I remember when Ferrari released their hard-lined successor to the 360 Modena. The older car was looking very blobby and very ‘90s by the mid 2000s, and the 430 seemed every bit the modern and incredible push into the 21st century. But a decade on, things seem different.
The ND Miata somehow accomplishes the impossible feat of going both forward and backward in time simultaneously. Not even the Doctor’s TARDIS can do that. »
Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place at 9:00 AM every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. »
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. »
A student driver blindly pulled out in front of a column of British armor that was cruising along a hardened road in the Lippe district of Germany yesterday. A collision ensued and yes, you guessed it, the one ton Toyota Yaris lost the fight to the 60+ ton Challenger II Main Battle Tank in a big way. »
Pastor Maldonado has had an admittedly terrible season thus far, having to retire for five out of six races through little fault of his own. Many remember the garbage days of yore, though, so let’s take a journey back through time to
battle evil cyborgs from Cyberdyne
watch Maldonado’s most facepalm-worthy hits.
The 1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse was a damn import taking American jobs. The 1994 Eagle Talon was a Mitsubishi Eclipse built in Illinois by Diamond-Star Motors. That was different, obviously, as Regular Car Reviews explains. »
When Tanner Brownlee was 15, his father Sam Brownlee was shot and killed in the line of duty while serving as a sheriff’s deputy in Colorado. Tanner doesn’t have a lot to remember his father by. That’s why he and his brother Chase wanted to buy their dad’s old Dodge Charger police car at a May charity auction. »
Why drive a Corolla when you can have a German sedan for less than $100 per month? Bloomberg reports that Volkswagen Jetta leases are $89/mo in some areas of the country, but is it really a deal if it’s a car no one wants? Perhaps VW should shred the cheap car image and look to a longroof to regain some sales.
Greetings, at least one foreign land that’s gone “I wish we had something like that here” every time we’ve posted about crapcan racing. The 24 Hours of LeMons folks have opened up the 24 Hours of LeMons Australia. If all else fails, at least it’s guaranteed to be better than this year’s Australian Grand Prix!
Russia has added a new aerobatic layer to its yearly military aviation competition, and just like it’s shirtless, horse-riding leader, it’s just as outrageously over the top as you’d expect. »
Kids these days, when they aren’t taking selfies, they are pretending to be federal agents in order to take Dodge Chargers out for a joy rides. Well, maybe not all kids, but one Michigan teen could be facing some serious charges for allegedly impersonating an FBI agent, stealing and crashing a car.
California is the only state in the U.S. that allows lane splitting, not because there’s a law saying it’s legal, but because there’s no law saying it’s illegal. Now a few legislators are out to get some hard and fast rules on how motorcyclists can ride in the state.
This is what happens when you get pushed off a ramp at just the wrong place on a Global Rallycross course. Collete Davis was nudged off the side of the ramp by another GRC Lites car who didn’t want to concede the racing line and got wedged between the ramp itself and the spotter’s stand. »
They all influenced Mustang design. It’s well known that the fourth-generation Mustang was developed into a FWD sport compact and was ready for release, only to be renamed as something else entirely after Ford took the biggest brow beating of its life from enthusiasts. »
If you want to quantify the fleet size and see all the different bases where the U.S. Coast Guard’s aircraft operate from, this graphic is your awesome go-to guide. »