What Is The Most Surprising Car You've Ever Driven?

As car lovers we like to think we have a good idea what's going to happen when we hop into a car we've never driven before. Whether it's a pre-conceived notion about how truly terrible a car is or expected automotive euphoria behind the wheel of a car we've always lusted after, even if we don't think we know it all we… » 3/17/12 5:00pm 3/17/12 5:00pm

What slow car is the most fun to drive fast?

"It's better to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow"—chances are if you're reading this you've heard this statement before. Whether you believe this is just a stupid generalization dreamt up by people who drive slow cars or the focus of your automotive obsession revolves around a similar concept, almost all car… » 1/07/12 5:00pm 1/07/12 5:00pm

What car's second generation was better than the first?

Successfully redesigning a car is no small task. While it's easy to come up with examples of vehicles that were great in their first generation and not so great in their second, this week we want to know what vehicle not only managed to avoid the sophomore slump, but was an actual improvement. What car's second… » 5/07/11 4:00pm 5/07/11 4:00pm

1981 BMW 315: 15,850 Deutsche Marks To Econo-Glory

We couldn't get the gas-sipping BMW 315 over here in Nordamerika » 9/26/08 11:00am 9/26/08 11:00am; instead, we had to make do with the thirsty 320i version of the E21 platform. Over in Germany, however, the money saved on gas by the 315 facilitated drive-by Quaalude deals between wholesome-looking tennis players… or whatever the hell is going on in…

1983 BMW 320i With Rare David Hasselhoff Option

This series has become a real balancing act for me, as I try to make sure I don't neglect one type of vehicle for too long. We had a Chrysler A-body recently, and we're definitely due for an air-cooled Beetle one of these days. Now I realize with a shock that it's been two long months since our last Bayerische Motoren… » 2/07/08 9:00am 2/07/08 9:00am