Category Archives: convertibles

2017 Mazda Miata MX-5 RF – Drive Report

Mazda’s 2017 Miata MX-5 RF, the retractable fastback, functions quite well around Chicagoland. Push the switch for the top and it’s down, or up, in 13 seconds. That makes things pretty convenient for buzzing around in the open air and … Continue reading

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2017 Fiat 124 Spider – Drive & Review

With the great summer weather we’ve just experienced many folks probably were wishing for a convertible to drive. The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, reminiscent of the 1966 edition, is another new choice among the 2- and 4-seat drop tops … Continue reading

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Mazda MX-5 Cup at Road America

The Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires reached the halfway point of the 2016 season with a Father’s Day doubleheader weekend at Road America. The Mazda MX-5 Cup kicked off a new era for the series … Continue reading

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2015 #Alfa 4C Spider

A rare and exotic on the streets of Chicago. Room for two, just, with lots of performance. Alfa has returned to the US market and this exciting hi-tech sport car will provide lots of entertainment. Check out the full story … Continue reading

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2016 Updates for the Ford Mustang

Ford has made a few tweaks on the ’16 Mustang. I recently drove a coupe and earlier this year drove a convertible. I also had a fun time with the Shelby GT350 and GT350R at Road America. Here’s my latest … Continue reading

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2016 #Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition

The iconic Jeep Wrangler is the vehicle to have if you are planning an off-road adventure anywhere in the mountains, fields, streams or desert. The Willy Wheeler Edition is just one of many offerings by Jeep that will suit your … Continue reading

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VW Diesel scandal, Sonata Recall, Ford GT, Popemobile, Apple’s car project, Cascada Pricing

 Baseball season is winding down and football is back in swing. The auto world has a lot of balls in the air too. Just click here for a quick overview of last week’s happenings. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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