Show Us The Best Kei Cars

While Europeans got themselves some fantastic bubble cars after the war, the Japanese did something very similar with the introduction of the kei car category. The difference is that while the old continent switched to Mini's and Golfs pretty soon after things got back to normal, the Japanese kept their superminis… » 1/29/13 2:40pm 1/29/13 2:40pm

How To Do Your Own Frame Repair And Why You Probably Shouldn't

Fender benders are an unpleasant reality of motor vehicle operation. Sometimes, when the damage goes deep enough, it can render your car unusable. But even though some crash damage can't be fixed without major repairs — or at all — some can be fixed using a bit of good old fashioned ingenuity. » 8/10/12 5:30pm 8/10/12 5:30pm

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, San Francisco Edition: Torino, Tradesman, Sapporo, …


This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Next up are some high-quality photographs, courtesy of Wimbles. » 2/15/09 12:00pm 2/15/09 12:00pm

Jet-Powered Daihatsu Hi-Jet Pickup Up For Bids

The Daihatsu Hi-Jet pickup truck is a neat little runabout for hauling whatever you want in the back...like a jet engine. That's right, it's a Hi-Jet propelled by a Rolls-Royce jet engine. It's even street-legal...so long as you're cruising down the highway under the power of the standard Daihatsu drivetrain, with the… » 10/16/08 4:20pm 10/16/08 4:20pm