If automotive value is derived from the amount of use a car can realistically give you, then this is the most valuable Ferrari ever made. It’s a 2010 458 Italia in great shape and $100k off the current market price because it has a mileage figure that would dwarf the average daily driver’s. Is it worth it, or is this… »
“Oh yeah, they’re going to have an Osprey,” the NYPD K-9 unit policeman told me when I arrived at the Lower Manhattan Heliport at 4:30 AM. “Those things haven’t been too reliable. A lot of crashes lately. Good luck.” Two hours later, we were lifting off the ground. »
We’re lucky enough to live in an era of all kinds of awesome motorsports. But there’s so much great racing going on, some of it slips into the cracks of obscurity and we don’t know what we’re missing! Tell us about the coolest current racing leagues we’ve never heard of. »
Ships are great. They transport people, transport goods, they help fight wars, and best of all they transport cars. Oh, and they’re really big.
A man and woman were found dead in Glencoe, Kentucky last Thursday after they left a parked car running so they could stay warm while they had sex, WCPO reports. It was 40 degrees out in Glencoe that night. Sheriffs say the two were killed by carbon monoxide that seeped in through a small hole in the sedan’s rusted… »
Plug alert: Last year I worked on a two-hour special called Driving America about how the automobile shaped how we work, live, and play. It’s going to air on Monday, May 25th at 9:00 PM EDT/PDT on the National Geographic Channel. You can come back here Monday night and we’ll talk about it. »
Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place at 9:30 AM every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. »
Last year, Android Auto was unleashed at Google’s big developer’s conference, but that was just a taste of its dashboard ambitions. At next week’s Google I/O, all signs point to the company giving us a glimpse into a new infotainment system designed from the ground-up to be powered by Android.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. »
A 2011 University of Arizona study found that 71% of gas pump handles contain germs closely associated with illness. Blech! Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Passat is a TDI and has an incredible range that’ll allow you germaphobes to pass lots of pumps. That is of course, if its price doesn’t make you sick. »
What has four doors and can beat the pants off any sports coupe in the state? Well, my friends, that just so happens to be your challenge this week. Your mission is to find the best value midsize sedan under a $30,000 budget. Make your family proud. »
After a Jordanian F-16 pilot was captured and burned alive in a steel cage, Dutch F-16 crews are being armed with Brugger & Thomet MP9 sub-machine guns. The idea being: if a pilot ejects, they can hold off the enemy long enough for a combat search and rescue unit to arrive. More firepower gives them a fighting chance. »
New Jersey’s weekend of drift cars and dive bars is upon us! East Coast Bash starts this Saturday. Here are the details. »
If you want to get audio off of your phone and into your car’s speakers, we’ve got three great options for you today. The iClever Himbox requires your car to have an AUX jack, but if that’s not an issue, it’s actually The Wirecutter’s favorite Bluetooth car kit, so you can buy with confidence at $25. »