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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 [...]

World Premieres, speakerless cars, WAPO carchat

Sorry that we couldn't chat last week. We're back! The last time we chatted a chatter asked about the new concept from Continental AG, one of the big auto suppliers. They were showcasing a speakerless car; the system was built into the car instead. The chatter asked, "Using structural elements of the vehicle as speakers [...]

By |2019-12-24T13:14:03-08:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: #carchat, 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 |2019-12-24T11:23:44-08:00June 4th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , |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

NYIAS, spin doctors, cars and concepts

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Fashion week for car, aka New York Auto Show, is over. Fast and furious, the show had a bit of something for everyone. More SUVs, performance cars, and clean air - green - cars were in the mix. This is quintessential New York - I'm walking out of Hotel Eventi, [...]

By |2017-04-24T09:33:58-07:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , |0 Comments