Live From NY, It’s Gaywheels.com!
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 – We’re here in rainy New York City at the last big show of the early auto show season. The show isn’t as important as Detroit or as large as Chicago but it promises to have some interesting debuts.
In this day and age, there are no secrets. We’ve already posted photos of the G8 Sport Truck and the other vehicles making their debut from Pontiac have photos readily available. See the pic below of the hot Pontiac Solstice Coupe. I’m attending the debut at 11:35 AM and will share my opinion posthaste.
AFA Pulls Out of Ford Boycott
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 – The Detroit News, AutoBlog and LGBT blogs like are all talking about the American “Family” Association ending their boycott of Ford Motor Company. I resisted giving the right-wing conservative group any more attention but after being contacted for a few interviews, I decided it was time to pipe in.
2009 Volvo XC60 to Debut at Geneva
The new XC60 makes its world premier at the Geneva Motor Show on March 4. These are the first official pictures of the new small luxury crossover from Volvo. No official word yet on drivetrains yet but it is a sure bet they will mimic those of the S60 sedan – a choice of turbocharged 5-cylinders with either front or AWD.
Gay British Auto Salesman Forced to Quit
The headline in the U.K.’s Daily Mail reads “Gay BMW salesman forced to quit after being banned from wearing pink and branded ‘bender Ben’ “. After reading that, a few things came to mind. First, even in a progressive society like the United Kingdom, where marriage is legal, our gay colleagues are still being discriminated against. Secondly,the media in the U.K. can get away with printing things like ‘Bender Ben’!
Rolls-Royce Coupe to Debut at Geneva Motor Show
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars just announced that they will unveil their new Phantom Coupé at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, 4 March 2008. Gaywheels.com got a sneak peak at an exclusive introduction to the press at a BMW trip in Monterey, CA.
Gaywheels Picks: Chicago Auto Show’s Top 5
Chicago’s auto show may play a distant second to Detroit when it comes to new cars and trucks. But in the Windy City this year, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler brought new family haulers–and one ass-hauler–while Volkswagen finally rejoined the minivan market after years of absence. The highlights from this year’s Chicago show are at Gaywheels.com today!
Superbowl Auto Ads
Ok, I admit it, I watch the Superbowl for the commercials (and the hot men in tight uniforms!). It wasn’t a blockbuster year for innovative ads but we thought there were a few standouts in the Automotive category. Here are the Gaywheels.com picks of best automotive ads from Superbowl 42 – in no particular order.
We Didn’t Say It – Dodge Did
We here at Gaywheels.com get queried constantly about what makes a car “gay.” Whether in person at a press event or on radio and telephone interviews, the question inevitably comes up. Our standard answer is, we don’t go there. It’s not up to us to qualify a car as “gay.” Instead, we provide information on whether the company that makes the vehicles as gay-friendly. It seems the marketing folks at Dodge disagree
Detroit Auto Show: Top Ten Moments
January is that time of year when the intrepid reporters of Gaywheels.com brave Detroit’s bitter cold to bring you the best new vehicles from the North American International Auto Show. Listed below, in no particular order, are the best new production vehicles from the gay-friendly manufacturers for 2008:
What’s up with straight guys, that they have to decorate their vehicles with artificial scrotii? We’re not exactly sure, but for some reason these rubber naughty bits are causing all sorts of legislative hullaballoos in the mid-Atlantic regions. Get the gonad news inside Gaywheels now in a totally work-safe way.