There’s been a bit of consternation recently about how to make the Indy 500 popular again. Not that it doesn’t have any friends, but it’s not the absurdly massive spectacle that it used to be. One of the reasons is that much of the innovation is gone. And a lot of that is thanks to the monster hidden in this race car.
Ever lose track of the simply staggering variety of vehicles in the U.S. military? Ever find yourself going “Wait... what was that bitchin’ six-wheeled heavy armored ambulance again?” Worry no more, because Pop Chart Lab has come up with the most comprehensive chart of American military vehicles that I’ve ever seen.…
I hope you’re sitting down, because Fuji Heavy is going to blow your mind with some of the upgrades to the 2017 Subaru BRZ. There will be a Track Mode, a Performance Package, and five more horsepower! Hey Hellcat—you’re on notice.
Along with sketchy mechanics, speed limits and faulty O2 sensors, tree sap is your car’s worst nightmare. Once it has marred your otherwise pristine paint job, the stuff just won’t come off. The good news is that there’s actually an easy way to remove the plant excrement.
Bentley’s 6.75-liter V8, also known as the “6 3/4 Litre“ because old England doesn’t use decimals, is one of the most famous engines in all the world of cars. It’s been in production in some form since 1959, and it has enough torque to pull the entire crust off of the Earth. And now Bentley’s CEO says its days are…
The Indianapolis 500 doesn’t greet winners with a big bottle of champagne as most races do. They hand the winner an ice cold bottle of milk. This creates a curious artifact every year: a list of driver’s milk preferences. Who wants the whole experience? Who’d rather water it down? Behold! Here’s this year’s list.
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Well somebody’s not ashamed of their dirty diesel.
Tough day at work so far? Your partner on your case about those groceries you forgot? Get all your frustrations out watching this hydraulic press apply 500 tons of force to steel car wheel. Oh yeah. Crush, baby, crush!
I’ve covered bad judges and bad attorneys before. A few people have asked if I have ever seen a bad client. Sure! So here are what I consider the three most entertaining of those clients that I can describe - and one more bad attorney thrown in just for fun.
A man in Washington state bought a used BMW that he thought was in good working order, only to have the engine completely fail on him three days later. Turns out he never saw the check engine light because that was covered up with duct tape.
This old Chevrolet Corvair stock photo is relevant to all our interests.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Look, up on the page! It’s a wagon, it’s a minivan, it’s… it’s… today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Honda Civic! Let’s see if this rare Shuttle comes with a price that you might just consider to be super-duper.
“This car looks sketchy and dangerous,” writes The Smoking Tire introducing Roland’s Datsun 260Z. Or at least, a car that looks mostly like a 260Z.
Between having to drive big, automatic cop cars all the time, and being party-poopers who pull us over just when we think we’re starting to have fun, cops may sometimes seem like the anti-gearhead. But that’s so wrong, and officer Matt from Colorado is proof.
After breaking ground on a billion dollar factory in Sparks, Nevada earlier this month, Faraday Future is now working a deal on a second facility in Vallejo, California. So—a Bay Area factory and a larger Nevada-based factory. Sound familiar? Oh yea! That’s Tesla’s deal.