Fit for a self important blowhard

Rolls-Royce is creating a special “Year Of The Dragon” edition, based on the Chinese zodiac, of the Phantom for 2012. The dragon is a symbol of power and prosperity, which seems fitting for a Rolls, and its image will be featured throughout the car.  Rolls-Royce Creates Year Of The Dragon Collection Phantom. Sounds perfect for […]

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The Ultimate Grocery Getter Machine?

bmw x6

This is evidently the latest not-an-SUV/not-a-car car from our friends at the propeller factory. Like the x6, this presumed “R-class competitor” is all wheel drive and has a hatch. It also has a sloped backlight. No third row here, soccer mom. I like the category bending that is going on, even if it is at the expense of utility in favor of style (or at least to avoid the minivan stigma). Still, every time I see these, I have one thought: 411. Swap the engine around, ad some trinkets and baubles, like a nav system and a heater concept that does not rely on the greenhouse effect and you’re basically there.

The more things change…

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