I Rolled My Dream Car, A 1973 Baja Bug: Part II

I close the door and take a step back. Thick black smoke is coughing out of the back of my car, staining a pile of snow behind. I'm in an impound lot in some town I don't know the name of, my car is sagging to one side, and it's shaking pretty bad at idle. "See?" I pronounce, not without a great deal of bitterness in my… » 4/18/14 3:00pm Friday 3:00pm

Forget Speed And Style -- There's Only One Thing I Want From A Car

Lots of people think that the faster a car is, the better it must be. That's not the case. Some people just want style over everything else. Mistake. There are those who think that handling is the ultimate automotive qualifier. Wrong. » 11/14/13 4:00pm 11/14/13 4:00pm

NYPD Arrest Manhattan Speeder Christopher Adam Tang aka Afroduck

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly declared war on Afroduck, the driver who claims to have done a very illegal 24:07 record lap of Manhattan. Now we're hearing from a source that the NYPD arrested him moments ago. UPDATE: Confirmed. Driver ID'd. » 9/05/13 9:36pm 9/05/13 9:36pm

How Long Does It Really Take To Drive Around Manhattan?

The NYPD is up in arms over an anonymous driver by the name of Afroduck claiming to have lapped Manhattan in a record-breaking and very illegal 24 minutes. How long would it take a sane human being to do the same drive? » 9/04/13 4:21pm 9/04/13 4:21pm

How To Hoon Your Old $1,500 Piece Of Shit Car

"Oh shit, you broke a tie-rod." The man sitting next to me is Formula Drift professional Ryan Tuerck, and he's staring at the right front wheel of my 1973 Volkswagen Baja Bug. We just flew sideways off the road, through a field, and over some huge rock. "Oh, no wait, you're good. You can keep going." » 8/06/13 3:34pm 8/06/13 3:34pm