Buying a certified pre-owned car: is it worth it?

If you’re like me, you probably spend a more-than-reasonable amount of your free time perusing car listing sites just to see what’s out there. Or, perhaps you’re actually in the market for your next car. Whichever the case, chances are that you’ve come across the term “Certified Pre-Owned,” frequently abbreviated as CPO. CPO is a... Continue Reading →

Should you buy a car with an accident history?

When shopping for used cars, information is king. And if information is king, accident history is the king of kings. Besides basics like price and mileage, a car’s accident history is perhaps the number one piece of information that shoppers are interested in obtaining when they’re searching for their next car. And what’s more, people... Continue Reading →

Most fun cars you can buy for under $10k

There is a common misconception about the most fun cars, that you need to spend big bucks in order to own a cool, fun, or interesting performance-oriented car. The prevalence of this misconception should come as no surprise, as big dollar supercars tend to dominate auto news and media. In reality, however, you don’t need... Continue Reading →

Winter driving: myths and facts

It’s with regret that I remind you all of the impending arrival of winter. While partially redeemed by the reintroduction of holiday cheer, eggnog, and ski season, the onset of Winter can be a tough pill to swallow for summer lovers like myself. And while the cold alone can be a downer, there’s one thing... Continue Reading →

The top ‘sleeper’ cars of all time

For some people, part of the excitement of driving a fast car is how fast it looks, not just how fast it goes. And in many cases, this makes perfect sense. After all, the world’s favorite sports- and super-cars wouldn’t be nearly as exciting if not for their bulging fenders, vented body work, and sculpted... Continue Reading →

2023 Acura Integra: why the controversy?

After a 15 year hiatus, Acura, Honda’s luxury brand, has finally released the all-new Acura Integra, which takes the place of the outgoing ILX sedan. Prior to the car’s recent release, enthusiasts and journalists alike were excited to see what Acura had planned for the revival of what was once a very successful model, and... Continue Reading →

Cars We’re Most Excited for in 2022

Unbelievably, it’s almost time to turn over yet another new year. 2021 has—as any year—had its up and downs, but with the new year right around the corner, we’ve got our sights set on 2022.  That means it’s time for TRED’s annual year-end look forward to all of the new cars we’re eager to see... Continue Reading →

Cars that should offer a manual transmission

It’s no surprise, in the world of modern enthusiast cars, that manual transmissions are few and far between. However, despite their ever-decreasing popularity and availability, there's a group of enthusiasts who believe manual transmissions are the only option if you want a truly engaging and fun sports car experience. I will admit, though, that there... Continue Reading →

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