Mr. Regular just bought a 1960 Ford Falcon. By modern car standards, it’s a dog. But by 1960 standards, it was perfect. Our own Mr. Regular explains why the cars of the 60s changed the way your grandparents drove. »
Old Car City in White, Ga. is 34 acres of pure automotive heaven. A beautiful landscape filled with Packards, Hudsons, Edsels, AMCs, Kaisers, Studebakers, DeSotos, and even some old euro treasures, this 80 year old former car dealership is where wilderness meets automobile. And boy is it beautiful. »
Like almost any group of diverse people connected by a common interest — people erotically drawn to tacos, cat lovers, those tiny house people who now own Facebook — there’s a lot of sweeping generalizations made about those of us who love cars. What are the (usually wrong) assumptions you hear most often? »
If you want to get new features installed in your car, a trip to the dealer is a necessity (unless you’re driving a Tesla). Hyundai is removing that burden for 2015 Sonata owners by allowing them to upgrade their infotainment system to work with Android Auto with a quick download and a USB stick.
Americans, we need to have a talk. Your greed is causing Japan to deal with a serious depletion of a precious resource. You’re hogging all the Skylines. That’s right, because with 1989 and 1990 Skylines now available for U.S. import, Americans are driving up the prices here at home. »
Located just outside of Philadelphia’s International Airport, Dr. Frederick Simeone has made his comprehensive collection of sports and racing cars available to the public, and boy are we glad he did.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. »
Not too far from Initial D’s Mount Haruna, you will find the area known as Ikaho. And in the area of Ikaho, if you know where you’re looking, you will find the Yokota Collection of cars at the Ikaho Toy, Doll, and Car Museum. Its primary draw is probably a full scale reproduction of Fujiwara Takumi’s AE86 Trueno, but… »
“Daddy Dave” Comstock is best known for an insane drag truck build on a show that’s probably the worst idea on TV, but it’s impossible to ignore the fact that the stars know how to build for speed. Unfortunately, Daddy Dave’s latest Chevy II Nova build, “Goliath,” crashed at Amarillo Dragway, injuring Comstock.
Did Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich really instruct driver Timo Scheider, “Schieb ihn raus!” (or “Push him out!”) over the radio during yesterday’s Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters race? Dr. Ullrich claims that he was on a different channel than Scheider, but the TV edit looks pretty bad.
Robbie Maddison has ridden the mad offspring of a dirt bike and a surfboard over the waves of Tahiti and into eternal glory. This stunt is so extreme it’ll make you sweat Mountain Dew and fart out a Metallica riff. Don’t take my word for it, just watch the thing right here! »
There’s a kind of understanding, a kind of awareness you reach whenever you watch racing live that you never really get just from watching TV. It’s happened to me at Formula One, MotoGP, most sports car series, and now after covering the race at Mid-Ohio, I get IndyCar too in a way I didn’t before. »
To say that today’s Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway was chaotic would be the understatement of the year. After racking up seven cautions in the first 72 laps alone, the race ran long and nuttier than usual. Watch how it ended: with cars everywhere dropping like flies from running out of fuel.