Float through deep space in a 1977 Toyota Celica

We've seen car commercials imply the vehicle they are advertising could do some pretty unbelievable things, but this 1977 Celica commercial is the first time we've seen a car float through space. » 1/28/12 12:30pm 1/28/12 12:30pm

The Hot Rod Culture of Star Wars

Star Wars! Epic spaceship battles! Space wizards with laser swords! Aliens! Chosen ones! Hot rods! Wait, hot rods? Yes indeed, science fiction's biggest franchise is lightly infused with car culture. Allow us to explain. » 8/27/09 2:00pm 8/27/09 2:00pm

A Man And His Car: George Lucas' Senior Thesis Film Found!

Before there was Han, Luke and Chewy, or even Indiana Jones and a whip, George Lucas created A Man and His Car, his senior thesis film at USC focused solely on Peter Brock and his Lotus 23 race car. » 12/02/08 2:30pm 12/02/08 2:30pm