What car should have been made with a manual transmission?

It's not exactly a secret that around here the manual is the transmission of choice. Even though they are harder and harder to find with each passing year, if we had our choice every vehicle made would forever have an optional manual transmission. With this in mind we started thinking about all of the cars that should… »7/23/11 4:00pm7/23/11 4:00pm

Classic cars of a huge Nebraskan junkyard get a second chance at life

Far too often when an old junkyard full of classic iron closes, decades of restorable cars and valuable parts are cashed out for whatever the per ton rate of scrap metal is at the time. Thankfully this is not one of those stories, at least not yet. Although the owners of the 50 year old salvage yard in Maxwell, NE… »5/22/11 4:00pm5/22/11 4:00pm

Top Gear USA's Rutledge Wood buys a Buick Roadmaster wagon

One of my favorite challenges from the first season of Top Gear USA pitted the hosts against one another in their favorite abandoned GM products. Rutledge Wood took the prize in a Buick Roadmaster Estate (and not just because the other hosts picked cars from abandoned brands). Perhaps as a "Thank You" for that… »5/17/11 9:45am5/17/11 9:45am