Here’s How I Once Bought a Rare Mercedes For Half Its Value

Gather 'round, kiddies, because it's time for a feature I've decided to call Story Time With Uncle Doug. Here's how it works: first, I spend hours writing an excellent, brilliantly researched story of great personal interest, possibly related to Land Rover. Then, you read the first few paragraphs and think: "Hmm… I… » 12/18/14 3:13pm 3 minutes ago

Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda 

An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle. » 12/18/14 2:54pm 22 minutes ago

A Group B Austin Metro Is The Only Point And Shoot You'll Ever Need

The Metro 6R4 went down in history as the ugliest Group B contender this side of a Citroën BX 4TC, the car that gave its engine to the Jaguar XJ220, and the naturally-aspirated pocket rocket surrounded by all those turbo giants. 30 years on, it remains just as exciting as at its premier. » 12/18/14 2:32pm 44 minutes ago

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: Is It As Good As We First Thought?

Last year, with rose colored glasses and wide open hearts, we drove the 2014 Corvette Stingray for the first time. We loved it. But was it love because it was the promise of a shiny new Corvette, or because it truly is an excellent car? » 12/18/14 2:14pm Today 2:14pm

Kurt Busch Claims He Was Naked When His Ex-Girlfriend Barged Into His RV

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch called ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's allegations of domestic assault a "fabrication" in his testimony Wednesday. Busch claims that he was emotionally distraught after watching a movie when Driscoll decided to check up on him anyway, barging in on him in the nude. » 12/18/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Will Cuba's Cars Need Protecting Now That Cuba Is About To Open?

I was actually very excited to hear the announcement that relations with Cuba would be normalized, for two reasons, neither of which involve cigars. First, my dad was born and raised in Cuba, and second, Cuba has one of the most interesting car ecosystems on the planet. But I'll be honest — I'm a little worried about… » 12/18/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Inverted Power For Your Road Trip, and an Emergency Radio Just In Case

The list of potential list of ways to utilize an electrical socket in your car is pretty much endless, but I sure wish I had had this when I was a kid. This Kensington Inverter includes one socket, 2 USB ports, strong reviews, and a today-only lowest price ever of $30. [Kensington Inverter, $30] » 12/18/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Yet Another Uber Driver Charged With Rape And Kidnapping In Boston

In what has become a disturbingly frequent trend around the world, yet another driver for the Uber ride-sharing service has been charged with a litany of crimes, including rape and kidnapping. » 12/18/14 12:53pm Today 12:53pm

Walmart Thieves Steal Barbie Car, Using Fake Heart Attack as a Diversion

Two men walked into a Lake Wales, Fla. Walmart store last week and loaded up a cart with hundreds of dollars worth of toys, then one of them took off with the goods while the other faked a heart attack to create a diversion. They would have gotten away with the heist, too, if the store had been miraculously devoid of… » 12/18/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Jerry Seinfeld, An Aqua 1956 Corvette, And The Spirit Of American Joy

Even in its darkest, most malaise-iest days, the Chevrolet Corvette has embodied the spirit of American optimism, freedom and pure driving fun. This was true even at the very beginning — just look at this rare cascade green 1956 Corvette he's driving for the latest Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. » 12/18/14 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Someone Needs To Give This Rough Porsche 944 Turbo A New Home

About 3 decades ago, Porsche made the 944 - a car that had amazing handling and power delivery via its 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Somewhere down the line, one of these cars exchanged hands in such a way that it's now being sold as a non-runner in the suburbs of New Jersey for a fraction of its current… » 12/18/14 12:15pm Today 12:15pm

VW Invented First-Person Racing Video Games And They Don't Even Know It

You'd think the development of what is likely the first computerized driving simulator with actual computer-generated visuals would be a big deal. An achievement like that would have set the standard for not just simulators, but would have been the genesis of every first-person driving game since. Which is why it's so… » 12/18/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Five Things You Need to Do to Prep Your Car for Winter

Winter commutes are uncomfortable, but they can also be dangerous if you don't prepare. From using the right tires to having emergency gear for being stranded, here are some things you can do to prep your car for winter. » 12/18/14 11:20am Today 11:20am