I don't have a horse in the gamergate fiasco but I do want to make one point about engineering/marketing a product to a specific gender as it relates to something like cars where women make up an even larger percentage of customers than they do in games. Car companies over the years have found that no campaign… » 10/30/14 12:05pm Thursday 12:05pm

Or do what I did and have the first BMW they've been genuinely interest in since 2002/03 (overlap of the E39 M5 and E46 M3) be the i-series cars. The BMW i8 and i3 are the only BMW's I care about at the moment. Sure the i3 is love it or hate it, styling wise, but after driving one it became on of the most interesting… » 10/27/14 3:32pm Monday 3:32pm

Put their feet on the dash. I won't post pictures here but look up trauma photos from airbags shoving people's legs and feet through the windshield, especially when there's also a roll over with your legs out of the windshield...plus it's just disrespectful. » 10/24/14 11:54am 10/24/14 11:54am

If people are willing to pay $50-150k over sticker for a 3-cylinder i8 (for the record, I didn't pay over), I can only imagine the markup on a 4 or 6 cylinder model. They would have to delete the back seat to get anything bigger than the existing 3-banger back there anyway. » 10/22/14 11:01am 10/22/14 11:01am

Meanwhile I get a ticket for 42 in a 45 (it was a 25mph school zone, but I pulled onto it from a side road and didn't see any school zone signs between where I joined the road and the school, and I was unfamiliar with the area...also, it was 5 minutes before the school zone ended, and all the buses were done running… » 10/20/14 5:11pm 10/20/14 5:11pm

Under normal (parking lot, normal starts from a light, stop and go traffic, etc) it probably uses it to save wear and tear on the clutches of the DCT. Ironically, going slowly tends to cause more problems than fast in everyday driving when it comes to clutch packs. » 10/20/14 1:55pm 10/20/14 1:55pm