How a long drive alone saved my life

It's quite possible my 1992 Miata—faded reddish paint, worn driver's seat, cloudy plastic rear window and all—saved my life. Not in the way that cars are supposed to, with airbags deploying and crumple zones crumpling and lots of drama. It was much more gradual than that, slower and quieter and mostly internal. » 10/31/14 5:00pm 32 minutes ago

Chevy's Hilarious Video Series Will Help You Find Your Inner 'Truck Guy'

A little irreverence is exactly what truck marketing has been missing, and GM's new videos shilling the 2015 Chevy Colorado do a perfect job acknowledging the silliness of truck ownership while making it sound undeniably appealing. » 10/31/14 4:39pm 53 minutes ago

I Rode With Sebastian Vettel During Red Bull's F1 Donut Extravaganza

This week, Infiniti Red Bull Racing brought the 2011 Red Bull F1 car and the Q50 Eau Rouge prototype to do some donuts in front of the Texas State Capitol. I got a ride along with Sebastian Vettel as well as both drivers' thoughts on the Austin race, the new cars and the next season. » 10/31/14 4:17pm Today 4:17pm

Zombie Cleanup Is The Office Meets Walking Dead Plus Truck-Mounted Guns

10th Voyage Studios is cooking up this wacky YouTube mockumentary "Zombie Cleanup;" starring the bumbling idiots of a mismanaged zombie-disposal company and their '99 Chevy Silverado with a utility bed and mounted machine guns. » 10/31/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

Colani: The Designer For All Your Scary Car Costume Needs

It's Halloween, so many of us are planning our elaborate going-out costumes, perhaps car-related, but all likely involving lots of extra shaving. But what about cars themselves? Don't they deserve scary costumes? Of course they do. And at least one designer, Luigi Colani, is doing his part. » 10/31/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

​The Fall of the House of Bertone

In August 1996, 82-year-old Nuccio Bertone came home from a holiday in the south of Italy feeling poorly. Six months later, on February 26, 1997, he was gone. The man who had transformed his father's unnotable coachbuilding shop into one of the world's most respected automotive design houses, with a factory in… » 10/31/14 3:13pm Today 3:13pm

What It's Like To Take Over Goodwood With A Ton Of BMWs

The Goodwood Estate lies on 12,000-acres of delightful English countryside that hides 32 miles of woodland routes and one very fast historic race track in the middle. Don't have a vintage Bugatti? That's ok, now you can drive BMWs all over the place. » 10/31/14 2:42pm Today 2:42pm

How You'd Option Your Troller T4, Possibly The Most Capable 4x4 For Sale

The Brazilian-made Ford-owned Troller T4 flaunts a dated look and basic appointments; but who cares about adaptive cruise control when you've got a 51º of approach angle? Take a pass at Troller's "Build Your Own" and show us how you'd set yours up. » 10/31/14 1:59pm Today 1:59pm

Formula One To Change Qualifying Format And Yellow Flag Rules At COTA

Two changes are coming to the Formula One United States Grand Prix. The FIA will change the F1 qualifying format in response to Marussia and Caterham's absence, and the series plans to test a yellow flag speed limit. » 10/31/14 1:41pm Today 1:41pm

Is This Twincharged Nissan The Most Forgotten Homologation Special?

This is the Nissan March R. Built in 1988, it is a supercharged and turbocharged 110 horsepower, hatchback with a limited-slip front differential and a weight well under 2000 pounds. And nobody's ever heard of it. » 10/31/14 1:25pm Today 1:25pm