The crew in this rally crash were “unharmed but shocked,” as the YouTube uploader describes. Watch the video and you’ll see how close they were to crushing demise. »
So life is crazy, and there are some days when you wake up in Dubai, and take a bus ride out into the desert, and then drive the car that won the toughest race in the world, the Dakar Rally. »
Think you’re good behind the wheel? Watch what this guy can do with a shitty old Opel Corsa and maybe re-evaluate your skills. »
Look at this photo, and look at it good. It’s from 1993 and shows XP3, Gordon Murray’s personal F1 which is known today as K50 BAT. Those indicators and fog lamps didn’t make it into production. »
Formula One nerds were all a-twittering this weekend over a report from Iranian state news agency IRNA saying that the Middle Eastern dictatorship has plans to construct a “Formula 1 circuit.” But here’s the thing. Iran can build an F1-capable circuit all they want, but it ain’t happening anytime soon. »
I’ve had it happen more than once: A consumer came in to see me after being ripped off. Not just by buying a defective car but also by paying an attorney for an initial consultation. In my field (Lemon Law) and several others, the only attorneys who charge money for initial consultations are the ones who don’t know… »
This is piston No. B0311UB rev NC (“B03”, for short). It is toast. In a hellish moment, piston B03 heated itself up to more than 750 degrees F under pressures exceeding 3600 psi, and it failed—disastrously.
I was out driving, testing out my new artisanal suspension bushings made from aged Norvenskan Cheddar, when I noticed a car in front of me. It was a sleek-looking wagon — a Mitsubishi Lancer wagon. I’d forgotten all about those — what cars do you always forget exist? »
Sometimes, it can be surprisingly hard to guess a car’s origin without looking at its badge. Especially if it defies its national heritage like these ten. »
[It's easy to forget about Alfa Romeo's Alfetta sedans until one is staring you in the face. Photo: A-R] »
Anyone can stick a beam axle and some springs on a car. But some automakers try things differently. »
“What car should I buy?” As enthusiasts, we get this question all the time. Everyday I help people decide what to buy, but when it came to choose the next ride for myself, it was a much more difficult process. I almost lost my mind figuring out what I wanted, so I had my wife make the decision for me. »
I can’t help it. NASCAR was at Talladega, a car even caught fire, and help me, Oprah Winfrey, I need to rewatch Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. It’s one of the few motorsport-related movies that just never gets old.
Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place at 9:00 AM every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. »
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. »
The last few laps of today’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway were relatively uneventful, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. holding on to his lead for dear life. That’s right: NASCAR’s most likable dude just brought home the win. »
The “big one” hit early on lap 46 at today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, taking out a massive chunk of the field. Here’s the pile-up, in case you missed it.
About two-thirds of grocery shoppers save money with store brands. From cleaning products to pain relievers, most of these generic items offer the same ingredients for a noticeably lower price. But one place you shouldn’t skimp is insurance, as budget rates might mean worthless coverage. Head to State Farm for… »