Donald Brown Automotive December 2018


This is the only time of year when slipping into a lurid red sweater with a stuffed Santa sewn on the front is considered trendy. So adorn yourself in the frumpiest, tackiest sweater you can find, and have some fun this December!

back of your closet or a drawer, now’s your chance to give it new life. Arm yourself with a hot glue gun, thread, and needle, and patch Santa, Rudolph, or Frosty on it. And let it be known that an ugly sweater isn’t complete without sparkles, beads, and sequins galore. WHAT EXACTLY IS AN UGLY SWEATER PARTY? It’s rather simple — slip on your favorite Christmas sweater, gather all your friends and family members, make sure there are plenty of refreshments and games, and you’re guaranteed to have a top-tier party. A few ugly-sweater- themed games that should be on the agenda include an ugly gift exchange, which is similar to the white elephant exchange, except with the gaudiest gifts you can find; an ugly photo booth, complete with terrible, tacky props; and, of course, an ugly sweater contest.

It’s speculated that the first ugly sweater party took place in Vancouver, Canada, back in 2001. Since then, the trend has become one of the most popular holiday party themes. Come Thanksgiving, you’ll start to see racks in all types of clothing stores lined with hideous sweaters. If you’re ready to jump on the ugly-sweater-party bandwagon this Christmas season, here are a few things to keep in mind. YOURVERY OWN UGLY SWEATER Ugly sweaters come in all shapes, sizes, and prices.You can head to H&M or a local thrift store to pick one up. However, if you have a sweater that’s been cozied up for years in the

The Most Anticipated Cars of 2019 Rides Worth Looking Out For

Automobile enthusiasts always have an eye toward the future. With designers and manufacturers engaged in a perpetual game of one-upmanship, every year brings new creations designed to wow drivers. Here are a few eye-catching vehicles to look out for in the very near future. associated with one person: O.J. Simpson. While the Bronco’s notorious history may be inescapable, there have still been plenty of people clamoring for a new version of Ford’s mid-size off-roader. Their wish will soon come true, as Ford recently introduced a completely redesigned version of this famous (or infamous) classic. 2020 VOLVO POLESTAR 1 “Polestar” is one of those tags that inspires immediate intrigue in car lovers. Volvo only applies the label to its highest performance, most exclusive models. The Polestar 1, a 2020 FORD BRONCO For a long time, the Ford Bronco was

a fever pitch. Packing a 5.5-liter V8 turbo, horsepower on the new Corvette is expected to approach four digits. Oh, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. 2020 PORSCHE 911 Unlike the other entries on this list, the Porsche 911 looks positively familiar — but that’s kind of the point. If the styling ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Despite the ever-reliable design, expect Porsche to kit out the new 911 with all the latest in tech and performance.

plug-in hybrid coupe with 591 horsepower and 739 pound feet of torque, will release with a shockingly low supply: only 500 units. However, Volvo plans to expand the Polestar line to include more affordable, all-electric offerings. That’s good news, because the Polestar 1 will be as rare as a unicorn. 2020 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Every Corvette release is an event, but when Chevy announced that the 2020 model would feature a mid-engine, excitement reached

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