F1 cars are 8 seconds slower than 10 years ago.

Even before it really started, this F1 season has been loaded with negative emotions from the fans, the teams and everyone else somewhat involved with Formula One. And yet, we have seen spectacular racing, both between the silver arrow drivers and their rivals of Red Bull, Ferrari and Williams. What we didn't see is… » 10/23/14 12:41pm 10/23/14 12:41pm

Volvo V90 with LS1 power is one sleepy wagon

Volvo wagons aren't exactly the first vehicle that comes to mind when you think about a performance car, but this is no ordinary Volvo wagon. Underneath the hood of this 1997 Volvo V90 is the LS1 V8 from a 2004 Pontiac GTO. » 10/23/11 5:00pm 10/23/11 5:00pm

Ferrari FXX Evolution with only 7 miles for sale on Ebay

Although there is no shortage of expensive and exotic cars on Ebay, there is always something a little funny about ultra rare and exclusive vehicles being offered alongside 14 year old Honda Civics. When it comes to exotic cars, few are more exclusive than the Ferrari FXX seen here, especially considering the fact… » 9/24/11 2:00pm 9/24/11 2:00pm

VW Saveiro Tears Up Brazilian Countryside On Cryptic Boot-Delivery…

Do you need four-wheel drive (or even rear-wheel drive) to go crashing around on dirt roads? As I learned putting hundreds of miles on fire roads in the Trinity Alps behind the wheel of a CRX, hell no! » 4/24/10 11:00am 4/24/10 11:00am

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: 2004 Maybach 57 For $129,900?

Last time we chose between the gold bars and Booth Numbah Two, the $15,500 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL » 11/25/08 8:00am 11/25/08 8:00am grabbed a stunning 90% rating on the Crack-Pipe-O-Meter™. The global economy is taking body blow after body blow, which you'd think would knock the price of high-end used cars down to Prole Territory… but such is not the…

A Tuned Audi for Mr. Cranium

What does a classic overachiever, ex-Microsoft employee of the month, entrepreneur, mountain climber and creator of an insanely popular board game drive to the grocery store? Right, any damn thing he wants. But this particular individual who fits that profile, Richard Tait, chose a 2004 Audi S4 Avant that's been… » 8/18/06 10:10am 8/18/06 10:10am

Toyota Gets A Rear End NHTSA Probe


The feds have opened an investigation into whether liftgates on the rear-end of 2004-2005 Toyota Sienna minivans are accidentally closing on their owners. As of August 2nd, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NAMBLA NHTSA) received eight complaints and four reports of injuries involving the liftgate… » 8/07/06 3:05pm 8/07/06 3:05pm

Classic Gumball 3000: How To Crash Your Dodge Viper

Well, it seems like every year the Gumball-ers find a new way to destroy exotic and semi-exotic cars. This year was no exception — with the carnage including a couple of Lambo's and a Rolls. Although we've had post-crash pics on almost all of the little mishaps — rarely do we find video. Well folks, here's the… » 6/02/06 1:30pm 6/02/06 1:30pm

Snakebite!: Ford Recalling 19,000 Mustang Cobras

No comment from Ford officials yet, but the Freepers are reporting 19,140 Ford SVT Cobras (and no, guys, that's not quite "nearly 20,000") are being recalled to fix a reported carpeting malfunction. Don't laugh, it's all about accelerator pedals getting stuck and causing havoc on the nation's highways. The antidote… » 4/11/06 2:29pm 4/11/06 2:29pm