The Story Of The Team That Replaced Their Throttle Cable With A Man

We've all heard the tale of the rally team that snapped their throttle cable mid-race. They stopped and threw away the hood, while one guy jumped in the engine bay and the other drove the rest of the rally at full throttle. But like all good stories, there's more than just glory and a ridiculous photo op. » 4/02/15 9:55pm 4/02/15 9:55pm

Insert Prostitution Joke Here, The Ford Escort Is Back!

Well, it's back in China, who never really had the original ones, so "back" isn't exactly right. Still, Ford did just show this surprisingly handsome little sedan at the Beijing Auto Show, and for those of us who fondly remember Escorts (like the good British one, or even the American shitbox), this is news. » 4/22/14 2:00pm 4/22/14 2:00pm

The Baffling Story Of The "NO IN DA BUTT" Ford Escort GT

Growing up as a kid who loved cars, I have many memories of certain influential cars I used to see around in Greensboro, NC. There was the pristine beige '66 Beetle in my neighborhood, the MGA I saw on the way to fifth grade every day, and I think I knew where all two of Greensboro's Fiat Stradas were in the 1980s.… » 4/03/13 4:00pm 4/03/13 4:00pm