Is it possible for something to be brain-fossilizingly mundane and yet absolutely fascinating at the same time? This 1993 BBC documentary, about company cars and the executives and sales reps that drive them, does exactly that. You’ve got to hear what these ‘90s era badge-obsessed dipshits think of some remarkably…
None of the movies in the Fast and Furious franchise make any concessions to reality, and that’s what makes them so great. These are their ten most absurdly unrealistic scenes.
The RUSH premiere in London yesterday was never going to be the usual red carpet parade of a normal film debut, but it went from good to fantastic when two proper McLaren F1 cars arrived.
I've already mentioned that Ethan Hawke's new film Getaway is basically every car movie made in the last five years. What I didn't know was that this basically means they've destroyed as many cars as those films in the process of making it. That's 130 demolitions to be exact.
You, the Internet, raised $22,226 for "Easier Said Than Done," the next great rally documentary. Here's the trailer, and it looks amazing.
George Lucas was a huge gearhead, growing up in the Central California car scene filled with hot rods and foreign sports cars, not unlike this Porsche 718. Surround one with stormtroopers and the influence of cars on Star Wars becomes clear.
Matthew Johnston is making the first feature-length documentary covering rallying in America. He's two years and $10,000 into the project and he's looking for $47,630 more. Ford or someone really needs to sponsor this guy — but they haven't yet. You can — and here's why he might be worth it.
The key moment in the rivalry between F1 legends Niki Lauda and James Hunt was Lauda's near-fatal crash on the Nürburgring in 1976. It will now also be the fiery centerpiece for Ron Howard's upcoming film Rush, and a man walking his dog happened to record the whole scene as it was being filmed.
James Hunt was a sex-crazed playboy. Niki Lauda was nearly consumed in flames. They both raced in one of the most thrilling, dangerous eras in Formula One. Here is a look inside Rush, Ron Howard's upcoming film about their rivalry and motor racing in the ‘70s.
This cute film from Eric B. Shanks (the guy behind this) charts one 2,264 mile trip from the sunny West Coast to the chilly East Coast in as many modes of transportation as he could film, including a ferry and a BMW M3. The joy of motion, beautifully captured.
When men were men and race cars looked like cars, men and women were dying on Grand Prix weekends like flies. The early history of Formula One is a horror of burning flesh, and a new one-hour BBC documentary puts the easy nostalgia for the early days in a sad new perspective.
Because sometimes, even a car guy needs to sit back, turn on the TV, and...wait, what were we talking about?
We love movies. We love cars. We love movies about cars. And there are some really great car flicks out there. Below, thanks to your help, is our list of 12 of the greatest.This is open to debate, of course, and there are films we love that didn't make this list. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments and feel…