This May Be The Weirdest Corvair Variant

For an American car, the Corvair was delightfully strange. Any Corvair variant will inherently be strange, too, but I think it's hard to beat a Corvair-based vehicle named after a bird with lots of overdone chrome ornamentation, focused on safety, and built by a company best known for tiny, child-sized cars you start… » 5/27/14 9:00pm 5/27/14 9:00pm

To Defy Death Climb Pikes Peak In A Corvair

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the scariest races still run today, owing to its lack of guard rails and sheer vertical drops. Even Greg Tracy, a driver assaulting the mountain this weekend, will admit it. If you really want to taunt the icy grip of Death, however, you should do it in a Corvair. » 6/29/13 9:00am 6/29/13 9:00am

Bad News: A Brief History Of Media Controversies And The Auto Industry

“Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.” That ages-old slur against the news media was used quite a bit this week after the New York Times’ failed drive of the Tesla Model S, and Tesla’s subsequent response to it. People have a right to be skeptical of the Times’ drive: after all, media coverage of… » 2/16/13 2:30pm 2/16/13 2:30pm