Miami Heat players are best known for their moves on the court but they also like to hit the town in their swanky cool rides. SouthFlorida.com posted a gallery of Heat wheels including some of the cars that Lebron James and Norris Cole owned or currently drive.
To the left, James purchased a gleaming white Chevy Camaro when he first moved to Miami from Ohio.
Last year, The Collection dealership in Miami gave Dywane Wade a big birthday gift - a McLaren MP4-12C.
A co-worker of mine, Rod Hagwood, spotted this customized car rolling along AIA in Fort Lauderdale Sunday afternoon. Does anyone know what car this is? It's dropped really low to the ground. The car, which turned heads along the beach, reminds me of a classic Volkswagen Carmenghia but this one seems bigger.
Where do food trucks come from? Food truck factories, of course, and they're churning out more mobile eateries thanks to the demand in South Florida. My article on how food truck builders are shifting into high gear
First came the food trucks. Now mobile boutiques. These stores on wheels are popping up in South Florida as well as NYC, Boston, and Los Angeles. Some of these trucks are former Chevy Step Vans from the 1970s. Others are library bookmobiles transformed into clothing stores. Here is my Sun Sentinel article on the trend.
South Florida tops the list of the most affordable places to buy a used car. Vehicles sold in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties go for about 7 percent less than the national average, according to an article in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. In addition, there are a lot of used cars for sale in SoFla that family members sell after their elderly loved one passes away.
An article in today's USA TODAY, explores some of the upcoming name changes and new vehicles in development at Chryster Corp's Jeep brand.
Among them: a single vehicle with replace the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot sometime in 2014/2015; the company is resurrecting its Grand Wagoneer name plate; and there is speculation that beloved Cherokee name will replace the Liberty. To read more, click here.