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GM Built A Modern Hybrid Citroën DS That Was Years Ahead Of Its Time 

I’m not exactly sure what was in the water or gin or drug-spiked milk or whatever American car company execs drank at the turn of the recent century, but there seems to have been an odd fascination with iconic French cars. Chrysler almost made a plastic 2CV, and General Motors seems to have built a very advanced… » 7/17/15 4:34pm 7/17/15 4:34pm

I Drove The New Volkswagen Baja Bug

I’m the only motherfucker dumb enough to drive an old VW Baja Bug in the middle of New York City. Volkswagen hauled their modern Baja, called the Dune Concept, to the potholed streets of Manhattan for a press drive. In spite of my previous assertions, they let me drive their hideously expensive one-of-one prepro car,… » 6/02/15 2:00pm 6/02/15 2:00pm

This Concept Of A Beetle Reborn As A Badass Sportscar Is Pretty Great

It’s no secret that I’m a sucker for re-imaginings of what a modern VW Beetle could be. While my own takes tend towards the broke-ass end of the market, there are people out there thinking similar thoughts, but with opposite results. Like A.Deniz Özbarli, the designer of the Alpera Tulpar, a Beetle reborn as a… » 4/23/15 9:35pm 4/23/15 9:35pm

Hyundai Is Making Interesting Concepts: A Slick Little Hatchback SUV

I’ve been more impressed with Hyundai’s ideas since we saw their small-truck Santa Cruz concept at the Detroit Auto Show. Now, they’ve just shown an interesting concept at the Seoul Auto Show, called the Enduro. It’s a little hatchback on big tires, sort of like a super-sleek Lada Niva from the future, which I’m sure… » 4/01/15 8:35pm 4/01/15 8:35pm