the California heat by going to Austria and Germany, only to find myself in 95 degrees and humidity (something you DCers know all too well; humidity). Heat exhaustion is a real thing; make sure your [...]

Warren Brown day in Washington D.C. WAPO

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Say Congratulations to Warren Brown of the Washington Post! I am in Washington DC today. I flew in last night to celebrate a very special day with Warren; yes our Warren. Yesterday was Warren Brown Day in the District of Columbia as proclaimed by the D. C. Government. It was [...]

Volvo, Infiniti, Washington Post, carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm back in the United States of America! Did I miss anything? The last of my month-long European trip was spent in Barcelona, Spain driving the new 2018 Volvo XC 60. A great two-row SUV that handles nicely looks spectacular and has a plug-in hybrid coming out in September. Last [...]

By |2017-06-26T18:13:22-07:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Volvo, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Jaguar WWCOTY award washingtonpost carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, If you could build a car, would it be built on your family heritage or your personal life, how would it look? What colors would be on the exterior and interior? Rolls-Royce unveiled a coach-built sweptail at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. Sure, it's an expensive car, more than you [...]

By |2020-07-03T17:31:16-07:00June 4th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|0 Comments

Italdesign, BMW 8 concept, Rolls-Royce sweptail 08

Ciao Warren and friends, I'm still on the two-week tour of Italian cars with Veloce Tours Inc. Yesterday we visited Corrado Lopresto's car collection. Lopresto has an impressive collection of prototypes, one-offs, and chassis number one cars. The cars have won some of the most prestigious awards around the world, including the Concourse d'Elegance Villa [...]

By |2020-01-29T16:37:11-08:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nicola Bulgari, Vatican cars, Rome Italy

Good Morning Warren and Friends: What is the first car you ever remember seeing? Did you collect model cars as a child? What is the first car you ever owned? Did you ever try to buy that car again later in life? Nicola Bulgari as a boy I am currently in Rome, Italy. [...]

Nvidia, Toyota, autonomous driving GTC17

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Are you concerned about autonomous driving? If so, which aspect, the intelligence behind autonomous driving or the lack of driving? Do you think autonomous driving will lead to a lack of design or better design? If your car were autonomous would you be more interested in exterior or interior design? [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:57:08-07:00May 12th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Active Grandparents SUVs WAPO carchat

AGSUV - active grandparents SUV Car manufacturers are listening to you and have created the compact SUV. I call it the AGSUV - active grandparents SUV. Grandparents are around sixty years old, almost at retirement, while their kids are in full tilt with their kids and all of their stuff. Grandparents take their grandkids in [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:58:34-07:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: |0 Comments
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