You’ve seen the first road test of my 1948 Willys CJ-2A already, but that wasn’t truly the very first time this Willys drove under its own power post-rebuild, because before that, I romped through the mudpit in my backyard. Talk about an engine break-in procedure.
Confession time: I never did a burnout until my late twenties. I finally had a manual car, and I embarrassingly had to ask one of my friends how to smoke its tires. Fortunately, Engineering Explained put together a highly detailed step-by-step guide to smokin’ the meats so you never have to ask that question yourself.
Uber has had a relentless year of scandals, spurring the logical conclusion that its arch-rival Lyft is now in a position to capitalize. John Zimmer, Lyft’s president, spoke at length on Tuesday with Time about how his company’s attempting to do just that—and it’s ridiculous.
Hard to guess, but I’m betting on the original 1930s Type 35 on the right.
I saw this video and went to myself, “That dude is dead, for sure.” And then he wasn’t! I was so happy to be wrong.
No car company has been burned worse by the implosion of diesel technology than Volkswagen, and now it looks like the company is working the hardest to divest itself from the maybe-gonna-get-banned fuel.
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Thanks to YouTube, the easiest way to score your 15 minutes of fame is to buy an expensive machine, master its capabilities, and film yourself using it. Some go with high-speed cameras, while others go with hydraulic presses. William Osman, on the other hand, went the laser cutter route, and used one to make a…
How far do you think you could drive a small sedan backward? A few blocks? A quarter-mile? How about a tractor and a trailer? Irish farmer Patrick Shalvey went 13 miles. And because there’s a record for everything, this is now a Thing. If it’s confirmed, Shalvey will hold the Guinness World Record for driving a…
Let’s be honest here, thin fabric koozies are mostly useful for decoration; they don’t really keep a can cold for very long. This vacuum-insulated Thermos contraption though? It’s the real deal.
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No one really knows the environmental ramifications of scrapping hundreds of thousands of cheating diesel Volkswagens. That’s scary in and of itself. But the sheer scale of what’s going on is hard to imagine, and while you’ve probably seen still shots of the various places where those hordes of VWs are parked, this…
Formula One’s pit crews are some of the most trained, synchronized and fascinating teams in any sport. There are so many people, all working with millimeter precision to get a set of tires off a car and a new set on in give or take two seconds. And here’s a crew member I’ve never seen before: valve person.
If the Fiat Panda 4x4 can do it, so can you!
Stock up on all the footwear you could need to get outside for spring from Amazon’s one-day Merrell shoe sale. Take up to 40% off shoes for many different occasions, like hiking, running, or trekking from one of the most popular outdoor brands. You’ll probably need to think of more excuses to leave work and get the…
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
In Spanish No Va means you’re not going. Contrarily, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Chevy Nova looks plum-full of get up and go. We’ll decide if its price makes the getting up and going all worth it.
Chevy recently introduced the new 2018 Equinox crossover with a design seemingly inspired by those plastic pin wings airliners used to hand out punched into a punished loaf of bread, but only after focus groups convinced them the original design was bad enough to completely scrap.