Once you realize that pretty much everything around you, no matter how seemingly small and insignificant, has a story behind it, the world becomes much more interesting. Your car is packed full of parts with good stories behind them (the tragic tale of Sir Nathan Airfilter comes to mind) but the one I'd like to talk…
Harold finishes his lap on the Santa Monica track in a 1913 Fiat, says goodbye to a 1911 National on its way back to Indy and talks about the 1916 crash that almost put an end to road racing in California.
Are your friends giving you crap for liking LaFerrari, the ridiculously-named hybrid hypercar from Modena? Show them the gif below and it should put their mind right.
Oh shit look at this Geo/Chevy/Suzuki Tracker jumping waaaay too high it's gonna crash hard oh wait, oh, nevermind, it's fine.
Someone, somewhere, must have decided that Aston Martin grilles sell cars. First Ford ripped off the look for it's Fusion revamp. Now, Subaru — after turning it's Legacy wagon into a bulbous minivan a few years ago to sell more cars — may join the club; the Aston Martin grille club.
Important updates to our SRTxSW Road Trip we told you about last week. We will be skipping DC tonight because of the crazy Snowquester snow storm heading that way and will instead take the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Raleigh, North Carolina and will meet the Viper at another location. Also, we can now tell you Gizmodo…
Have you ever wondered what the world looks like from a car on a revolving table? In the case of the MP4-12C Spider, it looks like this.
The all-seeing Eye of Google Street View has covered most of the US by now, but a few distant roads remain unseen.
I wish I could tell you if my long legs could fit in the back of the FR-S Cabrio Concept, but Toyota wouldn't let us that close to it. So they probably wouldn't. No matter, a cheap cabrio is always welcome.
(Gran Turismo has both original tracks and real world circuits. Jordan Greer over at GTPlanet has discovered that one of the most popular original circuits might actually be based on a long lost race track in Iowa. This is the story in his words. - T.O.)
Geneva's lineup of extravagant cars is exciting to most, but the Porsche-battling Alfa Romeo 4C is of particular interest to North American aficionados. That's because the Italians who have ensconced themselves in Detroit are actually going to be selling the super light coupé in the U.S. by the end of the year.
The Nova Scotia physics professor who was charged with impaired driving and dangerous driving has struck a plea deal that will keep him out of jail, but off the roads for a while. Today Brandon van Zyl, owner of the 2011 Maserati Quattroporte involved in a crash in New Glasgow last fall, pleaded guilty to a lesser…
Does it seem like the taillights on the CLA are heating elements that are melting the car.
Much of the Geneva Motor Show happened while you were sleeping, which didn't stop us from covering it. Wondering what happened? Scroll down through this page or use this as your cheat sheet.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.