The Weirdest Transmissions Ever Made

The manual may be on the way out, but while we have it we're in a bit of a golden age of transmissions. We have efficient continuously-variable transmissions, we have eight- and (nearly) nine-speed automatics, double clutch shifters of all kinds, and we still have one or two gated manuals hanging around. But what's… » 11/01/13 4:00pm 11/01/13 4:00pm

Airborne at the very first British Grand Prix

This spectacular photo was taken on October 2, 1948, at the first race weekend held on a converted British bomber station whose name you’ll recognize: Silverstone. » 9/28/11 12:30pm 9/28/11 12:30pm

1972 Thunderbrown for $7,250!

The Thunderbird legend features prominently in the lore of many Native American cultures. At one point in time, Ford Thunderbirds also featured prominently on American highways. And now, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has one that's gone off the reservation. » 9/21/09 7:00am 9/21/09 7:00am