Tesla Says New Jersey Regulators Can't Stop Direct Sales

In April the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission revoked Tesla's dealership licence in the state. Currently there are two pieces of legislation due for a vote in the fall that could allow Tesla to operate. But the automaker claims that the state regulators didn't have the authority to shut down direct sales. » 9/18/14 8:45am 2 minutes ago

Could This Long-Garaged 1974 De Tomaso Pantera Grab $47,500?

How much does a car wash cost these days? It seems that it's too much for the seller of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Pantera. Of course if it weren't all dusty, you wouldn't know it was found in a barn... er, garage, or so says that same seller. Will that rare and dusty provenance make its price a regular barn… » 9/18/14 8:00am 48 minutes ago

This Brazil-Only Ghia May Be The Loveliest Air-Cooled VW Of All

That headline is actually a pretty controversial statement, since a great many in Aircooldom think that this car, the Brazilian Karmann-Ghia TC, is not lovely at all. The most common description is that it looks like the offspring of a Porsche 911 and a Pinto. I think it's lovely, and I want everyone to know it. » 9/17/14 10:45pm Yesterday 10:45pm

Teen Crashes SUV Because Idiot Friend Set His Armpit Hair On Fire

There's a good lesson here, and it's one far too often neglected in driver's ed programs: if you don't want to crash, be sure not to set fire to the driver's armpit hair. I know you're thinking "it's just an armpit fire— what's the big deal?" but the truth is it can seriously impair driving, like it did for some young… » 9/17/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Why Is This Surfing Website Lying About A 2015 VW Microbus?

I'm sure this is just some crappy attempt to gain web traffic at the expense of truth, credibility, and reality. The article itself sounds like it was machine-translated by a Commodore 64 and then typed into the web page by a monkey wearing mittens. But it's already been brought to my attention on Facebook. So what's… » 9/17/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Watch These Russian Missiles Completely Tear Through A Derelict Wreck

We talk a lot about naval shells, torpedoes, and missiles here on Foxtrot Alpha, but it's not very often we get to see the heavy hitting stuff in action on the water. So here's supersonic ramjet-powered cruise missiles absolutely tearing apart a floating target. » 9/17/14 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

The Most Radical Citroën Dyane Buffet Tanker Truck Ever Built

I have to admit that Italy's car customization regulations are a mystery to me (having only spent time there as a tourist) but it seems that the laws must be based on Texas vehicle code and turning your Dyane in a faux tanker truck/buffet is just another weekend filled with welding fumes and cheap Chianti. » 9/17/14 4:39pm Yesterday 4:39pm

Here’s Proof That An Exotic Car Won’t Melt In The Rain

There comes a time in the life of every aspiring journalist when he must put himself at risk of great personal peril in order to bring you a major developing story. Some go to treacherous riot zones and cover dangerous looting. Others go undercover to bring you tales of corruption and greed. As for me, I recently had… » 9/17/14 3:56pm Yesterday 3:56pm