Posts Tagged ‘2006’

AT’s Photo Spotlight

June 20th, 2010 No comments


       2006 Ford GT

       Happy Father’s Day from the Editors of Automotive Trends!!!

AT’s Photo Spotlight

April 17th, 2010 No comments

      The 2006 Chevrolet HHR certainly draws styling inspiration from Suburbans of yore. It answers the question: “just what would 1949 styling look like if manufactured today?”.

AT’s Photo Spotlight

April 15th, 2010 No comments

      The 2006 Volkswagen GLI is one fiery little sedan packing a 200-hp 2.0L Turbo FSI under the hood!

AT’s Photo Spotlight

April 12th, 2010 No comments

      The 2006 Mitsubishi Raider was identical to the Dodge Dakota in everyway except form, yet it always struggled to carve out a niche for itself. Nevertheless it did carve its way off the beaten path pretty well, and stood up to the rigors of the fall corn harvest.

AT’s Photo Spotlight

March 28th, 2010 No comments

      The Infiniti Coupe concept shown at the 2006 NAIAS appears to be a thinly disguised version of the updated G37 Coupe.

AT’s Photo Spotlight

March 23rd, 2010 No comments

      The 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara X-Sport was a charming little trucklet. It was a strong contender of the small SUV segment and had a genuine rear-wheel drive based 4-wheel drive system to boot!

AT’s Photo Spotlight

March 21st, 2010 No comments

      Santa Claus left us a nice present under the tree! But he also failed to realize that a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette on summer tires delivered in late December makes for a slippery, and sometimes scary, test of GM’s amazing StabiliTrak.

AT’s Photo Spotlight

February 25th, 2010 No comments

2006 Ford-F-150 Harley-Davidson unveiled at the 2005 NAIAS.

2006 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible

February 24th, 2010 No comments

What Is The Technical Term For Quirky?

    Someone once describe Saab engineering to me like this: When the Germans do it, it is an engineering wonder, but when the Swedes do it, it is just plain quirky. After spending a couple of days behind the wheel of a Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible I must say that the Swedish engineers are clever, but a few of their ideas left me scratching my head. Read more…

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2006 Volkswagen GTI

February 24th, 2010 No comments

The Almost Audi?

    This is not your run-of-the-mill Volkswagen Rabbit. This is the so-called friend of Fast VW GTI. No cute face here. Like the racy Volkswagen Jetta GLI that we spent some time in last fall, the face is familiar but the demeanor is polar opposite. The question is does the Rabbit-based GTI produce the smile-per-mile quotient that the GLI did? Read more…