The Five Most Amazing Automotive-Themed Romance Novels

I remember when I found out that there was a whole sub-genre of romance novels set against a NASCAR backdrop. “Huh,” I think I thought, “That’s pretty weird.” Really, though, I had no idea. There’s a huge, little-known subgenre of automotive-related romance novels that’s been around for years. Here’s five of the most… » 6/03/15 2:15pm 36 minutes ago

Team GTR Not Dancing Naked in The Fountain of Trevi... Yet. 

It’s Sunday afternoon with 1 hour 20 minutes to go in the American Endurance Racing series season opening event. We are three laps down in second place, and consistently turning lap times in the 1:16’s at NJMP’s Lightning track- taking a second and half to two seconds off the gap each time we pass the start/finish… » 6/03/15 1:24pm Today 1:24pm

Today's Best Deals: GoPros, Nests, Knives, Fans, Storage, Fallout 4

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 6/03/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

These Special Edition Cars Were Only Sold In Canada

The Ford Mustang GT Californa Special, the Nurburgring Edition Lexus LFA—there are plenty of special edition cars out there built or named for specific places, but what about us Canadians? Turns out we’ve had some neat limited editions of our own. » 6/03/15 12:57pm Today 12:57pm

Is That A Missile In Your Volvo Or....

A man drove down Florida’s U.S. 1 with what looks like an Israeli-built Shafrir-2 air-to-air missile in the passenger seat of his Volvo convertible and nobody really seemed to care enough to call anyone. Oh, and it was the same day that the President was visiting nearby. » 6/03/15 12:43pm Today 12:43pm

What Would Be Your Dream Dashboard Instrument?

Here’s the deal: you answer a Craigslist ad to buy a set of vintage yellow foglamps for your car, with arrangements to meet behind a local grocery store. Instead of “Kevin” showing up, a magic talking horse appears, and offers to grant you one wish — provided the wish involves adding an instrument to your dash. What… » 6/03/15 12:04pm Today 12:04pm

Volkswagen Gets A Much-Needed Sales Boost From The New Golf 

For the most part those Car of the Year awards are just self-serving marketing fodder that usually doesn’t translate into anything meaningful for your average car buyer. But this year the award winning MK7 Volkswagen Golf family of cars has found an audience and given VW some much needed sales success. » 6/03/15 11:39am Today 11:39am

Watch The Little Fiesta That Couldn't Just Give Up And Self-Immolate

Poor Elfyn Evans didn’t have the best time at Rally de Portugal. First, his M-Sport Ford Fiesta RS WRC experienced throttle problems which plagued him all throughout Day 1. Then his car just gave up the ghost on SS8, and guess what? That ghost was a fire spirit. » 6/03/15 10:52am Today 10:52am

The Koenigsegg One:1's Successor Should Be Powered By A Nuclear Core

The Koenigsegg One:1 is a road-legal car that sends 1,341 horsepower to its rear wheels at 7,500rpm. It also has about as much torque between 3,000-8,000rpm as a Bentley Mulsanne Speed. That’s just insane. » 6/03/15 10:22am Today 10:22am

The New TVR Will Get Gordon Murray Design And Cosworth V8 Power

Wow! This is only the greatest news in the universe. Not only does the upcoming sports car from the revived TVR use McLaren F1 impresario Gordon Murray’s iStream construction, but it also has a dry-sump Cosworth V8 up front, linked to a manual transmission. I’ve already started saving up. » 6/03/15 9:25am Today 9:25am

Get Brand Name Sound Without the Hype: Status Audio Headphones ($38)

Status Audio created the HD One headphones with a single goal in mind: deliver great sound with a classic look and leave the superfluous details behind. While the headphones are already less than half the price of competitors, right now you can grab a pair for just $38, a savings of over 20%. Enter promo code HDONEJAL » 6/01/15 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm