The Editor's Test Drives
The World's Only Live In-Car New Vehicle Evaluations!
with Mark Fulmer
Editor-In-Chief, The Auto Channel
Here's an excellent reason to test drive the 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 - it's 3.8 L V8 dual exhaust engine with torque to spare throughout the legal speed limits - coupled with a healthy 4T65-E electronically controlled transmission - it's a silky power ride.
Interior designers, take note. The proper placement of seat controls is here. Up front. Where you can reach them. Not at the back of the seat where it takes muscular origami moves.
And another smart move is to always include a trunk button.
But won't it be great when some bright young engineer finally figures out how to let passengers climb into the rear seat of a 2 door vehicle without performing a spelunking manuever to avoid strangulation-by-seat-belt....
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