16 Blog Posts From November 2015


Embarrass a Classic Muscle Car

The new Chevy Camaro has 335 hp and does zero to 60 in about five seconds flat. That’s with the V6. Which is the one to buy. Because it is affordable — $27,195 — vs. $36,300 for the V8 powered Camaro SS. Which isn’t. Either to buy — or to insure. Nor feed. The 2016 […]

2016 Cadillac Escalade Review

In its Mad Men-era heyday, a Cadillac was the ultimate, the most, over-the-top… and not the least bit shy about it. Big fins — and big V8s. Even bigger attitude. Here’s to repeating history. WHAT IT IS The Escalade is the end product of giving Cadillac designers a Chevy Tahoe and a blank check. The […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 25, 2015

Each Wednesday, we’ll publish quick summaries of the articles from the last week on TheNewspaper.com. We’re doing this because these articles are often strongly connected to the issues that Oostwestthuisbest members are interested in. Wednesday, November 25, 2015 New Mexico State Senators Attack Automoble Impounding A pair of New Mexico state lawmakers are […]

The Four Wheeled Bubble

Bubbles are always obvious … in retrospect. Here’s one you might not see coming. The Car Bubble. People are taking out eight-year car loans. This is — or ought to be — alarming. The automotive equivalent of the zero-down, no-doc, adjustable rate mortgage on a $500,000 McMansion circa 2004. You know — just before the […]

Chevrolet Silverado Midnight Edition: Perfect for El Nino

With El Nino’s inclement weather predicted for the area one can never be too prepared, and that is where Chevrolet’s Silverado 1500 4WD LTZ Crew Z71 Midnight Edition could well come in very handy. This all black beauty, and we mean all black, is ready for bad weather with the Z71 off-road package, 4WD, locking […]