Derek Jenkins arrived in a dune buggy. A vicious little Meyers Manx street rod, snarling and popping from dual Webers and a Yoshimura motorcycle exhaust, sinister in semi-glossy gray paint—it's a Lamborghini color in fact, Grigio Telesto.
We love wagons and we want to see more of them on the road instead of SUVs and bloated crossovers. Unfortunately, car makers are often afraid that the wagon body style won't sell well while driving up manufacturing costs.
Mazda hasn't formally announced it yet, but the car you're looking at is almost certainly the 2014 Mazda3. It showed up in some Japanese magazine scans earlier this month, and now here it is in person, having popped up on a Russian Facebook account of all places.
Back in April Orlove and I went to Team O'Neil Rally School for their "one day rally experience," which if I were in charge would be renamed "shit everyone should learn in order to be better, safer drivers." At the end of the day the instructors took us on a ride through the facility on the roads used in the more advanced …
A few weeks ago, we spent 48 hours in Beijing trying to find out about the car culture in China's capital city. What we found was that, to quote Rush like the nerds we are, "big money goes around the world."
Gathered here are the Oppositelock posts that people have put a good deal of effort into writing from the last 24 hours. Today it includes an homage to an old truck, taking a CLK AMG Black Series for a spin, and more.