I swear to god the “smartphones are the new cars” thing was invented by clueless parents and grandparents at a loss as to why their kids are engrossed in phones instead of listening with rapt attention to their endless streams of bullshit.
—Patrick George, “Youth Culture Isn’t Dead, This Washington Post Story Just…
With the HR-V, Honda wants to make car buyer’s in the subcompact CUV segment feel at ease by offering the reliability, resale value, and efficiency that defines the Honda brand. What do you need to know before you buy a Honda HR-V? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
Yesterday morning at 6:18 a.m. EST an Atlas V rocket with a cutting-edge Navy communications satellite onboard was launched out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, lighting up the sky in a most otherworldly fashion. People in Miami in particular got an amazingly surreal view of the launch, with the videos below to… »
One of the most whimsical, in a wide field of whimsy, microcars of the post war years was the Felber Autoroller, a frog-like three wheeler from Austria. Austria isn’t really known for its cars, but with names like Ledwinka, and Porsche, and marques like Steyr-Puch and Gräf & Stift, it’s made some important… »
After weeks of speculation and thorough review, authorities have confirmed that the flaperon recently found on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean is a part of MH370. The part’s serial number, which has been the focus of intense scrutiny, has been confirmed to have originated on the doomed Malaysian airliner.
New Singers are about as rare as flawless emeralds, and even more beautiful. So when this awe-inspiringly green car, officially known as the “‘Manchester’ 1990 Porsche 911 Coupe modified by SVD” showed up, we’ll admit we spent precious minutes just drooling over it. Now it’s your turn to drool, too. »
Automakers are always talking about targeting the youth market, so they build a fun car that ticks every box... except price. But there used to be a time when cheap cars were everywhere, they were accessible, and they were fun. That time was the early 1990s, as Jack Baruth will now explain. »
There was a time in the car industry when if you didn’t have two names in your car name, you really weren’t shit. »
I recently had the opportunity to spend an evening with several of the fine men of southern New Jersey law enforcement. This is because I was pulled over by the police twice in the span of 10 minutes last week while I was driving my imported Nissan Skyline GT-R. »
Okay people, it’s time to have a little talk. I’ve come to realize that, despite my best efforts, I just don’t get the cruiser thing in the way that so many of you (like, millions) do. So I’m going to need to you explain it to me. »
As you may have noticed by visiting some of our sites recently, we’re beginning to roll out a new layout for Kinja blogs that includes larger images, improved typography, and a better technical foundation to help us move forward into the future. This new layout is designed to take advantage of larger screens, so… »
Just in case you haven’t spent two painful minutes talking to me, I should probably come out and admit that I’m a huge dork. As a huge dork, I have hugely dorky interests, like woefully obsolete display technologies and woefully primitive cars. It seems like the right thing to do would be to combine these interests.… »
More boring corners of the Internet are going nuts over a bunch of tweets that Elon Musk sent out last night. Tesla’s entry-level electric car, the Tesla Model 3, will sell for $35,000 (we knew this), it’s going to be unveiled in March, which means it’s delayed (we know Tesla does this), and production will start in… »
DWIs are fucked up and bad, but driving a tiny electric toy car after your real wheels are taken from you is fucked up and great? What I’m trying to say is Texas State student Tara Monroe is maybe the antihero we deserve. »