By Ian Adcock

Respective times to 62 mph have been quoted as 6.9 and 7.9 seconds neither top speeds nor fuel consumption figures were available at launch. Saab's XWD all-wheel drive includes an electronically controlled limited-slip reardif-ferential eLSD standard on the uplevel Aero model. The eLSD can transfer up to 50 percent of torque between whichever rear wheel has more grip. A 6-speed automatic and DriveSense it alters damper and throttle settings are standard on the V-6, while a 6-speed manual...

Tiger Balm

They're young and feeling guilty about paying off student loans, or worried about rent money. But back in the 1960s, when social roles were more traditional some would say medieval , there may have been another unspoken, implicit message here Women were expected to own cars from which they could be rescued by men, rather than the other way around. No guy with a Chevy II wanted to find out his new girlfriend owned a Hemi Cuda. It just wasn't right. Anybody could see that. We had no mythology...

Nighttime Drags

When Peter Egan wrote about Phil Hill's cross-country journey in the Jaguar C-Type Side Glances, June 2010 , it reminded me of a story Phil told to my Porsche Club about his visit to Omaha, Nebraska, on that trip in 1952. Phil had dinner with his friend General Curtis LeMay, Commander of the Strategic Air Command, who also had a strong interest in sports cars and was very proud of his Allard J2R, After dinner, LeMay had every Jeep he could find at Offutt Air Force Base line up along one of the...