What was the coolest car built the year you were born?

A step past the quarter century mark tomorrow has this weekend editor with birth days and years on the mind. Some people use impending birthdays as an occasion to get introspective, while others use it as a good excuse to decide which of the vehicles available brand new in their birth year were the most excellent, or… » 8/13/11 4:00pm 8/13/11 4:00pm

Birthday Boxer: Subaru's Horizontally Opposed Engine Turns 40

Scoobieheads from Shinjuku to Birmingham to Tejas Noches will be clinking cider glasses today, celebrating the 40th birthday of their beloved boxer engine. It was back in '66 when Fuji Heavy rolled out the Subaru 1000, a pea-sized four door sedan with a single-liter, four cylinder boxer engine and front wheel drive.… » 8/18/06 10:50am 8/18/06 10:50am