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The cool car gets the girl, right?
The Las Vegas BikeFest roars into Sin City once a year, giving motorcycle enthusiasts, and the people who love them, a great reason to put on their leathers and ride to Fremont Street East.
It’s no wonder that personal watercrafts, or PWCs, have become so popular with people who love the water. Their compact size makes them affordable to operate and easy to store, tow and launch.
I love animals, just like most people. But can we claim to love animals when we let them roam around inside a moving vehicle?
Known for its superior performance offerings, from tires to suspension, to engine collaborations and everything in between, SCA Performance vehicles are highly regarded as being of the utmost quality in off-road performance. Customers will have firsthand access to the selection of SCA Performance Jeep Wranglers as the series lineup joins the lot this month at Chapman Chrysler Jeep in the Valley Automall.
Tip of the Week
Behind the main showroom of Lotus of Las Vegas, a new and used car dealership off Centennial Center Boulevard, sits a locked building full of more than 80 classic cars, ranging from a 1932 Pontiac 302 to a 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Bicentennial Edition.
When mainstream won’t cut it
For the past several years, frugal Southern Nevadans have been counting on small cycles to get them around town. Scooters and mopeds are the perfect solution for those wanting inexpensive rides.
With the Q50 Red Sport 3.0t 400, Infiniti offers what it modestly calls “an engaging driving experience.” Let’s start with the name: 400 is the horsepower output; “3.0t” means the engine has three liters of capacity (in six cylinders, arranged in a “V”-shape) and it’s turbocharged; and “Red Sport” makes me think the marketing department went home on Friday having failed to come up with a better way to indicate that this is the most high-tech and power-soaked sedan Infiniti has ever offered. That or someone’s a fan of Conan the Barbarian’s crazed girlfriend. Clumsy nomenclature notwithstanding, Infiniti’s Red Sonja is a firecracker.
The 2016 Toyota Scion FR-S at Findlay Toyota fits the bill for a customer looking for a sporty vehicle that also gets excellent gas mileage. With a peppy 2.0-liter powerplant, the FRS delivers 200 horsepower and gets up to 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
Tex Earnhardt, one of the most recognized personalities in the Southwest, celebrates his 65th anniversary in the automobile business Sunday.

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