This year, Lowrider magazine – the journal of record for lowrider culture –ended its decades-long practice of featuring a scantily-clad woman on their covers. While this is for the best, it did get me wondering a bit about what would happen if other magazines picked up the practice, and switched to a 2015-and-earlier …
Nothing says father-son bonding like some time in the garage. And burnouts. Never forget the burnouts. Also, don’t forget the steering wheel.
So, a bit of backstory as to why nobody ever got this thing.
The fundamental idea of Lotus cars is to be made as cheaply as possible. No wait, that’s not it. To have as old an engine as possible. No, wrong. Oh right, it’s to be as light as possible. And a new limited-edition Elise does that perfectly, weighing in at 1,982 pounds.
There’s nothing quite like Death Valley to shake down a car. Not only is it the hottest place in the United States, but the twisty park roads and scenery are quite lovely—so long as your car works. So, naturally, we saw quite a few automotive testers when the LeMons Rally took us straight to Car Hell.
I live in a bubble. It’s a wonderful oily bubble that’s noisy and smells like gasoline. It’s a bubble formed by my job and my interests, and it is overwhelmingly concerned with cars. It’s important to remember, though, that most of the world does not live in this bubble. Most people aren’t really all that focused on…
Over two dozen big yellow school buses caught fire in a storage and maintenance facility in Puyallup, Washington, leaving many of the kid-haulers looking like nothing more than thin, hollowed-out metal cages.
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The future is here! It’s also holding up traffic.
[Remember when MG was going to be on top of the world again, again?]
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
If you’ve ever pondered what might be the coolest modern mini-minivan ever sold in the U.S. then have a look at today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Colt Vista. It was so cool they sold it under multiple brands. Let’s see if this one’s price keeps up the mini tradition.
Over $200,000 worth of wheels and tires went missing overnight from 48 cars at Peltier Chevrolet in Tyler, Texas, reports Automotive News. That’s a lot of wheels! Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin told Automotive News that they believe the heist only took around four hours.