Author Archives: Dennis Gerrity

Chevrolet Camaro Leads March Sports Car Sales

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The Chevrolet Camaro is again the best-selling sports car in the U.S., edging out its crosstown pony car rivals at Ford and Dodge for first place. Together, the three American muscle cars lead the sub-$100,000 sports car segment, besting vehicles like the Scion FR-S and Nissan 370Z. Even though an updated model is just around the corner, the Chevrolet Camaro still leads the segment by a decent margin with 8102 sold last month, bringing its year-to-date ...

Gran Turismo 6 is Coming to PlayStation 3, Demo Announced

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Gran Turismo 6 is coming. In celebration of the franchise’s 15th anniversary, Sony today announced its signature racing game Gran Turismo 6 is in development, and will arrive on shelves this holiday season. A playable demo is scheduled to arrive in July. Sony touts Gran Turismo 6 as bringing new levels of realism and authenticity to the sim racing genre. GT6 boasts an entirely new game and physics engine, the latter of which includes a new ...

Top 10 March Sales Surprises: Big (and Small) Sales From Unexpected Places

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Full-Size Fun It seems full-size sedans are popular again. Toyota just relaunched its Avalon, Chevrolet is introducing the 2014 Impala this month, and Kia has its 2014 Cadenza in the works. All of a sudden full-size sedans have become a way to get into a premium car without paying extra for a badge. Most still carry prices in the high-20s all the way ...

Ford to Develop New Lincoln Models

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It’s no secret that Lincoln is in trouble, and parent company Ford is looking to revive the brand with new products. Although it hasn’t given specifics, during a recent presentation to investors, the automaker hinted that it might build a premium small car or crossover, as those segments are expected to grow exponentially by 2015. Matt VanDyke, the individual in charge of Lincoln’s ...

Ford Focus Named Best-Selling Nameplate

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The 2012 Polk global market registration data is in, and the Ford Focus has been named the world’s best-selling passenger car, with the Ford F-Series pickup in third. The Ford Fiesta came in as the best-selling subcompact. Ford Focus sales totaled 1,020,410 cars worldwide, with the market gains in the US and China driven by consumer demand. In China, registrations increased 51 percent ...

Top 10 March Sales Surprises: Big (and Small) Sales From Unexpected Places

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Equus Still Galloping, RLX Still Fighting Obscurity, and XTS Doing Its Job While Hyundai’s 291 Equuses (Equine?) sold in the U.S. last month don’t sound like a whole lot, consider this: Those people who bought that car spent $60,000 to $66,000 on a Hyundai. Also consider this: The vehicle has far exceeded expectations and far outsold the Volkswagen Phaeton that carried a similar ...

2013 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SUV

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Raptor, Excursion, Texas And Hennessey Each of those words are synonyms for big and bold – combine all four and you've got one of the largest, most powerful and robust street-going sport utility vehicles in the world. John Hennessey is a Texas-based tuner known for creating some of the fastest and most capable cars on the planet. Over the past two decades, machines like the Viper Venom 550, Ford GT 1000 Twin Turbo, HPE 700 LS9 Camaro ...
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