VW's Ads Were Once Gloriously Delusional

Before VW's famous, understated and witty DDB ad campain from the '60s, they weren't that different from any car maker when it came to advertising. That means they didn't necessarily feel so restricted by pesky, silly ideas like "the picture of the car looks like the one you're selling." As a result, early ads were...… » 9/30/14 8:00pm 49 minutes ago

The Fiat 500X And The Jeep Renegade Aren't "Male And Female" Versions

I'm not exactly sure what an "automotive analyst" does, but they have 'anal' in their job title, and that's good enough for me. One automotive analyst, though, is pushing the same tired car-gendering crap I'm sick of, so let's talk about that. » 9/30/14 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

You Can Buy An Insane AMG Convertible For The Price Of A Ford Fiesta

Here we have an amazingly clean example of what is arguably the best looking Mercedes SL this side of the Gullwing, yours for the price of a moderately equipped 2015 Ford Fiesta. It's a hardtop convertible and does 0-60 in less time than it took you to read this sentence. Fiesta owners, time to get jelly. » 9/30/14 6:32pm Today 6:32pm

2015 Ford F-150 2.7 EcoBoost Four-Door Crew Cab Is Capable Of 23.5 MPG

Don't wait for the EPA's lab results, we've got real-world fuel economy figures from the 2015 Ford F-150 with its new 2.7 EcoBoost engine. Here's how we did driving like a granny, driving like a maniac, and everything in between. » 9/30/14 5:27pm Today 5:27pm

Watch This BMW M4 Nearly Slam Into A Ton Of Cars At The Nurburgring

The Green Hell possesses, bar none, the most absolutely terrifying traffic in the world. On days when it's open to the public, everyone from the greatest driver in the world to the positively worst, can show up in any car in the world. Which means there are crashes. Mix that with blind corners, and you've got a recipe… » 9/30/14 4:44pm Today 4:44pm

The Blue Angels Were The Baddest When They Flew The F-4 Phantom

Flown for just five years by the Blue Angels, from 1969 to 1974, the F-4J, with its ominous size and smoke billowing General Electric J79 engines, was the baddest machine the team ever flew. The Phantom was also flown by the USAF Thunderbirds during this same period of time. » 9/30/14 4:27pm Today 4:27pm

Video: The First 20 Minutes With an Alfa 4C Will Melt Your Brain

The Alfa Romeo 4C is an important car for both Fiat/Chrysler and us, the enthusiast consumers. It offers the purest driving experience available from a road car, Italian styling, properly advanced carbon construction, and a great soundtrack. But what's it like to drive on American roads? Mind bending. » 9/30/14 4:03pm Today 4:03pm

Porsche Owning Comic Gets Best Revenge Ever On Email Scammer

When you put a classified ad in a magazine or on Craigslist you open yourself up to both helpful people and opportunistic scammers that claim they're millionaire reverends with long lost Porsche engines. This is the correct way to give those scammers more than a taste of their own medicine. » 9/30/14 2:57pm Today 2:57pm

The Five Best Driving Shoes You Can Buy Right Now!

If you think about it, shoes are a lot like steering wheels. They are what connects us to our cars and how we get the necessary feedback to be a good driver. By that logic, we as enthusiasts should be spending out extra dough on nicer steering wheels and top tier footwear. » 9/30/14 2:39pm Today 2:39pm

These Beastly Disaster-Rescue Rigs Will Bring WiFi To The Apocalypse

Duracell Batteries has a fleet of disaster response vehicles called "Power Forward" that swoop in during mass power outages to bring people what they probably want more than anything; a chance to charge their phone and check Facebook. This storm season, new rigs trucks are joining the fleet to go even deeper. » 9/30/14 2:18pm Today 2:18pm

What's The Greatest Honda Ever Built?

There's a new Civic Type R coming, complete with some large quantity of horsepower (276+) some fancy new tech (turbocharging), and some extreme suspension and body modifications (the funkiest rear wing/light combo in decades). It's gonna be good, but will it be great, like some Hondas of the past? » 9/30/14 2:08pm Today 2:08pm

$15 Rear View Camera, GoPro Hero3+ Kit, Laser Measurements [Deals]

If you have an older car without a rear view camera, you can add your own for just $15 today. It doesn't come with a screen, but you'll find several affordable options in the related items on the Amazon page. [TaoTronics Car Rear View Camera, $15 with code O8XDQ9Z3] » 9/30/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm