Its Friday, its the Vroom Room make yourself comfortable, enjoy the cappuccino and biscotti, join the conversation, and please tell your friends.
Have you noticed the propensity of hatchbacks lately? Do you remember how unpopular hatchbacks were a few years ago? Agreed...a hatchback is an off shoot of a utility vehicle, reflect on this for a moment. Agreed too its more useful than a trunk.
It reinforces the movement towards "utility". Are folks really clamouring for so many utilities? Or is it manufacturers offering an alternative to keep sedans on the map? From our perspective its a bit of both, you don't want a sedan with a trunk, and you don't want a boxy utility...here is the hatchback.
The price of oil is slowly, creeping back up? Keep an eye on oil, while the Canadian dollar remains in the dumpster, and CMS (Citizen Main Street) pays more for gas, food, and has to raise more cash to buy a house.
Ever notice the "flat" paint on some mostly German cars? Back in the day it was "flat" today its "matte". The paint has a look, and a constant reminder of a flat black 1949 Mercury coupe, or a hot rod that is not completed yet. A few weeks ago, we saw a flat grey German hot rod sedan, that was dropped, black diffuser in the back, black vents on the hood, modified exhaust system, and hopefully a tweaked engine too.
In case you did not know, Strada uses Squarespace our publishing platform...yes its 10 years that we are on Squarespace, the servers are somewhere in New York city, and possibly somewhere else too by now. We are reluctant to update the design, and migrate to another version of the platform since we would lose some of our content.
Obvious that keeping all of our content (10 years) published, and searchable is a higher priority, than having a slicker design.
Our usual old race cars from the CSRG Charity Challenge 2016.