Doug Guthrie

Doug Guthrie

Doug Guthrie is The Detroit News car critic. He covered motor sports before switching to news, where he wrote about crime, courts, government and politics. Now, he combines his experience as a reporter with his passion for cars to tell you about the latest creations.

Dream cruisers, class of 1986

The automotive class of 1986 turns 26 this year. That means those Detroit-produced sedans, coupes and muscle cars of the Reagan era are eligible for historical vehicle status in Michigan. So, with the annual Woodward Dream Cruise set to roll Saturday, here’s a question worth asking: Is there anything remotely cruise-worthy still on the road … Continue Reading →