Meet The Mini-Camaro GM Designed To Compete With The VW Beetle

I really love looking at stillborn car prototypes. And while it feels weird to type "love looking at stillborn" anything, there's just something about the alternate-world possibilities of them that make seeing these concepts fascinating. And I can't think of anything more fascinating than a Mini-Camaro made to compete… » 11/06/13 4:30pm 11/06/13 4:30pm

Interviews from the Subculture: Juan Capo

When I was a kid, I remember driving through Atlanta with my family on our way to Florida. It was dark and the lights on the side of the highway illuminated a car pulling up on our left. The lights played over the bright green paint and I lifted my head from the window sill to look up at a Chevy Caprice. It wasn't… » 10/01/13 11:01am 10/01/13 11:01am

Taiwanese graveyard of old US musclecars

In the Summer of 2011, I was on a business trip to Taiwan and working in biotech, most of my time was spent visiting state-of-the-art DNA sequencing labs. Then one day in Taipei, we’re going to visit a customer - and the lab is on the first floor of a 30 year old US musclecar bumper factory! And even more oddly, both… » 7/11/13 9:38am 7/11/13 9:38am

These Iron Maidens Will Torture Your Ears

Don’t be fooled by the sweet stylings of silver screen legend Paul Newman singing a few verses from his iconic film "Cool Hand Luke". Everyone here knows his real passion was with speed. He raced sports cars in this exact race series, on this exact track, for longer than most of us have been alive and he knew first… » 6/07/13 1:18pm 6/07/13 1:18pm

This Is What It Looks Like When You Crash At 220 MPH

This past weekend was the Texas Mile, a twice yearly speed fest where hundreds of modified cars descend on Beeville, Texas, to try and set records for the fastest standing mile. Hennessey's Ford GT broke its own record and went 267.6 in a mile. The world's fastest Camaro was also on hand, but downforce became lift on… » 3/25/13 12:06pm 3/25/13 12:06pm

The New Hurst Trans Am Will Make Your Life Exponentially More Awesome

Are you one of those sad, lonely people whose life isn't worth living anymore because GM no longer makes the Pontiac Trans Am? Well, don't let the lack of a modern Pontiac version of the new Camaro (or even the lack of Pontiac, for that matter) get you down — this Florida company has you covered. » 3/17/13 12:40pm 3/17/13 12:40pm