, the mean commute time (to travel to work, not roundtrip) among U.S. workers was 25.1 minutes in 2011 which is about 15 miles. I drive more than twice that far – 36 miles each way, to be precise. My 2008 Cadillac CTS can get about 25 MPG if driven delicately, but I don’t drive a 304-horsepower car so that I can drive it delicately. Just over 20 miles per gallon is typical for me, and the damn thing is eating me out of house and home. I have to refuel twice a week at that pace; I’m spending more on gas than I used to on car payments for the thing. So what might a solution be?
When the 2014 Mercedes Benz S-Class sedan was first unveiled last month, we were impressed with the high level of performance, technology, and safety features that were shoehorned into the company’s flagship for the 2014 model year. However, putting all of this technology into words alone only reveals a portion of what the car is capable of, and does not showcase how these applications work in the real world. To put all of the car’s new innovations and technology into a realistic perspective, the company has released a brief video showcasing the various features of the car in action during real-life driving scenarios as well as the first ever footage of the S-Class in motion.
Chevrolet has officially confirmed the official pricing of the 2014 Chevrolet SS Luxury Sport sedan which is the spiritual successor to the short-lived Pontiac G8, as well as the latest Holden-based vehicle to enter the United States.
Last weekend was the Belle Isle IndyCar Dual race in Detroit. Photographer Steve Lagreca attended the event on behalf of Techshake and has shared a number of photos with us.
The races were the first ever IndyCar “dual” race – which is basically a weekend doubleheader, with separate races on Saturday and Sunday, with a different winner each day. The photos are from both days’ races; Steve has compiled some bullet point facts from each day of racing. Enjoy the facts and the amazing photos!
Designed to coincide with the 911’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations, Porsche has unveiled a special limited edition variant of the 911 which is expected to make its formal debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show this fall.