Motoring Misfits: Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Turbo R by Hooper

Before Rolls-Royces shared their V12s with the BMW 7 Series and before Bentleys rode on the same VW Group platforms as mainstream crossovers, the two British marques fell under one corporate umbrella, Rolls-Royce Motors.* For decades, Rolls-Royce and Bentley models were incredibly similar. For instance, starting in 1980, Rolls-Royce's full-sized sedan, the Silver Spirit and … Continue reading Motoring Misfits: Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Turbo R by Hooper

Motoring Misfits: Chrysler 300C SRT-8 Touring

Car journalists often extoll the virtues of the station wagon—gobs of cargo room, better fuel economy versus SUVs, and stately but sleek looks. Yet the wagon has struggled to capture the hearts, and wallets, of American consumers over the past couple of decades, with slow sales exacerbated as the crossover has become the family vehicle … Continue reading Motoring Misfits: Chrysler 300C SRT-8 Touring