Tom McParland
tommcparland
Tom is a contributing writer for Jalopnik and runs AutomatchConsulting.com. He saves people money and takes the hassle out of buying or leasing a car.
9/11/19
11:21 AM
57

Buyers in warmer states want the space but not thw AWD/4WD. I used 2WD models for most brands because they offered a lower price point compared with AWD.

9/7/19
1:00 PM
2

I imagine the RXs configurations that were requested were builds that are common for the factory.

9/7/19
8:08 AM
4

From what I was told by a Lexus rep it’s not so much a “custom order” but rather a factory build request and that is where it gets tricky. I had a client who wanted a brand new LS with just one small package. HE did not want a fully-loaded car. No dealer stocked this unit and none of the stores would give a straight

9/4/19
5:09 PM
4

Sam Goody! I think I bought a few Stone Temple Pilots tapes...that’s right, tapes, from them.

9/4/19
3:07 PM
9

Collins was too young to remember this movie, meanwhile Bad Boys was the first R rated film I snuck into. Of course, the dude selling the tickets wasn't real convinced that four 15-year-old boys really wanted to see Circle of Friends.  Man, I'm old.

9/4/19
2:16 PM
27

I happen to know a few Porsche dealer contacts who had deposits on this car before it was even revealed. Many of those buyers were Telsa owners.

8/30/19
7:09 PM
55

Because people selling privately generally are trying to get as much as they can, while some folks selling to dealers are doing so out of convenience....but they are usually not the same person.

8/30/19
3:05 PM
19

I live near Wildwood NJ, which as you would expect from a boardwalk on the Jersey shore is stacked with carny style games of “skill” to win prizes. We often take our kiddos to the rides and of course, they want to play the games and win a giant Pokemon or whatever.

8/28/19
9:49 PM
18

So what I have yet to figure out on this GLB that “seats 7" is where do your legs go if you sit in the third row?  There looks to be abou 2-3 inches of space.

8/26/19
2:17 PM
15

When it comes to EV Ring Lap records, Porsche is Taycan it seriously. 

8/16/19
1:54 PM
85

Jalopnik averages somewhere around 10-11 million readers a month. A good chunk of them are enthusiasts, and those tend to be the folks that comment the most. But we have a large portion of readers who get these articles via newsfeeds, Facebook, etc... that aren’t “car people.