Six years ago I built a BMW for the Baja 1000 in just 14 days. We knew the car wouldn’t survive the full 1000 miles but Miller Welders dared me to even make the starting line. Even one mile in the race would be a huge success.
If you want to drive a fun car, it’s going to be something you do for yourself. Maybe one other person at most, but primarily for yourself. And for that reason some people are always going to think you’re an asshole.
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is tonight, and it’s going to be a spectacular show. Here’s how, when, and where to watch the Eta Aquarids—and why they’ve been so unjustly ignored for so long.
“Wasteland Weekend” is a Mad Max-style ComicCon that goes down in the desert. You know, for realism. Our man Sweet Lips here got into Wastelanding with pirate-themed bitchin’ Camaro, then upgraded to a damn sand-sunken Exxon Valdez.
That is Raphael Orlove. And an RV. An RV towing a McLaren 570S. What possible mischief could we be up to? Hmm...
I know this headline isn’t going to win me any friends, and I’m even a little surprised I’m writing this, but I’ve recently come to a realization: I haven’t had much fun in the recent 400+ horsepower cars I’ve driven.
The privilege of getting somewhere quickly and relatively inexpensively has been offset by the price of being wedged between strangers with nothing inanimate to hold onto as the train lurches ahead. New York City subway usage, at 1.763 billion rides last year, has hit its highest point since 1948. If you were going to…
I’m in possession of a secret document. A document from the German government. Yes. the real Polizei. A document so hilarious that I thought it came from DerZwiebel.com. That’s The Onion in Germany. But it didn’t. It’s a list of instructions for all Gumball 3000 participants. If you’re a fan of such events, and…
Today, if you have a moment to pause in slapping your valet, you should take a moment to think about the names you call your help. Not the horrible ones you make up– the actual titles. Like ‘chauffeur.’ Why do we call the person who drives our car for us that odd-sounding French word? And how does that word hint at…
Does dropping the engine out of the bottom of a crappy Honda Civic in the rain sound like a nice way to spend an afternoon? How about staying up all night twiddling wrenches just to make a junk car drag its sorry ass around a race track?
On Wednesday, police in Washington chased down a Honda Accord after they clocked it doing 112 mph on the freeway. The owner later crashed the car and fled on foot, only to return to his sedan to save his partner in crime: a pet monkey.
The 2017 BMW i3 will be available with a new 33 kWh battery, increasing the car’s max pure-electric range to 114 miles. That’s a 50 percent battery bump translating to an extra 33 miles of drivable distance.
Red Bull Racing will replace Daniil Kvyat with Max Verstappen from Torro Rosso as Daniel Ricciardo’s teammate starting with the Spanish Grand Prix next weekend, the team announced today.
Behold, the most aggressive Yaris ever made, testing in full camouflage. Next year’s World Rally Championship cars promise to be some of the most aggressive looking ones in years, and even Toyota’s humble Yaris is no exception.
Airlines don’t come with many perks these days—in fact, they charge you extra for the basics. However, there are still some things you can indeed get for free, and Business Insider breaks it down.
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Car dealer and racing magnate Jim Click is selling his 1966 Ford GT40, 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Trans Ams, two 1964 Shelby 289 Cobras and a 1966 Shelby GT350. It’s safe to say that RM Auctions has a real treat for Ford fans in Monterey.