The Forgotten MG

"It seems that the MGC's biggest problem was that it was the answer to a question no one was really asking," according to Ate Up With Motor's Aaron Severson in his latest article. » 9/19/10 9:00pm 9/19/10 9:00pm

Small Car, Small Mistake

The ex-Paddy Hopkirk 1965 Mini Cooper S works rally car being driven — and offed — in anger at last weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Adorable. Rallying needs to be adorable again. Photo Credit: Richebetspics/Flickr » 7/07/10 8:30am 7/07/10 8:30am

Two Jews Walk Into An MGB Owner's Driveway...

Automobile Magazine columnist Jamie Kitman took Vanity Fair's Brett Berk to look at an MGB. Kitman bought it, Berk wrote about it. The best part? They ditched a Jaguar launch to do it. [Vanity Fair] » 5/10/10 4:00pm 5/10/10 4:00pm

Mini's Marketing Department: Geeks On A Mission

Further proof that the people behind the Bondage Mini have all the good drugs: This video is a 104-second ode to the joy of the branded geek-out. Never trust the Germans with plywood. » 3/05/10 4:40pm 3/05/10 4:40pm

Engine Of The Day: BMC A

The BMC B engine was built for nearly 30 years, but its little brother remained in front-line service for close to 50 years. That's up there with the legendary Toyota R! » 8/16/09 1:00pm 8/16/09 1:00pm

1965 Morris Minor For $13,500 Canadian!

We all know that old British cars have not been proven to be the most durable, but with today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe car, we guarantee all your problems will be Minor ones. » 6/02/09 7:30am 6/02/09 7:30am

The Mini Deluxe: She'll Like It Going Up And Down!

"No more sliding windows for Australians considering buying a Mini! Not only that, you can go into multiple spins on wet pavement and recover cleanly- it shows it right there in the ad! We're a little puzzled by the the conversation between the swimsuited man and woman at the beach; we get the "up and down" double… » 5/13/08 11:00am 5/13/08 11:00am

This Japanese Mini Cooper Does Everything Backwards

Here are things we know about the BMC Minis: front-engined, front-wheel-drive, tiny wheels, Brit motor. Here are things we know about this racing Mini from Japan: mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive, gigantic wheels, Honda B18c engine. We're not sure what compelled this individual to take the original Mini platform and flip… » 5/01/08 11:00am 5/01/08 11:00am

Black Mustang Club Tussles, Then Makes Nice With Ford Over Fair Use

Sometimes mountains and molehills are made of both made of thin air. A couple of weeks ago the Ford Mustang enthusiasts site "Black Mustang Club" was contacted by their publisher, Cafepress, regarding the calender they were about to publish. The club owners had compiled a 12 month calender of pictures of their rides… » 1/17/08 1:15pm 1/17/08 1:15pm

Workhorse Engine of the Day: BMC B-Series

Anyone who thinks the B doesn't belong in this series, consider this fact: the Hindustan Motors Ambassador, perhaps the world's most workhorsey car since the Model T, was powered by the BMC B until the early 90s. Starting in 1954, if it was British and had wheels you'd have a good chance of seeing this engine when… » 10/16/07 4:30pm 10/16/07 4:30pm

1969 MG MGC-GT

I was out for a walk in the East End and came across this car on Versailles street (note: Alamedans pronounce this street's name "Ver-SAILS" and will jump down your throat if you call it "Ver-SIGH"). From a couple blocks away, I thought it might be a Jaguar E-Type, given the shiny black paint and wire wheels. Then I… » 8/21/07 9:30am 8/21/07 9:30am