The Worst Timing For Rain In The History Of Rain

For those unfamiliar with Summit Point, turn 4 is a fast, downhill, 90+mph right-hander that can be taken flat out in a spec Miata. Nicknamed "The Chute", it's butt puckering in the dry, but get smacked in the face by Mother Nature as you're hitting turn in, and it's terrifying. » 9/02/14 3:28pm 53 minutes ago

Here’s What Happened When I Drove 900 Miles In a Fully-Loaded U-Haul

I recently completed a 900-mile move from Atlanta to Philadelphia. It was long, and arduous, and difficult, and I spent a large portion of it wishing I could claw my eyes out with a flathead screwdriver. Here I'm referring to the part of the move where I had to deal with Comcast. » 9/02/14 3:23pm 59 minutes ago

Europe's First Drive-Thru Brothel Apparently Working Out Great In Zürich

After one year of experimental operation, social services in Switzerland are calling the "sex drive-in" in Zürich "a success." They're saying it's allowed for better regulation of prostitution which in turn has made the situation safer for people on both ends of sexual transactions. » 9/02/14 2:33pm Today 2:33pm

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Everything We Know

Screw the iPhone 6 unveil because September 3rd, 2014 is the day this month we'll remember. A day where the heavens will open and bestow the greatest gift that can be bestowed: The 2016 Mazda Miata will arise to save you from the burden of weighty, boring automotive conveyances. This is everything we know about it. » 9/02/14 2:04pm Today 2:04pm

The 1988 IAD Royale: The Forgotten Subaru Luxury Concept

In 1988, a British design firm known as International Automotive Design (IAD) created a luxury sedan concept around a Subaru. IAD wanted to demonstrate to Subaru what a luxury Subaru could be, and why IAD was the group for the task (as opposed to Italdesign). The chosen starting point for this project was an XT-6. » 9/02/14 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

Did Delta Force The Retirement Of Record-Holding Flight Attendant?

Flight attendant Robert Reardon has truly witnessed the ups and downs of the airline industry. He flew for so many years that he outlasted even the most senior pilots by twenty-plus years. He holds two Guinness World records — oldest active flight attendant, and the longest career as a flight attendant, at 63 years. » 9/02/14 1:17pm Today 1:17pm

North Korea Still Owes $393,000,000 For Volvos It Bought In 1974

When we ran a story a while back about the cars of North Korea, one photo in particular caught my eye. In that photo was a green 1974 Volvo 144, which made me wonder if it was part of those 1000 legendary stolen Volvos I'd heard rumors about. It was, because those rumors are true. » 9/02/14 12:19pm Today 12:19pm

Alfa Dealers Expected To Offer Luxury Concierge Services

There are only 1,500 examples of the Alfa Romeo 4C coming to the US. However and Alfa plans on expanding it's U.S offerings in the near future. Now the pressure is on the dealerships to provide a customer experience that rivals other luxury marquees. » 9/02/14 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

Why Is Everyone Freaking Out About This 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Render?

The 2016 Mazda Miata debuts tomorrow evening. Let the nearly real renders begin. This one just popped up on Miata.net, and has started a frenzy. Why? Because it appears that an employee of Mazda North America might have made the rendering. Interesting. » 9/02/14 11:54am Today 11:54am

Sit Back, Tell Us How Special You Are, and Win a Prize

While the drive to take quizzes and fill out surveys online is technically not included on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, it's nevertheless up there with eating, sleeping, and sex in terms of unstoppable human urges. When given the opportunity to reflect on your own special self by ticking off boxes—… » 9/02/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm