We 'Drag Raced' The 2015 F-150 2.7 EcoBoost: Little Lag, Then A Big Boot

I just spent my first two minutes in the 2015 Ford F-150, with the brand-new 2.7 twin-turbo V6. As you're about to see; the power did catch me by surprise. Enjoy my unedited initial impressions on this brief ride-along. » 9/29/14 11:47pm Yesterday 11:47pm

2016 Chevy Volt Camouflage So Secret That GM Issues Press Release

The styling of the next-generation Chevy Volt is one of the automotive world's best-kept secrets, and this I know because that is the exact first line of Chevy's press release concerning the styling of the 2016 Chevy Volt, complete with picture. And they want you to know all about the styling, and how it's camouflaged. » 9/29/14 9:33pm Yesterday 9:33pm

Man Tries To Evade Cops But Can't Evade His Own Awful Stench

The suspect was long gone. Nothing but some faint treadmarks on the ground, a whirl of dust in the air. But the old cop knew something was up. His lip curled, his nostrils widened. "That, Jimmy," he told his young deputy, "is not the smell of fear. It's the smell of Axe. Really, terrible Axe. Seriously, it's awful." » 9/29/14 9:03pm Yesterday 9:03pm

Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban After Becoming National Joke

They say every dog has his day, and now Enzo, the canine protagonist of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will have his in well-to-do Dallas classrooms once again. After becoming a national embarrassment for banning that book and seven others, Highland Park school district officials have reversed their decision. » 9/29/14 7:03pm Yesterday 7:03pm

Toyota Tacoma Suspension 'Prone To Fracturing:' 690,000 Recalls

The mighty Toyota Tacoma has been taken down a peg by a nasty little issue with the leaf spring suspension. Apparently it's liable to "fracture due to stress and corrosion," which can mean a pointy piece of metal will repeatedly ram into your truck's gas tank and spill its contents all over the road. » 9/29/14 6:49pm Yesterday 6:49pm

The Kurdish Homemade Tanks May Look Funny But They're No Joke

There's been a lot of attention on the internet recently to the funny-looking home-made tanks Kurdish forces have been building to help with their fight against ISIS, or ISIL, or whatever we call that pack of assholes. Most of that attention has been, frankly, ridicule. I'm not so sure that ridicule is warranted here. » 9/29/14 5:07pm Yesterday 5:07pm

Is The Lexus RC F The Best M3 Fighter You Can Buy Right Now?

You know, my co-worker Travis said something recently that really stuck with me. (Not when he said "Stop selling cigarettes to minors," because he's just jealous my side business is so successful.) It was in his 2015 BMW M3 review, where he basically said you can either have the M3 or the M3 fighter. » 9/29/14 4:49pm Yesterday 4:49pm

The First Crowd Sourced Sports Car Is This Badass Supercar Mashup

The votes are in and the jury has picked a winner. Local Motors first sports car is called the SF-01 Street Fighter, and it's packing a tubular body, inboard suspension, can fit an inline-four, six, or even a V8, and it has a trunk. » 9/29/14 4:33pm Yesterday 4:33pm

​We're Finally Driving The 2015 Ford F-150, What Do You Want To Know?

We've been hearing about the unprecedented construction and immense capability of the 2015 Ford F-150 all year, now I'm finally going to be vetting it for you in person. What should I scrutinize? What are you dying to get a first-person account of? Ask anything and I'll do my best to oblige. » 9/29/14 4:13pm Yesterday 4:13pm

Pickup Truck Cargo Bag, Water Blade, Mechanics Tool Set [Deals]

Truck owners can head over to Groupon today for a Ruffsack Cargo Bag for just $50. This water resistant bag can fold up and fit under your front seat when not in use, and includes tie-down points at each corner to keep it secure. [Ruffsack Pickup Truck Cargo Bag, $50] » 9/29/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm